2015 Participation and Pre-Registration

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is hosting its 2nd Annual UAS Symposium and Technical Demonstration!  MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND PRE-REGISTER.

Pre-registrants are provided a 10% discount on admission!  (Admission fees are provided below).

Call for Participation and Pre-registration

We encourage your participation in this event, which will draw an international audience.  Last year’s event drew over 500 people and 50 exhibits – we anticipate an even larger attendance this year.

If you are interested in attending, presenting, exhibiting, or would just like to stay informed about this event, please register your information by March 15th at:


By registering, we will add you to our UAS symposium distribution list where you will receive the most up-to-date symposium information, highlights and discounts.  Please pass information about this event to your colleagues and other potentially interested parties.  Anyone entered into the database on or before March 15 will be eligible for a 10% discount on admission!

Call for Speakers!

We invite you to submit a short abstract to be considered for a speaking spot on the program.  The program will be focused on mapping from UAS but will include presentations on academic and training courses as well as new technologies and advancements in UAS hardware and software.  Please email your request for presentation with at least two sentences to describe your proposed presentation and provide a short statement of your qualifications.  Email to:  asprs.norcal@gmail.com or alanmmikuni@gmail.com.

Call for Workshops!

We invite you to offer a workshop on the day following the 2-day Technical Program, Thursday October 1st, 2015.  Space for your workshop will be provided with excellent terms by the symposium hotels.  More details on the costs and availability will be provided.  At this time, please indicate your interest in offering a workshop by sending an email to asprs.norcal@gmail.com and providing information on the content of the workshop and the intended audience.

Admission Fees:

Online registration is not yet established however our “early-bird” rates for admission are established as:

ASPRS Member $350

Non-ASPRS Member $400

ASPRS Student $250

Exhibitor $650 (includes 2 registrants)


Founded in 1934, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) is a scientific association serving over 7,000 professional members around the world. Our mission is to advance knowledge and improve understanding of mapping sciences to promote the responsible applications of photogrammetry, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and supporting technologies. 

The role of ASPRS in UAS technologies:

Educate the public, the media and our elected representatives about the scientific, societal and commercial benefits to be realized

Educate these same groups on the differences between military, law enforcement and commercial uses of these technologies, to move the discussion beyond privacy concerns

Cooperate with other stakeholder communities, societies and organizations in the development of an enabling environment supportive of UAS in geographic information science

Explore the need for new certifications or changes to certification criteria, to address UAS-specific topics as applied to mapping and remote sensing

Explore the needs for new guidelines and standards, or changes to existing guidelines and standards, to address UAS-specific topics as applied to mapping and remote sensing

Inform our membership on regulatory landscape for UAS as it evolves

Coordinate with FAA Test Sites for the creation of UAS calibration facilities

More information is available at http://uasreno.org and www.asprs.org.

Please feel free to contact the UAS Symposium organizing committee at the email addresses below:


Becky Morton: becky@geowingmapping.com

Alan Mikuni: alanmmikuni@gmail.com

General email:  asprs.norcal@gmail.com