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World Space Week 2020: WIA-E Rome invites to Webinar titled “Space applications for Disaster Risk Management”

Do you want to know more about Space applications for Disaster Risk Management and how United Nations organizations are using satellite data to this purpose?

WIA-E Rome is glad to invite you to join the online Webinar titled “Space applications for Disaster Risk Management” proposed for the WSW 2020 that will take place on the 5th of October 2020, from 13:00 to 14:00 (CET), with the support of the digital platform (Zoom).

Two experts from UN Organizations, moderated from WIA-E Rome, will share their experiences and provide some insights and examples to illustrate applications of satellite imagery in disaster risk management.



  • Ria Sen – Disaster Risk Reduction Expert at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome, Italy
  • Rohini S. Swaminathan – Emergency Specialist (Risk Monitoring and Analysis) with UNICEF HQ in New York, USA
  • Moderator: Alice Pellegrino – member of WIA-E Rome Committee


  • 13:00 – 13:05 : Brief Introduction from Moderator
  • 13:05 – 13:30: Speakers’ Presentation
  • 13:30 -13:55: Q&A Interactive Session with the WIA-E members
  • 13:55 – 14:00: Conclusion and final Remarks

The official language of the event will be English to allow WIA-E members interested to participate from all over Europe. 

Visit Eventbrite‘s page to reserve your free ticket to join the webinar is sent via e-mail to all WIA-E members! If you have not received it yet, contact us at: rome@wia-europe.org.

We are looking forward to your participation! Follow us also on WIA-E Rome social media: Facebook and Instagram (@womeninaerospace_rome).

Do you want to attend, even though you are not a member yet? Join our association and register by following the instructions here.

You can find the video on WIA-E’s Official YouTube Channel here.

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