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Geographic Information System

Myanmar - National Training course

As a follow-up to a Technical Advisory Mission to Myanmar in March 2013, UN-SPIDER and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) jointly organized the national training

Date: 
26/11/2012 - 30/11/2012
Title of Training: 
Geo-informatics for Disaster Risk Management
Trainers: 
Experts from UN-SPIDER and ICIMOD as well as invited experts from Wuhan University, China and the Myanmar Information Management Unit.
Target Group: 
Twenty participants from various line ministries and departments involved in supporting disaster risk management and emergency response in Myanmar attended the training course. Key officials from the following departments/agencies were among the participants: Relief and Rehabilitation Department (RRD), Department of Water Research and Improvement of River Systems (DWRIRS), Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU), Fire Services Department (FSD), Myanmar Engineering Society (MES), Natural Resources Utilization Department (NUD), Public Works Department (PWD), Irrigation Department (ID), Forest Department (FD), Rural Development Department (RDD) and the General Administration Department (GAD).
Training Profile: 
The participants were introduced to the concepts of hazard and vulnerability, Earth observation satellites for disaster management, geographic information system, visualization of GIS data and satellite images, Hyogo Framework of Action, methodologies for near real time mapping for emergency response, crowd sourcing, Sentinel Asia System, International Charter and other topics. The hands-on exercises were conducted on Quantum GIS, an open source GIS and Image Processing Software.
latitude: 
19.75
longitude: 
96.1004

Degrees in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
Basic Information
Date: 
01/08/2013
Venue Country: 
Thailand
Event Organisers: 

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), School of Engineering and Technology, School of Environment

Co-organisers: 

ADPC , NOAA, ITC, ICUS, ITTI, CRC, JAXA, TSF, DPRI

Language of event: 
English
Training Details
Training Event Type: 
Academic Training Opportunity
Is a certificate Issued?: 
Certificate issued
Training Requirements: 

Engineering, architecture, natural and social sciences, management background; professionals with work experience prioritized

Tuition Remarks: 

Bath 502.000/ 188.000/ 1.296.000
Limited number of scholarships and fellowships available

Additional Information: 

An internship of 12 weeks at national, regional or international organizations such as ADPC, GIC, UNDP,UNEP, or ITC (The Netherlands) will be arranged for students in the Professional Master’s Degree Program

Asian Institute of Technology

The academic training opportunity covers the following topics: Natural Disasters, forecasts and early warning systems development, investment of RS/ GIS and energy technologies for disaster managem

latitude: 
14.0034
longitude: 
100.665

International Symposium & Exhibition on Geoinformation: Ubiquitous Geospatial Solution

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Kuala Lumpur
Basic Information
Date: 
25/09/2012 - 26/09/2012
Venue: 
Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre
Venue Country: 
Malaysia
Event Organisers: 

International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation (ISG)

Language of event: 
English

International Symposium and Exhibition on Geoinformation is the premier educational event for professionals involved in geoinformation technologies, including geographic information systems (GIS),

Geomatrix’12- An International Conference on Geospatial Technologies and Applications

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bombay
Basic Information
Date: 
26/02/2012 - 29/02/2012
Venue: 
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
Venue Country: 
India
Event Organisers: 

Indian Insitute of Technology, Bombay

Co-organisers: 

National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control, France; Center for Exploration Targeting (CET) at the University of Western Australia (UWA); International Association for Mathematical Geosciences; Mississippi State University; Edith Cowan University (ECU) Australia

Language of event: 
English

Geomatrix’12 is the third in a series of conferences on geoinformatics tools, techniques and applications being organized by the Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE), IITB since

latitude: 
19.1251
longitude: 
72.9165

GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Geneva
Basic Information
Date: 
03/04/2012 - 05/04/2012
Venue: 
World Meteorological Organization
Venue Country: 
Switzerland
Event Organisers: 

UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and ESRI

Language of event: 
English

“GIS for the United Nations, from humanitarian aid to development planning” will be held in Geneva at the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) April 3 & 4, and completed April 5 by a developers wor

latitude: 
46.1984
longitude: 
6.1423

cvrlje_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf

Cvrlje Mladen. Geographic Information System (GIS) in Protection and Rescue. Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia