SilviLaser 2015

La Grande Motte Conference Center, 20 km south of Montpellier, France
September 28-30, 2015

For its 14th edition, SilviLaser is organized jointly with the ISPRS Laser Scanning Conference and the joint conference is part of the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015, a scientific event hosting a bundle of high quality ISPRS or non ISPRS conferences and workshops on the topics of geospatial data acquisition, data processing, data visualization and dissemination.

The ISPRS Geospatial Week will take place from 28 September to 3 October 2015 in La Grande Motte, France. Further information on conferences and workshops that are part of the ISPRS Geospatial Week events can be found on the Geospatial week website (

In this context, the purpose of SilviLaser 2015 is to present advancements in the field of Lidar applications for understanding forest ecosystem functioning and assessing, monitoring, and managing these complex ecosystems. Themes and topics will cover a wide range of laser technologies, from terrestrial to spaceborne lidar and their use across a diversity of forest environments for forested-related applications.

Delegates to SilviLaser typically represent research organizations, universities, agencies, and the private sector.

Please consider attending and submitting an extended abstract to present a paper or a poster. Online abstract submission is to be opened soon, as well as the online registration for all the events of the ISPRS Geospatial Week 2015. Information about abstract submission and guidelines for authors are already available on the SilviLaser website at . Abstracts will be due before April 5, 2015.

An Exhibition and Sponsorship Brochure will be available very soon (at Meanwhile, information about exhibition and sponsorship opportunities can be obtained by sending an email at the following address:

If you are willing to support more specifically Silvilaser 2015, please let us know in your message and send also a copy at the contact addresses indicated in the contact section of the SilviLaser 2015 website.

Please hold the dates and make your plans to join us from 28 to 30 September 2015 in la Grande Motte, in France!

We are looking forward to your participation,

Best regards,
Sylvie Durrieu and Cédric Véga
Conference Co-Chairs, on behalf of the SilviLaser 2015 Scientific and Technical Committee