August 2009

Issue Date: 
Thu, 03/09/2009
August 2009

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

  • UN-SPIDER Promotes “SPIDER Global Thematic Partnership” in Asia
  • UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting in Central Asia
  • UN-SPIDER follows-up on Pilot Project on Namibian SensorWeb
  • UN-SPIDER further strengthens its role in the Asia Pacific region
  • DigitalGlobe launches Crisis Event Service
  • JAXA and DLR initiated R&D Cooperation in Satellite Disaster Monitoring
  • Nigerian Space Agency signs MoU with Infoterra
  • PacRICS and disaster management

Conferences and Workshops

  • 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
  • UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: "Space Applications for Disaster Risk Management and Emergency Response in Africa", in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - early 2010.

Upcoming Events Supported by UN-SPIDER

  • 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) - Falda del Carmen, Provincia de Córdoba, Argentina - 26 - 30 Octubre de 2009.
  • 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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