On November 15, 2019, the International Conference on Geomatics in the Big Data Era, jointly organized by Guilin University of Technology and Wuhan University, was grandly opened in Guilin. The opening was chaired by Xie Qinglin, President of Guilin University of Technology. More than 500 guests attended the conference, including Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangxi Autonomous Region, Director of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress Lu Xinshe, Vice Chairman of the Guangxi Autonomous Region Huang Junhua, Chairman of the International Society of Photogrammetry and Ethics (ISPRS) Christian Hepke, Secretary of the Party Committee of Guilin University of Technology Li Guozhong, Vice President of Wuhan University Wu Ping, Director of Academic Committee of Wuhan University Academician Li Deren, Dean of the School of Remote Sensing and Information Engineering Academician Gong Jianya, honorary members of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Shunji Murai, Armin Gruen, Ian Dowman, Orhan Altan, and scientists from the United States, Canada, Germany, Switzerland and other countries.
Lu Xinshe, Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangxi Autonomous Region and Director of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, sent a congratulatory letter to the conference
In the keynote sessions, scientists made presentations on ‘the future sustainable development of mapping and geographic information in the big data era’ and introduced the application and development of big data in various research fields and the latest research achievement.
Academician Li Deren made a report
Academician Michael Goodchild of the National Academy of Sciences
ISPRS Honorary Member Shunji Murai Presents
Presentation by Kwan Mei Po from The Chinese University of Hong Kong
ISPRS Chairman Christian Heipke gives a speech
Li Qimeng, Academician of the German Academy of Sciences
Armin Gruen, member of the Swiss Academy of Sciences
Group photo of LIESMARS participants