About AARSE 2024

The 14th AARSE International Conference, AARSE 2024, Earth Observations and Geospatial Science in service of Sustainable Development Goals will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, organized by University Félix Houphouët-Boigny from 04th to 08th of November, 2024.

This conference under the theme “Earth observation: pillar of Africa sustainable socioeconomic development”

This conference under the theme Earth observation: pillar of Africa sustainable socioeconomic development will be a major event in the African and international community of Earth observation and geo-spatial information science in 2024; it will be organized by the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment (AARSE) and the University Félix Houphouët-Boigny thought the Centre Universitaire de Recherche et d’Application en Télédétection (CURAT). AARSE is a non-political scientific organization. Its primary objective is to increase the awareness of African governments and their institutions, the private sector and society at large, about the empowering and enhancing benefits of developing, applying and responsibly utilizing the products and services of Earth Observation Systems and Geo-information Technology. AARSE membership includes professional individuals, institutions and national associations from all Africa and worldwide working in domains related to remote sensing, photogrammetry, and geographical information science.

The AARSE international conference is conducted biennially across Africa, alternately with the AfricaGIS conference, and is the premier forum in Africa for research on remote sensing technologies and geospatial information science, gathering leading scholars from the remote sensing and related communities. AARSE conference series commenced in 1996, in Harare (Zimbabwe) and has been held in Abidjan (Cote D’Ivoire) in 1998, Cape Town (South Africa) in 2000, Abuja (Nigeria) in 2002, Nairobi (Kenya) in 2004, Cairo (Egypt) in 2006, Accra (Ghana) in 2008, Addis Abeba (Ethiopia) in 2010, El Jadida (Morocco) in 2012, Johannesburg (South Africa) in 2014, Kampala (Uganda) in 2016, Alexandria (Egypt) in 2018, and in Kigali (Rwanda) in 2022.


THEME: "Earth observation: pillar of Africa sustainable socioeconomic development"

Sub-themes :

  1. Environmental Monitoring
  2. Blue economy
  3. Marine and coastal ecosystem management
  4. Climate change mitigation and adaptation strategy
  5. Smart agriculture
  6. Urban planning and infrastructure development
  7. Disaster management
  8. Water resources management
  9. Health and diseases monitoring
  10. Transportation and connectivity
  11. Food Security
  12. Low-cost observation technology

Important dates

  1. Abstract submission opening : 1st March 2024

  2. Abstract submission closure : 31st May 2024 at 23:59 GMT

  3. Notification of acceptance : July 2024

  4. Issue of Preliminary Programme : July 2024

  5. Registration Opening : July 2024

  6. Deadline for full paper submission : 30th August 2024 at 23:59 GMT

  7. Issue of Final programme : at the Symposium

  8. Symposium : 04th to 08th of November, 2024

For More information, please contact
Prof. Kouadio AFFIAN

Chairman of Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Brice MOBIO

Chairman of Finance Commettee


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