NEWS DIGEST FOR 2017

 

December 24, 2017
Merry Christmas to all IMGA members and their famalies!!! 

IMGA_Xmas

December 19, 2017
MedGeo’17 – The student perspective

Congratulations to Tatiana Cocerva on winning the best oral presentation award at MedGeo’17, the 7th conference of the International Medical Geology Association in Moscow.

Tatiana wrote about her experience at the conference in a very nice blog post. For the curious ones please visit the blog or download the pdf version.

Thank you Tatiana for sharing your view.

December 16, 2017

The October IMGA e-news can now be downloaded from the member site.

June 5, 2017

GeoHealth-2017
ISPRS Geospatial Public Health Symposium
July 1- 2, 2017 

Hyderabad, India 
Website: http://asci.org.in/GeospatialPublicHealthSymposium/index.php

GeoHealth-2017 is organized by the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) Inter-Commission Working Group on Environment and Health (ICWG III/IVc), in collaboration with ISPRS WG on Open Source on Geospatial Technology (WG V/8) and hosted by the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), and supported by ICORG.

Application of Earth observation data and geospatial technologies in the areas of:
Theme A: Disease Occurrence, Health Care and Association Analysis
Theme B: Risk Assessment and Management
Theme C: Medical Geology
Theme D: Emerging Problems and Advanced Geospatial Technological Solutions

May 7, 2017

The deadline for applications for MEDGEO 2017 student travel awards is May 31, 2017.
Download the application from the member website.

May 6, 2017

4th YES Congress: Mitigating Geohazards, Resources for Generations
Geological Survey of Iran (GSI)
August 27-30, 2017
Tehran, Iran
Website: http://www.conf.yesnetwork.ir
First Circular
Visa Form

On the 10th anniversary of the YES network, the Geological Survey of Iran will host the 4th YES Congress in Iran entitled Mitigating Geohazards, Resources for Generations.  Tehran will host one of the most significant events in the field of earth science with the presence of young professionals from around the world.

This congress consists of 9 themes in cooperation with various departments and organizations: Ministry of industry, Mine and Trade, Ministry of Sports and Youth, Ministry of Education and Training, Department of Environment, Exploration Directorate of National Iranian Oil Company, Iranian Mining Engineering Organization, Iran Mine House, IMPASCO Company, and Water Research Institute.

This event includes some side programs such as workshops, field trips, exhibitions, and competitions to elect the top geologist of 2017, top photo, and top article.  Iran and China will have a joint meeting one day before the opening ceremony.

May 3, 2017

Webinar: Drinking water quality and health studies – examples and possibilities in Denmark
Presented by Dr Jörg Schullehner
May 4, 2017: 16:00-17:00 GMT

Webinar instructions went out via e-mail yesterday evening.  If you are a current IMGA member and did not receive an e-mail titled “Online Webinar Invitation – Drinking water quality and health studies – examples and possibilities in Denmark,” please contact María Aurora Armienta. 

April 23, 2017

Webinar: Drinking water quality and health studies – examples and possibilities in Denmark
Presented by Dr Jörg Schullehner
May 4, 2017: 16:00-17:00 GMT

Drinking water quality can affect our health both positively and negatively because of our long-term, constant exposure to it.