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January 2019

Gobeshona5: International Conference on Climate Knowledge

January 8, 2019 - January 11, 2019
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) Dhaka, Bangladesh + Google Map

Gobeshona is a knowledge sharing platform for climate change research on Bangladesh. The 5th Gobeshona International Conference is expecting local (Bangladesh) and international participants to come, learn and share their experiences and particularly emphasize their research outcomes. Gobeshona5 will be held from 8-11 January 2019 at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).

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International Conference on Disaster Risk Management ICDRM 2019

January 12, 2019 - January 14, 2019
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Bangladesh + Google Map

Background Disaster risk management is now considered as a globally important topic and global efforts are being made to mitigate disasters through integration of different stakeholders. Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015-2030) adopted seven global targets and four priorities for substantial reduction of disaster risk. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (2016-2030) addressed disaster risk reduction under its Goal 11. Global target 11.5 of SDG is directly linked to disaster risk reduction and protection of vulnerable people. Existing and rapidly growing…

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Certificate Training Course on Fundamentals of Remote Sensing

January 25, 2019 - February 9, 2019
Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka Bangladesh + Google Map

Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka invites candidates to enroll in a certificate training course on Fundamentals of Remote Sensing. The training course includes, Introduction to Remote Sensing, Understanding various Remote Sensing Platforms, Selecting and Downloading Satellite Image, Layer Stacking, Mosaicking and Subsetting, displaying image spectral profile, Image displaying, Image stretching, Histogram Equalization, Image Rectification, Radiometric Correction, Geometric Correction, Atmospheric Correction, Image Enhancement, Spatial Enhancement,  Radiometric Enhancement, Spectral Enhancement, Image Processing and Classification, Interactive Supervised Classification, Maximum Likelihood Classification,…

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March 2019

2nd International Conference on Climate Finance (ICCF) 2019

March 9, 2019 - March 10, 2019
Dhaka Bangladesh + Google Map

The 2nd International Conference on Climate Finance (ICCF) 2019 is going to be held on 9 and 10 March 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies is organizing the conference in collaboration with Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER), BRAC University and International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD) with support from PROKAS, British Council. The overarching theme for ICCF 2019 is Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Finance. Scientists, academics, researchers, policymakers, bureaucrats, practitioners and…

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Fundamentals on Geographic Information Systems [GIS]

March 19, 2019
Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka Bangladesh + Google Map
‎৳15000

Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka is offering a certificate training course on GIS Fundamentals. Interested candidates can enroll first come first serve basis. This training course includes GIS platform, Basic of GIS and GIS data, Coordinate systems, Data management with suitable data base, Getting spatial data using google earth pro and GPS, Geo-referencing, Projection, Organize spatial data, Creating and editing Spatial data, Working with tabular data, Spatial analysis, Symbolizing, Labeling and Annotation, Layout designing, Sharing GIS results. Total…

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BGS Conference on Resource Management, Sustainability and Climate Change

March 30, 2019
Department of Geography and Environment, University of Dhaka Bangladesh + Google Map

The increasing threats of human impacts on natural resources call upon an immediate need to address the issues and to reconsider the existing management practices for achieving sustainability. Bangladesh a disaster prone country, we must pro-actively consider climate change to find sustainable/need based effective solutions for natural resource management, while impacts are direct, adverse and require immediate actions. To receive expert's opinions on these burning issues, a day long conference entitled RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE is going to…

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July 2019

Hard to Reach: The Role of the Sylheti-Bangali Diglossia, Orality and Multilingualism in Promoting Public Health and Community Resilience Amongst UK Bangladeshis during Extreme Weather Events

July 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+6
Institute of Modern Languages, University of Dhaka, University of Dhaka
Dhaka, Bangladesh

During a natural disaster, poor communication can contribute to easily preventable morbidity and mortality, particularly among groups designated as “hard to reach”. This talk draws on data from an applied linguistics study looking at communication practices about the health risks of hot and cold weather in an area of London with a predominantly Bangladeshi and white British population. In the UK, warning messages about heatwaves and cold spells are typically communicated through the use of colours (e.g. yellow and amber)…

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October 2019

DISASTER RISK REDUCTION EXPOSURE AND OPPORTUNITIES 2019

October 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC+6
Department of Disaster Science and Management, University of Dhaka Dhaka, Bangladesh + Google Map

DRR Exposure and Opportunities is an initiative to provide exposure for the students of Universities in Bangladesh where DRR is being addressed. A poster presentation session will be arranged to share the research outcomes of recently graduated students with representatives from all the concerned  NGOs, INGOs, GOs and even academic institutions with an aim to make an effective interaction between the fresh graduates and potential employers. American Geophysical Union (AGU) is supporting this event to celebrate 30th International Day for…

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December 2019

International Symposium on Environment, Disaster and Health

December 18, 2019 - December 20, 2019
Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka
Dhaka, 1000 Bangladesh
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The Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies (IDMVS), University of Dhaka, and the ISPRS Working Group on Environment and Health welcome you to participate at the International Symposium on Disaster, Environment and Health with the theme “Health at risk in a world of degraded environment and recurrent disasters”.   Environment is one of the key elements to support people to live a healthy life. Safe environment can reduce human vulnerabilities to health risk i.e. ensuring air quality, chemical safety,…

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January 2020

International Conference on Earth and Environmental Sciences & Technology for Sustainable Development

January 25 - January 30
Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka
Dhaka, 1000 Bangladesh
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The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh organizes this conference to improve understanding of the Geo-Resources, Blue Economy, Climate Changes, Natural Disasters and Engineering Solutions for the sustainable development in a national, regional and global context that covers a wide range of critically important sessions. Our aim is to disseminate acquired knowledge among the faculties/researchers/students through mutual collaboration. It is an important drive to increase collaboration both at the national and international levels. The mission of…

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