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Young research matters!

To encourage young researchers in their scientific work, we pay special attention through our special offers and events.

Young Researchers' Corner: Meet our keynote speakers!

At the Young Researchers’ Corner young scientists meet the keynote speakers in an informal atmosphere and discuss their research and received impulses for their further academic careers.

This year's keynote speakers will be available at the following times - don't miss it!

Jochen Albrecht, City University of New York, Hunger College, USA
Young Researchers' Corner: Wednesday, July 3, 5:00pm - 6:30pm in room 414. (Find out more about his keynote here.)

Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programmes, ESA
Young Reserachers' Corner: Wednesday, July 3, 1:00pm - 2:30pm in room 413. (Find out more about his keynote here.)

Nick Chrisman, Editor, Catography and Geographic Information Science
Young Researchers' Corner: Thursday, July 4, 11:30am - 1:00pm in room 413. (Find out more about his keynote here.)

Best Student Paper Award


  • Confirmation of student enrolment at a higher education institution, to be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Non-student co-authors are prohibited
  • Oral presentation at GI_Forum in Salzburg


  • Full paper submission according to the author information and formatting guidelines. All authors' deadlines apply
  • The paper will be reviewed by our review committee
  • Please also include a short Curriculum Vitae

Publication: The student paper will be published in the GI_Forum Journal.

The best student paper is awarded by the review committee. The student trophy award ceremony is scheduled for Friday, July 5, immediately after the closing keynote. The Geoinformatics Trophy includes: a certificate, free symposium participation for the upcoming year, and a grant worth € 500.-.

Conference stipend sponsored by ESRI

ESRI Stipends amount to EUR 400,- each, and will typically cover both the conference fees and accommodation during the conference. Stipends are available for full-paper contributions in English only. They are awarded based on the results of an international review process.

Team GI_Forum

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