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Gi4 Dm Opening 2008


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Gi4 Dm Opening 2008

  1. 1. Joint ISCRAM-CHINA & Gi4DM conference, Harbin, China 5-6 August, 2008
  2. 2. Geo-information <ul><li>Provides clear interface ‘the map’ </li></ul><ul><li>3D and temporal aspect of spatial information </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed indoor (CAD) and outdoor (GIS) information </li></ul><ul><li>Enables analysis: routes, prediction (flooding) </li></ul><ul><li>Up-to-date information: monitoring by terrestrial airborne and satellite sensors </li></ul><ul><li>Positioning and navigation (GPS, Galileo) </li></ul><ul><li>Location based services (LBS) </li></ul><ul><li>Provides context awareness ‘what/who is where’ </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission of the Gi4DM: promoting geo-information in DM <ul><li>Technology: developers and researchers </li></ul><ul><li>User: requirements for geo-information information </li></ul><ul><li>Providers: data and standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Areas addressed: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>state-of-the-art in Disaster Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>geo-ICT for disaster management and emergency response </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Series Symposia across the continents </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Netherlands, 2005: 331 Participants from 58 Countries India, 2006: 60 Participants from 12 Countries Canada, 2007: 241 Participants from 33 Countries
  6. 6. Delft, 2005
  7. 7. Goa, 2006
  8. 8. Toronto, 2007
  9. 9. Books One more in print 2005 2007 2008
  10. 10. Now we are in the lovely city of Harbin
  11. 11. Surrounded by friends
  12. 12. Special Thanks ISCRAM-CHINA Wanxin Gao (Conference Honorary Chair) Baizhou Li (Conference Chair) Yan Song, Bartel van de Walle supporting staff, students keynote speakers, presenters attendees
  13. 13. Fruitful conference!