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December 2006

GEO AG-06-03 workshop

Venue: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date: 5-7 December

GLCN Workshop on Harmonization of Forest and Land Cover Classification using LCCS for Asia Pacific Region

Venue: Dehradun, India
Date: 4-8 December
Info: http://www.fao.org/gtos/meetLCCS5.html

GOFC/GOLD Workshop on Geostationary Fire Monitoring and Applications

Venue: Darmstadt, Germany
Date: 4-6 December
Info: http://gofc-fire.umd.edu/implementation/events/meetings/index.asp

November 2006

GEO III Plenary & UIC event

Venue: Bonn, Germany
Date: 28-29 November
Info: http://www.earthobservations.org/meetings/meetings.html

UNFCCC COP 12 & SBSTA 25

Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
Date: 6-17 November
Info: http://unfccc.int/

ESSP Global Environmental Change Open Science Conference

Venue: Beijing, China
Date: 9-12 November
Info: http://www.essp.org/ESSP2006/Information_index.html

During this conference, GOFC-GOLD will organize together with the DIVERSITAS initiative a special session: Towards a Global Observation System of Biodiversity and Land Cover Changes: Solutions for Sustainable Development

1st National GEOSS Conference

Venue: Bonn, Germany
Date: 2-3 November
Info: http://www.d-geo.de/index_en.htm

October 2006

ESA & Ramsar GlobWetland Symposium - Looking on wetlands from space

Venue: Frascati, Italy
Date: 19-20 October
Info: http://www.congrex.nl/06A11/

FRA 2010 workshop

Venue: Washington, DC
Date: 18-19 October
Info: http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/fra/en

2nd Göttingen GIS & RS Days "Global Change Issues in Developing and Emerging Countries"

Venue: Göttingen, Germany
Date: 4–6 October
Info: http://www.ggrs.uni-goettingen.de/

September 2006

2nd Workshop of the EARSeL Special Interest Group on Land Use

Venue: Universitätsclub Bonn, Germany
Date: 28 - 30 September
Info: http://www.zfl.uni-bonn.de/earsel/earsel.html (Submission of abstracts by 15 May 2006)

During this meeting GOFC-GOLD will organize a tutorial on evolving standards in land characterization. Issues to be discussed:

  • UN LCCS as common land cover language and legend translator
  • Guidance for mapping projects in land cover harmonization and legend development/translation
  • Harmonization and validation: acquisition of in-situ and land cover reference data and CEOS Cal-Val validation standards.

GEO User Interface Committee (UIC) Meeting

Venue: Ottawa, Canada
Date: 5-8 September
Info: http://www.cgeo-gcot.gc.ca/geo-I/calendar/geo-i_e.htm

August 2006

UNFCCC Workshop on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries

Venue: Rome, Italy
Date: 30 August-1 September
Info: http://unfccc.int/methods_and_science/lulucf/items/3745.php

CEOS LPV meeting

Venue: Missoula, USA
Date: 8-10 August
Info: http://www.ntsg.umt.edu/VEGMTG/

July 2006

2006 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium

Venue: Colorado, USA
Date: 31 July – 04 August
Info: http://www.igarss06.org/

GOFC-GOLD will be represented with a booth

Globcover progress meeting

Venue: Toulouse, France
Date: 26 July

GEO ADC meeting

Venue: Seattle, USA
Date: 20-21 July

CEOS/GCOS meeting

Venue: Montreal, Canada
Date: 11-13 July

Regional GOFC-GOLD/NERIN Workshop: Validation of Land Cover Maps and Future Expansion of Test Site Network

Venue: Tomsk, Russia
Date: 8 July
Info: Workshop Report

June 2006

GTOS Panel Chairs, France

Venue: France
Date: 28-29 June

2nd International Conference on Land cover/Land use study using Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System

Venue: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Date: 8-9 June
Info: For further information contact Dr. Renchin Tsolmon (tsolmon@num.edu.mn)

For this conference, GTOS and GOFC-GOLD will organize a capacity building event on evolving standards in land characterization

May 2006

26th EARSeL Symposium 'New Developments & Challenges in Remote Sensing', Workshop on Geohazards

Venue: Warsaw, Poland
Date: 29 May- 02 June
Info: http://www.earsel.org/

GI2006-SYMPOSIUM - GeoINSPIRE'd EU-X-border-GI&SDI in Europe of Regions

Venue: Dresden, Germany
Date: 11-12 May

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation in Developing Countries

Venue: Bad Blumau, Austria
Date: 10-12 May
Info: http://www.joanneum.at/REDD/

ISPRS Commission VII Mid-term Symposium “Remote Sensing: From Pixels to Processes”

Venue: ITC, Enschede, The Netherlands
Date: 8-11 May
Info: http://www.itc.nl/isprsc7/symposium2006

GOFC-GOLD will organize and host a special session during this event.

March 2006

GOFC-GOLD Symposium on Forest and Land Cover Observations

Venue: Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany
Date: 21-25 March
Info: For further information contact Prof. Christiane Schmullius (c.schmullius@uni-jena.de)

IGOL Agriculture meeting - Global Agricultural Monitoring in the Framework of GEOSS

Venue: FAO, Rome, Italy
Date: 8-10 March
Info: http://www.fao.org/gtos/meetIGOL1.html