Program Schedule

3rd International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Systems in Geomatics (UASG) – 2023

20 – 21 November 2023, Bangi Resort Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia


Day 1





Day 1

20 November 2023


7.30 am – 8.30 am


60 Mins.

8.30 am – 9.10 am

Inauguration with Welcoming Remarks

8.30 am: Announcement and housekeeping rules by the Master of Ceremonies

8:35 am: Arrival of VVIP Negaraku and Varsiti Kita Song

8:45 am: Welcoming Remarks: Sh.KAP Sinha, IAS,

Special Chief Secretary (Agriculture) to Government of Punjab-cum-Chairman PRSC, India


8.55 am: Officiating Remarks: Prof. Dato' Dr. Roslee Rajikan, Pro Vice-Chancellor

Strategy and Corporate Development, UKM

40 Mins.

9.10 am – 9.30 am

Group Photo/Tea Break

20 Mins.

9.30 am – 10.15 am

Keynote 1: Sr Hazri Bin Hassan

Director General of Survey and Mapping Malaysia

Title of Talk: UAV Technology in Malaysia: An Overview of the Public Interest, Regulation, Potential Threats, Legal Requirements and Enforcement Actions

45 Mins.

10.15 am – 11.00 am

Keynote 2: Dr Fabio Remondino

Head of 3-D Optical Metrology Research Unit, Bruno Kessler Foundation (FBK), Trento, Italy

Title of Talk: Conventional and learning-based methods for UAV-based 3D Mapping: A review

45 Mins.

11:00 am - 11: 30 am

 iHUB DivyaSampark IIT ROORKEE

30 Mins.

11.30 am – 1.00 pm

Plenary Session 1 (3 Speakers) - Ballroom

Plenary 1: Dr. Andreas Georgopolous on UAS as a timeless platform for aerial imagery for documentation

Plenary 2: Dr. Ho Hann Woei on Deep Learning based Monocular Navigation and Tracking for Micro Air Vehicles

Plenary 3: Dr. Nabin Sharma on Saving Lives with Drones and AI

90 Mins.

1.00 pm – 2.00 pm

Lunch Break

60 Mins.

2.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Technical Session I (8 papers) - Ballroom

120 Mins.

4.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Tea Break

30 Mins.

4.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Technical Session II (4 papers) - Ballroom

60 Mins.

8.00 pm - 10.00 pm

Conference Dinner – Melur Room

120 Mins.


Day 2





Day 2

21 November 2023


8.30 am – 9.15 am

Keynote 3: 

Dato' Gs. Azhar Ismail

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) MAP2U Sdn Bhd

Title of Talk: Large Scale, Long-Term Spatial Data Infrastructure using Data Lakehouse Technology

45 Mins.

9.15 am – 10.00 am

Keynote 4: Professor Dr Biswajeet Pradhan

University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Title of Talk: Advanced GeoAI in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Image Analytics for Urban Applications

45 Mins.

10.00 am – 10.30 am

Tea Break

30 Mins.

10.30 am – 12.00 am


Plenary Session 4 (2 Speakers) - Ballroom

Plenary 4: Dr. Anuar bin Ahmad on Development of mUAS Campus Autonomous Patrol and Surveillance System

Plenary 5: Dr. Zulhilmy Bin Sahwee on The development of first solar Fixed-wing UAV in Malaysia

Plenary 6: Shri K A P Sinha on UAV Application in Governance

90 Mins.

12.00 am – 01.00 pm

Technical Session III (Parallel Session – 4 papers) - Ballroom

60 Mins.

11.00 am – 01.00 pm

Technical Session IV (Parallel Session - 8 papers)- Cempaka Room

 120 Mins.

01.00 pm – 2.00 pm


60 Mins.

2.00 pm – 2:30 pm

Coffee Talk @ Map2u Booth

30 Mins

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Poster Session - Ballroom

120 Mins.

2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

Technical Session V (Parallel Session – 5 papers) – Cempaka Room

90 Mins.

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Tea Break

30 Mins.

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Plenary Session (Virtual Speaker) - Ballroom

Plenary 7: Dr. Francesco Nex on Towards real-time UAV Mapping

30 Mins.

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion on Future of UAS in Geomatics 

(5 Speakers)

Speaker 1: Dr. Andreas Georgopolous

Speaker 2: Dr. Ho Hann Woei

Speaker 3: Dr. Nabin Sharma

Speaker 4: Dr. Anuar bin Ahmad

Speaker 5: Dr. Zulhilmy Bin Sahwee

60 Mins.

5: 30 pm - 6:00 pm

Award & Closing Ceremony - Ballroom

30 Mins.




Technical Session I (8 papers) Ballroom 

[20th November 2023, Time slot: 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm] 

[Allotted time per Presenter: 10 mins + 5 mins Q&A]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



Automatic UAV Photogrammetric Point Cloud Classification Using a Deep Learning Model

Iradaf Mandaya

National Cheng Kung University


UAV Applications in Monitoring Mangrove-Based Blue Carbon Ecosystems: A Review

Nurul Asyiqin Abu Bakar

Institut Perubahan Iklim, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)


Impact of UAV and Satellite Image Fusion on Agricultural Applications: A Review

Ayyappa Reddy Allu

National Institute of Technology Warangal


Integration of Mobile Frame Camera and Aerial Photogrammetry for Feature Height Estimation

Yogender Yadav

Politecnico di Torino, Italy


Laws And Regulations of Drone in Southeast Asean Region:  A Review

Nurul Syafiza Mohd Jefri

University Technology of Malaysia


Remote sensing analysis of Transport monitoring drones using methods of the Internet of Vehicle Things (IoVT)

Dr. Meivel S

M.Kumarasamy college of engineering, Thalavapalayam, Tamil Nadu


Optimizing UAV Hyperspectral Remote Sensing in Ocean and Coastal Waters: Addressing Glint Effects and Enhancing Data Quality


Indian Institute of Technology Madras


An Efficient Multi-Class Object Tracking Framework for UAV-based Marine Surveillance

Ancy A Micheal

Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai Campus


Technical Session II (4 papers) – Ballroom 

[20th November 2023, Time slot: 4.30 pm – 5.30 pm] 

[Allotted time per Presenter: 10 mins + 5 mins Q&A]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



The Use of 10 Bands UAV Multispectral Imagery for River Monitoring in Sungai Rening, Selangor

Aiman Nabilah Noor Azmi

AECA Solutions


Pixel Level Features Extraction from UAV Data for Improved Flood Management

Rajeev Ranjan

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


Building Footprint Extraction-Based on UAV Images Utilized Deep-Learning Approaches 

Luluk Dita Shafitri

National Cheng Kung University
 Ministry of agrarian affairs and spatial planning/ National Land Agency, Indonesia


Base data preparation using UAVs for landslide affected sites in Pune and Satara.

Hrishikesh Umakant Mulay

School of Engineering and Sciences, MIT ADT University, Loni Kalbhor, Pune. MH, India.


Technical Session III (4 papers) – Ballroom 

[21st November 2023, Time slot: 12.0pm – 01.00 pm]

[Allotted time per Presenter: 10 mins + 5 mins Q&A]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



UAV Based Construction Site Safety Helmet Detection Using Deep Learning. 

Saurabh Gupta

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India 


UAV-Based 3D Model and Digital Documentation for Heritage Preservation: Chitradurga Fort, Karnataka

Suhas Muralidhar

Indian Institue of Remote Sensing


Jamming and Spoofing of Rotor Copters Entering a No-Flying Zone Area

D. S. Vohra

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee


Research and development of Drone-to-Drone 5G Communication system with security protocols 

Dr. Meivel S

M Kumarasamy college of engineering, Thalavapalayam, Tamil Nadu 


Technical Session IV (8 papers) – Cempaka Room

[21st November 2023 Time slot: 11.00 am – 0100 pm]

[Allotted time per Presenter: 10 mins + 5 mins Q&A]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Mapping in Landslide Disaster Management

Saiful Adilin Ab Aziz

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Data Quality in UAV Monitoring: A Focus on Thermal Sensor Calibration

Ya'akob Mansor

Universiti Putra Malaysia


Updating 3D Structural Models Using Point Cloud Data for Enhanced Structural Health Monitoring

Alok Rawat

G B Pant Institute of Engineering and Technology Ghurdauri Pauri, Uttarakhand


Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges of Drone Topographic Mapping in Indonesia

Muhammad Ihsan

Doctoral Program of Geodesy and Geomatic Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung


A Tutorial on Cost Benefit Analysis for UAV LiDAR

Ajay Dashora

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati


Use of Drones for effective crop type, acreage, and yield monitoring: case study in Maharashtra - India

Pennan Chinnasamy

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay


Automated Pavement Damage and Asset Monitoring using UAV-generated Images and Deep Learning Techniques

Pranav R T Peddinti

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea


Comparison of Topographic Outputs Obtained Through Nadir and Oblique UAV Camera Axis: A Case Study of Dense Urban Area

Muhammad Hamid Chaudhry

Centre for GIS, University of the Punjab


Technical Session V (5 papers) – Cempaka Room

[21st November 2023 Time slot: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm]

[Allotted time per Presenter: 10 mins + 5 mins Q&A]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



Assessment of Geometric Accuracy of Commercial Photogrammetric Software for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-Based Digital Elevation Modelling

Lawali Rabiu

Universiti Teknologi Malayia


An Efficient Deep Learning-based Small Object Detection in UAV Images

Dr.A.Annie Micheal

Sathyabama institute of science and technology


Advancing Precision Agriculture: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Redefining Remote Sensing Techniques for Enhanced Crop Management

Sashikanta Sahoo

IIT Roorkee


UAV based Rural Development: an overview of SVAMITVA Scheme in India

Venkata Ravibabu Mandla

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR),


Towards Robust Building Segmentation:  Zero-Shot Cross-Dataset Transfer from Structured Open Datasets to Dense UAV Imagery

Noopur Srivastava

IIT Roorkee


Poster Session (16 posters) – Ballroom 

[21st November 2023 Time slot: 02.00 pm – 04.00 pm]

Paper ID

Paper Title

Corresponding Author Name



Extraction of Building Footprints from High Resolution UAV Imagery

Shashi Mesapam

National Institute of Technology Warangal


Revisiting the past of surang tila temple,sirpur: A walk through the applications of digital restoration 

Gaurav Kumar



The Function of TLS and UAV Monitoring in the High-Risk Zone of Landslides in the Himalayan Region

Ashok Anand



Fusion of UAV and TLS Data for the generation of Digital Terrain Models and its application in Slope Stability analysis

Reet Kamal Tiwari

Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar


Tree Crown Extraction from UAV Images

Ganesh Khadanga

National Informatics Centre, New Delhi, India


Assessing Ground Control Point Quantity Impact On Point Cloud Generation Of A Quarry Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Aziz Rahman

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM)


Urban Planning and Monitoring through Deep Learning-Driven Semantic Segmentation of Aerial Images

Sandesh Suman

Kathmandu University


Quantifying debris loss for rainfall-induced landslide using temporal UAV survey in Mandakini catchment

Sahil Kundal

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee


UAV Defense Technology System

Suresh Merugu

University of Southampton Malaysia


A Framework for National Standards for UAV LiDAR

Ajay Dashora

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati


A Review on Advancement of Drone Technologies in the Field of Engineering

Dr. Har Amrit Singh Sandhu

PEC, Chandigarh


Detection of Early Signatures of Landslides in Western Himalayas, India using Remote Sensing and UAV Data

Deepti Nautiyal

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles survey in Optimum Site Selection for Water Harvesting Structures and Soil Conservation Activity in arid regions of Rajasthan, India

Shashi G Kumar

Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee


Exploring UAV LiDAR With SAM based segment-lidar: Initial Insights and Observations


IIT Roorkee


PolSAR Tomography for Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar Datasets

Shubham Awasthi

IIT Roorkee


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