[SDI-Africa] Virtual seminar on local environmental information systems and open GIS software
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Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2005 12:46:15 +0100
From: "Asier Sarasua" <asarasua at vitoria-gasteiz.org>
Subject: [gislist] Virtual seminar on local environmental information
systems and open GIS software
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VIRTUAL SEMINAR OF THE MILES PROJECT:
FREE SOFTWARE, GEOINFORMATICS AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION
SYSTEMS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
7 Nov 2005 - 2 Dec 2005
As part of the MILES project, the cities of Munich and Vitoria-Gasteiz
and the Sri Lankan Institute for the Local Governance promote an
Internet seminar about the role of open software and geoinformatics for
environmental management at the local level.
This virtual seminar's aim is to facilitate the international exchange
of experiences on innovative environmental management information
systems through a moderated WWW based discussion. The seminar will have
a public part in which experts from all the world explain through
several papers their experiences in this field.
MILES is an EU funded project that aims at improving the environmental
condition in Sri Lanka municipalities. It promotes a technology
in the areas of urban environmental management information systems with
a strong focus on capacity building and training.
BLOCK 1- Recent advances in open GIS software
Starting date: 1st week (7 Nov 2005)
BLOCK 2 - Practical experiences of adopting EMIS at the local level
Starting date: 2nd week (14 Nov 2005)
BLOCK 3 - Mechanisms to help cities to implement an EMIS
Starting date: 3rd week (21 Nov 2005)
The registration for the seminar is free and it is open. To register,
You probably know lots of people who would be interested in learning
more about these issues, so please forward this invitation to your
friends and colleagues.
Asier Sarasua Garmendia
Environmental Studies Centre
01006 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country (Spain)
E-mail: asarasua at vitoria-gasteiz.org
Phone: 945 162696
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