UN-SPIDER Updates May 2019

Dear readers,

We're glad to share with you the May 2019 UN-SPIDER Monthly Updates.

We would like to make use of this occasion to inform you that applications for the United Nations Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Reduction - "A Policy Perspective" and Commemoration of 10 Years of the UN-SPIDER Beijing Office are now open. This 9th Annual UN-SPIDER Conference in Beijing will take place 11-12 September 2019.

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
67th Session of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS)

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Vienna Austria 06/19/2024 to 06/28/2024
UN/Austria Symposium 2024 Climate action: transforming space-based technology projects into sustainable services that support policy-making

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)

Austria

Graz Austria 07/17/2024 to 07/18/2024
Advanced Webinar: Drought Monitoring, Prediction, and Projection using NASA Earth System Data

NASA ARSET

07/23/2024 to 08/01/2024
Global Flood Partnership Annual Conference 2024

Global Flood Partnership (GFP)

Nairobi Kenya 07/24/2024 to 07/26/2024
30 Years of Progress in Radar Altimetry Symposium

European Space Agency

French Space Agency (CNES)

Montpellier France 09/02/2024 to 09/07/2024
EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference 2024

European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT), Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

Würzburg Germany 09/30/2024 to 10/04/2024
2nd UNESCO IOC Global Tsunami Symposium

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO); Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency (Indonesian: Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, dan Geofisika, abbreviated BMKG)

Banda Aceh Indonesia 11/09/2024 to 11/14/2024
The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS) 2024 Hybrid Annual Conference

The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS)

Vasundhara Emergency Management Foundation (VEMF)

Pune India 11/26/2024 to 11/29/2024
IASI Conference 2024

EUMETSAT

Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Nancy France 12/02/2024 to 12/06/2024