Call for Papers: LBS 2021, November 24-25, Fully Online


The ICA Commission on Location Based Services and the University of Glasgow are pleased to invite you to the 16th International Conference on Location Based Services, which will take place fully online on 24—25 November 2021.

Built on the success of previous conferences in this series, LBS 2021 aims to offer a common ground to colleagues from various disciplines and practice where they can meet, interact and exchange knowledge, experience, plans and ideas on how LBS can and could be improved and on how it will influence both science and society.

The Call for Papers is currently open. We call for full papers and work in progress. High-quality full paper submissions are intended to be published in Springer Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Journal of Location Based Services or Journal of Navigation.

We are also pleased to announce two awards at LBS 2021: one Best paper award, and one work in progress award. More details will be published on the conference website.

Important Dates:

  • Full paper submission: 8 August 2021
  • Work in progress submission: 29 August 2021
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: 24 September 2021
  • Notification of work in progress acceptance: 24 September 2021
  • Camera-ready full papers and work in progress: 30 October 2021
  • Registration Deadline: 20th Nov 2021
  • Conference: 24-25 November 2021, online

More information regarding LBS 2021 can be found at We are looking forwards to your contributions and to meeting you!