EVDT Community Meeting - January 2024


Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

January 17, 2024
10:00am — 11:00am ET

We invite you to join the first spring meeting of the Environment-Vulnerability-Decision-Technology (EVDT) Community. The purpose of the EVDT Community meetings is to share research approaches led by the Space Enabled Research Group and our collaborators that combine insights into social, environmental and policy challenges that can be addressed with geospatial information systems. Learn more about the EVDT Framework here; and read publications from past EVDT projects here.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, January 17th from 10:00am to 11:00am ET.  The theme for the January 17th meeting is "What is EVDT and how does it help with today's social and environmental challenges?" Join the Zoom link here.

Here is the time-zone information for various locations:  Mexico City - 9:00 am to 10:00 am; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm; Santiago de Chile - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm; Luanda, Angola - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm; Benin - 4 pm to 5 pm; Ghana - 3 pm to 4 pm; Jakarta, Indonesia - 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm; Los Angeles, USA - 7:00 am to 8:00 am.

If you are planning to attend the EVDT Meeting on January 17th, please fill out this form in advance.

We are also collecting ideas and volunteers for side events (discussions, longer talks, workshops, teaching sessions, etc.). Want to get feedback and advice on some project idea that you have? Want to learn how to use ArcGIS StoryMaps or Google Earth Engine but don't know who to ask? 

Whether you want to host an event or want to suggest an event for someone else to host, please fill out this form with your ideas! These can be short, 30 minute events or long multi-hour workshops. The format and topics are very open.


All times are in ET

Introduction | 10:05 AM

Opening remarks from Sharif Islam

Presentation TBD | 10:10 AM

Speaker name: Danielle Wood

Organizational Affiliation: Space Enabled, MIT Media Lab

Presentation topic: "What is EVDT and how does it help with today's social and environmental challenges?"

Q&A | 10:45 am

Meeting Adjourn | 11:00 am

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