The deadline for abstracts submission was on the 31st July, 2020. A total of 282 abstracts were recieved for the conference this time, the largest number for a PGIS Research Congress. After a lengthy review process, 230 abstracts were accepted. Currently, we are at the final stages of printing the proceedings of the conference.

Authors' preferences were given the priority when deciding the mode of presentation (oral/poster). Please see the guidelines in other tabs for oral/poster presentations.

Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the conference is moved online. The presenters will present via the zoom link that is sent to them on the day of the technical program. See the corresponding tabs for guidelines on online oral and poster presentation.
Camera-ready submission process is also completed. The proceedings book will be sent to print shortly.

Please submit the author declaration form, duly signed by all authors, if you have not already done so. We will have to remove the abstract from the proceedings if the author declaration form is not received.

Author Declaration Form

Each author will be given 10 minutes for the presentation, and no time will be allocated for questions after the presentation since there will be a panel discussion at the end. Please refer technical session’s program for more details.

The session chairpersons will be instructed to strictly adhere to the above time limit. We expect support of the presenters to conduct the sessions successfully.

Authors are instructed to prepare their presentations in PowerPoint format (or LaTeX beamer) covering maximum of 10-15 slides to comply with the above time allocation. Please send your PowerPoint/pdf Presentation to your host (copied to by Sunday the 31st of October, 2020. Please specify your Abstract ID when sending the document.

If you are in an affected/locked down area, or simply do not wish to do a in-person presentation because of safty issues due to the current pandemic, you may do the oral presentation online. Please see the guidelines below, and follow accordingly for online poster presentation.

Presentation Preperation Guidelines Online Presentation Guidelines PowerPoint (2017) Presentation Template

Prepare the poster according to the template below, and send it to your host by 31th of October 2020.

Since we have finalized the method to deliver the poster online, please come back and check for the link below to update.

There will be an overall panel discussion for both oral and poster presenters at the end of each session and all the presenters are expcted to actively participate in the discussion. Please refer technical session’s program for more details.

Posters should be prepared according to the template given below.

  1. The height and width of the poster shall be 90 cm and 120 cm respectively (3´ high × 4´ wide).
  2. The poster should carry title, name and affiliations of authors, introduction, methods, results and discussion, conclusions, references and acknowledgement (if there is any).
  3. A sample poster template is provided with the suggested minimum font sizes. Authors may change the arrangement in the template and use a suitable font type/ color (suggestions are provided in the template). Logo of RESCON2020 should be included in the top right hand corner.
Poster Template Online Poster Presentation Guidelines
(Link will be updated soon)

Since this is an online presentation, the participants can join the live presentation anytime. You can switch between sessions, and even switch between presentations. However, your audio will be off for the duration of the session. You can communicate with the panelists (chairs, host and presenters) using the chat. You can ask questions using the chat. We will give a set of guidelines soon.

Online Participant Guidelines
(Link will be updated soon)