• STDM Project Group
    STDM Project Group

    Advanced Space Technologies are an essential tool when disaster strikes - find out more with the  Group on Space Technologies For Disaster Management (STDM) Group!

  • SSS Group

    It is vital to keep space clean, safe and useable for future generations - if you are curious how you can contribute, be sure to check out the Space Safety and Sustainability Group!

  • Small Satellites Project Group

    Are you interested in the small satellite community and would like to be up-to-date, while meeting young professionals and students from around the world? Join our group!

  • NEO Project Group

    Near Earth Objects are a substantial hazard to our civilization, but also an opportunity for further space development. The NEO group focuses on everything from detection and mitigation to resource utilization. Check out our page for more information and learn how to get involved!

  • SLP Project Group

    The Space Law and Policy Group incorporates all aspects of those two broad fields of study. It develops the term ‘space law’ as all types of space-related international and national regulations and laws, whereas it interprets the term ‘space policy’ as all kinds of objectives and action plans of the international space community.

YGNSS & STDM Workshop 2013

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“The Role of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS)
and Earth Observation in Disaster Management” Workshop

22 September 2013, 9:00am-16:00pm

Beihang University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China


Special Discount for SGC attendees!

SGAC is offering a special registration fee of 20 EUR to SGC Delegates to attend the "GNSS and Earth Observation for Disaster Management" Workshop (22 Sept 2013) run by the YGNSS and STDM Project Groups! 

Get a day of hands on experience with disaster management tools and meeting senior disaster management leaders while in Beijing! 

For SGC attendees the fee is 20 EUR instead of 35 EUR. Apply today!


The Space Generation Advisory Council’s Youth for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (YGNSS) and the Space Technologies for Disaster Management (STDM) Project Group are proud to announce The Role of GNSS and Earth Observation in  Disaster Management”. The workshop will be held after the 12th Space Generation Congress (19-21 September) and prior to the 64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) (23-27 September).

The event offers 50 top students and young professionals the opportunity to meet and exchange views with leaders of the space sector from government, industry, and academia on how GNSS and Remote Sensing technologies is used in disaster management. This opportunity will include background presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on training provided by high-level experts from local, international, and multilateral organisations for an international student and young professional audience between the ages of 18-35.

The workshop will also allow these top delegates to explore this key topic, get some interactive hands on experience using key tools, and network with other professionals as well as with GNSS experts, who will be speaking on different agenda topics.


Registration Details

Since space is limited to 50 delegates, please apply today! Deadline for early bird application is 18 August 2013.

To apply for this workshop, please click here!

Registration Fee: 35€ / $45
The fee covers the event itself and all material needed, as well as lunch and coffee breaks during the workshop. The delegate should cover by themselves transportation, lodging, visa fees and personal other expenses.



09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Introductions
09:15 – 09:45 GNSS Overview: What is GNSS and its link with Disaster Management
09:45 – 10:15 EO Overview: Remote Sensing and its link with Disaster Management
10:15 – 10:30 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Case Study: How GNSS and EO is used in disaster management
11:00 – 12:00 Panel Discussion: Public and Private Cooperation on Integrating Disaster Management Tools on Domestic, International, and Multilateral Levels
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 – 14:30 Training: Hands on use with ARC GIS using ESRI tools
14:30 – 15:30 Participant Discussion: How to utilize current tools to increase emergency response to the public
15:30 – 16:00 Concluding Remarks
16:00 – 18:00 Head over to IAC for Registration and YP events


Registration Payment

Workshop registration is completed when the payment is done either by bank transfer or paypal.

SGAC Bank Details

Bank Name Bank of Austria
Bank Address

Vordere Zollamtstrasse 13,
Vienna, A-1030, Austria

Account Name

Space Generation Beirat zur Unterst.d.Progr.
f.Weltraumanwendungen d.Ver. Nationen

Account Number 50670270201
IBAN AT981200050670270201


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