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Second Ukrainian Conference with international participation "Earth observations for sustainable development and security"

Kyiv, Ukraine, 14-17 of June 2010

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Requirements for abstract submission

  • Abstracts should be submitted in Ukrainian, Russian or English.
  • File with abstract should be posted in RTF format by email to the organising committee.
  • The text of abstract should be prepared in Microsoft Word 7.0 in landscape orientation.
  • Margins: top — 25 mm, bottom — 35 mm; outside — 28 mm, inside — 18 mm.
  • Font: Times New Roman.
  • Abstract should contain:
  • Title of the abstract — in 16 pt size, bold and centred, without hyphens, single line spacing, spacing before paragraph — 36 pt, after — 6 pt.

    Authors of the abstract — surname, initials, affiliation, in 16 pt size, single line spacing, centred, left and right indentation — 10mm, spacing after paragraph — 6 pt.

    Text of the abstract — in 14 pt size, single line spacing, justified alignment, indentation for the first row 1,27 cm, automatic hyphen to lines.

    Formulas — ordinary symbol in 14 pt size, large index — 12 pt, small index — 9 pt, line spacing — 150%. The editor of formulas should be set up to specified parameters.

    References — in 12 pt size, single line spacing, justified alignment, indentation for the first row 8 mm. The list of references should not exceed more than 5 entities and should be placed right after the text. Spacing before and after the paragraph has to be 6 pt.

Venue

Kyiv is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnipro river.

The art and architecture of Kyiv are world treasures. The Cathedral of St. Sophia, where the princes of Kyiv were crowned in the years of Kyiv's grandeur, has outstanding mosaics and frescoes dating back to the 11th century.

Overlooking the old section of Kyiv, Podol, stands the Ukrainian Baroque church of St. Andrew, much beloved by Ukrainians. The Pecherska Lavra, the Monastery of the Caves, has two 11th-century cathedrals on its grounds, in addition to its world-famous catacombs, bell tower, and museum collections.

In the centre of the city stands the Golden Gate, a structure which dates back to 1037. These are remains of the former fortified wall of the city defined the limits of the city in centuries past. Several blocks away, stands the magnificent 19th-century Cathedral of St. Volodymyr.

Goal

The goal of the Conference is to discuss the prospects of aero- and space-born data utilization for natural resources management, sustainable development and security in course of GEOSS, GMES, INSPIRE activities and establishment of the Ukrainian segment of GEOSS (GEO-UA system).

International researchers and experts interested in Earth observation data application will have the opportunity to present and discuss results and ideas with focus on the following areas:

  • Disaster reduction: flooding, forest and field fires, water, air and soil pollution;
  • Understanding and adapting to climate variability and change;
  • Management and protection of ecosystems;
  • Sea and ocean problems;
  • Performance evaluation and prediction of crop yield (Sustainable argiculture);

Developers of GIS-systems and satellite monitoring systems are invited to take part at the exhibition during the Conference.

Scope

  1. International programs and initiatives on Earth Observations (GMES, GEOSS, INSPIRE) and prospects of participation of Ukrainian organisations.
  2. Program “GEO-Ukraine” and its implementation.
  3. Remote sensing for natural disasters monitoring, assessment and mitigation.
  4. Technologies, systems, equipments for Earth remote sensing from space.
  5. Information technologies in Earth observations.
  6. Geographic information systems and geospatial data infrastructure.
  7. Remote observations for agriculture and environment.

Programme committee

Co-chairs

B. Paton — President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
O. Zinchenko — Director General of NSAU
M. Zgurovskii — Academician of NASU, Rector of the National Technical University of Ukraine “KPI”

Members

V. Gorbulin, Academician of NASU, Institute of National Security Problems
V. Eremeev, Academician of NASU, Oceanological Center NASU
M. Ilchenko, Corresponding Member of NASU, NTUU “KPI”
M. Kulbida, Ph.D, Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center
V. Lyalko, Corresponding Member of NASU, NCASRE
D. Mel'nychuk, academician of NASU and UAAS, NAUU
V. Prysyazhnyi, Ph.D, NSAU
V. Shestopalov, Academician of NASU, IGS NASU
O. Fedorov, Professor, SRI NASU-NSAU
Ya. Yatskiv, Academician of NASU, MAO NASU

Representatives of:
Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine
Ministry of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine
State Agency of Land Resources of Ukraine
State Committee of Ukraine of Water Management

Organizing committee

Co-chairs

O. Fedorov — SRI NASU-NSAU
O. Zbrytskyi — NTUU “KPI“

Members

N. Kussul, SRI NASU-NSAU
O. Cheremnyh, SRI NASU-NSAU
G. Korotaev, MHI NSAU
M. Mel'mychuk, NAUU
N. Morze, NAUU
S. Skakun, SRI NASU-NSAU

Languages

Working languages of the Conference are English, Ukrainian and Russian.

Location

The Conference will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine. Host organization is the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute". Address: 37 Prospect Peremogy, Kyiv 03056, Ukraine

Schedule

The Conference will be organized in the form of plenary sessions with invited speakers lectures, as well as oral and poster presentations.

During the conference special workshops will be held on the following topics:

  1. Monitoring of emergency situations within UN-SPIDER activities;
  2. Food security;
  3. Space weather and climate services;
  4. Security services within GMES;
  5. Forest resources and their security.

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission 22.03.2010
Notification of acceptance 12.04.2010
Participation confirmation and hotel reservation 26.04.2010

Contacts

Space Research Institute NASU-NSAU
40 Glushkov Ave,build. 4/1
03680 Kyiv, Ukraine
Phone: +380(44)526-25-53
Fax: +380(44)526-41-24
E-mail: conf-geoua@ikd.kiev.ua
Registration and more detailed information are available at the Conference Web-site:
http://geo-ukraine.org.ua/conference/
    

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