Webinars 2020

22-28 June 2020 - online webinar series

The webinar series "Bridging ICTs and Environment" will be held featuring online presentations by representatives of key global stakeholders in data-driven decision-making in Disaster Risk Reduction, Water Security and other SDG-relevant issues.
The following presentations are scheduled:
June 22,1-2pm CET - Demographic Data for Development (GRID3) Project by Lorant Czaran (United Nations Population Fund)
June 22, 3-4pm CET - Global Disaster Risk Reduction System by Armen Grigoryan (United Nations Development Program)
June 23, 1-2pm CET - Earth Observations to inform decision-making for the Benefit Society By Douglas Cripe (Group on Earth Observations)
June 23, 3-4pm CET - Sendai Framework for Action by Armen Grigoryan (United Nations Development Program)
June 24, 1-2pm CET - Geospatial technology during the COVID-19 outbreak by Ed Parsons (Google, UK) 
June 24, 3-4pm CET - Use of earth observation in Monitoring and Evaluation by Anupam Anand (WorldBank/ GEF)
June 25, 1-2pm CET - Open Data Cubes by Philip Frost (IMMAP)
June 25, 3-4pm CET - Introduction to the use of Sentinel-2 by Pablo Vega (Copernicus, European Union Satellite Centre)
June 26, 3-4pm CET - Earth observation for water management by Zoltan Vekerdy / Arno van Lieshout (ITC) 

These 60-minute long webinars are free and open for all. Registration is mandatory. If interested, please register at THIS REGISTRATION FORM to receive the webinars' schedule and joining instructions.

Join ISEPEI in-residence workshops on 17-31 October 2020 (tentative) in Budapest!

Two core in-residence workshops, exploring innovations application in monitoring of environmental security and in disaster risk reduction, will once again bring together environmental and ICT (Information communication technologies) industry leaders, expanding participants capacity to make more informed data-driven decisions: 

  • Innovations in Disaster & Climate Risk Reduction

Combining regional UNDP experience, ICT industry expertise, and accumulated first-hand knowledge by the global community of practice, the workshop will offer both theoretical and practical skills in disaster risk reduction, monitoring, and recovery.

More information HERE

  • Geospatial Technologies for Monitoring Water- and Health-related SDGs

The workshop provides an opportunity to get updated on the latest advances in geospatial technologies and remote sensing and see how these technologies can be applied to the monitoring of some of the SDGs. 

The core workshops will be accompanied by a series of short weekend training courses.

More information HERE