The First Information Letter (2014)

Dear colleagues!

We invite you to participate in the scientific and methodological seminar “GIS and Protected Areas”, which will be held on February 28 – March 2, 2014.

The preliminary venue is the National Natural Park “Slobozhansky”.

The goal of the seminar is the exchange of experience in the application of GIS technologies in various areas of the functioning of protected areas, primarily in research and development, and raising the professional level of relevant specialists.

Organizers:

  • National natural park “Slobozhansky”
  • Kharkiv regional organization of the “National Ecological Center of Ukraine”

 

Possible options for participation: presentation, master of the master class, listener, volunteer.

Topics:

  • Experience in the use of GIS and remote sensing in solving scientific and applied problems in protected areas;
  • Mobile GIS – a tool for optimizing the data collection process;
  • Use of GNSS-navigators;
  • Web-GIS and Cloud DBMS;
  • Thematic GIS-DBMS for specific applied tasks;
  • Equipment for scientific research;
  • Proprietary and free software GIS and remote sensing.

The program includes: sectional presentations, master classes, round tables, excursion.

Registration fee: provided for the reimbursement of organizational expenses (publication of materials, conducting excursions, etc.). Will make 100 – 150 UAH, depending on the venue. Payment upon arrival at the conference. The exact information will be sent out in the second information letter.

Accommodation and meals: different accommodation options are considered, depending on the number of registered participants, more precisely the information will be sent out in the second information letter in early February, after the registration is closed; Expenses are paid by the participants themselves.

Registration: in the electronic registration form at http://pzf.gis.kh.ua/registratsiya/ –until January 31, 2014.

According to the results of the II scientific and methodological seminar “GIS and protected areas – 2014”, the organizing committee plans to publish a collection of seminar materials.

With presentation materials of the section reports of the 1st scientific and methodological seminar “GIS and Protected Areas – 2013” you can find it at: http://pzf.gis.kh.ua/prezentatsii/ и http://vk.com/event50231721

Secretary of the organizing committee,
Anton Biatov

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