The Conference “Earth Observations for Sustainable Development and Security”, Kiev, Ukraine
Date: June 14-17, 2010
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
The second Conference on "Earth Observations for Sustainable Development and Security" will be held from 14 to 17 June, 2010 in the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", Kyiv, Ukraine. The Conference represents the perfect opportunity to demonstrate the latest innovations, achievements and practical results in the area of space information technologies.
Organizers: The National Space Agency of Ukraine (NSAU), the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU), the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" (NTUU “KPI”), the Space Research Institute of NSAU-NASU. Other Ministries will participate in consent.
Goal of the Conference is to discuss the prospects of aero- and space-born data utilization for natural resources management, sustainable development and security in course of GEOSS, GMES, INSPIRE activities and establishment of the Ukrainian segment of GEOSS (GEO-UA system).
International researchers and experts interested in Earth observation data application will have the opportunity to present and discuss, results and ideas with focus on the following areas:
Disaster reduction: flooding, forest and field fires, water, air and soil pollution;
Understanding and adapting to climate variability and change;
Management and protection of ecosystems;
Sea and ocean problems.