Building Efficiency of Utilization of Satellite- Based Information during Emergency Response for CLMV Countries

Building Efficiency of Utilization of Satellite- Based Information during Emergency Response for CLMV Countries

International Training Course on

Building Efficiency of Utilization of Satellite- Based Information during Emergency Response for CLMV Countries

30th August – 2nd September 2016

Sirindhorn Center for Geo-Informatics (SCGI), Space Krenovation Park, Sri Racha, Thailand

Background and Objectives

As exposure and vulnerability to extreme events in Southeast Asian continue to increase, there is an urgent need to integrate satellite-based information and other data for disaster preparedness and management in Southeast Asia. Additionally, these countries lack sufficient strategies to plan, assess, prevent or mitigate the effects of extreme events based on geo-informatics  and satellite information application.

The satellite-based information plays an important role in disaster monitoring and it is proven to be an efficient tool for reducing the disaster impact. To build disaster resilience in the regions needs such advanced technology with low cost and high quality data, as well as human capability building to enhance disaster management.

Objectives

This course will provide a unique opportunity to have knowledge of satellite-based information application and strengthen international cooperation on disaster management  for CLMV countries.

Organizers

Sirindhorn Center for Geo-Informatics : SCGI

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization) : GISTDA

Ministry of Science and Technology : MOST

Date & Place

Date: Tuesday, 30th August – Friday, 2nd  September 2016

Duration: 4 days

Place: Sirindhorn Center for Geo-Informatics (SCGI), Space Krenovation Park (SKP),

Sri Racha, Chonburi, Thailand.

Location: 13.102001 N,100.928833 E

Expected Participants from CLMV countries

This training course is open to young scientists and professionals who are working in a variety of disaster management disciplines and who wish to expand and improve their knowledge and skills. Participation is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

Conditions: early- and mid-career scientists, and policy makers from CLMV countries with background of geo-informatics. Satellite-based information or disaster management is  advantage but skills of fluent English communication are required.

Lecturer

The lecturers will be composed of well-known experts on earth observation for disaster management from GISTDA and relevant organizations.

Scholarship

GISTDA are pleased to offer scholarships to assist participation in the upcoming course being held in Sri Racha, Chonburi, Thailand on 30th August – 2nd September 2016. We encourage national and international researchers and scientists to apply. However, scholarships available to support participants in this training course are limited. The scholarship will cover the following expenses:

  • Registration fee
  • Lecture materials
  • All meals and break refreshment
  • Accommodation (Check in : 29th August 2016, Check out : 3rd September 2016)
  • International transportation fee not exceed 12,000 baht (340 USD)

Not covered the life and health insurance.

*** Scholarship is available to selected participants on competitive bases.***

Contact

Dr. Tanita Suepa at tanita@gistda.or.th

Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization)

196 Phahonyotin Road, Lat Yao, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, THAILAND

Tel: +66 (0)2 – 561 – 4504 – 5 Ext 431

Fax: +66 (0)2 – 561 – 4503