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14th ICPA Flyer
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Access to the proceedings of the 13th ICPA is available online:
All the oral and poster presentation abstracts are available to the public. Access to the full papers and extended abstracts is limited to ISPA members and registered attendees of the 13th ICPA. Full papers and extended abstracts are also available for a fee to the public.
ISPA members need to login to the website using the panel on the left side of the home page. Use your email address associated with your membership.
If you attended the 13th ICPA Conference and do not know your password, or have not yet set up an account, you can click here.

ISPA Awards

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline for award nominations is 1 May 2018.

Brief descriptions of the awards in different categories are listed below:

Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award(s): The Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award honors individuals who have made significant contributions to precision agriculture science and technology and who are presenting an oral or poster paper at the conference. Two awards will be given in this category to a Young and Senior Scientist/Professional. The young scientist/professional must be 42 or younger; the senior scientist/professional over 42. Senior scientist/professional must have 20 or more years of experience the majority of which must be in the area of precision agriculture. The selected candidates will be honored during the conference award ceremony with a Plaque of Achievement and US$ 1000 cash award.
Graduate Student Award(s): Approximately 10 awards will be made to graduate students presenting their research work (oral or poster paper) at the ICPA conference. The award will consist of waived conference registration fees and US$ 500 cash award. The selected candidates will be honored during the conference award ceremony.


SUBMISSION: The entire nomination package must be submitted as one pdf file, in an e-mail attachment. Nominations are due on or before 1 May 2018 to: The Chair of the ICPA Awards Committee, Email: awards@ispag.org. Questions related to the awards nomination must also be addressed to the awards@ispag.org.

Abstracts Being Reviewed

Thank you for submitting abstracts to the 14th ICPA. We have received over 430 abstracts 

The abstracts will be reviewed and notifications of acceptance to the program will be sent to corresponding authors by 9 February 2018. Status updates will also be posted online when you are logged in at https://www.ispag.org/abstracts

If you have questions please email abstracts@ispag.org

Important Dates

Some important deadlines for the 14th ICPA

  • 01 JUL 2017 - First Call for Abstracts
  • 01 SEP 2017 - Online Registration opens
  • 30 NOV 2017 - Deadline for Abstract Submissions
  • 01 FEB 2018 - Call for ISPA Award Nominations (Students and Researchers)
  • 09 FEB 2018 - Abstracts reviewed and acceptance letters sent
  • 01 MAY 2018 -
    • Deadline for Award Nominations
    • Deadline for full paper submissions
  • 01 JUN 2018 -
    • Early registration discount ends. Register by this date for lower price.
    • Deadline for ISPA Board Nominations
    • Deadline for authors to register

Program Topics

  • Precision Agriculture and Global Food Security
  • Proximal and Remote Sensing of Soil and Crop (including Phenotyping)
  • Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Robotics, Guidance and Automation
  • Precision Dairy and Livestock Management
  • Farm Animals Health and Welfare Monitoring
  • Geospatial Data
  • Big Data, Data Mining and Deep Learning
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Smart Weather for Precision Agriculture
  • Site-Specific Nutrient, Lime and Seed Management
  • In-Season Nitrogen Management
  • Precision Crop Protection
  • Drainage Optimization and Variable Rate Irrigation
  • Land Improvement and Conservation Practices
  • Site-Specific Pasture Management
  • Precision Horticulture
  • Profitability and Success Stories in Precision Agriculture
  • Education and Outreach in Precision Agriculture
  • Genomics and Precision Agriculture
  • Small Holders and Precision Agriculture
  • On Farm Experimentation with Site-Specific Technologies