5th International Conference on Geoinformation Technology for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM)


The Waterloo Institute for Disaster Management (WIDM) in Canada jointly with Dewey College are excited to be hosting The 5th International Conference on Geoinformation Technology for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM) on October 9th-11th, 2013 at the Dewey College; 5889 Coopers Ave., Mississauga, Ontario, L4Z 1P9, Canada (http://www.igrdg.com/5thGiT4NDM.php).

In addition, there will be an exhibition beside the 5th GiT4NDM 2013. The exhibition will provide a showcase for the state-of-the-art geo-information and communication technology products and services. Interested sectors of the geospatial data providers and economy should cease the opportunity to showcasing their products and solutions.

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

Conference attendees include; directors, professors, researchers, scientists, engineers, students and other professionals from various countries. The conference will be addressed by prominent speakers of the geo-informatics technology and disaster management who will engage through their interactive session to bring innovative geomatics technology, new generation of the Earth observation system for disaster management, latest development approaches on early warning system and other related issues.

If you know you are interested to participate as i) an individual or ii) would like to represent your country or organization, iii) or presenting your paper as an oral or poster presentation, iv) or would like to sponsor the event as a means of supporting knowledge-building and knowledge sharing and v) or booking a booth to represent your organization in the joint aforementioned exhibition, please contact the conference organizing secretary general for details and information regarding registration for the event.

After you have been fully registered for the conference, you will be assisted with your trip, accommodation and visa processing for the period of stay in Canada. If you are a holder of passport that may require visa to enter into Canada, you may inform the conference secretariat at the time of registration, as the organizing committee is responsible for issuance an invitation letter to you and inform the High Commission of Canada in your country.

The selected papers will be peer reviewed and published in International Geoinformatics Research and Development Journal (IGRDJ).

Source: http://www.igrdg.com/5thGiT4NDM.php

Saied Pirasteh (Ph.D),  Director of WIDM

The 5th GiT4NDM Committee


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