International Interdisciplinary Conference on Geo- and Environmental Information and Communication - Achieving Sustainability Goals through Knowledge Sharing

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bogota
Basic Information
Date: 
06/02/2013 - 08/02/2013
Venue: 
Hotel and Convention Center COSMOS 100
Venue Country: 
Colombia
Event Organisers: 

CODATA-Germany

Co-organisers: 

National University of Colombia, CODATA Taskgroup on Preservation of and Access to Scientific and Technical Data in/for/with Developing Countries, International Cartographic Association WG on GIS and Sustainable Development, International Cartographic Association Commission on Cartography in Early Warning and Crisis Management and International Society for Digital Earth

Language of event: 
English

This International and Interdisciplinary conference is dedicated to scientific and technical methods of environmental information and communication. Special regard is given to the central role of Geoinformation. The CEIC conference will provide a forum for the presentation of scientific papers illustrating the efforts of the research community, professional papers describing the cutting-edge methods employed by environmental and geoinformation organizations and companies, furthering their national as well as international collaborative efforts to advance knowledge and techniques of environmental information and communication.

Among the keynote speakers are experts from various continents, Russia, China, U.S.A. Europe, and of course from South America.

One of the various highlights of this conference will be a Panel on Environmental and Risk Communication including Gustavo Wilches-Chaux, Risk Communication-Expert, Environmentalist and Environmental Education Expert in Latin America and Lisbeth Fog, Scientific Journalist and Academic in Science Communication.