Training Event

10th International Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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GIS is a great tool to analyze and assess the disaster risk.

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101

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

03/11/2014 to 14/11/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of The University of Twente, the Netherlands (ITC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Researches Operational Satellite Applications Program (UNITAR-UNOSAT)

Language of event: 

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44th Regional Training Course on Disaster Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Course Objectives and Outcomes:

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14

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101

Training Target Audience: 

The course is beneficial to the following: -Government Officials responsible for disaster management policy and plans IFRC/ICRC, international NGOs, NGOs involved in the areas of disaster risk reduction, response and recovery -Staff from training institutes and other agencies responsible for knowledge dissemination on disaster risk reduction and management, as well as training of trainers Persons involved in coordination of disaster management activities (e.g. including also the defense forces and emergency services) -Staff of UN agencies The content of the course concentrates on an Asia context with some references from other regions. However, both Asian and non-Asian participants are highly welcome. All representatives from the different regions, organizations and backgrounds are encouraged to interact, discuss, and make connections to ensure the greatest benefit is gained from attending the course. The class size is limited to 30 persons. ADPC accepts nomination on a first come, first served basis provided the applicant meets the course requirement.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

10/11/2014 to 18/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 10/10/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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International Training Course on Drought Monitoring and Assessment using Space Technology

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and the National

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40

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116

Training Target Audience: 

The training is organised for the benefit of the countries supported by UN-SPIDER through its technical advisory support services.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

18/09/2014 to 22/09/2014

Venue: 

Beihang Training centre, Beihang University

Venue City: 

Beijing

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC)

Language of event: 

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GIS and remote sensing in disaster, risk and emergency management capacity building

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The e-Enhancement Centre Ltd (www.e-enhancement.com) is a leading ICT-4-development consultancy in Africa with offices in Nairobi Kenya whose main agenda is promotion of ICT and Telecom standards through facilitation of various forums (Conferences, Seminars and Capacity Building Programmes) meant to equip the industry players with relevant and up-to-date information vital to the sound management of organizations through application of the modern ICT in various business sectors with our clientele organizations reading as

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Training Target Audience: 

Individuals/ Organizations aspiring to implement G.I.S in their Disaster and Emergency management strategies. Information Managers/ Monitoring and Evaluation Professionals, Logisticians, Humanitarian affairs Managers and Officers/ Program Managers and Supervisors. Camp managers/ Water Sanitation and Health experts/ Coordinators. Disaster Risk Management Professionals

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Additional Information: 

For course outline and Course Registration Details, please contact; Steve Njenga The e-Enhancement Centre, Westlands Commercial Centre, Nairobi Kenya. Cell: +254 721 749 239, +254 752 546 676, +254 773 243 745. steve [at] e-enhancement.com www.e-enhancement.com. Skype: Stevie.njenga

Date: 

08/09/2014 to 12/09/2014

Venue: 

e-Enhancement Centre Ltd

Venue City: 

Nairobi

Event Organisers: 

The Enhancement Center, Nairobi.

Language of event: 

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5th Regional training Course on Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction into National Development Process

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The goal of the course is to enhance understanding on mainstreaming

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14

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101

Training Target Audience: 

Government official responsible for disaster risk reduction policy and planning, national development planning, physical/land-use planning, local development, finance, or from national forums on Millennium Development Goals and related agencies. Development professionals from development agencies (such as UN agencies, bilateral and multilateral agencies and non-governmental organizations), working closely with government agencies on issues related to development policy, planning and programs.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Tuition Remarks: 

The standard course fee of US$2,000 covers course tuition, training materials, single accommodation with breakfast (6 nights), two break refreshments & lunch (Monday-Friday) during the training, and study visits. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application, lunch on weekends, all dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.
Participants who wish to seek own accommodation can choose an alternative course fee package B of US$1,575

Additional Information: 

Training Services Department (TSD)
Asian Disaster Preparedness Center
979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower
Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai
Phayathai, Bangkok, 10400 Thailand
Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92
Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012
Email: tsu [at] adpc.net
URL: www.adpc.net 

Date: 

22/09/2014 to 26/09/2014

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue: 

Swissotel, Nai Lert Park, Bangkok

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC).

Language of event: 

1

3rd International Training Course on Small Satellite Missions

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The training course aims to create awareness about small satellites, space technology and related opportunities by dissminating knowledge required for small satellite technology and infrastructure required for small satellite development. The objective is also to sensitize professionals in developing, launching and utilizing the benefits of small satellites.

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30

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78

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Training Target Audience: 

Decision makers, senior space technologists, managers, researchers and professionals. Agencies and institutions involved in space-based technology.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

The language of the course is English. Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.

Tuition Remarks: 

Accomodation for the participants will be arranged in hostel at IIRS, Dehradun. In addition the participants will have to pay 50 INR per day towards accomodation charges.

Additional Information: 

Course Coordinator (Small Satellite Missions), Indian Institue of Remote Sensing, ISRO, Department of Space, Government of India.

4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun 248001, India

+91-135-2524110 / +91-135-2744583

Fax: +91-135-2741987

Email: cssteap [at] iirs.gov.in

URL: http://www.iirs.gov.in

Date: 

10/11/2014 to 21/11/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 31/08/2014

Venue: 

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing

Venue City: 

Dehradun

Event Organisers: 

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific

Co-organisers: 

Indian Institue of Remote Sensing (IIRS), ISRO Satellite Centre

Language of event: 

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Deforestation and Forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The overall objective of the course is to impart advanced Remote Sensing (RS) knowledge and techniques to monitor forest cover and associated biomass. The participants will learn about the concepts of remote sensing for forest monitoring and techniques for biomass estimation using different biomass estimation models.

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28

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Training Target Audience: 

The participants of the training course will be from ICIMOD regional member countries. This technical training is targeted to professionals in the field of forest carbon stock estimation. The participants should have knowledge of remote sensing and GIS as well as forestry. To assure gender equity, female participation will be highly encouraged.

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Additional Information: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: ( 977 ) 1 5003222 Fax: (977) 1 5003299, 5003277 Email: info [at] icimod.org

Date: 

04/08/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue: 

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Khumaltar, Khumaltar, Patan 44700

Venue City: 

Kathmandu

Event Organisers: 

ICIMOD

Language of event: 

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23rd Regional Training Course on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The CBDRR course provides an opportunity to practitioners to learn, upgrade and share essential skills and knowledge to systematically address

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14

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104

Training Target Audience: 

CBDRR practitioners who want to develop their capacities and essential skills and knowledge on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction as well as interested persons who would like to know more about CBDRR

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

The course is open for participants from various sectors including, local government departments, NGOs, INGOs, UN, IFRC, national emergency response agencies and private sector. Participants from policy and senior management levels of government, UN, donor organizations and INGOs are welcome if they are interested to learn about how CBDRR is operationalized. As course participants come from a diverse range of countries and organizations, and the class size is limited to 30 persons, ADPC accepts nominations from Asia and the Pacific on a first come, first served basis, provided that the applicant meets the course requirements. A limited number of participants from other regions will also be accepted, on a case by case and "first come first served" basis.

Tuition Remarks: 

Package A with accommodation: US$3,175
Package B without accommodation: US$2,275

Additional Information: 

For more information please contact Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Training Services Department (TSD) 979/66-70, 24th Floor SM Tower Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai Bangkok, 10400 Tel: +66 (02) 298 0681-92 Cell Phone: +66 87 697 7535 Fax: +66 (02) 298 0012-13 Skype ID: ADPC_Training Email: tsu [at] adpc.net

Date: 

28/07/2014 to 08/08/2014

Venue City: 

Siem Reap

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)

Language of event: 

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ESA International Summerschool on GNSS 2014

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The objective of this Summer School is to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution. Many lab work will be carried out to get attendees really “hands-on”. In addition, lectures on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and Patents as well as on business aspects are given.

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50

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18

Training Target Audience: 

The following participants can register for the ESA Summer School: Graduate students (more than 3 years studies) PhD students and postdoctoral researchers (< 35 years) Young engineers and professionals from industry and agencies (< 35 years)

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Training Requirements: 

The programme is open to graduate students (with a first university degree), Ph.D. candidates, early-stage researchers and young professional willing to broaden their knowledge.

Tuition Remarks: 

From 750 to 1100 EUR.

Date: 

21/07/2014 to 31/07/2014

Venue City: 

Ostrava

Venue: 

Campus of the Technical University

Event Organisers: 

European Space Agency, European Commission - Joint Research Centre

Co-organisers: 

Stanford University, Institut Supérieur de l'Aeronautique et de l'Espace (ISAE), Toulouse

Graz University of Technology

University FAF Munich,

supported by Space Technologies and Satellite Systems Department, the Technical University of Ostrava, City of Ostrava.

Language of event: 

1

International training course on seismology, seismic data analysis, hazard assessment and risk mitigation

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
English

The GFZ carries out annual training courses on 'Seismology and Seismic

latitude: 

5

longitude: 

-74

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

06/10/2014 to 31/10/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 12/06/2014

Venue City: 

Bogota

Event Organisers: 

German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)

Co-organisers: 

Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota (UN)

Language of event: 

1

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