Harvard University, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Harvard University organizes a workshop called Remote Sensing for Humanitarian Programs from 26-30 June 2017.
It is a professional training course aimed at providing humanitarian professional basic skills required to use remote sensing technologies, such as satellite and drone imagery, as part of humanitarian operations. The goal of the course is to equip participants with the necessary expertise to manage, design, and utilize remote sensing programs during both natural disasters and conflict-related emergencies.The goal is to equip participants with necessary expertise to manage, design and use remote sensing programs both in the cases of natural disasters and conflict-related emergencies.
The course is conducted by the Signal Program on Human Security and Technology, which is a part of the university's Humanitarian Initiative.The faculty is experienced in remote sensing for humanitarian response and has extensive expertise in satellite data analysis.
The fee is 1750 usd. It covers the workshop, light breakfast, lunch and course materials. For registration, please visit: http://hhi.harvard.edu/education/workshops/remote-sensing
NGO and UN workers, national and local government, and other actors involved in humanitarian response and operations.