Nov 30: Brown Bag: International Charter on Space and Natural Disasters
Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz, Director, National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi School of Law and Research Professor of Law, will discuss the Charter on Cooperation to Achieve the Coordinated Use of Space Facilities in the Event of Natural or Technological Disasters (Disasters Charter), which provides for the voluntary sharing of satellite imagery in the event of major disasters. Prof. Gabrynowicz will address the contents, structure, and status of the Charter, and highlight its strengths and weakness with a focus on how it could develop in the future. She also will discuss data access and sharing ideas.
When and Where: Nov 30 12:00-1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, in the 6th Floor Board Room, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20004. (Metro: Near Federal Triangle or Metro Center Metros). Or, follow the event on Twitter via @STIPCommonsLab and @WomenInAero. Use hashtag #DG2G (Connecting Grassroots to Government for Disaster Management).
RSVP for the event by clicking the link at the top left of this webpage in order to get through security. The brown bag is co-hosted by the Commons Lab of the Science and Technology Innovation Program in the Woodrow Wilson Center, Women in Aerospace, and the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi School of Law. This meeting is free and open to the public. Allow time for routine security procedures. A photo ID is required for entry. An archived video will be posted within a week of the event. An archived video will be posted within a week of the event. For more information, visit: Brown Bag: International Disasters Charter: Introduction, Initial Issues and Experiences
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