ISRS is a member of Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS), which is an Asian non-government organization dedicated to promote remote sensing through exchange of information, mutual cooperation and international understanding and goodwill amongst the member countries of Asia.
We have the pleasure to inform you that the 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS-2017) will be held during October 23-27, 2017 New Delhi at Hotel The Ashok, New Delhi. The theme of ACRS-2017 is Space Applications: Touching Human Lives. We consider it our privilege and honor and also opportunity to prove our capability and worthiness once again through hosting 38th ACRS 2017. India had opportunity of hosting the ACRS first time in 1985 at Bangalore and second time in 1994 in Hyderabad. Both the events were successfully organized with a huge number of national and international participants and got appreciation from various corners.
ACRS-2017 will bring together students, researchers, scientists, engineers, policy makers, professionals and practitioners of 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.
Preparations for ACRS 2017 are well underway and your attendance and participation at this event will ensure the success of the conference.
We cordially invite you and your colleagues to participate in ACRS 2017 t. With your active participation, it will also prove to be a major event in the long series of successful ACRS Conferences.
Dr. Shailesh Nayak
Dear International Colleagues,
On behalf of the Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS), I would like to welcome you all to the 38th Asian Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), to be held from 23rd to 27th October 2017 at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi, India. The main theme of the conference is "Space Applications: Touching Human Life". As Asia is one of the most emerging regions in the world and have various issues related to Natural Resources Management, Disasters etc, Space applications along with remote sensing can be utilized to mitigate various environmental issues and disasters encountered in the region. There is a need to apply the state of the art space applications in various aspect of human life for sustainable development in the region. India is one of the leading nation in space technology and it application for benefit of human kind and hosting ACRS 2017 at India will provide an immense opportunity to understand the regional problem and identifying suitable solutions using remote sensing. I would like to invite you to join this great event.
Prof. Kohei Cho, General Secretary,
Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS)
Former Secretary to the Govt. of India
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Chairman, Local Organizing Committee ACRS - 2017
Organizing Secretary, Local Organizing Committee ACRS - 2017
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