Vietnamese, German universities launch the 6th Summer School “GIS for Sustainable Development and Integration”
VNU University of Science in collaboration with Germany’s Rostock University are launching the 6th DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Summer School and GIS 2015 Conference on “GIS for Sustainable Development and Integration” from October 6-9 in Hanoi.
Summer School 2015 is expected to attract 32 scientists and participants from universities, institutes, government and non- government organizations inside and outside Vietnam: VNU University of Science, Nong Lam University – HoChiMinh City, Hue University, Departments of Science anh Technology, PhongNha KeBang National Park; scientists and participants from Spain, Australia.
This Summer School is the 6th in series of DAAD Summer School and International Conference at VNU University of Science since 2007.
It is addressing its content to upgrade knowledge in GIS, remote sensing with a focus on UAS (Unmanned Airborne Systems), which is a major concern nowadays to the development not only for one country, like Vietnam but also to many other developing countries.
Prof. Dr Vu Van Manh, Coordinator of the sixth DAAD Summer School and GIS 2015 Conference, said the program, running from October 6-8, is designed to help trainees broaden knowledge about earth science and maintain relationship with German partners to build new projects on earth science and natural science in the time ahead.
Prof. Nguyen Van Noi , Rector of VNU University of Science emphasized the program of its kind has significantly contributed to strengthening the long-standing relationship between German and Vietnamese scientists in observance of the 40th anniversary of the two nations’ diplomatic ties.