Geo-information

Joint EOGC-GIT4NDM 2015 Conference

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

 

latitude: 

24

longitude: 

56

Date: 

08/12/2015 to 10/12/2015

Venue: 

United Arab Emirates University

Venue City: 

Al-Ain

Venue Country: 

  • United Arab Emirates

Event Organisers: 

United Arab Emirates University and Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM), Canada

Co-organisers: 

College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Geography and Urban Planning Department, University of Waterloo, Canada

Language of event: 

1

Sudan - National Training course

English

This training course was conducted to strengthen institutional capacities at the federal and state levels to consolidate the use of space technologies and geo-information.

Date: 

05/05/2013 to 09/05/2013

Country/Region: 

Title of Training: 

Space-based Technology for Disaster Risk Management Awareness and Training Course in Sudan

Trainers: 

UN-SPIDER, China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research and Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD)

Target Group: 

Representatives of government agencies, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan including the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices in Sudan.

Training Profile: 

The training course aimed to raise the awareness of decision-makers and local staff regarding the benefits of space-based information and to increase the capacity of staff in these institutions on the use of space-based technology for disaster management. The training course was kicked off with a one-day awareness-raising workshop on 5 Mayand was followed by a four-day training course. Over 120 participants from the government, NGOs, academia, United Nations organizations and private companies in Sudan participated in the first day’s workshop. About 20 participants from the Remote Sensing Authority, the Meteorological Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation of Sudan and the national UNDP and WFP Offices attended the subsequent training course.

latitude: 

16

longitude: 

33

ISPRS: Call for papers about collaborative mapping

The ISPRS (International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing) International Journal of Geo-Information launched a call for manuscripts submission regarding collaborative mapping.

English

Publishing Date: 

Tue, 14/08/2012 - 15:10
Tue, 08/14/2012

International Conference on Geoinformation and Communication 4 Disaster Management (GeoICT4DM)

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

The Waterloo Institute

latitude: 

44

longitude: 

-80

Date: 

10/10/2012 to 11/10/2012

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 10/09/2012

Venue City: 

Mississauga

Event Organisers: 

Waterloo Institute Disaster Management, Dewey College

Co-organisers: 

International Association for Geoinformation and Communication Technology

Language of event: 

1
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