Global Space Applications Conference: 2-4 June 2014
The Global Space Applications Conference ('GLAC') 2014, coorganized by UNESCO and the International Astronautical Federation, will be held from 2 - 4 June at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.
The conference provides an excellent opportunity to explore cutting-edge satellite-based applications, and will bring together senior representatives of major space agencies, industry, governments and academia.
The comprehensive programme will include high-level panel discussions and technical sessions on the most recent achievements in satellite-based applications and their benefits for humankind, in areas such as disaster response and earth observations.
It will also explore how industry, politics, and law will help shape the future environment for this exciting area of science. The high-level plenaries include discussions on: “Spaced-based Services: A Challenging Market”, “Space Systems for Understanding and Monitoring Climate Change”, and “The Role of Governmental Agencies in Developing Space-based Services”.
Future of OneGeology
UNESCO participated in a meeting of the consortium to discuss the future of OneGeology, an international initiative of geological surveys to make geological map data accessible www.onegeology.org