Posted by: Meg Southee
SCGIS Ukraine chapter (https://scgis.org.ua/) is hosting the "GIS and Nature Protected Areas" conference on May 30 – June 2 2019. The event will be held on the territory of Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park (Kharkiv region, Ukraine). About 40 people from different organizations, who uses GIS for nature protection, will participate in the conference.
It will be the 7th conference organized by our community, but the first one organized by us as an official department of SCGIS. We are going to pay special attention to the coverage of SCGIS activities in Ukraine and in the world. The members of SCGIS Ukraine will present last year activities of the chapter.
As always, a lot of workshops will be conducted within the conference. For example, a workshop on the use of drones, work with Survey123, getting started with Google Earth Engine and other topics. Each year during the "GIS and Nature Protected Areas" conference a round table is held where participants discuss the prospects for further development of the community, urgent joint nature conservation projects using geoinformation technologies, and the implementation of GIS in their work to address the needs and problems of protected areas.
Partners of the "GIS and Nature Protected Areas" conference are:
Slobozhanskyi National Nature Park (http://slobozhanskyi.in.ua)
EOS Vision (https://eos.com/eos-vision-retail/)
Feldman Ecopark (https://feldman-ecopark.com)