IGARSS 2024 Commits to Environmental Responsibility: Carbon Footprint Measurement and Offsetting

At IGARSS 2024, we recognize the importance of environmental sustainability and are committed to minimizing our carbon footprint. In alignment with our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, we are implementing a comprehensive scheme to measure and offset the carbon emissions associated with our congress.


Donation of Family & Lactation Rooms Items to ELEPAP

At IGARSS 2024, we are committed to making a positive impact not only within the scientific community but also in the broader society. As part of our Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts, we are proud to announce that all items purchased for the family and lactation rooms during the congress will be donated to ELEPAP - Rehabilitation for The Disabled.

ELEPAP, the oldest Non-Profit charity organization in Greece, has been dedicated to providing essential rehabilitation services to children since 1937. With high-level facilities and six branches throughout Greece, ELEPAP extends its compassionate care to infants, children, and adults in need, offering a range of services that support their development and well-being.


Donating the food not consumed to BOROUME

The food not consumed during the conference is donated to BOROUME, a Non-Profit organization which goal is to reduce food waste and combat malnutrition in Greece.

At the end of every day, unused food of high quality and nutritional value, preserved with all food hygiene rules, is delivered to charitable organizations for distribution to social groups in need.

Eco-friendly congress

IGARSS 2024 is committed to embodying Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles throughout its operations, reflecting our dedication to responsible corporate citizenship. Our ESG policy is designed to integrate sustainability considerations into every aspect of our congress, ensuring that our actions align with our values and contribute positively to society and the environment.

In this context, the congress program wasn’t printed and the bags were produced by choosing the best raw materials and weaved by using the latest technology and equipment.

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Welcome Letter

On behalf of the IGARSS 2024 Organizing Committee we are delighted to invite you to Aθens, Greece, for the 44th annual “International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium - IGARSS 2024” of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the world's largest technical professional organization.

The Conference, which for the first time in history will be hosted in Greece, will take place on the 7th until 12th of July 2024, at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

It is the leading meeting of more than 2.500 esteemed scientists and professionals in the Remote Sensing field worldwide. It distinctively contributes to the exchange of views, sharing of experiences and the training of younger scientists, opening new perspectives for research development and investments in the sector.

Under this year’s theme “Acting for Sustainability and Resilience”, we anticipate to stimulate enlightening debates for opening science and innovation, towards the creation of innovative solutions for the benefit of societies.

The Scientific Program of this IGARSS, emphasizes on sustainable development in accordance with the goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, including scientific publications, lectures, presentations and intriguing forums, specializing in Remote Sensing. Delegates will have the opportunity to get involved with the latest scientific achievements of the Greek centers of research, education and business development. Scientists, representatives of the industrial sector and start-up companies, as well as students from all over the world are invited to delve into the latest research and technological advancements in the field of space and its applications.

IGARSS 2024 will be hosted by the National Observatory of Athens - Operational Unit “BEYOND Centre of Earth Observation Research and Satellite Remote Sensing” of Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing, with the support of the National Technical University of Athens and the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas.

Aθens, one of the world’s oldest cities, the birthplace of democracy, arts, science, and philosophy of western civilization is waiting for you, for an exciting journey through time. Under the shadow of Parthenon, Αθens reflects its enlightening history and culture combined with the perfect Mediterranean climate and the legendary Greek sunlight. An exciting mix of glorious culture with an astonishing natural urban beauty will keep you mesmerized.

“Enlightened science reflected from the Acropolis of Aθens” is our motivation and we look forward to welcoming you all, for a memorable IGARSS 2024, where we will join forces to develop resilient solutions ensuring a sustainable and inclusive future for all in a world of continuous and overlapping disruption.


Dr. Haris KONTOES, General Chair
National Observatory of Athens (NOA)
Institute for Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space Applications and Remote Sensing (IAASARS) Operational Unit “BEYOND Centre of Earth Observation Research and Satellite Remote Sensing”

Vito Pascazio

Professor Vito Pascazio, General Chair
Università degli Studi di Napoli “Parthenope”

Important Dates
Community Contributed Session Proposals Open15 August 2023
Tutorial Proposals Open15 September 2023
Community Contributed Session Proposal Deadline15 October 2023
Community Contributed Session Proposal Results1 November 2023
Manuscript Submission System On-Line1 November 2023
Tutorial Proposal Deadline15 November 2023
Tutorial Proposal Results15 December 2023
Manuscript Submission Deadline12 January 2024
Student Paper Competition Deadline12 January 2024
Travel Support Application Deadline1 March 2024
Notifications of Acceptance to Authors15 March 2024
Registration Open1 April 2024
Paper Submission for Accepted Manuscript25 May 2024
Accepted Paper Registration Deadline30 May 2024

Student Paper Competition Deadline
Travel Support Application Deadline
1 March 2024Concluded
Notifications of Acceptance to Authors
15 March 2024Concluded

Latest News & Media
  • New record on submitted manuscripts
    IGARSS 2024 has achieved a record-breaking number of almost 4000 manuscript submissions from distinguished experts around the world! This remarkable response underscores the global interest in Geosciences and Remote Sensing! A heartfelt thank you to the researchers who have already contributed to this success.
  • New Manuscript Submission Deadline: January 12th, 2024

    Due to the overwhelming interest and numerous requests, the organizing committee of the IEEE IGARSS 2024 has decided to extend the deadline for manuscript submissions.

    We encourage all interested researchers to take advantage of this extended deadline and submit their manuscripts for making ΙGARSS 2024 a successful and collaborative symposium.

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  • Manuscript Submission is open. Deadline is 5 January 2024
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  • Submit Community-Contributed Session Proposals by 15 October 2023

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