(with special session for young scientists and students) and exhibition
Sofia, November 09 – 10, 2017


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08 November 2017 г. (Wednesday)

 15:00 – 20.00       Registration

 09 November 2017 г. (Thursday)

8.00 – 09.00          Registration

 9.00 – 09.15         Opening of the Symposium. Welcomes

9.15 – 10.45          Papers and discussions (І) – NATIONAL PROBLEMS

                                  Prof. D.Sc. Georgi Valev,  Dr. Ivan Kalchev (BG)

     1. Current problems of geodesy in Bulgaria.

Ivan Kalchev (BG)

  1. Implementation, distribution and maintenance of the International Terrestrial Coordinate System (ITRS) on Livingstone Island through GNSS technology

Georgi Mihailov, Petar Danchev (BG)

 10.45 – 11.00          Coffee break

 11.00 – 12.30             Papers and discussions (II) – GEODESY

                                       Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Bihter Erol (TR), Eng. Col. Petar Danchev (BG)

  1. Vertical Reference System and Geoid Modeling Studies in Turkey

Bihter Erol, Serdar Erol, Mustafa Serkan Işık (TR)

2. Investigating the Water Storage Variations at Lake Basins in Turkey Using Altimeter and Gravity Field Satellite Missions Data

Serdar Erol, Bihter Erol (TR)

3. Interpolation Methods in Height Transformation Surface Modeling Using GPS/Leveling Data

Bihter Erol, Onur Karaca (TR)

  1. The First Results of Post-Seismic Deformation after the 6 Feb 2017, Mw 5, Ayvacık Earthquake Çanakkale, NW Turkey
    R. Cuneyt Erenoglu, Oya Erenoglu, Tolga Bekler, Emin Ulugergerli, Suha Ozden (TR)
  2. Thermal anomalies detection using aster images in tuzla hot springs region
    R. Cuneyt Erenoglu , Niyazi Arslan , Oya Erenoglu, Enis Arslan (TR)

12.30 – 14.00          Lunch

14.00 – 15.30        Papers and discussions (III) – GEODESY, EDUCATION

                                   Assoc. Prof. Dr. R. Cuneyt Erenoglu (TR),  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Todor Kostadinov (BG)

1. Determination of the swing of high installations in wind effect by CCTV

Todor Kostadinov, Rumyana (BG)

  1. A Novel Approach to Monitor Geodetic Landslide Deformation using Micro-UAS
    R. Cuneyt Erenoglu (TR), Oya Erenoglu (TR), Niyazi Arslan (TR)
  2.  About terrain design and public utilities at home gardens in Bulgaria 

Veneta Kotseva, Teodor Karamochev  (BG)

  1. Determination of maximum distances between grate inlets

Emiliya Ilieva (BG)

5. Challenges to Modern Higher Technical Education

Nelly Zdravcheva (BG)

15.30 – 16.00          Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30           Papers and discussions (lV) –  PHOTOGRAMMETRY, LASER SCANNING

                                    Prof. Dr. Plamen Maldjanski, Dr. Marian Makov (BG)

  1. Adaptive correlation matching procedure for images with miscellaneous topological features

Borislav Marinov, Radostina Iordanova (BG)

2. Pixel-based and object-based classification of open pit

Vesselina Gospodinova, Radostina Yordanova (BG)

3. The Accuracy Assessment of 3D Transformations for The Registration of Point Clouds
Ramazan Alper KUÇAK, Serdar Erol, Bihter Erol (TR)

4. Digital Elevation Model Analyses in Urban Area using Airborne LIDAR Data

Serdar Erol, Ramazan Alper Kuçak*, Bihter Erol (TR)

5. Creation of photogrammetric 3D model with BUTEO drones

Tsvetan Chetashki (BG)

           18.00          Cocktail: Military Club – Central Army House

10 November 2017 (Friday)

 9.00 – 10.30         Papers and discussions (V) –  MAPPING AND GIS

                                   Prof. D.Sc. Stanislav Vassilev (BG), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Veneta Kotseva (BG)

1. Actual mapping of the Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria

Veneta Kotseva (BG)

  1. Mapping of the green territories for wide social using in the city of Plovdiv on the cadastral maps and regulation plans

Desislava Valeva (BG)

  1. Geoinformation system for managing and analyzing the data from the training practice on „Control geodetic networks and GNSS”

Asparuh Kamburov (BG

  1. Modelling the potential production from agricultural crops

Boyko Kolev(BG), Hrisula Gatzelaki (GR)

10.30 – 11.00      Coffee break


11.00 – 12.30     Papers and discussions (VI) – CADASTRE, ORGANIZATION AND PROTECTION OF THE TERRITORIES

               Prof. Dr. Boyko Ranguelov (BG) , Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kostadin Kostadinov


  1. The imperative terms of action for the implementation of decisions to change the primary use of agricultural land – spatial development limiter or stimulator

Nadezhda Yarlovska  (BG)

  1. Legislation in the field of town development and town planning in Bulgaria from 1914 to 1928

Veneta Kotzeva (BG)

  1. The North Aegean Sea 24 May 2014 (Mw= 6.9) Earthquake: Analyses based on Different GNSS Data Processing Strategies

Serdar Erol, Murat Merdivan, Bihter Erol  (TK)

  1. CABARET Project – Innovative Education Tools on Early Warning Systems for Complex Hazards

Boyko Ranguelov (BG)

  1. The acoustic environment of Аntarctica and on the way to and back

Boyko Ranguelov, Emil Oinakov, Tatiana Assenova (BG)
12.30 – 14.00          Lunch

14.00 – 15.30       Papers and discussions (VII) – SATELLITE SYSTEMS, REMOTE SENSING

                           Assoc. Prof. Reha Alkan (TR), Prof. Dr. Borislav Marinov (BG)

     1. Benefits of the STARFIRE system when working with and without infrastructure GNSS networks

Zdenko Kurtovic (CH)

  1. Comparison of single baseline RTK and network RTK GNSS methods

Reha Alkan, İ. Ozulu, V. İlçi (TR)

  1. Detection of vertical displacements in the area of Mirovo salt deposit by means of D-InSAR and geodetic measurements

Mila Atanasova-Zlatareva, Hristo Nikolov (BG) 

  1. Creating spectral library from satellite and in-situ hyperspectral data

Hristo Nikolov, Denitsa Borisova, SRTI-BAS (BG)

  1. Application of vegetation indices

Nelly Zdravcheva (BG)

15.30 – 16.00          Coffee Break


                                   Assist. Prof. Dr. Boyko Kolev (BG), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ivan Kunchev (BG)

  1. Mapping of the sites of the cultural and historical heritage on the example of Shumen district

Sabin Ivanov, Krassimir Videov, Penka Kastreva (BG)

  1. Announcement of the results of the photo contest

Nadezhda Yarlovska (BG)




  1. Modeling Regional Geoid using GNSS Observables
    R. Cuneyt Erenoglu (TR), Oya Erenoglu (TR) , Niyazi Arslan (TR)
  2. Optimization of GNSS Network for Landslide Monitoring
    R. Cuneyt Erenoglu (TR), Oya Erenoglu (TR) , Niyazi Arslan (TR)


09-10 November 2017

Room 4

The Bulgarian company Pro Drone Sys will expose and present the Buteo drones



Room 2

 09 November 2017 (Thursday), 13:30

 The software GNSS receiver – a revolutionary new geotechnology for everyone!

Leaders: Asparuh Kamburov and Tanya Slavova (BG)

10 November 2017 (Friday), 11:00

Тhe STARFIRE system when working with and without infrastructure GNSS networks

Zdenko Kurtovic (CH)


Photo exhibition

Room 4

09-10 November 2017

Presentation of the works of participants in the photo competition 2017



Most of the famous Antarctic maps will be displayed with interesting facts about the authors and how they are created


General Discussions, Accepting of Resolutions


Closing of the Symposium