The 27th International Conference on Geoinformatics, Sydney

2019 CPGIS Annual Conference

July 1-3, 2019, Sydney Australia


Conference Theme: Remote Sensing and Big Social Data




  • International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS)


  • Advantage Group Australiasia
  • Beijing PIESAT Information Technology Co., Ltd (航天宏图)

Conference Topics:

We welcome traditional topics in GIS Science and also encourage papers on new and emerging themes including but not limited to:

l Big Data

l Crime Mapping

l Cross Domain Data Fusion

l Environment GIS and application

l GeoAI

l Geohumanities

l Geospatial cloud computing

l Geospatial data sharing and interoperability

l Health GIS

l Internet of Things for GIS

l Multi-dimensional spatial data modeling

l Remote sensing sciences and applications

l Sensor network for GIS

l Smart City

l Spatial Social Science

l Spatiotemporal Data Analysis

l Urban Informatics

l Urban GIS and application

l VGI and Crowdsourcing

Presentations are encouraged to address issues such as climate change, precision medicine, urban mobility, crime analysis, migration, disaster, and environmental sustainability. A wide range of disciplines related to Geographic Information Sciences are invited, including: Geography, Cognitive science, Computer science, Engineering, Information science, Social science, Urban Planning, and among others.

Important dates:

l  Abstract due: 01 March, 2019

l  Abstract acceptance notice: 15 March, 2019

l  Early Bird registration ends on: 15 April, 2019

l  Registration ends on: 01 May, 2019

l  Note: Delegates book their own hotel rooms.


Registration Fees:


Early registration

Regular registration

CPGIS member

US$ 420

US$ 470

CPGIS student member

US$ 220

US$ 270

Non member

US$ 500

US$ 550

Non student member

US$ 320

US$ 370


The full registration fee covers:

1. Conference CD proceedings;

2. Coffee breaks and lunches;

3. Conference reception;

4. Conference gala dinner.

The student registration fee covers:

1. Conference CD proceedings;

2. Coffee breaks and lunches.

Registration Refund Policy:

If participants cannot attend the conference due to a rejected visa application or other uncontrollable causes, the registration fee is partially refundable, excluding the credit card processing fee.

If you are not able to attend due to personal reasons, the registration fee is not refundable.

Visa to enter Australia:

You need a visa to enter Australia. The best way is to arrange a tourist visa through your travel agency.

If you need an invitation letter, use our formal acceptance letter, or please e-mail the following: 1) your Date of Birth, 2) your Passport Number, 3) your detailed workplace address, and 4) the digital receipt showing that you have successfully paid for the registration fee.


Submission and Acceptance:

Authors can choose to submit either an abstract or a poster. The acceptance of the abstract will be noticed after 15 days of the submission.

Students attending Best Student Paper Competition must submit a full-length paper. The submission procedure will be announced separately.




Two Third-Places

Best Student Paper Competition Award



$150 each

Special issues in peer-reviewed journals:

Selected papers in specific topics will also be published as conference special issues in two peer-reviewed journals: “Advancements of GIS in the New IT Era” at Annals of GIS and “Integrating Remote Sensing and Social Sensing” at Remote Sensing. Authors who are interested in submitting papers to the special issues are encouraged to contact two lead Guest Editors: Professor Changshan Wu (CPGIS President) at and Professor Xinyue Ye (Publication Committee Chair) at

Field trips:

Field trips to explore the rich cultural and physical geography of Sydney, Australia will be arranged on July 4th to July 7th to expand your knowledge. Advance registration and a fee are required for field trips. Sign up early these fill quickly.

Registration Procedure:

1. Download the registration form from
2. Send the form to
3. For any questions, please refer to or join the CPGIS WeChat group

Contact Information:

- Dapeng Tien
Lihua Zhao

Changshan Wu (CPGIS President) at