10/12/2015
Location: Brunei

GNSS.asia coordinated the programme of "Geospatial Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region" session in MGA Conference.

10/12/2015
Brunei

GNSS.asia coordinated the programme of the "Geospatial Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region" session  on 9th December 2015 in Brunei on the occasion of the Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA) conference. Presentations are available as follows. The session showcased examples ofGeospatial Applications for disaster prevention and emergency management and their potential in addressing challenges specific to the Asia‐Pacific region.

 

 

 

Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

13:00

Geospatial Challenges in the Asia-Pacific Region

Prof. Masahiko Nagai, Associate Professor, Center for Spatial Information Science , The University of Tokyo

(Presentation)

13:30

Socio-economic benefits of geospatial applications

Dr. Noordin Ahmad, Director General, Malaysian National Space Agency (ANGKASA)/Multi-GNSS Asia (MGA)

(Presentation)

Session 1: Geospatial applications for disaster prevention & emergency management

13:50

GNSS buoy array in the ocean for natural hazard mitigation

Prof. Teruyuki Kato, Earthquake Research Institute, The University of Tokyo

(Presentation)

14:10

How GNSS CORS in Japan (GEONET) works for disaster mitigations

Dr. Hiromichi Tsuji, Director, Geodetic Observation Center, Geospatial Information Authority of Japan

(Presentation)

14:30

emergency.lu - Re-establishing communications in emergency situations

Mr. Alexander Jeuck, General Manager Governments & Institutions Asia Pacific, SES

(Presentation)

14:50

The Effect of Sabah Earthquake on Brunei’s CORS

Ms. Norliza bte Hj Muhammad Daud, Surveyor, Geodetic Section, Survey Department

(Presentation)

15:10

Location-based services with open data for emergency management & disaster response

Mr. Kuo-Yu Chuang, Co-founder/CEO, GeoThings Inc.(Presentation)

15:30

Coffee break

 

Session 2: Geospatial Applications & Entrepreneurship

15:55

European Satellite Navigation Competition & Copernicus Masters – Selected Applications

Mr. Lukas Lanneau, Consultant, SpaceTec Partners

(Presentation)

16:15

Concluding remarks

Mr. Rainer Horn, GNSS.asia Coordinator, SpaceTec Partners

 

GNSS.asia is funded by the European Union within Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under grant agreement no 641615.