UN-SPIDER participates in European Space Solutions Conference

UN-SPIDER's Senior Programme Coordinator, Mr Luc St-Pierre, participated in the European Space Solutions Conference, which took place from 11 to 13 June 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic.

At the invitation of EC-COPERNICUS, Mr St-Pierre presented the approach of UN-SPIDER and approaches to reduce vulnerabilities to hazards through good practices in geospatial information management in the panel “From Emergency Response to Risk Reduction”.

The 3-day conference brought together business and the public-sector with users and developers of space-based solutions. Participants learned about the potential for using space technologies from the European Space Programmes Galileo/EGNOS (navigation) and Copernicus (Earth observation) in their fields of work, gather insights about current developments, and discuss what is possible and needed in the future.

Presentation Luc St-Pierre: Reducing Vulnerabilities to Hazards through good Practices in Geospatial Information Management2.81 MB


The participation of  UN

The participation of  UN Spider in European Space Solution Conference will bring valuable results for users and developers of space based solutions.