July 2009

Issue Date: 
Wed, 05/08/2009
July 2009

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

  • Togo: Successful UN-SPIDER Technical Advisory Mission
  • Afghanistan: UN-SPIDER Co-Chairs Inter-Agency Briefing
  • Guatemala: UN-SPIDER present in CONVERCIENCIA 2009
  • [CALL FOR PROJECTS] Planet Action – Fighting the Climate Crisis
  • Cooperation Countering Wildfires in South Africa by Testing ICT System
  • SSTL successfully launch two further satellites
  • Scientists find Tsunami ‘Shadow’ visible from Space
  • Pacific Disaster Net

Conferences and Workshops

  • 3rd Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA’09, “GIScience for Environmental and Emergency Management in Central Asia”, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 27-28 August 2009
  • AfricaGIS 2009: “Geo-spatial Information and Sustainable Development in Africa” in Kampala, Uganda, 26-30 October 2009
  • Eurisy Workshop, 19-20 November 2009, Athens, Greece – First Announcement
  • Pacific Islands GIS&RS User Conference 2009, in Suva, Fiji, 1-4 December 2009
  • GI4DM 2010 Conference, 2-4 February 2010, Torino, Italy, Announcement and Call for Papers

Upcoming UN-SPIDER Outreach Activities

  • UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: "Space Applications for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response in Latin America", in Quito, Ecuador, 29 September - 2 October 2009
  • Third United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop: "From Concepts to Application", in Bonn, Germany, 21-23 October 2009

Upcoming Events Supported by UN-SPIDER

  • 3rd Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA'09, "GIScience for Environmental and Emergency Management in Central Asia" in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 27-28 August 2009
  • II Escuela de Primavera sobre Soluciones Espaciales para el Manejo de Desastres Naturales y Respuestas de Emergencias (UN-SPIDER/GEOSS Spring School), Argentina, October 2009 (Organized by UN-SPIDER/GEOSS/CONAE/CRECTEALC)
  • AfricaGIS 2009: "Geo-spatial Information and Sustainable Development in Africa" in Kampala, Uganda, 26-30 October 2009
  • Pacific Islands GIS&RS User Conference 2009, in Suva, Fiji, 1-4 December 2009
  • GI4DM 2010 Conference, 2-4 February 2010, Torino, Italy
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