(1) Applicants fill in the attached application forms and submit them to the SDIM Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax +86-10-8217-8104. Application deadline is 4 April, 2014.
(2) The selection group will routinely examine the applications and notify the applicants of the decisions before 20 April, 2014. Invitations will be sent to the selected applicants for visa formalities at the same time.
VI. Financial Assistance
Those applicants who have been selected will be provided round-trip international airfares between their home countries and Beijing (economy class), and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the Workshop.
The language of the Workshop is English. Knowing or speaking some Chinese will be an advantage.
Introduction of Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation and Disaster Risk Situation in Developing Countries
Spatial Data Receiving and Processing
Theory and Practice of Remote Sensing
Data Management of Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation
Disaster Risk Management Processes
Assessment of Disasters Risk
Application of Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
Principles and Concepts of Recovery and Reconstruction
The lecturers will be composed of well-known experts on space technology for disaster mitigation from China and the world.
X. Workshop Awards
All workshop participants will receive a one-year membership to the International Society for Digital Earth.
We will track the performance of participants and ensure that the training is accomplishing its goals. The best workshop participants will be provided travel grants for attending or presenting research at future seminars or conferences to be organized by SDIM.
As is customary, all the participants are advised to take adequate insurance towards health, medical, accident or any other health related incidences/cases during their stay in China. SDIM shall not be responsible for such expenses.
For more information please contact:
Ms. Li Jiani Ms. Li Huan
Web: http://www. castwas-sdim.org
Address: No. 9 Dengzhuang South Road, Haidian District, Beijing 10094, China
Downloads: application form