AGSE 2019

HFT Stuttgart

September 11, 2019 – September 14, 2019

Submissions for the Webinar still possible!

Deadline for Webinar presentations August 15, 2019


The conference is organized by Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany, co-organized by the ICA Commission on SDI and Standards and the Laboratory for interoperable, and open-source Geospatial Software, Data and Standards (HFT ICA-OSGeo-Lab).

Due to the developments in the recent years we will focus the following fields:

  • Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and Crowdsourcing,
  • Earth Observation,
  • Geo-portals and Geodata Infrastructures, collaborative data custodianship.

but not only, other related topics are welcome as well!

The conference will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Master Programme "Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics". The Master of Science program started with the first batch 20 years ago, meanwhile there is a global network of about 500 alumni graduated from the program. Since its beginning, the course is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in its program for Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS).

For the joined AGSE conference and the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the study program we are happy to announce that travel funds for a number of participants – in particular alumni of the study program but not only –will be available, sponsored by DAAD.

For those alumni not able to participate in-situ in Stuttgart, we are happy to announce a special event:

  • a 24-hour online Webinar around the world!

In addition to the technical topics mentioned above also talks about your experiences as alumni with the re-integration into the local/regional/global job market are welcome.



Preliminary Program available


A first draft of the program schedule is now available!

Use the program buttom in the navigation menu on the right
Posted: 2019-07-15

Register for the Webinar!


A registration for the webinar is made available today. Use this opportunity to share your findings to the community if you are not physically able to come to Stuttgart.

We will schedule your talk according to the time zone you live in.

You will need Internet connection, web cam and microphone.

Posted: 2019-05-12

Main focus areas of AGSE 2019


As main focus, the conference AGSE 2019 will cover the following topics:

The role of civil society in collecting and providing geoinformation through Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) and crowdsourcing

The role of geoinformation in relation to the United Nations SDGs, in particular with regard to the derivation of appropriate indicators or monitoring.

The importance of Earth Observation. i.e.  the possibilities of Sentinel satellite data in the framework of the EU Copernicus project for sustainable development tasks

Posted: 2019-05-04
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Conference Information

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