October 2009

Issue Date: 
Wed, 04/11/2009
October 2009

In this issue:

UN-SPIDER News

  • Importance of UN-SPIDER highlighted at the United Nations General Assembly
  • UN-SPIDER to support Samoa, Fiji, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic
  • UN-SPIDER takes a leading role in supporting the response efforts in the Philippines
  • 3rd International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop
  • UN-SPIDER carries out first Technical Advisory Mission to Latin America, in Ecuador
  • UN-SPIDER makes headway at the regional workshop in Ecuador
  • International Day for Disaster Reduction
  • UN-Day on Bonn’s market square
  • UN-SPIDER Team to participate in relevant upcoming events
  • InWEnt Blended-Learning Course on Geodata for Environmental Statistics: UN-SPIDER informs African course participants on its mandate and Knowledge Portal
  • DigitalGlobe unveils first Worldview-2 images
  • ASTRIUM inks two-satellite deal with Kazakhstan
  • Satellite data instrumental in combating desertification

Conferences and Workshops

  • Joint International Workshop of ISPRS WG IV/1, WG VIII/1, and WG IV/3, on “Geospatial Data Cyber Infrastructure and Real-time Services with special emphasis on Disaster Management”, Hyderabad, India, 25-27 November 2009Pacific Islands GIS&RS User Conference 2009, in Suva, Fiji, 1- 4 December 2009
  • The Third African Leadership Conference on Space Science and Technology for Sustainable Development ALC-2009 - Algiers, Algeria 7 - 9 December 2009
  • The Fourth Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management - Montego Bay, Jamaica 7 - 11 December 2009
  • Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction 2010, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, 17-19 January 2010
  • The 16TH Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-16), Phuket, Thailand, 26-29 January 2010
  • GI4DM 2010 Conference, 2-4 February 2010, Torino, Italy
  • spatial assessment and analysis of vulnerability, 6 – 7 July, 2010 - Salzburg, Austria - Workshop within the GI_Forum 2010 - First Special Call for Papers
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