We've the pleasure to inform you that the The 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management (Gi4DM) will be held between the 9th – 11th of December 2013, at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Hanoi, Vietnam. The Conference is being organized by the Institute of Geography (IG) jointly with the Asian Association on Remote Sensing (AARS), the Vietnam Association of Geodesy, Cartography and Remote Sensing (VGCR) and the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS).
The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), a Governmental agency, evolved from the previous Vietnam Academy of Science which was set up based on Decree 118/CP dated 20 May 1975 by the Council of the Government (or the Government now). On 12th May 2008, the Prime Minister signed Decree 62/2008/ND-CP putting forth regulations on the functions, tasks, powers and organisation of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. VAST realises the basic functions of studying natural sciences and developing technologies based on key orientations by the State, in order to provide scientific ground for scientific and technological management, for the building of policies, strategies, planning and plans on socio-economic development, and for the training of high-quality scientific and technological human resources for the country according to relevant laws.
Dear Sir / Madam,
The organizing committee of the 9th International Conference on Geoinformation for Disaster Management, which is to be held in Hanoi from 9 to 11 December 2013 at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) is very glad to invite you to participate in this unique and exciting event that gives you an opportunity to share and to experience the latest information regarding all aspects of earth observation for disaster management.