United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)

Past UN-SPIDER Events

2009-2010

Fourth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology: "The 4C - Challenge: Communication - Coordination - Cooperation - Capacity Development", 12-14 October 2010, Bonn, Germany.
For more information, please visit http://www.un-spider.org/workshop-bonn-2010

UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop "Building upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for Africa", 25-28 May 2010 6-9 July 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia For more information on the UN-SPIDER Workshop in Addis Ababa, please visit http://www.un-spider.org/workshop-addis-2010

Third United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop: "From Concepts to Application", in Bonn, Germany, 21 to 23 October 2009

UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop "Space Applications for Disaster-Risk Management and Emergency Response in Latin America" , in Quito, Ecuador, 29 September to 2 October 2009

United Nations International UN-SPIDER Workshop: "Building Capacities to Reduce Disasters", in Vienna, Austria, 2 to 4 June 2009

2007-2008

Second United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop: "Disaster Management and Space Technology - Bridging the Gap" in Bonn, Germany, 13 to 15 October 2008

"5th UN-wide Meeting on the Use of Space Technologies for Emergency Response and Humanitarian Assistance" in Bonn, Germany, 16 to 17 October 2008

"United Nations Regional UN-SPIDER Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for the Pacific Region" in Suva, Fiji, 16 to 19 September 2008

"United Nations Regional UN-SPIDER Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response for the Caribbean" in Barbados, 8 to 11 July 2008

"United Nations International UN-SPIDER Expert Meeting: Building Upon the Network of Regional Support Offices" in Salzburg, Austria, 7 to 9 February 2008

"United Nations/China Regional UN-SPIDER Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response" in Shenzhen, China, 03 to 05 December 2007

"4th UN-wide Meeting on the Use of Space Technologies for Emergency Response and Humanitarian Assistance" in Bangkok, Thailand, 27 November 2007

  • Further information can be obtained from Mr. David Stevens, email: "david.stevens (at) unoosa.org"

"United Nations International UN-SPIDER Workshop: Space-based Information and Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response" in Bonn, Germany, 29 to 31 October 2007

Past Events supported by UN-SPIDER

2010-

8th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing and the Environment (AARSE), 25-29 October 2010, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
For more information, please visit: http://www.aarse2010.org/index.html

4th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Incorporating space-based information and technologies into DRR and CCA, Incheon, Republic of Korea, 25-28 October 2010
For more information, please visit: http://geoportal.icimod.org/symposium2010

Second Ukrainian conference Earth Observations for Sustainable Development and Security (GEO/GMES -Ukraine), 14-17 June 2010, Kyiv, Ukraine
For more information, please visit: http://geoss-conf-2010.ikd.kiev.ua/index.php?lang=english

Fourth Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA 2010: Water: Life, Risk, Energy and Landuse - Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, May 27-28, 2010
For more information, please visit: http://gisca10.aca-giscience.org/home

Workshop on Space Technology Application in Disaster Reduction, 5-7 May 2010, Beijing, China
This workshop is organised by the National Disaster Reduction Center, Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Beijing
For more information, please contact Mr. Shirish Ravan at shirish.ravan@unoosa.org

"II ESCUELA DE PRIMAVERA SOBRE SOLUCIONES ESPACIALES PARA EL MANEJO DE DESASTRES NATURALES Y RESPUESTAS DE EMERGENCIAS-SEQUIA Y DESERTIFICACIÓN"
C AMPUS BRASIL-CRECTEALC/UN-SPIDER/GEOSS/CONAE GEODESASTRES-SUL-INPE, Rosario, Argentina, 19 a 23 de abril de 2010 (Spanish language only)
Para información adicional sobre el programa del evento y para someter una aplicación para participar, por favor consulte la siguiente página web:
www.un-spider.org/event-en/3374/2010-04-19/ii-escuela-de-primavera-sobre-soluciones-espaciales-para-el-manejo-de

Special Session of the UN-SPIDER Thematic Partnership LAC
Space-based Applications for Managing Risk Reduction and Emergency Response in Latin America and the Caribbean
Santa Marta, Colombia, Wednesday 14 April  2010, 18:00 - 20:00

For more information, please visit http://www.un-spider.org/event-en/3385/2010-04-14/special-session-un-spider-thematic-partnership-lac-space-based-applications

GI4DM 2010 Conference, Torino, Italy, 2-4 February 2010

NIDM - UNOOSA Workshop: Use of Space Technology for Disaster Risk Reduction, New Delhi, India, 11-13 January 2010

2008-2009

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

Pacific Islands GIS&RS User Conference 2009, in Suva, Fiji, 1- 4 December 2009

AfricaGIS 2009: "Geo-spatial Information and Sustainable Development in Africa" in Kampala, Uganda, 26-30 October 2009

3rd Central Asia GIS Conference - GISCA'09, "GIScience for Environmental and Emergency Management in Central Asia", in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 27-28 August 2009

  • Organized by the Austria-Central Asia Centre for GIScience at the Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transportation and Architecture, and the Centre for Geoinformatics (Z_GIS), Salzburg University, Austria ( GISCA '09)

"CRASTE-LF Workshop International - L'Outil Spatial au Service de la Gestion des Catastrophes et des Situations d'Urgence en Afrique" in Rabat, Morocco, 10 to 12 November 2008

  • Organisé par Le Centre Régional Africain des Sciences et Technologies de l'Espace en Langue Française ( CRASTE-LF)
  • Programme and presentations ( external link)

"Iranian Space Agency/UN-SPIDER Regional Workshop: Building Upon Regional Space-based Solutions for Disaster Management and Emergency Response" in Tehran, I.R. of Iran, 06 to 08 October 2008

  • Organized by the Iranian Space Agency (http://www.isa.ir/en/)

GEOSS/UN-SPIDER Spring School "Primera Escuela de Primavera Sobre Soluciones Espaciales Para el Manejo de Desastres Naturales y Respuestas de Emergencias-Inundaciones" in Santa Maria, Brazil, 08 to 12 September 2008

  • Organizado por el Centro Regional de Educação em Ciência e Tecnologia Espacial para America Latina e o Caribe - CRECTEALC - Campus Brasil
  • Presentations, programme and list of participants ( external link, go to "Eventos -> Escuela de Primavera")

"NASDRA/NEMA West African Regional Workshop on UN-SPIDER and the Role of the International Charter in Disaster Management" in Abuja, Nigeria, 21 to 22 May 2008

  • Organized by the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) of Nigeria ( http://www.nasrda.org/)
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