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United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction - "Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response"

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The Office for Outer Space Affairs is pleased to announce the “United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction – ‘Enhancing Disaster Preparedness for Effective Emergency Response’”, to be held from 24 to 26 October 2018 in Beijing, China.

The deadline for registration to attend the conference is 8 August 2018. Online registration is mandatory for all participants via the UNOOSA online registration platform.

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24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 08/08/2018

Venue: 

Grand Gongda Jianguo Hotel

Venue City: 

Beijing

Venue Country: 

  • China

Event Organisers: 

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and Ministry of Emergency Management of the People’s Republic of China

Co-organisers: 

China National Space Administration, Asia Pacific Space Cooperation Organisation and Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education for Asia and the Pacific

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Data science for Emergency Management

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Society is increasingly exposed and vulnerable to frequent reoccurrence of natural disasters exacerbated by climate change. In the event of a disaster, there is huge amount of heterogenous data generated by the people and automated systems.

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11/12/2017 to 14/12/2017

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 29/09/2017

Venue: 

The Westin Copley Place, Boston in Boston, MA,USA.

Venue City: 

Boston

Venue Country: 

  • United States of America

Event Organisers: 

Elena Baralis - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Paolo Garza - Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Laura Irina Rusu - IBM Research Australia
Gandhi Sivakumar - Watson CoC, Master Inventor, IBM Australia

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The event is support by I-REACT.

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NASA’s microsatellites to improve hurricane prediction

Monitoring Hurricane Matthew. Image: NASA

Satellites improvements are an important contribution to the monitoring and forecasting of future storms. NASA is managing a new group of eight economical microsatellite observatories, called the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) that will be orbiting the Earth at low level. Each observatory will be evenly placed around the world.

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Thu, 03/11/2016 - 06:23

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Wed, 11/02/2016

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Copernicus Emergency Management Service activated for forest fires in Spain

Grading map to monitor fires in the South of Spain (Image: Copernicus)

The Copernicus Emergency Management Service was activated by the Spanish Civil Protection Authorities on July 9 after two different fires strongly affected the South of Spain since the beginning of July.

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Mon, 13/07/2015 - 14:07

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Post-Disaster Communications Provided by High-Altitude Balloon

Emergency Management

Mobile 4G LTE provider Oceus Networks has come up with a technology that will enable broadband and communications services between first responders within 72 hours of an

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Wed, 24/07/2013 - 11:35

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TIEMS Week 2013 with TIEMS Annual Conference 2013

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The main topic is "Robotics in Emergency and Disaster Management"

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01/10/2013 to 04/10/2013

Venue City: 

North of Marseille

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French Fire Brigade new Training Academy

Event Organisers: 

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

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New York Emergency Management Summit 2013

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Join top leaders from NYC and the State of New York at this year’s Emergency Management Summit!

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01/05/2013

Venue City: 

New York

Venue: 

Hilton New York

Event Organisers: 

Emergency Management

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TIEMS Oslo Conference 2012 : Space Weather and Challenges for Modern Society

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TIEMS is an International Expert Network of  Users, Planners, Researchers, Industry, Managers,

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22/10/2012 to 24/10/2012

Venue: 

Grand Hotel

Venue City: 

Oslo

Event Organisers: 

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

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Jamaican Office for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM)

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Crowdsourcing community responds to Philippine floods

Google's Crisis Response Team launched a resource page for the

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Publishing Date: 

Fri, 10/08/2012 - 08:58

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Fri, 08/10/2012

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