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India Travel InfoCordial Invitation: ACRS 2017

Dear Friends and Colleagues!

Considering and realizing that ACRS is such an international event which provides a platform for interactions among the professionals, scientists, and other groups of the society, to share knowledge and experience on various aspects related to the emerging areas of thrust, we consider it to be our privilege and honor, to invite you for 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS 2017).

MoreWe are looking forward to welcome you to New Delhi.

Organized by

Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS)
Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
Indian Society of Geomatics (ISG)
Co-Host: Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)

Important Dates

  • July 1, 2017 (extended till July 15, 2017) : Abstract Submission Closed
  • July 31, 2017 : Abstract Paper Acceptance (Confirmation sent)
  • Aug 31, 2017 (extended till Sept 15, 2017) : Discounted Registration
  • Sept 10, 2017 (extended till Sept 24, 2017) : Full Paper Submission
  • Oct 28-29, 2017 : Tutorials

Event Highlights

  • Plenary Sessions (Space Programs, Applications, etc.)
  • Special Sessions (GEOGLAM, JAXA, NISAR, Scatterometers, etc.)
  • Eminent Lectures (ISRS Vikram Sarabhai Memorial Lecture & ISG Millennium Lecture)
  • Important Events (ISPRS Summer School, Webcon)
  • Industrial Presentations and Exhibitions
  • Visit / Field Excursion / Sightseeing
  • Cultural Evening depicting Asian Heritage
  • Students Night
  • AARS General Conference
  • Side meetings
  • ISPRS Summer School

Various topics under the theme Space Applications: Touching Human Lives

  1. Emerging trends in Applications
  2. Emerging trends in Technology
  3. Emerging Trends in Education and outreach More


AARS Awards:


Platinum Sponsor

Indian Space Research Organisation | National Remote Sensing Centre

Diamond Sponsor

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors


Supporting Partners


Technology Sponsors

Digitalglobe esri


Exhibitor & Other Sponsors

HARSACDeimosimagingPhotonics Marketing Company, Mumbai  

Media Partners

About ACRS 2017 Conference

The 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017) will take place during October 23-27, 2017 at New Delhi, India. ACRS-2017 will represent a major event in the long series of successful ACRS conferences. The main theme of the conference is Space Applications: Touching Human Lives. The venue is Hotel The Ashok, Nitti Marg, New Delhi ( Delhi is connected to all major cities, and the venue place is at the heart of the Delhi City.

We are aspirant that ACRS-2017 will bring together students, researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners from developed and developing countries from and around Asia to share insights into the challenges and opportunities of Remote Sensing and related geospatial technologies in building resiliency and encouraging inclusive economic growth in one, dynamic Asia. It also aims to be a platform for international engagement to ensure that knowledge is generated in partnership with society.

ACRS 2017 Sub-Themes

  • Each subtheme will be chaired and co-chaired by eminent Scientists/academicians/professionals across the globe.
  • Each sub theme may have 1 or 2 Technical session's.
  • Each Session will be of one and half hour consisting 1 or 2 lead talks followed by research paper presentations.
  • We cordially invite research articles in these subthemes as well.

  1. Advanced Polarimetric Methods & Applications
  2. Geological RS and Mineral Exploration
  3. GEOGLAM: Asian experience
  4. Citizen Sciences: Methods and applications
  5. Water Resources Management
  6. Disasters: (Hydro-meteorological, Geological and Environmental)
  7. Forest and Environmental Change
  8. Urban/Rural Planning and Infrastructure
  9. High resolutions sensors (optical, microwave, LIDAR, UAV)
  10. Marine Geology and coastal studies
  11. Ocean and Atmospheric Studies
  12. Advance Image processing and Data Analytic modelling
  13. Calibration / Validation of EO sensors
  14. Asian Space Agencies Report Session
  15. VIIRS Night Time Lights Images
  16. NISAR Session
  17. Health GIS
  18. Cultural Heritage
  19. Climate Change
  20. Education and Outreach
    • Web-based education and International efforts in capacity building
  21. Open source on Geospatial Technology
  22. Agriculture & Soils
  23. Others
  24. Airborne Hyperspectral Remote Sensing (AVIRIS)


Indian Delegate INR 9000 INR 10000
  1. Only registered delegates will be allowed to attend the scientific session, trade exhibition & Lunch area.
  2. Invoice cum Receipt bearing the Registration ID will be sent to all registered delegates by email. The delegates must mention their RegID during abstract submission.
  3. For the abstract paper submission, registration is mandatory for presenter.

Cancellation Policy:
There is no registration cancellation refund.

Foreign Delegate USD 150 USD 150
ISRS / ISG Members INR 8000 INR 9000
Students & Sr. Citizens
(ISRS / ISG Life_Members)
INR 5000 INR 6000
Students & Sr. Citizens
(Non Members)
INR 6000 INR 7000
Online Registration   Abstract Submission  

Note - For the registration fee, you may pay later on by September 15, 2017 or on-spot as well. Applicable Fee will be charged at the time of payment.

Hotel The Ashok, New Delhi

50-B, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Set upon 25 acres of prime land in the Capital's diplomatic area, the hotel's world class services and amenities pamper presidents, celebrities, and distinguished clientele with traditional Indian hospitality. Ever responsive to the needs of the time it offers convention tourism for national and international conferences, luxury rooms and suites, an array of international cuisine experiences, supplemented with a health club and destination health spa and a business center.

The Ashok's hospitality, high level comfort, quality services and catering to its distinguished clientele has made it a name to reckon with in the country.



Delhi, India's capital territory, is a massive metropolitan area in the country's north. In Old Delhi, a neighbourhood dating to the 1600s, stands the imposing Mughal-era Red Fort, a symbol of India, and the sprawling Jama Masjid mosque, whose courtyard accommodates 25,000. Nearby is Chandni Chowk, a vibrant bazaar filled with food carts, sweets shops and spice stalls.

Culture is the specialty of New Delhi and whole of India. Delhi boasts its rich tradition and sound cultural values. The rich heritage and culture can be seen in the lifestyle, demography, art, crafts and music. Delhi being the capital of India has many art and craft galleries along with auditoriums that host regular cultural events.


Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar


Holi Festival

India Gate

India Gate

Dilli Haat

Dilli Haat

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple


Contact Us

    Dr. Shailesh Nayak

    President, ISRS
    Distinguished Scientist
    Former Secretary to the Govt. of India
    Ministry of Earth Sciences

    Dr. A Senthil Kumar

    Chairman, Local Organizing Committee ACRS - 2017
    Director, IIRS/CSSTEAP

    Dr. S. P. Aggarwal

    Organizing Secretary, Local Organizing Committee ACRS - 2017

Conference Manager


  • Address:

    Summit - Alpcord Network
    1201, 12th Floor, New Delhi House,
    27, Barakhamba Road, New Delhi - 110001

    Phone: +91 11 49104038 / 08800449654