About the

XXV ISPRS Congress

The year 2026 will mark the 116th year of international cooperation in the geospatial sciences since the ISP was founded in 1910.
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The congress bid is being led by individuals and volunteers from the Canadian Remote Sensing Society - Société Canadienne de Télédétection. The vision for this congress is made possible by the willingness to share ideas, information and the science with which we work on a daily basis across national borders.


We look forward to the opportunity to celebrate the many achievements of the ISPRS and its members and set the stage for the future as we hope that the member organizations of the ISPRS come together in Toronto in 2026.


At the same time as we look back on the history of our field as we always do at the Congress, we will most definitely be looking to the future. We know that the world today depends on geospatial information – from economic development to mitigating and responding to climate change.


The information that we develop is critical: our science and technologies underpin much of the world’s economic and environmental activities. The story of imagery to understanding bears telling – and we plan to work with the rest of the world to tell it in Toronto in 2026.

Bid Committee Members

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Derek Lichti
University of Calgary
Candidate Congress Director

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Costas Armenakis
York University

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Steve DeRoy
Director, The Firefighter Group


Shabnam Jabari University of New Brunswick

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Brigitte LeBlon
University of New Brunswick

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Songnian Li
Ryerson University

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Gordon Staples

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Desmond Power

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Mir Abolfazl Mostafavi
Laval University

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Ahmed Shaker
Ryerson University

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Robert A. (Bob) Ryerson
Kim Geomatics