The 5th international conference on geoinformation technologies for natural disaster management 2013 (GiT4NDM 2013)

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Dewey College; Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM)
Date:
09-11 Oct 2013
Location:
Canada (Toronto)
Venue:
Dewey College, Mississauga
Conference theme: “Save the Earth with Informed Solutions”

Conference goal

The goal of the conference is to contribute the recent knowledge among the local and international participants in both geomatics community and disaster management community.

The conference will provide a platform to discuss recent technical advancements and innovations in geospatial information and communication technologies as well as their innovative applications in disaster management.

Program overview

The two-day conference will consist of keynote sessions, parallel technical sessions, panel sessions, and an industrial/educational exhibition. Day three, October 11th, will involve a field trip to Niagara Falls.

Pre-conference workshop

A pre-conference workshop on Open Source Hands-on GIS workshop for Disaster management using QGIS and GRASS will be held on October 8, 2013 by Prof. Scott Madry from the University of North Carolina, USA.

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Event fee

International participant - $600; International student - $400; local participant - $450; local student - $350, participants interested in attending the pre conference workshop - $250

What is included in the event fee

Admission to all sessions and exhibition, refreshments and a copy of conference proceedings. Cancellations will not be refunded but substitutions of participants are welcome.

Target audience

Academics, researchers, scientists, industrialists, politicians and practitioners

How to register

Please register online.


Keywords

Themes:
Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Canada
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