Registration deadline:24 Oct 2018
Training date:29 Oct 2018to31 Oct 2018—
Organized by CartONG every two years since 2008,theGeOnG forumgathers humanitarian actors and professionals specialized in information management. It is dedicated to addressing issues related to data in the humanitarian & development sectors, including topics related to mapping, GIS, mobile data collection & information management.It is one of the biggest independent forum on the topic in Europe, with an average of 140 participants from 70 organizations in the last two editions.
This year’s theme is‘Perfection’ versus ‘Good enough’ in Information Management.Adjusting to context, scale, phase & funding. The conference is built around 3 days of roundtables, workshops and short sessions such as a speedgeeking, a fail fest and lightning talks, with a couple of evening events.
It is designed to allow participants to debate current and future stakes, get trained on relevant and innovative solutions, and share experience and best practices on a wide range of information management subjects. More information on the agenda here:http://cartong.org/geong/2018/agendaMost of the conference is in English, some elements will be bilingual (French & English).
We’re also happy to announce that Lars Peter Nissen, Director of ACAPS, Sonia Karkare, GeoMSF Program Manager and Laura Walker McDonald, Director of Innovation at GAHI will take part in the 2018 GeOnG Forum as keynote speakers.
For this edition, we offer 2 different kinds of tickets: a standard and a reduced 3-day conference pass, depending on the participants’ profiles. Please note that tickets include all coffee breaks and lunches, and also 2 dinners. – Standard rate (140 euros) applies to participants from the NGO, International Organization & academic sectors. Individual consultants working with NGOs and International Organizations are included in this category. – Reduced rate (70 euros) applies to students and job seekers.
Registration online here:http://cartong.org/geong/2018/registration