On the 21 November, Professor Abbas Rajabifard chaired and concluded a successful session at the first United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) in China on the theme of ‘A Sustainable and Resilient World: Capacity Building and Geospatial Research for Implementing the SDGs‘. This session was organised by the UN-GGIM Academic Network, which is chaired by Prof Rajabifard. During the session, Prof Rajabifard shared our recent work A Blueprint for Disaster Management RD&D Supporting the SDGs as a framework that establishes the detailed relationships between disaster management and the SDGs to guide future research, policy, and innovation for sustainable development and disaster risk reduction.
Following the UNWGIC, Prof Rajabifard will visit the State Key Laboratory of Information in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS) at Wuhan University on the 24th of November to give a talk on ‘Enabling Business and Community – Resilience, 3D Land and Property, Urban Analytics’. You can read more about this talk here.