The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through the United Nations Platform for Spaced-Based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency... read more

The Office for Outer Space Affairs hosted the 7th United Nations International Conference on "Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – Building Resilience through Integrated Applications Risk” in Beijing from 23 to 25 October 2017. The conference was organized by the UN-SPIDER... read more


The Office for Outer Space Affairs conducted the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – ‘Understanding Disaster Risk’” in Beijing  from 19 to 21 September 2016.   The conference was organised by the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office and follows five conferences held since 2011.Previous conferences covered the themes of “Best practices for risk reduction and rapid... read more

To bridge the gap between great successes of remote sensing technology and challenging applications in tropical and subtropical region, this conference aims at providing facilitation and communication between experts from multidisciplinary domains so that they are able to discuss key issues about how to make full use of remote sensing technology to promote its comprehensive and effective applications in this region with a focus on the developing world.

The main conference topics will include but are not limited to: Urban Environment, Tropical Rainforest, Atmosphere, Land Use/Land Cover Change, Oceanography, ... read more

CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM) is formally established in 2013, jointly sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and hosted by the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of CAS. The goal of the Centre is to conduct much-needed research on disaster mitigation through advanced space technologies, especially space-... read more

In response to the needs of developing countries in disaster mitigation to tackle the natural and human-induced environmental disaster, SDIM will organize the 3rd International Training Workshop on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation with the theme of “Earth observations for Disaster Risk Management in Developing... read more

Back to back with the upcoming United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030” organised by the UNOOSA/UN-SPIDER Beijing office, an International Training Programme will be organised for 25 participants of the conference with the support of the Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation (APSCO) and the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC).


The programme will focus on Earth observation technologies for earthquake damage and loss assessment.

If you are interested to attend this programme,... read more


The UN-SPIDER Beijing Office successfully conducted the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Management - “A consolidating role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction: 2015-2030”, from 14 to 16 September 2015. (read related news article)


The conference was attended by more than 100 participants from about 32 countries representing 82 organizations from Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean regions

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The World Geospatial Developers Conference (WGDC 2015) is a world-leading annual conference organized by 3sNews Media for the last 3 years, aiming at leading and promoting innovation in the geospatial industry all over the world.

WGDC 2015 focuses on popular applications in domains such as smart cities, drones, commercial satellites, real estate registration, underground pipeline, business intelligence, telematics, and BIM. Authoritative experts, analysts and renowned enterprises will be present to discuss opportunities for geospatial cross-industry innovation.

Leading companies from world’s geospatial industry will showcase their innovative products, technologies and business models and exciting new start-ups will display their game-changing new offerings. This is a business platform for projects, geeks and investors.

WGDC 2015 offers the opportunity to brainstorm with business elites, create trust and cooperation with business partners, build high-end brand... read more

Future Earth is a global research platform aiming to provide knowledge and supporting to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world. Dynamic Planet, Global Development and Transformations towards Sustainability are its three research themes. These depend critically on the availability and utilization of reliable information at both local and global scale. With the advancement of... read more

These two workshops will be held back-to-back in Hangzhou, China, from 1 to 5 June 2015.This meeting will be hosted by the Ministry of Civil of Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, and co-organized by the National Disaster Reduction Centre of China (NDRCC), UN-SPIDER and UNESCAP.

The purpose of EAS workshop on "Applications of Space Information Technology in Major Natural Disaster Monitoring and Assessment" is to share experiences on applications of space-based information in major natural disaster monitoring and assessment, among East Asia Summit (EAS) member countries, strengthen their capabilities and exchange information on progress and... read more

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