Based on suggestions received from various stakeholders,  it has been decided to hold the next GIS-IDEAS conference in 2024.  (Bring it back to sync with even years which got changed due to COVID pandemic).

We now invite proposals for hosting the GIS-IDEAS 2024 conference. Please use the form below to upload your proposal in PDF format. The final proposal should contain the following information and any other other information that may be relevant to hosting the conference.

  1. Dates (Anytime from mid-September 2024 to early December 2024), including schedule for training workshops and technical session.
  2. Tentative Theme of the Conference
  3. Venue
  4. Plan for conducting in Hybrid Mode (Online/Offline)?
  5. Infrastructure available (Meeting rooms available with capacity, Internet Access, lecture rooms for workshops etc.)
  6. Main organizers and possible list of supporting organizations
  7. Plan for bringing conference proceedings and invitation of papers for academic journals
  8. Potential sponsors
  9. Transportation and access to venue
  10. Members of Local Organizing Committee
  11. Information on planned Conference Registration Fee, Student Discount, etc.
  12. What are the Eco-friendly measures you plan to introduce in organizing the event?
  13. Availability of hotel rooms near venue and approximate cost for single or shared rooms
  14. Any other information that will help the Selection committee to arrive at a decision.

The deadline for submission of proposals is 31st December 2023 (Sunday).

The bidding teams are required to respond to questions related to their bids, and to submit their answers by 7th January 2024 (Monday). AoE Time Zone.

The selection committee will vote during 8 -10 January 2024 , and decide the host for GIS-IDEAS 2024 The host selection will be announced on 11th January 2024.


The website for the GIS-IDEAS 2024 conference will be hosted on the existing central server of GIS-IDEAS where the websites of earlier GIS-IDEAS are being hosted.  This is to ensure consistency and continuity to the conference details.   The host organization will bear the cost of server rental and maintenance for two years (till the next conference).

A sample of a proposal for GIS-IDEAS 2023 is attached here for reference. Click here to download.