Student Paper Competition:
To commemorate the celebrated late scientist, Prof. Chen Shupeng, who had provided leadership in remote sensing research and applications as well as Cartography & GIS in China, The State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Information System, CAS, will establish the Best Student Paper Competition under the "Chen Shupeng Youth Excellent GIS Award". Renowned scholars will be invited to serve as judges on the selection of best papers in light of paper quality and presentation performance. The awards include one First-Place Award ($500), one Second-Place Award ($250), and two Third-Place Awards ($150 each). Prizes and certificates will be presented at the closing ceremony.