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Welcome Message - ICEO&SI 2019 Chairman

ICEO&SI 2019, the Ninth International Conference on Earth Observations and Societal Impacts, will be held following the series of acclaimed international conferences called by TGEO, Taiwan Group on Earth Observations; to bring together the researchers, practitioners, students as well as the public agencies from around the world to share their geo-accomplishments and carry on the tradition of using daily measurements, remote observations, and global monitoring; in order to cultivate the fare judgments, enhance the vitality, and prolong the sustainability to our living planet, the Earth.

The organizing committee are herein cordially inviting you to attend the ICEO&SI 2019, which will be held in Tainan City, Taiwan, on June 23~26, 2019.  Tainan City, the 4th largest city in Taiwan, was established as the capital of Taiwan in 1661 and remained as the capital until 1887.  Experiencing the Chinese Ming and Qing dynasties, and gone through the colonial stages of the Dutch and the Japan eras, till the independent, republic and democratic, Tainan has held a significant socio-economical position in Taiwanese history; where is also the home of the Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor).

From the early days of sharing the field and laboratory experiences and the performance of modern geoscience and remote sensing, the ICEO&SI conference has grown into a common forum and platform for international experts and scholars specializing in earth observations and social sciences to discuss, communicate and internet on subjects relating to climate changes, environmental disasters, ecological impacts, global resources and public health; specifically, to bring up the appropriate and corresponding strategies for human beings.

Looking forward to welcome you in Tainan.


Ming-Chee WU

Professor, National Cheng Kung University

Vice President, TGEO