Young Professionals

Join us at IGARSS 2024 for an exciting lineup of events tailored for Young Professionals (YP).

IGARSS 2024 YP events are allocated within the TIE Forum. Make sure you explore the TIE Forum Program and catch all our thrilling events! A more detailed description of each YP event can be found there.

YP Presentation Skills Workshop: Sharpen your communication skills in a unique workshop led by Brian Brophy, Caltech Theater Director, and JPL Story Coach. This workshop promises to ignite your creativity and enhance your ability to communicate science effectively.

YP Breakfast Lecture Series: Start your day right with a nice breakfast and gain valuable insights from distinguished speakers who will delve into the Geoscience and Remote Sensing world. Engage in interactive lectures, Q&A sessions, and networking opportunities while fueling up for the day ahead.

YP Geopitch Challenge: Elevate your ideas and compete in a pitch competition where you have just one minute to captivate the judges with your innovative concepts. The best three ideas will be awarded by our outstanding judges.

YP Career Panel and Networking: Navigate your career path with wisdom from accomplished experts in industry, academia, and research. Discover best practices, gain insights on career choices, and learn the mindset required to excel in your work.

YP Mixer: Come and join our traditional social meeting with a diverse group of professionals, academics, and industry leaders in an interactive and engaging environment. Create new connections and expand your networks while enjoying a vibrant evening with the Parthenon as a backdrop.

YP/IDEA Speed Mentoring Event: Connect with GRSS Mentors in a relaxed setting over a light lunch. Whether you're a newcomer or seasoned professional, seize this opportunity to establish meaningful connections and advance your career aspirations.

YP Climate Change Panel: Delve into discussions and explore innovative solutions and urgent actions to address the pressing challenges of climate change. Join us for an interactive session, shaping the future of our planet together.


We are an energetic group of IEEE GRSS Young Professional members. As a vibrant international community, we're passionate about enhancing our professional status, building a worldwide network, and engaging with local peers. Our diversity, ranging from recent graduates to experienced professionals and entrepreneurs offers a rich blend of perspectives and opportunities. Our mission is to support, motivate, and engage graduate students and young professionals as they move forward in their research in Geoscience and Remote Sensing and ultimately in their careers.