Call for Papers

The GEOINFO series (Brazilian Symposium on Geoinformatics) is an annual conference for exploring ongoing research, development and innovative applications on geographic information science and related areas.

Papers should describe original research. Ongoing or recently completed works are welcome. All the submissions will be reviewed by an international scientific committee.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: August 19, 2019
Notification of acceptance: September 16, 2019
Camera-ready version: September 30, 2019


GEOINFO invites research submissions on topics related to geoinformatics. Suggested topics include (but are not limited to):

  • Spatial and spatiotemporal databases
  • Spatial and spatiotemporal data modeling
  • Spatial and spatiotemporal data infrastructures
  • Spatial and spatiotemporal data mining
  • Spatial and spatiotemporal data warehouses
  • Spatial and spatiotemporal data fusion
  • Spatial, spatiotemporal and multidimensional access methods
  • Spatiotemporal query processing and optimization
  • Spatial analysis and spatial statistics
  • Spatial metadata
  • GIS digital libraries
  • Geocoding
  • Urban computing and geospatial aspects of smart cities
  • Geospatial APIs
  • Ontologies for spatial information
  • Interoperability and standards in GIS
  • Mobile and distributed geographic information services
  • Computational geometry
  • Spatiotemporal visualization
  • Visual analytics of spatial and spatiotemporal data
  • Virtual reality and 3D GIS
  • Digital cartography
  • Geostatistics
  • Geospatial linked data
  • Moving objects data analysis
  • Dynamic modeling and GIS applications of cellular automata
  • Mapping and remote sensing
  • Remote sensing and GIS integration
  • Remote Sensing image analysis
  • Content-based image query
  • Quality control and error propagation in GIS
  • Crowdsourcing and curation of spatial and spatiotemporal data
  • Spatial decision support systems
  • Innovative applications of geotechnologies

Paper Format

GEOINFO 2019 will accept two types of articles:

  • Full papers: should present completed research projects or completed stages of ongoing projects, consisting of up to 12 pages, in English.
  • Short papers: can present work in progress, consisting of up to 6 pages, in English (preferably), or Portuguese.

Full and short papers should be submitted in PDF format, made in accordance with the SBC guidelines (download templates and guidelines here). Templates are available for OpenOffice, MS-Word, or LaTeX, along with instructions for preparing the papers.