UN-SPIDER Updates February 2019

Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the February 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates and would like to make you aware of an upcoming event and two opportunities organized by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) that might be of interest to you.

From 24 to 27 April, UNOOSA and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) are organizing the United Nations/China Forum on Space Solutions in Changsha, China. Applications for self-funded participants are open until 14 April 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) has teamed up with the Space Generation Advisory Council to launch the Space for Youth Competition. If you're under 35 and passionate about space, make to submit your contribution to the competition until 22 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

The Drop Tower Experiment Series is a fellowship programme of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in which students can learn and study microgravity science by performing experiments in a drop tower. Applications for the 6th cycle close on 31 March 2019. Details are available on the UNOOSA website.

Below the updates, you'll also find an events calendar with upcoming conferences, workshops and seminars organized by the community.

Enjoy the read!

UN-SPIDER at a glance

News from the community

Title Organized by City Country Date
60th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee (STSC) of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Vienna Austria 02/06/2023 to 02/17/2023
2nd CEMS Global Flood Forecasting and Monitoring Meeting

Copernicus Emergency Management Service (CEMS)

02/08/2023 to 02/09/2023
Geo Week: The Intersection of Geospatial and the Built World

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS)

The International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS)

MAAPS

The U.S. Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD)

The World Geospatial Industry Council

Denver Northern America 02/13/2023 to 02/15/2023
8th IAA Planetary Defense Conference 2023

International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

European Space Agency (ESA)

Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Planetary Defence Coordination Office

The Planetary Society

Vienna Austria 04/03/2023 to 04/07/2023