Third United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop "Disaster Management and Space Technology - From Concepts to Application"

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Bonn
Basic Information
Date: 
21/10/2009 - 23/10/2009

"Disaster Management and Space Technology - From Concepts to Application"

Organised by the
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
the
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

and the
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

Bonn, Germany, 21– 23 October 2009

Langer Eugen UN Campus, Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10
D-53113 Bonn, Germany

 

Workshop Topics

Main topics of the third workshop will include:

  1. Presentations and discussion on the contribution of space-based technologies to mitigate the impact and enhance adaptation to global climate change and land degradation utilising innovative monitoring and analysing tools.
  2. Discussion on the SpaceAid Framework: SpaceAid is a framework which facilitates fast access to space-based information for affected countries, international and regional organizations in the event of a disaster. This information includes all types of space-based technology such as navigation, communication, imagery, radar etc.
  3. Presentation and discussion on the beta-version of the UN-SPIDER Knowledge Portal (communication and information platform).
  4. Presentations and discussion on the contribution of space-based solutions to the field of Telehealth and Disaster Medicine.

As a general framework, the workshop intends to harmonise the various existing initiatives that are contributing to helping developing countries access and use space-based technologies for disaster management and risk reduction as well as to explore possibilities of capacity development and institutional strengthening.

 

Target Audience

The workshop will provide an opportunity for cutting-edge presentations, brainstorming and in-depth discussions. It will bring together a total of 80-100 decision-makers and senior experts from the following groups.

  • National and regional institutions responsible for providing risk and disaster management support, for the implementation and maintenance of early warning systems, as well as for risk and vulnerability assessment;
  • National and regional institutions responsible for adaptation strategies to climate change and Emergency and Disaster Medicine
  • National and regional institutions responsible for capacity building in and promoting the use of space-based technologies;
  • UN-SPIDER Regional Support Offices, National Focal Points, and Institutional Partners;
  • UN agencies and NGOs involved in disaster management mitigation and relief;
  • Space agencies;
  • Academic and research institutions;
  • Geospatial Information Management and IT companies.

 

Contact and further information

For more details on the workshop and registration requirements please download the attached document. For further organisational information and other logistical details, please contact Mr. Joerg Szarzynski, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, UN-SPIDER Bonn Office.

Joerg Szarzynski
Senior Expert
UN-SPIDER
Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10
53113 Bonn
Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)228 - 815 0677
Fax.: +49 (0)228 - 815 0399
Email: joerg.szarzynski (at) unoosa.org

 

Presentations

Oct 21, 2009: Keynote Plenary Presentations

zelaya_bonilla_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
degomme_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
 

Oct 21, 2009, Session I: Space technology in support of risk and disaster management

faucher_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
taubenboeck_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
kinfemichael_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
lienlaf_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
 
Special sequence: The Namibia SensorWeb Pilot Project
van_langenhove_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
frye_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
post_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
hazarika_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
burns_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
bevington_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
kucinskas_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
tomaszewski_3rd_ws-bonn_21_10_09.pdf
 

Oct 22, 2009, Session II: SpaceAid

Keynote Presentation: lamy_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
Plenary Presentations:
saarniaho_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
kleinod_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
bazoun_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
hermens_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf

cvrlje_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf

koehler_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
pfund_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
 

Oct. 22, 2009, Session III: Adaptation to global climate change and land degradation utilising innovative monitoring and analysing tools

tetzlaff_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
hamid_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
warner_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
huda_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
guerre_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
pandey_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
yilma_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
patabendi_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
khasankhanova_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
strobl_3rd_ws-bonn_22_10_09.pdf
beyene_3rd_ws_bonn_22_10_09.pdf
 

Oct. 23, 2009, Session IV: Disaster Medicine, Telemedicine and Integrated Vector Management (IVM)

lafaye_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
rogers_3rd_ws-bonn_23_11_09.pdf
james_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
leggat_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
roytman_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
kussul_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
ndione_3rd_ws-bonn_23_10_09.pdf
 

 

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