Workshop on Earth Observation Data and Applications for Official Statistics

18 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018
Bangkok, Thailand

The workshop website: https://unstats.un.org/bigdata/events/2018/bangkok/default.html

The workshop on Earth Observation Data and Applications for Official Statistics is jointly organized by United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), and will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 18-22 June 2018.

The workshop provides an opportunity for statistical organizations to participate in discussion and training in the use of earth observation data, particularly satellite imagery, for official statistics and Sustainable Development Goals.

Experts from the Queensland University of Technology, the Australian Department of Science Information Technology and Innovation, and the United Nations will lead the workshop which includes presentations, practical demonstration and hand-on tutorials focusing on data preparation, analysis and presentation.