Confernce:JURSE 2017: CALL FOR PAPERS + grants for student participation

The JURSE conference is a forum of excellence where researchers, practitioners, and students will present and discuss their latest findings and results. This event is committed to introduce innovative methodologies and technological resources recently employed to investigate the manifold aspects of the urban environment through orbital and airborne remote sensing data.The workshop will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from March 5-7, 2017.Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): 

  • New data & sensors for urban area remote sensing 
  • Structure detection and characterization in urban areas 
  • Algorithms and techniques for remotely sensed data interpretation in urban areas 
  • Algorithms and techniques for urban area applications 
  • Urban climatology, geology, and geohazards 
  • RS applications to social science 
  • RS applications to urban planning and conservation
  • Urban development and growth pattern
  • Urban and peri-urban ecology


Prospective authors are invited to contribute by submitting a paper in English of no more than 4 pages, including illustrations, results and references. Submissions should be formatted in accordance with IEEE guidelines. All the papers will undergo a review process and will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. Accepted papers will be considered for appearance in IEEE Xplore.

  • The submission website is open and can be accessed through the JURSE website.


We are happy to announce that travel grants will be granted to the ten finalists of the Student Competition. To send a paper to the student competition, students will be asked to provide:

  • a copy of the student card,
  • a written declaration of the supervisor, granting that the student will attend JURSE 2017 and present the work.


Submission 4-pages manuscripts: 10 September 2016 
Notification of Acceptance: 15 November 2016 
Submission of Camera-ready papers: 31 December 2016 
Early Registration Deadline: 10 January 2017 We are looking forward to see you in Dubai!! 
Prashanth Marpu
On behalf of the Local organizing team