disaster management

9th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

COURSE OVERVIEW:

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Training Target Audience: 

The course is open to all participants who are working or will be working in the organizations where spatial information is used or considered to be used for the purpose of disaster risk management, disaster management, or disaster risk reduction. There is no prerequisite GIS knowledge for participant who is interested in this course. The course welcome participants from all geographic areas, however the class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

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Training Requirements: 

Participants must be fully conversant in English.

Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$3,175 covers the course tuition, training materials, accommodation with breakfast, meeting package, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch and dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses. Participant who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$2,275

Additional Information: 

The training will be held in Bangkok, Thailand. Exact venue to be confirmed at a later date.

Date: 

21/10/2013 to 01/11/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 20/09/2013

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Co-organisers: 

- The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) - The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente (ITC) - UNITARS Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 

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Workshop on Governance Capacity and Natural Disasters: Enhancing Preparedness, Response and Rebuilding

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

This workshop brings theoretical and practical expertise to address how governance mechanisms can be enhanced to address natural disasters. It engages leading experts on governance and natural disasters. The workshop will build on the successes and failures derived from past experiences towards better mitigating and recovering from future disasters.

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21

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Date: 

26/08/2013 to 28/08/2013

Venue City: 

Honolulu

Venue: 

John A. Burns Hall, East-West Center

Event Organisers: 

East-West Center
University of Hawaii at M?noa
United Nations University

Language of event: 

1

9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for

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21

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106

Date: 

09/12/2013 to 11/12/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 01/08/2013

Venue City: 

Hanoi

Venue: 

Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet Rd., Cau Giay

Event Organisers: 

The Institute of Geography (VAST) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

Co-organisers: 

Patronage: AARS, VGCR Sponsors: VAST Participants: UN, ADRC, DOSM, JAXA, HUMG, HUA, WRU

Language of event: 

1

26th International Tsunami Symposium

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The 26th international tsunami symposium will include the three-day scientific session in Fethiye-Göcek (September 25-27) and an optional one-day technical tour and a special session in Rhodes Island (September 28).

The symposium will focus on:

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Date: 

25/09/2013 to 28/09/2013

Venue City: 

Fethiye-Göcek

Venue: 

Fethiye-Göcek

Language of event: 

1

DCG 3rd Annual Conference on Flood Control, Environmental Management and Climate Change

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The

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51

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Date: 

25/06/2013 to 30/06/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 10/05/2013

Venue: 

London

Venue City: 

London

Event Organisers: 

Disaster Control Group (DCG)

Language of event: 

1

Brussels Space Policy round Table: Cooperation vs Competition in Space Activities

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

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51

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4

Date: 

21/05/2013

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 16/05/2013

Venue: 

Brussels

Venue City: 

Brussels

Event Organisers: 

SW Foundation

Language of event: 

1

International Conference on ICTs for Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

ICT-DM'2014 is the inaugural edition for a new conference event on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in

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37

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Date: 

24/03/2014 to 25/03/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 23/09/2013

Venue: 

Centre de recherche sur l'information scientifique et technique (CERIST)

Venue City: 

Algiers

Event Organisers: 

CERIST

Language of event: 

1

Japan: The world's first satellite communications helicopter

Sakurajima Volcano in Kyushu, Japan, seen from space

This will significantly enhance the crisis

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Publishing Date: 

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 10:06

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36

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138
Thu, 04/04/2013

Global Space & Satellite Forum (GSSF 2013)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English
Global Space and Satellite Forum

GSSF 2013 can be best described as the platform to discuss the commercial space and satellite technology we use every day. The event will discuss and showcase the latest developments in

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24

longitude: 

54

Date: 

07/05/2013 to 08/05/2013

Venue: 

Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi-UAE

Venue City: 

Abu Dhabi

Event Organisers: 

Streamline Marketing Group

Language of event: 

1

New Instrument on ISS to provide Imagery to Developing Nations

In January 2013, a new Earth-observing instrument was installed on the International Space Station (ISS): ISERV Pathfinder. The instrument consists of a commercial camera, a telescope, and a pointing system, all positioned to look through the Earth-facing window of ISS’s Destiny module.

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 04/03/2013 - 10:33

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35

longitude: 

-87
Sun, 03/03/2013

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