Prof Georg Gartner, Former President of the International Cartographic Association, Professor for Cartography and Geo-Mediatechniques at the Research Group of Cartography at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Christian Heipke is a professor of photogrammetry and remote sensing at Leibniz Universität Hannover, He is the recipient of the 1992 Otto von Gruber Award, the 2012 Fred Doyle Award, both from the International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), and the 2013 Photogrammetric (Fairchild) Award from ASPRS. He served as vice president of EuroSDR (European Spatial Data Research, formerly known as OEEPE). He was chair of the German Geodetic Commission (DGK), from 2012-2016 ISPRS Secretary General. Currently he serves as ISPRS President.