Meetings & Events


Announcing  the

11th International Symposium on Geospatial Health
GnosisGIS 2017

November 3-5, 2017  │ Baltimore, Maryland, USA

The International Society of Geospatial Health will host the 11th International Symposium on Geospatial Health in Baltimore, Maryland, November 3-5, 2017.  The theme of this year’s meeting is ‘GeoHealth —  new horizons for mapping and modeling animal and human diseases:  digital resources, spatial methods, one health’.

The 2-day meeting held prior to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene(ASTMH) Annual Meeting (Nov 5-9, 2017) will include invited plenary papers and concurrent sessions to present results of submitted abstracts.

Registration includes access to meeting facilities, meeting supplies, coffee breaks, and lunch and dinner on the 4th.

November 3 │  Arrival & Welcome Reception
November 4 │  Meeting Presentations and Dinner
November 5 │  Meeting Presentations to conclude early afternoon prior to beginning of ASTMH




The 2017 Dragon Symposium will bring together the joint Sino-European teams after one year of activity. On a project-by-project basis, the 27 project teams will report on the progress of each project to date including the latest scientific results and in particular:

  • Detail the ESA, ESA TPM, Copernicus Sentinels and Chinese EO data acquired and investigated after one year of activity
  • Detail the in-situ data measurements and requirements particularly joint field visits made in P.R. China in the last year
  • Report on the role of young scientists within the projects and presentation of their results in a dedicated poster session
  • Outline academic exchange programmes developed
  • Outline the progress and status of cooperation within the project
  • Inform on planning of research to be undertaken in the next 2 to 3 years

The chairs will report in plenary on each workshops' results and recommendations.


July 1 – 2, 2017 | Hyderabad, India
Workshop on Open Source Topics
30th June 2017


3rd Pan-Eurasian Experiment (PEEX) Science Conference & 7th PEEX Meeting & IIASA Workshop

19–22 September 2017, Moscow,  Russia

Aimed at all scientists interested in research on grand challenges and climate change
The goal of the 3rd PEEX Science Conference is to bring together professional and scientific experts with a interest in Grand Challenges in the Arctic–boreal pristine and urban environments. A system understanding workshop will be part of the conference program, organized in collaboration with IIASA. A special session on “Arctic Aerosols” in organized in collaboration with IASOA.


2017 Annual Meeting

ASTMH 66th Annual Meeting
November 5-9, 2017
The Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland USA