- Meeting or Conference
- Dewey College; Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM)
- 09-11 Oct 2013
- Canada (Toronto)
- Dewey College, Mississauga
Conference theme: “Save the Earth with Informed Solutions”
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.
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.
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.
Event feeInternational 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 feeAdmission to all sessions and exhibition, refreshments and a copy of conference proceedings. Cancellations will not be refunded but substitutions of participants are welcome.
Target audienceAcademics, researchers, scientists, industrialists, politicians and practitioners
- Risk Identification & Assessment, GIS & Mapping, Disaster Risk Management