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Second high level forum on GGIM

February 4, 2013 @ 12:00 am - February 6, 2013 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

The UN-GGIM secretariat, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning and Qatar Statistics Authority, Government of Qatar, will host the second high level forum on Global Geospatial Information Management (GGIM) in Doha from February 4-6, 2013 at the Qatar National Convention Centre.

The Forum is being staged in pursuance of the mandate from the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to convene global forums to promote comprehensive dialogue on global geospatial information management with all relevant governments, non-governmental organisations and the private sector. The event will continue the discussions and consultations from the first high level forum in 2011, provide follow up on issues from the second meeting of the Committee of Experts on GGIM (August 2012) and address other current critical matters like capacity building and inter-disciplinary cooperation, data sharing and integration frameworks and the management of new and expanding sources of data (Big Data) to support sustainable development. This Forum provides an opportunity to the Member States and stakeholders from the geospatial information community to share and learn from each other to support local, regional and global sustainable development initiatives.

Details

Start:
February 4, 2013 @ 12:00 am
End:
February 6, 2013 @ 12:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
http://ggim.un.org/

Venue

Doha
Qatar