International conference on geoinformation and communication 4 disaster management (GeoICT4DM)

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM)
Date:
10-11 Oct 2012
Location:
Canada (Mississauga)
Venue:
Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management at Dewey College
Language:
English

Background

The goal of the conference is to transfer the recent knowledge to Asia and other parts of the world. The inaugural international conference aimed at bringing together academics, researchers, scientists, industrialists and politicians and practitioners. The conference will provide a platform to discuss recent technical advancements and innovations in the profession of Geo-information and Communication Technology. It is an excellent opportunity for the exchange of ideas and knowledge, and for discussing future challenges in Natural Hazards and Disaster Management. Keynote speakers will present the hot topics from the related fields. An exhibition on site has been planned for industrial and educational sectors to promote their activities.

Conference themes

Landslide, flood, Tsunami, Nuclear accident, Disease, Tornado, oil spills, Earthquakes, Storms, Emergency planning and responses, Remote Sensing & Image Processing, LIDAR Technology for Environmental Hazards, Mapping and modeling, Regional Security and Conflict Management, Climate Change and Environmental Impact Assessment, Advanced Geospatial Information Technology, Geographical Information Systems and Spatial Analysis, Development and Globalization, Passive Defense Technology and Man-made disasters.


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Cyclone, Earthquake, Flood, Land Slide, Technical Disaster, Tornado, Tsunami, NBC - Nuclear, Biological, Chemical
Countries:
Canada
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