Latin America

UN-SPIDER Updates September 2020

Issue Date: 

Thu, 15/10/2020
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Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the September 2020 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates, and would like to make you aware of two UN-SPIDER events that might be of interest to you:

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Americas Geospatial Forum

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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As the world is moving towards

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09/10/2019 to 10/10/2019

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Mexico City

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Hotel Sheraton Maria Isabel

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  • Mexico

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Call for Papers: 2nd International Academy of Astronautics Latin American Symposium on Small Satellites: Advanced Technologies and Distributed Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Image: United Nations Photo/Flickr

The International Academy of Astronautics is holding its 2nd symposium on small satellites, with a focus on advanced technologies and distributed systems. The symposium will have a worldwide vision, with some focus on the needs and developments of Latin America. 

Applications to present a paper at the conference are being accepted. In order to apply, candidates are asked to submit a one-page, single-spaced abstract of no less than 350 and no more than 600 words. The abstract must be in English, and student papers are encouraged. 

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11/11/2019 to 15/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Mon, 16/09/2019

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Auditorio del Centro Cultural de la Ciencia (C3), Godoy Cruz 2270, Buenos Aires

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Buenos Aires

Venue Country: 

  • Argentina

Event Organisers: 

Colomb Institute

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UN-SPIDER Updates July 2017

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Wed, 16/08/2017
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UN-SPIDER Regional Expert Meeting in Santo Domingo

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UN-SPIDER and the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic conducted a regional expert meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with the support of Secure World Foundation on the use of space-based information in early warning systems for sroughts.

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18/07/2016 to 19/07/2016

Registration Deadline: 

Thu, 14/04/2016

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Centro de Exportación e Inversión de la República Dominicana (CEI-RD), UN-SPIDER activity, regional expert meeting

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Santo Domingo

Venue Country: 

  • Dominican Republic

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER

National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic

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Secure World Foundation

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Spanish

Latin America to contribute with Earth Observation

South America. Image courtesy of NASA

During the past decades Latin America countries like Argentina and Brazil have been active in launching satellites for Earth observation .

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Sat, 29/10/2016 - 02:05

Fires in Latin America

Image courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory by Joshua Stevens, using VIIRS data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership. Suomi NPP is the result of a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of Defense. Caption by Adam Voiland.
The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on the Suomi NPP satellite of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) caught images of smoke in Latin America. 
 

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Thu, 01/09/2016 - 03:30

Dominican Republic Regional Expert Meeting

Droughts affecting Latin America

The UN-SPIDER programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the National Emergency Commission of the Dominican Republic will conduct a Regional Expert Meeting on the Use of Space-based Information in Early Warning Systems for Drought.  The expert meeting will be conducted in Santo Domingo on 18 and 19 July 2016, in the premises of the Centro de Exportación e Inversión de Republica Dominicana (CEI-RD).

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Wed, 29/06/2016 - 15:25

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RedLaTIF

La Red Latinoamericana de Teledeteccion e Incendios Forestales (RedLaTIF)  is a Latin American network that aims to coordinate and unite forest fires observation and management efforts in Latin America. This regional network workw together with the Global Observations of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics (GOFC/GOLD) network. Read more

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Latin America GeoSpatial Forum (LAGF 2015)

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The annual conference for Latin America region produced by Geospatial Media is known as Latin America Geospatial Forum. Organised since 2011 in the region, it is fast gaining momentum as a hot-spot for geospatial community
showcasing state-of-the-art technology and its utility in the world economy.

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19

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10/11/2015 to 12/11/2015

Venue City: 

Mexico City

Venue: 

Hotel Hilton Reforma

Venue Country: 

  • Mexico

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