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Welcome to the EMSE Newletter Events Page. Below is a list of upcoming events at GWU and throughout the DC area.




5th GEO Health and Environment Community of Practice Annual Meeting

This is the 5th meeting of the GEO Health and Environment Community of Practice, which is comprised of government and academic scientists and practitioners. This meeting is designed to provide a forum for the earth observing public health, medical and other interested communities to discuss current GEO Health Tasks, establish new partnerships, plan for future collaborations, exchange information about related activities, and inform GEO about our progress and observing requirements. This meeting will also focus on connections with other GEO societal benefit areas including water and other Programs with related research or capacities.

Who should participate?

Current GEO Task members are expected to participate. Broad participation in the Community of Practice Meetings is also encouraged. Please, attend:

  • If you are an active member of the Community of Practice
  • If you are an active member of the Community of Practice-- but have not been to a meeting recently
  • If you are involved in GEO and are curious about what we are doing
  • If you are involved in GEO and are working in areas of mutual interest or Societal Benefit Areas
  • If you are not yet involved in GEO Health and Environment Community of Practice and wonder why you should be, or
  • If you are involved in work you think would be relevant or we should know about
  • Meeting Objectives:

  • Review and path forward of Current GEO Component Projects and opportunities for new collaborations
  • Identification of Key Earth Observations need, by project
  • Presentation and acceptance of new projects (based on our CoP previously established criteria)
  • Future HE project and GEO plans and opportunities for synergy and collaboration
  • Coordinate input to GEO activities
  • For more details and draft agenda please follow this link.


    George Washington University, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street, NW, Washington, D.C., 20052


    July 23 - 25, 2013


    Those interested are asked to confirm their participation to the GEO Secretariat via e-mail:


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