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Announcement of the 10th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium

Vietnam National Space Center (VNSC), under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), is pleased to announce: On September 18 to 20, 2017, the 10th Symposium of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems, Asia-Pacific (10th GEOSS-AP Symposium) is being organized by VNSC/VAST and the GEO Secretariat, with the support of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).

This is an annual event started in 2007, the last Symposium was held in Japan. This year, Vietnam is honored being selected as the host for the 10th GEOSS-AP Symposium.

The Symposium provides a forum for researchers, engineers, and students in the Asia-Pacific region to exchange information and knowledge, and to discuss cooperative opportunities in particular innovations and other study activities in sciences related to earth observation satellite data usage.

10th GEOSS-AP Symposium addresses the theme: “Accelerating the realization of the SDGs with Earth Observations: Lessons from the Asia-Oceania region”. This is a good opportunity for Vietnam to advance international collaborations with countries in the region as well as from all over the world, in space technology research and application.

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