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Date Contacts Type Meeting description Venue, Co-locations, other information GEO/GEOSS Activities
Date Contacts Type Meeting description Venue, Co-locations, other information GEO/GEOSS Activities
15-19 December 2014 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2014 Fall Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see 2014 AGU Fall Meeting.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA.  
16-19 September 2014 Announcement CO Title: 18th World Congress of CIGR
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see announcement.
Organizer: CIGR.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Beijing, China  .
9 - 13 December 2013 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2013 Fall Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see 2013 AGU Fall Meeting.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA.  
13-15 May 2013 Contact CO Title: EarthScope National Meeting
Duration:Three days.
Objectives: Review of national EarthScope Research program.
Organizer: EarthScope National Office.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Raleigh, NC, USA  .
22-26 April 2013 Web Page CO Title: 35th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web Page.
Organizer: see Web Page.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Beijing, China  .
07 - 12 April 2013 Web Page CO Title: General Assembly of the European Geophysical Union
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Vienna, Austria It is expected that several splinter meetings will be related to GEO/GEOSS.
24 February - 1 March 2013 Web Page CO Title: GEOProcessing 2013
Duration: Six days.
Objectives: The Fifth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services, see web page for details.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists. Abstract deadline id September 29, 2012. See here for submission details.
Nice, France  
8 - 12 December 2012 Web Page CO Title: First IUGG GRC Conference on Extreme Natural Hazards and Their Impacts
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see Web Site.
Organizers: IUGG, AGU Natural Hazards Focus Group
Participants: All interested scientists.
Orange, California, United States. Abstract Deadline: 10 September 2012
3-7 December 2012 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2012 Fall Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see AGU 2012.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA. For a full documentation, see here.
3 -5 December 2012 Announcement CO Title: SUSTAINABLE OCEAN SUMMIT
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: to further advance leadership and collaboration among the diverse ocean business community in addressing marine environment and sustainability challenges. For more details, see Announcement.
Organizer: World Ocean Council. See web page.
Participants: Stakeholders.
Washington, D. C.  .
14 - 16 November 2012 Web Page CO Title: 4th EGU Leonardo Conference: Hydrology and Society - Connections between Hydrology and Population dynamics, Policy making and Power generation
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Torino, Italy Abstract Deadline: 15 Jun 2012
13 - 16 November 2012 Web Page CO Title: ESA-CliC-EGU Topical Conference on Earth Observation and Cryosphere Science - Advancing Knowledge of Cryosphere-Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions from Space
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: ESA.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Frascati, Italy Abstract Deadline: 15 Jun 2012
12 - 16 November 2012 Web Page CO Title: 8th Alexander von Humboldt International Conference on Natural Disasters, Global Change, and the Preservation of World Heritage Sites
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Cusco, Peru Abstract Deadline: 30 Jun 2012
5-7 November 2012 Web announcement Co Title: International Conference on FRESH WATER GOVERNANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Water Research Commission and the Department of Water Affairs – South Africa.
Objectives: The conference will cover a wide range of topics related to sustainable fresh water governance.
Participants: This international conference will bring together policy makers, water managers, scientists and civil society, in a forum where new ideas beyond academic exchange for the future can be shared, nurtured and hopefully developed.
Drakensberg, South Africa.  
31 October - 2 November 2012 Not yet available SY Title: 13th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: WaterNet, see here for details.
Objectives: Theme: TBD.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Johannesburg, South Africa.  
29 October - 2 November 2012 Web Page CO Title: 9th AARSE International Conference, AARSE 2012
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: The main objective of AARSE 2012 is to bring together scholars and professionals from the African and international community to present latest achievements, discuss challenges and share experiences. For more details, see Web page.
Organizer: See web page.
Participants: Stakeholders.
El Jadida, Morocco, at the Faculty of Science, Chouaib Douakkali University.  .
21 - 24 October 2012 Announcement CO Title:IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: See the Announcement.
Organizer: IEEE.
Participants: The audience for this conference will include technologists, representatives from NGOs, governments, academe, funders and industry.
Seattle, WA, USA.  .
20-24 October 2012 Web Page CO Title: 6th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Restore America's Estuaries.
Participants: Stakeholders.
Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida, USA.  .
24-27 September 2012 Web Page CO Title: 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment (ICHMET).
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: ICHMET) is aimed to provide a unique platform for discussing and presenting state-of-the-art research activities related to heavy metals, to a broad international scientific community. A session on advanced data management to support the Group on Earth Observation has also been included. See the website for more details.
Organizer: CNR - Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research (www.iia.cnr.it).
Participants: Open to all interested.
Rome, Italy A pre-conference short course on: "Data publishing and Interoperability technologies enabled by GEOSS" will be held.

Among others the following topics will be of GEOSS interest:

  • Environmental metadata for data sharing and interoperability systems
  • Environmental data encoding and data access
  • Ontology on Heavy Metals in the environment
23-26 September 2012 Web Page CO Title: Latin American Seismology Symposium.
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: See web page.
Organizer: See web page.
Participants: Open to all interested.
Lima, Peru  
17 -20 September 2012 Web Page CO Title: WEGENER 2012
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: The scientific programme is prepared around six sessions that emphasizes multidisciplinary studies of Earth deformation using geodetic techniques, active tectonics, geophysical observations and various modeling approaches. For more details, see web page
Organizer: IAG; see also web page.
Participants: Open to all interested scientists.
Strasbourg, France The program includes a session on the GEO Geohazards Supersite Initiative.
28 - 31 August 2012 Web Page CO Title: 2nd GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Workshop GEOSS: Supporting Science for the Millennium Development Goals and Beyond
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: GEO Secretariat and GEOSS Science and Technology Stakeholder Network.
Participants: Open to all GEOSS Science and Techynology Stakeholders.
Bonn, Germany This is a major GEO and GEOSS-related event. A Meeting of the GEO Communities of Practice and the ID-04 GEO Work Plan Task will take place co-located with the Workshop.
26 - 30 August 2012 Web Page CO Title: 32nd International Geographical Congress 2012.
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Quadrennial meeting of the IGU Commissions and Task Forces.
Participants: Open to all geographers worldwide.
Cologne, Germany  .
13-17 August 2012 Web Page CO Title: AOGS — AGU (WPGM) Joint Assembly
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: AOGS.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore  
05-10 August 2012 Web Page CO Title: 34th International Geological Congress
Duration: Six days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: IUGS.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Brisbane, Australia  
22-27 July 2012 Web Page CO Title: 2012 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: IEEE GRSS.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Munich, Germany The invited session I.22 "GEOSS and Users: The Power of Interoperability" will focus on GEOSS and its users.
14-22 July 2012 Web Page CO Title: 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly
Duration: Eight days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: COSPAR.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Mysore, India  .
08-12 July 2012 web page CO Title: International Conference on Agricultural Engineering
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: CIGR.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Valencia, Spain Dedaline for abstracts: October 4, 2011.
02-06 July 2012 web page CO Title: 2012 Understanding Risk Forum
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: see web page.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Cape Town, South Africa  
2 - 5 July 2012 Web Page, Second Circular CO Title: EUROSOIL 2012: 4th International Congress of ECSSS: SOIL SCIENCE FOR THE BENEFIT OF MANKIND AND ENVIRONMENT
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: The main objective is to provide an interactive forum of exchange of ideas and to establish durable relationships among the participants.
Organizer: ECSSS.
Participants: Soil scientists and researchers, technical and professional operators, industry and administrative representatives, policy makers and regulators operating in the field of Soil Sciences.
Fiera Del Levante, Lungomare Starita - Bari - 70123, Italy. www.fieradellevante.it.  .
25-27 June 2012 web page CO Title: The World Conference on Disaster Management
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: see web page.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Toronto, Canada  
23-27 June 2012 Web Page CO Title:INSPIRE 2012: Sharing environmental information, sharing innovation
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: The aim of this year's INSPIRE Conference is to look at how innovations in governance, content, and supporting technologies have further shaped the landscape of sharing environmental information.
Organizer: INSPIRE
Participants: Interested persons.
Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey.  .
20-22 June 2012 Web Page CO Title: RIO+20
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20, will focus on two themes: (1) Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication; (2)Institutional framework for sustainable development.
Organizer: UN
Participants: Delegates.
Rio  .
28 May - 2 June 2012 Web Page CO Title: International Scientific Conference on Water, Climate and Environment (BALOWIS 2012).
Duration: Six days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: See announcement.
Participants: Scientists, engineers, managers, legislators, NGO representatives and policy makers involved in water, climate and environment related matters.
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia  .
19-21 May 2012 Web Page CO Title: 2012 International Conference on Systems and Informatics (ICSAI 2012).
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: See Web page.
Participants: scientists and researchers involved in systems engineering and information science.
Yantai, China  .
21-23 May 2012 Web Page CO Title:International Forum on Satellite Earth Observation for Geohazard Risk Management.
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: ESA.
Participants: geo-science users and experts working in the field of geohazard risk assessment and management.
Santorini, Greece The program includes lectures on GEO and the GHCP. The GHCP is considering to organize a splinter meeting.
30 April - 3 May , 2012 See Flyer CO Title: Coastal Cities Summit II
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: Improving coastal governance through practicable solutions.
Organizer: International Ocean Institute, http://www.ioiusa.net.
Participants: Local city leaders and policy makers, scientists, practitioners, NGOs, graduate and undergraduate students, and the public concerned about coastal cities and regions.
Hilton Bayfront, St. Petersburg, Fl, USA. The CZCP is considering to organize sessions at the summit.
22-27 April 2012 Web Page CO Title: General Assembly of the European Geophysical Union
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Vienna, Austria Several splinter meetings were related to GEO/GEOSS:
  • The Science and Technology Challenges for GEOSS, Tuesday, April 24, 8:30 - 12:30; see here for details and the program;
  • GEO Work Plan Task ID-03: Science and Technology in GEOSS, Tuesday, April 24, 13:30-15:00; here for the draft agenda;
  • GEO Geohazards Community of Practice: Disaster Risk Reduction: Addressing the scientific and societal challenges of extreme geohazards, Wednesday, 8:30 - 12:30; see here for more details;
  • Several sessions in ESSI were directly related to GEOSS issues. See in particular ESSI2.7 Service Architecture challenges for multi-disciplinary systems.
22-25 April, 2012 See Web Page CO Title: ISCRAM2012: Integrative and Analytical Approaches to Crisis Response and Emergency Management Information Systems
9th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management.
Organizer: ISRAM, http://www.iscram.org.
Participants: All interested stakeholders in crisis response and management.
Vancouver, Canada. .
17-20 April, 2012 secretariate@dynamicdeltas.org, see Web Page CO Title: Dynamic Deltas International Conference
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: Safety and sustainability in rural delta regions.
Organizer: Dynamic Deltas, http://www.dynamicdeltas.org.
Participants: All interested stakeholders in delta regions ands their issues.
Vlissingen, The Netherlands. .
26-29 March 2012 Web Page CO Title: Planet Under Pressure - New Knowledge Towards Solutions
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: IGBP, DIVERSITAS, IHDP, WCRP, ESSP.
Participants: All interested stakeholders in sustainability and global change.
London, U.K. The conference has a number of sessions related to GEOSS. Several proposals were submitted by GEO participants but only one was accepted. For a full documentation of related GEO activities, see here
25-29 March 2012 Web Page CO Title: The Third International Conference on Bioenvironment, Biodiversity and Renewable Energies - BIONATURE 2012
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see CfP.
Organizer: IARIA.
Participants: All interested stakeholders.
St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles  
25-28 March 2012 Web Page CO Title: The 3rd International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics: IMCIC 2012.
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: The purpose of IMCIC 2012 is to bring together scholars and professionals from the three fields, Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics, in order to promote and foster inter-disciplinary communication and interactions among them; in order to make possible the intellectual humus required for inter-disciplinary synergies, inter-domain cross-fertilization and the production of creative analogies. See Web Page for more details.
Organizer: Web Page for a list of the organizers.
Participants: IMCIC 2012 is an international forum for scientists and engineers, researchers and consultants, theoreticians and practitioners in the fields of Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics.
The conference will be held Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, 10100 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32821-8095, USA. See the web page for more details.  
3-10 March 2012 Web Page CO Title: 2012 Aerospace Conference
Duration: Eight days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: IEEE and others.
Participants: open participation.
Big Sky, Montana, USA.  .
21-23 February 2012 Web Page CO Title: Traditional Knowledge for Water Resource Management
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: UNESCO - IHP and others.
Participants: Open participation.
Yazd, Iran.  .
20-24 February 2012 Web page CO Title: 2012 Ocean Sciences Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see Web Page.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The GEO Coastal Zone Community of Practice (CZCP) is organizing Session 106 “Development of a Prototype, Science-based Coastal Information System for Routine Assessments and Monitoring of Coastal Zones in Developed and Developing Nations”; see the description of Session 106 here ...
19 - 22 February 2012 Web page CO Title: AGU Chapman Conference on Remote Sensing of the Terrestrial Water Cycle
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see Web Page.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
Kona, Hawaii, USA.  
30 January - 4 February 2012 Web Page CO Title: The Fourth International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services - GEOProcessing 2012.
Duration: Six days.
Organizers: IARIA
Objectives: “The goal of the International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services, GEOProcessing 2012, is to bring together researchers from the academia and practitioners from the industry in order to address fundamentals of advances in geographic information systems and the new applications related to them using the Web Services.”
Participants: Scientists, researchers, and industry representatives.
Valencia, Spain. There are several topics on Earth observation, including Climate change and the global environment; Data systems for the future Earth observation satellites; Calibration and validation of remotely sensed data; Earth observation sensor networks and applications; Earth observation technology and systems. Presentations on GEO would be very valuable.
25-27 January 2012 Web Page CO Title: EuroGEOSS: Advancing the vision for GEOSS.
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: The conference provides a forum for developers, users and decision-makers working with advanced multi-disciplinary information systems to improve science and decisions for complex societal issues. See Web Page for more details.
Organizer: EuroGEOSS.
Participants: interested scientists and researchers involved in GEOSS and EuroGEOSS projects.
The conference will be held at the Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. See the web page for the address. This conference is strongly focussed on GEOSS.
4-6 January 2012 Web Page CO Title: 2012 Winter ESIP Federation Meeting.
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: The 2012 Winter ESIP Federation Meeting will focus on the theme: Connections Through Collaboration: Engaging Community Throughout the Data Life Cycle. See Agenda for more details.
Organizer: ESIP.
Participants: interested scientists and researchers preferrably involved in ESIP activities.
Washington, DC, USA, at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel There was a demonstration of the GEOSS User Requirement Registry (URR) during the poster session on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, and a Workshop related to the URR was organized on Thursday, Janury 5, 2012. See the Workshop Description...
12-15 December 2011 Web Page CO Title: Eye on Earth Summit
Duration: Four Days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizers: Government of Abu Dhabi
Participants: All interested scientists.
Abu Dhabi.  
5-9 December 2011 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2011 Fall Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see AGU 2011.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA. The program includes two sessions related to GEO/GEOSS. For a full documentation, see here.
30 November - 3 December 2011 Web Page CO Title: Second International Conference “Groundwater Resource Management: Adaptation Measures to Water Scarcity - Science and Policy Responses”
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: “Share innovative methods to help alleviate clean-water scarcity and improve groundwater storage in semi-arid areas; Explore mechanisms to foster international cooperation for implementation of best practices on groundwater management; Promote methodologies for groundwater resources management to cope with climate change, natural disasters, and water-related hazards; Formulate relevant scientific and policy recommendations for sustainable groundwater management and governance”
Organizer: UNESCO International Hydrological Programme and University of California Irvine.
Participants: All interested stakeholders.
Irvine, Ca, USA  
29 November - 2 December Web Page CO Title: Earth Observation for Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions Science
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: ESA, SOLAS and EGU.
Participants: open participation.
ESA/ESRIN, Frascati, Italy.  
27 November - 2 December 2011 GHCP Web Page and ESF web page CO Title: Understanding Extreme Geohazards: The Science of the Disaster Risk Management Cycle.
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: GEO Geohazards Community of Practice jointly with ESF/COST.
Scope: Disaster risk management with specific focus on extreme geohazards.
Participants: Experts in geohazards and disaster risk management.
Hotel Eden Roc, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain; see here for details.  
22 - 25 November 2011 Web Page CO Title: United Nations International Conference on Space-based Technologies for Disaster Risk Management "Best Practices for Risk Reduction and Rapid Response Mapping"
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: Promote the access and use of space-based technologies and solutions for disaster management and emergency response within relevant communities.
Organizer: UNOOSA.
Participants: Disaster managers, policy makers and providers of space technology solutions, tools and applications from Government, NGOs, Academia and the corporate sector. An online application form and guidelines will be available soon on http://www.un-spider.org/conference-beijing-2011.
Beijing, China  
21-24 November 2011 Web Page CO Title: World Delta Summit
Duration: Four days.
Theme: The Pulse of Deltas and the Fate of Our Civilization
Organizer: see web page.
Participants: All interested stakeholders incoastal zone issue with particular focus on delta.
Jakarta, Indonesia Deadline for workshop proposals is May 31, 2011
Deadline for session proposals is June 30,2011.
GEOSS related proposals should be considered.
16th November, 2011 See Announcement WS Title: Second UN-SPIDER International Expert Meeting: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response
Duration: One day.
Objectives: The meeting will focus on exploring possible ways of contributing to better coordination of the crowdsource communities with the space technology community and on overall improvement of its involvement to facilitate the preparation and processing of space-based products used by the disaster risk reduction and emergency response community. The discussions will target opportunities that make space-based information available for disaster risk reduction and emergency response, including their access and use, as well as the further involvement of existing mechanisms to ensure increased coordination and cooperation of all three communities.
Organizer: UNOOSA.
Participants: Experts.
Geneva, Switzerland.  
14-15 November 2011 See Information at the Crisis Mapper web page CO Title: 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE of CRISIS MAPPERS (ICCM 2011)
Duration: Two days.
Objectives: The purpose of ICCM 2011 Geneva is to bring together the most engaged practitioners, scholars, software developers and policymakers at the cutting edge of crisis mapping to address and assess the role of crisis mapping and humanitarian technology in crisis response.
Organizer: Crisis Mapper.
Geneva, Switzerland. .
31 October - 2 November 2011 Web Page CO Title: IRDR Conference 2011: Disaster Risk: Integrating Science and Society
Duration: Two days.
Organizers: The conference is being hosted by the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Programme Office and the China Association for Science and Technology.
Objectives: IRDR Conference 2011 will provide a platform from which to launch trans-disciplinary research alliances aimed at in-depth, practical disaster risk reduction studies. See also Web page.
Participants: Open to all interested experts.
Beijing International Convention Center (BICC), Beijing, China.  
30 October - 1 November 2011 Web Page CO Title: IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC)
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: The conference is being hosted by the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Programme Office and the China Association for Science and Technology.
Objectives: To provide an opportunity to share your work, meet others involved in humanitarian technology, create new projects and meet with funders. See also Web page.
Participants: Open to all interested experts.
Seattle, Washington, USA.  
26 - 28 October 2011 Web Page SY Title: 12th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: WaterNet, see here for details.
Objectives: Theme: IWRM: Harnessing the Rivers of Knowledge for Socio-Economic Development, Climate Adaptation & Environmental Sustainability.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Joaquim Chissano International Conference Centre, Eduardo Mondlane University in Maputo, Mozambique.  
24 - 27 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 CIE International Conference on Radar.
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: Chinese Institute of Electronics, see web page for details on sponsors.
Scope: All aspects of radar system for civil and defense applications.
Participants: Radar engineers and scientists from all over the world.
Chengdu, China; see here for details.  
24 - 26 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: GEO-Carbon Conference: Carbon in a changing world.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: FAO and the FP7 Coordination Action on Carbon Observing Systems.
Scope:To present the latest scientific developments in understanding the global carbon cycle; to present an overview of the building and implementation of a Global Carbon Observing System for land, oceans and atmosphere; to identify progress and gaps in obtaining politically meaningful estimates of regional carbon budgets on land and ocean.
Participants: Experts involved in building the Carbon Observing System.
FAO Rome, Italy.  
24-28 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: Climate Research in Service to Society
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: WCRP.
Participants: All interested scientists and stakeholders in climate change and its impact on society.
Denver, CO, USA  .
20-22 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: SECOND GLOBAL SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND BIODIVERSITY (GLOSS 2011)
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Unclear.
Participants: All stakeholders in sustainability and biodiversity; see http://www.gloss2011.com/attend.html for details.
RAIPUR, CHHATTISGARH, INDIA  .
15 - 17 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: The 4th International Congress on Image and Signal Processing and The 4th International Conference on BioMedical Engineering and Informatics.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Donghua University, IEEE, EMBS.
Objectives: CISP'11-BMEI'11 is a premier international forum for scientists and researchers to present the state of the art of multimedia, signal processing, biomedical engineering and informatics.
Participants: Scientists and researchers in relevant fields.
Donghua University, Shanghai, China.  
12 - 14 October 2011 Web Page SY Title: 7th International Symposium on Spatial Data Quality: Raising Awareness of Spatial data Quality.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers at Coimbra, see here for sponsors .
Objectives: Theme: Raising Awareness of Spatial data Quality.
Participants: “Experts and young scientists from around the world ... related to spatial data quality”.
Coimbra, Portugal; see here for details.  
5 - 7 October 2011 Web Page Co Title: PIA11: Photgrammetric Image Analysis.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Technical University Munich, sponsors: ISPRS, et al., see here.
Objectives: See here for details.
Participants: See here for details.
Munich, Germany; see here for details.  
3-9 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2nd World Landslide Forum
Duration: Seven days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Global Promotion Committee of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL) (see web page for details).
Participants: Relevant stakeholders from a wide range of backgrounds and geographic regions,
Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Rome, Italy  .
3-7 October 2011 Web Page CO Title: 62nd International Astronautical Congress
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: International Astronautical Federation together with the International Academy of Astronautics and the International Institute of Space Law.
Participants: Quote: “The congress is attended by the agency heads and senior executives of the world's space agencies along with academics, researchers, industry and commerce executives, students and young professionals.”
Cape Town, South Africa.  .
28-30 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: 28th Urban Data Management Symposium: UDMS at 40 years: making contributions to the future
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Urban Data Management Society (UDMS).
Participants: Stakeholders.
Delft, The Netherlands.  .
27 - 29 September 2011 Web Page Co Title: 5th International Conference on Flood Management (ICFM5).
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) under the auspices of UNESCO and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) of Japan. For sponsors, see here.
Objectives: See here for details.
Participants: All stakeholders.
Tokyo, Japan, see here for details.  
27-29 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: AIAA SPACE 2011 Conference & Exposition
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics).
Participants: Quote: “SPACE 2011 brings together scientists, engineers, and key government and industry leaders to discuss the important issues, challenges, businessaspects, and synergies we face as a nation.”
Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, California
 
26-30 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: Asia-Pacific International Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR 2011)
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: Radar Society of The Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science (KIEES).
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Seoul, Korea  
23-25 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2nd Annual MarineTech Summit-2011 (MTS-2011)
Duration: Three days.
Theme: New Maritime Dimension in Low Carbon Era
Organizer: see web page.
Participants: All interested stakeholders in marine technology and applications.
Busan, South Korea  
21 - 24 September 2011 Web Page Co Title: AMBITIONS AND REALITIES: Remote Sensing for Archaeology, Research and Conservation.
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: AARG and EARSel.
Objectives: “exploration of objectives and challenges in the effective use of remote sensing techniques in archaeological and landscape studies, not only for research but also for the promotion of conservation and public understanding.”
Participants: All stakeholders.
Poznan, Poland.  
15 - 17 September 2011 Web Page Co Title: 2nd International Conference on Space Technology.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Greek Space Agency.
Objectives: See Web Page.
Participants: “People who work on different aspects of space technology research.”
Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens, Greece.  
14 - 16 September 2011 Web Page Co Title: UAV-g 2011 - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle in Geomatics.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: ETH, for sponsors, see here.
Objectives: “Focus on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics.”
Participants: “Experts in photogrammetry, surveying, robotics, computer vision, artificial intelligence and aerospace engineering. Researchers, developers, service and system providers as well as users are invited.”
Campus Science City (Hoenggerberg) at the ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.  
13 - 15 September 2011 Web Page Co Title: RSPSoc 2011: Earth Observations in a Changing World.
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: RSPSoc.
Objectives: “Facilitate discussion of key issues in the science, technology and application of photogrammetry and remote sensing to meet society’s needs.”
Participants: Researchers and practitioners.”
Talbot Campus of Bournemouth University (BU), Bournemouth, U.K..  
13-15 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: Advanced RF Sensors and Remote Sensing Instruments
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: ESA.
Participants: Quote: “Industry, researchers and practising engineers active in the field are cordially invited to participate and to present their latest findings.”
ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.  .
12 - 16 September 2011 Web Page SY Title: XXIIIth International CIPA Symposium
Duration: Five days.
Organizers: ISPRS and others, see here for details.
Objectives: “all about historical monuments and sites documentation, visualisation, presentation and education.”
Participants: “Photogrammetrists, Archaeologists, Architects, Conservationists and anyone interested in the study, documentation and protection of Cultural Heritage.”
Prague, Czech Republic.  
11 - 14 September 2011 Web Page SY Title: Advances in Geospatial Technologies for Health
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: ISPRS and others, see here for details.
Objectives: “Applications of remote sensing and other Earth observing technologies to understand how the natural environment contributes to environmental (asthma, cholera, meningitis, malaria, yellow fever) and infectious/zoonotic (AIDS, TB, influenza, gastroenteritis, plague) diseases.”
Participants: All stakeholders.
La Fonda on the Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.  
5-8 September 2011 Call for Papers CO Title: CoastGIS 2011
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see Call for Papers.
Organizer: IODE.
Participants: All interested scientists and stakeholders in coastal zone menagement.
Oostende, Belgium  .
4-7 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: Fragile Earth: Geological Processes from Global to Local Scales, Associated Hazards & Resources
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: see Web Page.
Objectives: “This conference provides an international platform for research on global geodynamic processes and plate motion, regional plate boundary processes and their associated resources (e.g. oil, gas and geothermal energy), and on dynamics of fault networks and magmatic systems with their associated hazards (e.g. earthquakes and volcanic eruptions).”
Participants: All stakeholders.
Munich, Germany. See Web Page for details.  
3 - 6 September Web Page CO Title: The 1st ICSU World Data System Conference - Global Data for Global Science -
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: ICSU
Objectives: “This conference is the first international meeting of the WDS to provide with an opportunity to receive opinions, comments and suggestions from scientific communities (data users) and other international data systems to establish the active plan of WDS. ”
Participants: Obviously open to all stakeholders.
Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. See here for details.  
29 August - 1 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: 53rd Photogrammetric Week
Duration: Five days.
Organizers: Institute for Photogrammetry, University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Objectives: Photogrammetry.
Participants: All stakeholders.
Stuttgart, Germany. See here for details.  
29 August - 1 September 2011 Web Page CO Title: CALCON Technical Conference Conference on Characterization and Radiometric Calibration for Remote Sensing
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah, USA.
Objectives: “CALCON promotes the interchange of technical data and lessons learned from programs within the remote sensing community, with emphasis toward calibration.”
Participants: All stakeholders.
Eccles Conference Center, Utah State University campus, Logan, Utah, USA.  
25 - 27 August 2011 Web Page SY Title: International Microwaves, Radar and Remote Sensing Symposium
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: IEEE.
Objectives: “Forum of ideas exchange and results discussion in the field of electromagnetic theory and applications; microwaves; radar technology, systems and signal processing; remote sensing methods and data processing. Both passive and active methods and systems of all frequency bands are welcome.”
Participants: Quote: “We invite all researchers, experts and students who work in our field, waiting for all our traditional participants as well as new colleagues and friends.”
National Aviation University (NAU), Kiew, Ukraine. For details, see here.  
23 - 25 August 2011 Web Page SY Title: 7th International Symposium on Digital Earth
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: For sponsors, see here.
Objectives: “ISDE7 will provide an exciting insight into the use of digital technologies in today's and tomorrow's world. It will explore the role Digital Earth technology plays in economic and social sustainable development, environmental protection, disaster mitigation, natural resource conservation and improvement of human being's living standard.”
Participants: All stakeholders; for a list see here.
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth, Australia.  
17 - 19 August 2011 Web Page SY Title: Cultural heritage data acquisition and processing, 2008-2012
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: ISPRS - Commission V - Close-Range Sensing: Analysis and Applications.
Objectives: “Cultural heritage; image and point-based based survey approaches; visible, multi & hyper-spectral image acquisition and processing; ‘open-source’ software approaches; three-dimensional analysis & presentation; survey standards for cultural heritage.”
Participants: Quote: “This conference aims to bring together both working group V/2 members and other interested parties to discuss research, technological developments and associated projects relating to ‘Cultural heritage data acquisition and processing’.”
The Kings Manor, York, United Kingdom. See here for details.  
17-19 August 2011 Web Page CO Title: Latin American Geospatial Forum: Bringing Global Perspective to Local Action
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Latin American Geospatial Forum Secretariat and a large group of sponsors (see web page for details).
Participants: Quote: “The conference ... would bring all stakeholders in the geospatial domain: government, academia, researchers, students, and the industry - onto one platform to come forward and share their learning and experiences with each other and rest of the world; and enter into meaningful dialogue towards development and strengthening of geospatial industry in Latin America.”
Bara Windsor Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  .
15-19 August 2011 Web Page CO Title: Applied Geoinformatics for Society and Environment 2011 - Geoinformation for a better world
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: AGSE.
Participants: Stakeholders in applied geoinformaticsmatics.
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Africa Institute for Capacity Development, Nairobi, Kenya.  .
9 - 11 August 2011 Web Page SY Title: The 2011 International Symposium on Image and Data Fusion
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: ISPRS and others; see Web page.
Objectives: For the topics, see here.
Participants: All interested experts.
International Golf Resort Hotel, No.1 Guanjing Avenue, Tengyue Town, Tengchong County 679100, China. See here for details.  
8-12 August 2011 Web Page SYM Title: 8th Annual Meeting of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society and Geosciences World Community Exhibition
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: AOGS.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Taipei, International Convention Centre (TICC), Taipei, Taiwan  
7-9 August 2011 Web Page CO Title: International workshop on GNSS Remote Sensing for Future Missions and Sciences
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Sponsors: International Association of Geodesy (IAG) SG4.1, IEEE Geoscience & Remote Sensing Society, Shanghai International Culture Association, Shanghai Astronomical Observatory (SHAO).
Participants: All interested scientists.
Shanghai, China  
3-4 August 2011 Web Page CO Title: 1st Conference on Advances in Geomatics Research
Duration: Two days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Department of Geomatics and Land Management, Makerere University.
Participants: Stakeholders in geomatics.
Conference Hall of the College of Engineering, Design, Art and Technology in Kampala, Uganda.  .
24-29 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: IEEE GRSS.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Vancouver, Canada  .
24 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: IEEE GEOSS Workshop XLI: Global Hydrology Interoperability and Field Applications
Duration: One days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: IEEE ICEO.
Participants: Earth Observation community, modeling, and other water management communities interested in issues of Global Hydrology Interoperability and field Applications and the needs of the community for GEOSS-derived information.
Vancouver, BC, Canada  .
24-28 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting: The Electrification of Transportation and the Grid of the Future
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: IEEE-PES).
Participants: Quote: “This premier power engineering conference will bring together practicing power engineers, executives, policy makers and academics from all over the world.”
Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, USA.  .
20 - 22 July 2011 Web Page SY Title: GeoComputation 2011: The art and science of solving complex spatial problems with computers
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: see Web page.
Objectives: For the themes of Geocomputation 2011, see CfP.
Participants: All interested experts.
University College London, London, U.K.
Co-located with the STDM 2011, see web announcement.
 
18 - 19 July 2011 Web Page SY Title: STDM 2011: The International Symposium on Spatial-Temporal Analysis and Data Mining
Duration: Two days.
Organizers: Co-Sponsored by ISPRS and others, see Web page.
Objectives: “The motivation for the International Symposium on Spatial-Temporal Analysis and Data Mining is to exchange the latest ideas about the deployment of advanced technologies to methods of spatial analysis, spatial-temporal data modeling and data mining.” See also Web page.
Participants: All interested experts.
University College London, London, U.K.
Co-located with the 11th International Conference on Geocomputation, see web announcement.
 
12 - 14 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 6th International Workshop on the Analysis of Multi-Temporal Remote Sensing Images
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: Co-Sponsored by IEEE-GRSS, IEEE and others, see Web page.
Objectives: “The goal of MultiTemp 2011, as well as the ones of the previous editions, is to provide a forum of discussion of scientific, methodological, and application issues related to multitemporal data analysis.” See also Web page.
Participants: All interested experts.
Faculty of Law, University of Trento, Trento, Italy.  
12 - 13 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 International Conference on Space Science & Communication
Duration: Two days.
Organizers: Institute of Space Science (ANGKASA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia, UKM), co-sponsored by IEEE.
Objectives: Theme “Towards Exploring The Equatorial Phenomena”. See also Web page.
Participants: Quote: The meeting “aims to bring together researchers in the fields of space science and communication technology to present their research findings as well as create opportunities for more research collaborations. Therefore, we cordially invite academicians, scientists, engineers and students from academia, industry and government to participate in this conference.”
Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences, Penang, Malaysia.  
11-15 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 46th Annual GSSA Congress: Advancing Rangeland Ecology and Pasture Management in Africa
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Grassland Society of South Africa (GSSA).
Participants: Stakeholders.
Grootfontein Agricultural Development Institute, Middelburg, South Africa.  .
5-8 July 2011 Web Page SY Title: GI_Forum 2011 - GI Community in Focus
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: University of Salzburg, Austria.
Participants: Quote: “GI_Forum focuses on an international audience that shares an interest in applied Geoinformatics. We wish to attract researchers who design, develop and apply advanced methods and techniques of Geoinformatics to a broad range of application domains.”
Salzburg, Austria.  .
5-6 July 2011 Web Page SY Title: Crowdsource Mapping for Preparedness and Emergency Response
Duration: Two days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs with the support and cooperation of the Government of Austria and Secure World Foundation.
Participants: Quote: “The first Expert Meeting will bring together 30 leading experts representing crowd-sourcing communities, space agencies, disaster management and civil protection agencies, NGOs, private companies, and regional and international organizations. If you are an expert currently working in any of the relevant areas (disasters, crowd-source mapping, space-based information) and would like to participate in the meeting please do consider applying to this meeting by the 31st May 2011.”
Vienna, Austria.  .
4-6 July 2011 Web Page CO Title: 4th International conference on safety and security engineering
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: Wessex Institute of Technology.
Participants: Quote: “The conference is aimed at engineers, scientists, field researchers, managers and other specialists involved in one or more aspects of safety and/or security.”
University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
More information.
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2 - 3 July 2011 Web Page WS/CO Title: 2011 International Conference on Remote Sensing and Data ICRSD 2011
Duration: Two days.
Organizers: Sponsored by Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological & Environmental Engineering Society (APCBEES)
Objectives: The aim of the ICRSD conference series is to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Remote Sensing and Data. See also Web page.
Participants: Quote: “The meeting aims to attract participants with different backgrounds, to foster cross-pollination between different research fields, and to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications.”
Hong Kong.  
27 June - 08 July 2011 Email
Web Page
CO Title: General Assembly of IUGG: Earth on the Edge: Science for a Sustainable Planet
Duration: Two weeks.
Objectives: see IUGG 2011.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Melborne, Australia.  
26 - 28 June 2011 Web Page WS/CO Title: Joint ISPRS workshop on 3D city modelling & applications and the 6th 3D GeoInfo
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: ISPRS WG V/4, III/2+4, IV/4+8
Objectives: See Web page.
Participants: Interested international researchers from academia, industry and government in the field of 3D city modelling and application.”
Wuhan, China.  
26-28 June 2011 web page CO Title:Geoinformation for Disaster Management
Duration: Six days
Objectives: GeoRisk 2011 is a conference on risk assessment and management in all fields of geoengineering which is organized by the Risk Assessment and Management Committee of the Geo-Institute of the ASCE.
Organizer: GEO Institute of the ASCE.
Participants: See http://content.asce.org/conferences/GeoRisk2011/index.html.
Intercontinental Buckhead, Atlanta, GA  
24-26 June 2011 Web Page CO Title: 19th International Conference on GeoInformatics
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: CPGIS.
Participants: All interested scientists and stakeholders in geoinformatics.
Shanghai, China  .
22 - 24 June 2011 Web Page CO Title: 8th International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition
Duration: Three days.
Organizers: ISPRS WG I/4, III/4, IV/2, VII/2
Objectives: The conference will address recent advances in theory, methodologies and applications. The scientific program will include invited speakers and fully refereed contributions that will be published in the conference proceedings. See also Web page.
Participants: Quote: “ICIAR – The International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition aims to bring together researchers in the fields of Image Processing, Image Analysis and Pattern Recognition.”
Burnaby, BC, Canada.  
14 - 17 June 2011 Web Page WG Title: High-Resolution Earth Imaging for Geospatial Information
Duration: Four days.
Organizers: ISPRS WG I/4, III/4, IV/2, VII/2
Objectives: see Web page.
Participants: All interested experts from research, government, and private industry.
Hannover, Germany.  
13 - 16 June 2011 Web Page SY Title: 7thINTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MOBILE MAPPING TECHNOLOGY
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: State of the Art and Trends in Airborne and Land Mobile Mapping Technology; see also Web page.
Participants: All interested all professionals, researchers and academics, business and industry partners, students.
Cracow, Poland.  
9-11 June 2011 Web Page CO Title: 5th Recent Advances in Space Technologies - RAST 2011
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: Group of Turkish organizations (see web page for details) in cooperation with international orgnaizations.
Participants: Quote: “The conference should be attractive for participants coming both from technical and management/policy backgrounds, including academicians, engineers, space agency officials, other government officials, space company managers, businessmen, educators, and students.”
Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC) (opening)
Harbiye Military Museum for the rest of the conference
Istanbul, Turkey
 
6-9 June 2011 Web Page CO Title: WISPERS: 3rd Workshop on Hyperspectral Image and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer: IEEE.
Participants: Quote: “ The aim of this workshop is to bring together all the people involved in hyperspectral data processing, generally speaking. ”
Lisbon, Portugal  .
27-29 May 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 International Conference on Agricultural Engineering New Technology (ICAE2011)
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: Low-carbon and agricultural technology as well as intelligent computing theory and methodology with applications to sustainable energy and food safety testing.
Organizer/Sponsors: Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering (CSAE); Shandong University of Technology.
Participants: Researchers and practitioners in the fields relevant to the objectives.
Zibo, China  .
3-8 May 2011 gi4dm@figur.net CO Title:Geoinformation for Disaster Management
Duration: Six days
Objectives: Conference Topics:
  • User Requirements
  • Monitoring and processing
  • Early Warning systems
  • Early Impact systems
  • Spatial Data Infrastructures

Organizer: see http://www.gi4dm2011.org.
Participants: All stakeholders.
Antalya, Turkey  
11-13 April 2011 web page CO Title:International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management (ICVRAM)and
ISUMA 2011Fifth International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis
Duration: Three days
Objectives: The objective of the ICVRAM2011 is to provide a forum for experts and decision makers involved in vulnerability and risk analysis and management to share information on current and emerging hazards and research results affecting the built environment. ISUMA2011 will complement ICVRAM2011 by providing in-depth coverage on uncertainty modeling and analysis that would offer opportunities for cross-pollination.
Organizer: ASCE.
Participants: All stakeholders.
University of Maryland — College Park (Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area)  
10-15 April 2011 Web Page CO Title: 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizers: ISRSE
Participants: All interested scientists.
Sydney, Australia. Several side events (workshops) and GEOSS-dedicated sessions.
3-8 April 2011 Web Page CO Title: General Assembly of the European Geophysical Union
Duration: Five days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: EGU.
Participants: All interested geoscientists.
Vienna, Austria Douglas Cripe presented on GEOSS in Session G3.2/AS4.19/CL4.9/GD1.6/NH4.8/SM5.7, room 18 on Monday, 04 Apr 2011, 16:15. See the abstract. Download the presentation.
13-16 March 2011 http://www.geofrontiers11.com/ CO Title:Geo-Frontiers 2011
Duration: Four days
Objectives: The objective of Geo-Frontiers 2011 is to share new developments in geotechnical engineering technologies.
Organizer: ASCE.
Participants: All stakeholders.
Sheraton Dallas, Dallas, TX  
9-11 March 2011 Web Page WS Title: Earth Observation Support for Sustainable Tourism in Small Island States
Duration: Three days.
Objectives: see web page.
Organizer/Sponsors: GEO Coastal Zone Community of Practice.
Participants: A key intent of the workshop was to bring together scientists and practitioners from across the Caribbean and the Americas to build synergy and linkages to further strengthen existing programs and initiate new partnerships that can facilitate the benefits of coastal zone research and coastal resource management for end users. The Workshop was open to all interested scientists and practitioners.
Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino, San Juan, Puerto Rico This was a workshop organized by a GEO CoP with outreach to end users.
5-12 March 2011 Web Page CO Title: 2011 Aerospace Conference
Duration: Eight days.
Objectives: see Web page.
Organizer: IEEE and others.
Participants: open participation.
Big Sky, Montana, USA.  .
13-17 December 2010 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2010 Fall Meeting
Duration: One weeks.
Objectives: see AGU 2010.
Organizers: AGU
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA. Session co-convened by STC Members.
15-18 November 2010 Web Page CO Title: VI International Conference on Forest Fire Research
Duration: Four days.
Objectives: see Web Page.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Coimbra, Portugal.  
9-12 August 2010 Web page SYM Title:Networking World with Remote Sensing
Duration: Four days weeks.
Objectives: see Web page
Organizer: ISPRS Commission VIII.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Kyoto, Japan Two dedicated GEOSS session organized by GEO Sec. and STC Members.
July 25-30, 2010 Web Page SYM Title: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
Duration: 5 days.
Objectives: see IGARSS 2010.
Participants: All interested scientists.
Honolulu, Hawaii. Two GEOSS-dedicated sessions.
1-6 June 2010 web page SYM Title:Disaster roundtable of NAS
Duration: Six days
Objectives: The Disasters Roundtable's leadership is coordinating a conference session and online discussion that is focused on: Making Ends Meet: How can technological innovations in risk identification and risk assessment help communities be more resilient to disasters?
Organizer: US NAS.
Participants: See Disaster roundtable of NAS.
The World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW - Washington, D.C. 20433  
December 14-18, 2009 Web Page CO Title: AGU 2009 Fall Meeting
Duration: 5 days.
Objectives: see AGU 2009.
Participants: All interested scientists.
San Francisco, USA. GEOSS-dedicated Union Sessions, US-GEO Townhall meeting.

Meeting Types: CO: Conference, SY: Symposium/Session, WS: Workshop, WG: Meetings of Working Group, SC: Steering Committees Meeting.


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