ISESS, the International Symposium on Environmental Software Systems, was initiated in 1995 as a forum to present and discuss the fundamentals, progress and actual trends in this area in terms of methods, tools and state-of-the-art environmental informatics applications. Over the years, it has also evolved into an important networking tool for academics, environmental professionals, and other interested parties.

ISESS is a conference series organized on behalf of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), WG 5.11 “Computers and Environment”. In odd-numbered years, ISESS is held as a conference with a complete range of topics related to Environmental Information Systems (EIS) and related topics. In even-numbered years ISESS is held as a workshop of International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (IEMSS) with the focus being on a specific topic.

The conference is organised by the Masaryk University in cooperation with IFIP, the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, the European Commission and the European Environment Agency.

Important dates

  • April 15, 2011: Notification of paper acceptance
  • April 30, 2011: Announcement of preliminary programme
  • April 30, 2011: Registration - early rate deadline 


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The conference will display the state-of-the-art in the development and implementation EIS and eEnvironment services, with a special focus on the following topics:

The conference is a meeting place for experts on leading edge technologies, and it aims to foster the standardization and integration of environmental data and information flows in world, which are essential pre-requirements for managing our natural resources in a framework of sustainable development. The ISESS 2011 conference is open to governmental institutions, international and intergovernmental organisations, environmental agencies and networks, scientists, academicians, politicians, businesses, public administration and decision makers in the field of environmental information, experts from ICT industry, specialists of theoretical and applied informatics, consultants, students and the concerned public.

The conference is held under the auspices of:

Prof. Petr Fiala, Rector of Masaryk University
Tomas Chalupa, MSc, Minister for the Environment of the Czech Republic
Prof. Iva Ritschelova, Chairwoman of the Czech Statistical Office
Prof. Jaroslav Pokorny, Representative of the Czech Republic in IFIP
Dr. Alessandro Annoni, Head of IES/H06 - Spatial Data Infrastructures Unit of JRC


News and important information



Early rate deadline moved to May 20, 2011

The deadline for early rate payments has been moved to May 20, 2011. All participants, who finished their registration between original early rate deadline (May 8, 2011) and May 20, are to pay the early rate fee (350 Euro). Please check your pro forma invoices and contact organizers in case of any questions or problems. The payment via credit cards will be processed within several days; we apologize for inconvenience.

Detailed programme

 Detailed programme of the conference was released.

Preliminary programme and keynote speakers

Preliminary programme and keynote speakers were added at the Programme page.

Proceedings published by Springer
24.1.2011 | More information...

ISESS 2011 Proceedings will be published in electronic form by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Therefore, we ask authors to follow the paper templates created by Springer.

Conference topics and sections

Conference topics and sections detailed description is now available in the page Topics.