Presentation on theme: "21 st Century Earth-Observation Solutions to Build a Safe, Healthy and Prosperous World GEO-5 Ottawa, Canada 29-30 November 2004."— Presentation transcript:
21 st Century Earth-Observation Solutions to Build a Safe, Healthy and Prosperous World GEO-5 Ottawa, Canada 29-30 November 2004
The fifth meeting of international GEO Ottawa, November 29-30, 2004 Schedule: SunNov 28thGEOSEC and IPTT MonNov 29thGEO Plenary TuesNov 30thGEO Plenary WedDec 1stFollow-up – IPTT ThursDec 2ndIPTT FriDec 3rdIPTT
Meeting location Fairmont Château Laurier Fairmont Château LaurierDining Room Bedroom Block of Rooms reserved for Delegates attending the meeting High speed internet service in all rooms 1 Rideau Street Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7 Tel: (613) 241-1414 / 1-800-257-7544 http://www.fairmont.com/laurier
Other nearby hotels Lord Elgin Hotel 100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario http://www.lordelgin.ca Novotel Ottawa 33 Nicholas Street Ottawa Ontario http://www.novotel.com
Quick facts Over 200 participants expected from 50 countries and 30 organizations Some visitors may require a Visa to enter Canada From Airport to hotel – Taxi 25$ - Shuttle 12$ Carbon neutral meeting - paper copies of documents will not be distributed Internet services available on site
International Poster Display A maximum of 20 poster spaces of 120 cm X 120cm first come-first serve basis Posters will be attached to poster boards with push pins (to be provided). The poster display area is not equipped to support electronic displays. The deadline for reserving space is November 1, 2004 Please do not mail posters; exhibiters will be responsible for putting up/taking down of posters. Additional details are available on the GEO web sites http://earthobservations.org/ under GEO 5.
Contacts LOGISTICS (reservations, hotel bookings, special a/v needs, special dietary needs, wheelchair access, etc,) Vicki Martelock, Environment Canada GEO5logistics@cgeo-gcot.gc.ca INTERNATIONAL POSTER DISPLAY (inquiries, poster space bookings) Pamela Burns, Fisheries and Oceans Canada GEO5posters@cgeo-gcot.gc.ca MEDIA (media-related logistics and questions) Sebastien Bois, Environment Canada GEO5media@cgeo-gcot.gc.ca GENERAL MEETING INQUIRIES Bruce Ramsay, Environment Canada GEO5info@cgeo-gcot.gc.ca
Meeting Registration http://earthobservations.org/ Or http://www.cgeo-gcot.gc.ca/ Registration deadline: October 15, 2004
Online Registration Once form is submitted: GEOSEC will verify registrant as member of delegation Once your registration is approved, registrant will receive: username and password hotel information to make reservation
Your personalized delegate area Edit your registration info Register/edit activities Activities an Meeting info Access to documents Hotel Information General GEO 5 Information
Ottawa – The Nations Capital Museum of Civilization Ottawa Ottawa in the FallParliament Hill
Ottawa – Quick facts Population 1.2 million fourth- largest urban area in Canada Main areas of employment: Government and advanced technology Languages spoken include English (50%), French (32%) Smoking is prohibited in all public areas 110 volt electrical outlets UTC-5 same time zone as New York
November Weather Daily Average (°C) 1.0 Standard Deviation 1.7 Daily Maximum (°C) 4.8 Daily Minimum (°C) -2.8 Extreme Maximum (°C) 23.9 Date (yyyy/dd) 1938/06 Extreme Minimum (°C) -21.7 Date (yyyy/dd) 1940/29
Bruce Angle; Lead Canadian Secretariat Bruce.Angle@ec.gc.ca http://www.cgeo-gcot.gc.ca See you in Ottawa!