UN-SPIDER Updates February 2019

Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the February 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates and would like to make you aware of an upcoming event and two opportunities organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) that might be of interest to you.

From 24 to 27 April, UNOOSA and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) are organizing the United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions in Changsha, China. Applications for self-funded participants are open until 14 April 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has teamed up with the Space Generation Advisory Council to launch the Space for Youth Competition. If you're under 35 and passionate about space, make to submit your contribution to the competition until 22 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The Drop Tower Experiment Series is a fellowship programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in which students can learn and study microgravity science by performing experiments in a drop tower. Applications for the 6th cycle close on 31 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

Below the updates, you'll also find an events calendar with upcoming conferences, workshops and seminars organized by the community.

Enjoy the read!

UN-SPIDER at a glance

News from the community

Title Organized by City Country Date
Flood Knowledge Summit 2022

United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT)

Maastricht Netherlands 07/07/2022 to 07/08/2022
Webinar on "Bhuvan" Geo-Platform (ISRO)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC)

07/12/2022 to 07/14/2022
Advanced Webinar: Satellite Remote Sensing for Measuring Urban Heat Islands and Constructing Heat Vulnerability Indices

NASA ARSET

08/02/2022 to 08/11/2022
Weather Forecasting using Numerical Weather Prediction Models

Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP)

Space Application Centre (SAC)

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Ahmedabad India 09/05/2022 to 09/16/2022
Introduction to Machine Learning for Earth Observation - A practical approach

EUMETSAT

Darmstadt Germany 09/27/2022 to 09/29/2022