Pro­gramme

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Organised by the IUGS-CGI and UNESCO
Hosting Organisation: SEAMIC

DAY 1: Monday, 5. December 2011

Introduction Welcome and Keynote Speeches
Session I. Crossboundary Initiatives and Projects Valuable for Africa
Session II.a

National and Regional Projects and Status of Geoscience Information in the GIRAF Countries  (Part I.)

  Discussion and Break-Out Groups


DAY 2: Tuesday, 6. December 2011

Session II.b

National and Regional Projects and Status of Geoscience Information in the GIRAF Countries (Part II.)

Session III. Geophysical Methods and Information Technology
Session IV. Geoinformation Methods and the Web
Short Course 'How to build a proper Web Map Service from a Paper Map?'


DAY 3: Wednesday, 7. December 2011

Session V. Geoinformation in Mining & Geochemistry
Session VI. Geohazards, Georisk Management and Environmental Protection
Session VII. An African-European Georesources Observation System Project (AEGOS)


DAY 4: Thursday, 8. December 2011

Session VIII. Future and Conclusions

 

The programme will comprise of significant keynote speeches, thematic presentations by the workshop participants, break-out groups to discuss burning issues, intense discussions and short courses e.g. on GeoScienceML and mapping.

A key point is that every participant is asked to be proactively involved in the programme and discussions to give her or his input. Your opinion, knowledge and experience is important!