Save the Date for PECORA 21- ISRSE 38 Conference - Continuous Monitoring of Our Changing Planet: from Sensors to Decisions


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Bethesda, MD July 11, 2019: The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing: The Imaging and Geospatial Information Society is hosting a joint meeting of the 21st William T. Pecora Memorial Remote Sensing Symposium (Pecora 21) and the 38th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment (ISRSE-38) in Baltimore, Maryland, USA from October 6 – 11, 2019. The combined conference will be hosted by NASA, NOAA and the USGS, with an overarching theme of “Continuous Monitoring of Our Changing Planet: from Sensors to Decisions."

This year’s conference will have over 35 special presentations along with a fantastic line-up of Keynote speakers: Dr. Giberto Camera, Dr. Michael Freilich, and Dr. Stephen Volz. Dr. Câmara is a Brazilian researcher in geoinformatics, spatial analysis, land use change, and nature society interactions, from Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE).Dr. Câmara is currently Secretariat Director for the Group on Earth Observations (GEO). Dr. Freilich is an accomplished oceanographer, microwave remote sensing expert, educator, and science administrator who directed NASA’s Earth Science Division from November 2016 through February 2019. Dr. Volz has 26 years of professional experience in aerospace. He is a leader in the international earth observation community, serving as the NOAA Principal to the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS). Dr. Volz is currently the NOAA Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services.

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Established in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 2,000 professional members around the world, providing its members professional development through education and networking experiences, professional certification, publications, scholarships, and other services. ASPRS advances the knowledge and improves understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS) and supporting technologies.

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