About The Conference

The 5th International Conference on Earth Observation for Global Changes (EOGC 2015) and the 7th International Conference on Geo-information Technologies for Natural Disaster Management (GiT4NDM 2015) are designed to advance the research and development as well as encouraging innovative applications of Geomatics technologies in global change studies, and to specifically address the international aspects of the coupled social, land and climate systems in global change studies using advanced geospatial tools, spatiotemporal models, and earth observation systems.[...] See All...


Nature of the Earth and Spatial Sustainability Development.

Organizers and Sponsors

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Keynote Speakers

  • Dr (Eng.) Mohamed Nasser Al Ahbabi

    Director General, UAE Space Agency


    Humaid Al Shamsi

    Deputy Secretary-General for International Aid Affairs, Emirates Red Crescent (ERC)

  • Eng. Adnan M. Al Rais

    Manager, Business Development and External Relations, Deputy Project Manager of UAE Mars Mission, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)


    Ali Al Hashemi

    General Manager of YahService

  • Luc St-Pierre

    Senior Programme Officer, United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)Coordinator of the United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER)


    Dato' Prof. Dr. Shattri Mansor

    Director, Geospatial Information Science Research Centre, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

  • Scott Madry, Ph.D.

    Executive Director, The Global Space Institute, Chapel Hill, NC, USA


    Prof. Arun Kumar Saraf

    Head of the Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. ROORKEE - 247667, Uttarakhand, India

  • Prof. Kosuke Heki

    Professor, Department of Natural History Sciences,, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan


    Jonathan Li, PhD, PEng, SMIEEE

    Professor of Geomatics, Department of Geography & Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Prof. Emilio Chuvieco

    Department of Geology, Geography and the Environment, University of Alcala, Spain

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Conference Topics

Nature of the Earth and Spatial Sustainability Development.

  • Earth Observation Satellite Missions for Global Change Studies.
  • Monitoring and modeling land use and land cover changes.
  • Global geodetic observing systems for global change studies.
  • Global land cover and change information services and systems.
  • Remote Sensing of changes in snow and ice, frozen ground, ice sheets and glaciers and arctic water sea ice.
  • Climate-induced hazards mapping and vulnerability assessment.
  • Modeling and analyzing of impacts from sea level rise.
  • Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS for predicting, monitoring and responding to hydro-meteorological extremes.
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• Abstracts Proceedings (Final)

• Complete Conference Program (Final)

Conference Photo Gallery

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Video by Abu Dhabi TV Covering the Conference


Important Dates

Submission of abstracts: 30 September 2015

Notification of acceptance: 15 October 2015

Full papers submission: 31 October 2015

Registration Dates

Early bird registration extended to: 31 October 2015

Registration Deadline: 30 November 2015

Conference Documents

PDF   Conference Announcement

PDF   Call For Papers

PDF   Call For Sponsors - English

PDF   Call For Sponsors - Arabic

Sep 25, 2015