[CODATA-international] Announcement of 3rd Digital Belt and Road Conference (DBAR 2018)

Asha CODATA asha at codata.org
Wed Oct 3 00:57:15 EDT 2018

*You are Invited to Join the 3rd Digital Belt and Road Conference (DBAR


*The* *3rd Digital Belt and Road Conference*
<http://dbar2018.csp.escience.cn/> aims to provide a platform, for DBAR
community, international science organizations, intergovernmental bodies,
international stakeholders, for sharing experiences on Big Earth Data
applications, reviewing results from baseline data collection efforts for
SDGs indicators, and for learning and preparing for future SDGs indicator
monitoring using Big Earth data.

*Digital Belt and Road Program <http://www.dbeltroad.org>* is an
international science program for the sustainable development of the Belt
and Road region using Big Earth Data.The vision of DBAR is to advocate for
the integration of Big Earth Data applications in the design and planning
of all development, environmental protection and resource management
activities at local, national, regional and international scales by the
year 2025.The DBAR was initiated and is managed by the Institute of Remote
Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
*Conference Themes:*
1.Concept and framework of Big Earth Data
2. Spatial information infrastructure and capacity building
3. Global environmental change impacts and adaptation
4. Monitoring and protection of world heritage sites
5. Water resources management
6. Coastal zone monitoring
7. Agriculture and food security
8. Sustainable urban development
9. Observations of changes in high mountain and Arctic cold regions
10. Other topics related to Digital Belt and Road and sustainable
development are also welcome
*Keynote Speakers*

*Professor Guo Huadong*
Chairman of Digital Belt and Road Science Program

*Professor Alexandre Caldas *
Chief of Country Outreach, Technology and Innovation Branch in the Science
Division, UN Environment

* Steven Krekels*
Remote Sensing Unit Manager,VITO

* Dr. Neil Sims*
Remote Sensing Research Scientist,CSIRO

*Dr. Monthip Sriratana*
Director of Digital Belt and Road International Center of Excellence (ICoE
*Important Dates:*
*Abstract Submission Deadline: 8th October 2018 (**Abstract Submission*
Notification of Reception of Abstract: 20th October 2018
End of Online Registration: 30th November 2018

*Hosted by:*

*Co-hosted by:*

Tengchong Municipal People’s Government

*Sponsored by:*

*Conference Website:*

*DBAR 2018 Conference Secretariat:*
Tel: +86 1082178900
Email: dbar2018 at radi.ac.cn <dbar at radi.ac.cn>

*Registration is now open for International Data Week *(comprising
SciDataCon and the 12th RDA Plenary Meeting), 5-8 November 2018, Gaborone,
Botswana:* register here!
<http://internationaldataweek.org/registration>  *Early
bird rate until 30 September.

*Provisional List of Candidates for CODATA Elections Announced.*
General Assembly, 9-10 November 2018, University of Botswana.*

*Applications are now open for the CODATA-RDA School of Research Data
Science, Sao Paulo,
3-14 December 2018: deadline for applications, 30 September

Asha Law | Program Assistant, CODATA | http://www.codata.org

E-Mail: asha at codata.org
Tel (Office): +33 1 45 25 04 96

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