GSDI 15 abstracts submission deadline extended to June 1st

In response to requests from several partners, the GSDI Association has revised the deadline for the submission of extended abstracts for the GSDI 15 World Conference (GSDI 15) an extra month. The new deadline is June 1, 2016.

GSDI 15 logo 300x150GSDI 15 will be held in Taipei, Taiwan (Rep. of China) from 29 November to 2 December 2016 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center. Workshop opportunities also will be offered on 28 November and during the conference itself.

The theme of GSDI 15 is “Spatial Enablement in the Smart Homeland.” Advanced ICT (information and communications technology), applications for spatial data, and a policy of open data, are key to helping people prepare for extreme events and to foster opportunities for public and private sectors to create innovative products and services for Smart City and Smart Territory implementation.

Step-by-step instructions for submitting abstracts, including abstract guidelines, are outlined on the conference website at However, if you require assistance, or have any concerns about the abstract submission process, please contact the Conference Organizing Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Abstracts may be submitted online in nine different Themes organized in the following Tracks.

Track 1 = SDI for the Smart Homeland & Disaster Management, Reduction and Mitigation
Track 2 = SDI Governance and Policy Developments & Geo Data for Decision Making
Track 3 = Earth Observation and Sensors & Geo Technology and Innovation for SDI
Track 4 = Geo Education and Cartography & Regional and Global SDI Initiatives
Track 5 = Land Information and Management Systems

Information on the Themes is available here:

and the Track policies are here:


Register for GSDI15 before 15 August 2016 to receive the early bird registration rate. For more information on registration, as well as accommodation and logistics, please visit the GSD15 website at