The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), through its Programme on Space Applications and the UN-SPIDER platform, and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are jointly organising this workshop in order to share experiences from Asia and other parts of the World in using Earth observation for disaster management.

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The conference will build on opportunities through science and technology to address current issues and reduce risks for future generations. The conference would discuss the linkages among governance issues, decision making and disaster risk reduction policies for mainstreaming DRR into development policy and would identify effective ways of cooperation between the disaster, environment, water and health sectors, and explore examples of networks, cooperation, processes and partnerships. 

This conference is hoped to go beyond the awareness and the need to plan the individual components required to develop and implement an effective disaster management plan. The conference would be for... read more

There are 59 Natural and 11 Mixed World Heritage Sites in the AsiaPacific. The proposed thematic training and workshop is intended to provide a platform to site managers and multi-disciplinary experts for training and work out on a possible action plan for disaster preparedness through the medium of World Heritage Sites in the Asia-... read more

The main objective of this seminar is to disseminate knowledge and to share expertise and experiences in geospatial sciences on all aspects of natural resource management. This would be a regional seminar mainly for the participants (students/researchers) from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and, Jammu & Kashmir. However, participants are welcome from any part of the country. The eminent scientists from premier Remote Sensing Institutes like Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun; Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad and National Remote Sensing Centre, Hyderabad will be invited for key note lectures covering various aspects of natural resource management.

Themes: 1. Agriculture, Soil and Water Resource Management 2. Climate Change and Environmental... read more

India Geospatial Forum is poised to demonstrate how geospatial technology can bring about a real difference and revolution in the way the nation works and grows, bringing together the diverse stakeholders at all levels who influence technology uptake – policy makers, administrators, technologists, user organisations, technology providers, and academia. The conference will be a platform for these stakeholders to engage in discussion and dialogue to address the issues that can propel technology use to next level; present best practices, and get hands-on demonstration of cutting-edge technology, to be the true beneficiaries of the technology and revolutionise the way they work.


The 2nd International Space Conference was organized jointly by Amity University, Noida and Aryavarta Space Organization, Ahmedabad, on 08-09 January 2015 at Amity University Campus.

The Conference themes were :

  • Space Science & Technology : Covering Space debris mitigation, Communication, Navigation, Astrophysics.
  • Space Law, Policy & Management : Covering Regional Space Policies, Space debris regulation, Legal issues related to Space exploration.
  • Life Science Issues in Space and Aeromedicine : Covering Biological issues and Human habitation Radiological... read more

National Focal Point

Indian Space Research Organisation, Department for Disaster Management Support

Contact Person
Mr. V.S. Hedge
EOS and Programme Director

Tel.: +91-80-2341 6358
Fax: +91-80-2341 3806
Mail: vshedge [at]


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