International Geoscience and Remote Sensing (IGARSS) 2022 Summer School

Date 14-16 July 2022 (Thursday to Saturday)
Venue Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Kampar Campus
Jalan Universiti,
Bandar Barat,
31900, Kampar, Perak, Malaysia
Contact Persons Prof. Koo Voon Chet
Ir Dr Danny Ng Wee Kiat

The summer school will be dedicated to introducing drone-based remote sensing to the participants and will include practical training where data collection campaign, technical lessons, demo by drone service providers and hands-on exercises. This summer school is held in conjunction with the IGARSS 2022 event.

Certain sessions of the summer school program for this year will be held in-person and virtual concurrently. Please refer to the tentative schedule for sessions that will be held concurrently.

The organising committee will grant 20 applications to join the IGARSS 2022 summer school on-site. Other applicants will join the event online (virtual mode).

For on-site participants, participation in the summer school will be free of charge, including accommodation, and transportation between Kuala Lumpur and Kampar (the Summer School's venue) and each of the training days.

Deadline for registration: 10 June 2022

Registration form: here

Tentative plan for the workshop

Date Time Description Session Location
Day 0
13 July 2022
14:00 – 17:30 Travel from KL to UTAR, Kampar KLCC
17:30 – 18:00 Check in to Hotel Grand Kampar Hotel
Day 1
14 July 2022
09:00 – 09:30 Registration and welcome UTAR Kampar
09:30 – 12:30 Introduction to Drones
- Overview of drones, Flying safety, Flying modes
In-person and virtual Lecture Hall,
UTAR Kampar
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break UTAR Kampar
13:30 – 17:00 Drones Hands-on
- Take-off and landing, basic movements, flying modes, return to home
Onsite only Zone M,
UTAR Kampar
Day 2
15 July 2022
09:30 – 12:30 Drone-based Imaging System - Introduction to digital camera, multispectral and hyperspectral, flight mission planning In-person and virtual Computer Lab,
UTAR Kampar
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break UTAR Kampar
13:30 – 17:00 Drones Hands-on
- Capturing HDR image, capturing bracketed image, capturing raw data, ground-truth measurement
Zone M,
UTAR Kampar
Day 3
16 July 2022
09:30 – 12:30 Hyperspectral Imaging
- Understanding hyperspectral imaging, raw data pre-processing, data processing and analysis
In-person and virtual Computer Lab,
UTAR Kampar
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break UTAR Kampar
13:30 – 17:00 Processing Hands-on
- Reading and processing hyperspectral raw data, visualization summary and wrap up
In-person and virtual Computer Lab,
UTAR Kampar
17:00 – 20:00 Travel to KL UTAR Kampar