Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre

First International Conference Geospatial Information Management: Planning for the future

The first international Conference
Geospatial Information managementmapping the Future
First International Conference
Geospatial Information Management:
Planning for the future

SEP. 12-14, 2017

The Royal Jordanian Geographical Center is pleased to invite you to participate and attend

First International Conference on Geospatial Information Management

The first Jordanian international Conference Geospatial Information Management -Mapping the Future

Which will be held from 12-14 September 2017 in Amman, Jordan.

With the hope to attend and participate actively in the work of the Conference to reach the best results that contribute to the success of the conference, and provide the Arab world with the latest scientific and technical developments in these areas.

The conference will be co-organized by the Royal Jordanian Geographical Center, the Regional Center for Space Science and Technology Education for West Asia – United Nations, the Regional Bureau for Astronomy in the Arab States, the Arab Astronomy and Astronomy Union and the Jordanian Astronomical Society.

Those wishing to participate by attending or submitting a working paper for this conference should send the abstracts according to the themes below, before the end of July 2017, and send it by e-mail to the conference:

Director General of the Jordanian Royal Geographical Center

Brigadier General Engineer

Awni Mohammed Alkhasawneh

Conference Themes

The Conference Main topics

The conference will include keynotes and parallel sessions covering a variety of applications and technologies in the geospatial industry. Presentations and papers of the following topics are encouraged but not limited to:

  • Geospatial Science Theories and Concepts
  • Geospatial technology.
  • Military Applications
  • National Mapping Initiatives
  • Remote Sensing Applications, Hyper spectral Sensing, Geo-information, Geophysics
  • Earth Observation Systems,  Natural Resources Management Environmental Monitoring and Protection, Risk Assessment and Disaster Management
  • Cultural Heritage, Archaeology.
  • Land use and land cover, land-cover changes degradation and desertification
  • Land survey, Real Estate, Mapping of buildings/land for taxation
  • Water resources management, Hydrology, Hydraulics using Geospatial data.
  • 3D Remote Sensing, Radar, LIDAR, Thermal Remote Sensing
  • UAV Applications, Integrated UAV systems
  • Smart City Modeling, Urban remote sensing and  Transport Planning
  • Big Spatial Data: Analysis and Visualization Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.
  • Location Based Services and Mobile GI Applications
  • Way Finding, Routing and Indoor Navigation
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures: Geospatial Workflows Data and Service Sharing

Information about the conference

1. Place and time of the conference:

Holiday Inn Hotel Amman – Jordan
Time 12-14 September 2017
Entry Fee:
The participant pays US $ 300 as a registration fee, printing allowance, bag and hospitality during breaks and lunch throughout the conference
Tickets and the cost of accommodation at the hotel at the expense of participants.
Lectures and suggestions:
Deadline for receiving lectures on the various topics included in the first work program of the Conference at the end of July 2017.
A working paper can be presented by the participants in the form of a report describing the activities of their countries in the context of the conference.
Accommodation at hotels at the expense of participants that we will provide you with some of the names of the proposed hotels at preferential prices.
moving in:
The reception and transportation between the airport and the hotel will be provided to participants who provide to the Organizing Committee the number of the delegation, the hotel name, the dates of arrival and the date and the flight number to and from Queen Alia International Airport at least one day prior to arrival in Amman according to the attached form.
Participants who need an entry visa to Jordan will be provided with the required official books as requested.
Dress Up:
Opening Ceremony: Official Dress.
Medical Care:
The responsibility of the participants in the Conference.
The weather in Jordan in September is moderate to relatively hot
the currency:
The currency used in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (approximately US $ 1.4)
Hotels, Restaurants and Shopping Centers The Jordanian currency is traded.
Currency exchange is available at the airport, banks, hotels and cashiers in all regions.
The language:
Language English is the official language of the conference and interpretation service is not available.
fun activities:
There will be a tourist trip for those wishing to Petra or the Dead Sea area according to the numbers willing to the account of subscribers.

Scientific participation in the conference

The lecture is complete:
Lectures should be delivered in two formats:
Microsoft Word (doc) format and MS Power point.

Margins: 20 mm left and right 20 mm up and down.
Font width of text: 14
Font size for title: 20 Bold in center.
Author’s name: Font size 18 in the middle.
Abstract (Abstract)
Send a summary of the Microsoft Word (doc) format lecture according to the following:
Content: Three hundred to four hundred words written in Microsoft Word (doc)
Measuring paper: A 4
Margins: 20 mm left and right 20 mm up and down.
Font width of text: 14
Font size for title: 14 Bold in center.
Name of the author Title, name and fame, font size 14 in the middle.
Introduction to the Lecturer: At the end of the abstract:
– Title, name and fame

– the institution to which he belongs

– Functional status in the institution

– Postal address and web page if any.

– Telephone / Fax / Address – Electron

For inquiries and correspondence

Email the conference
Royal Jordanian Geographical Center
– Amman Jordan Jordan p. B: 414 Jubaiha 11941 recommended. OMAN

– Tel: + 96265349199

96265349198 +

– Fax: + 96265347694

– Website:

– Email:

Brigadier General Engineer Awni Mohammed Al – Khasawneh

– Direct telephone: 962 53422236

– Mobile phone: 962 777745204

– Email:

Organizing Committee of the Conference

– Dr. Ibrahim Al-Nsour: + 962 772217599

– Engineer Nevin Hassan: + 962 780333555

– Mr. Yousef Al-Ghallaini: + 962780388808

Eng. Aseel Al – Jada: 962 797291133