International Space Weather Initiative

International Space Weather Initiative
Second UN/NIGERIA Workshop on ISWI

October 17-21, 2011, Abuja, Nigeria
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Host:    •National Space Research and Development Agency [Centre for Basic Space Sciences CBSS]

•Federal Ministry of Science&Technology;       •Federal Republic of Nigeria
Co-organized and co-sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA, US), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA, Japan), COmmittee on SPace Research (COSPAR), Space Environment Research Center of Kyushu University (SERC, Japan), International Astronomical Union (IAU) and International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG)

Key Dates for the Workshop
Registration deadline: 31 July 2011

Abstract Submission deadline: 31 July 2011
Application for travel support deadline: 31 July 2011

Notification for Financial Support: 1 August 2011

Workshop: 17-21 October 2011

Nigeria: Heart of Africa

•Largest producer of oil in Africa

•160 million people

•a quarter of African Population

City of Event

•Abuja, 9.50Nord, 7.50East

•one hour ahead of GMT

•six hours ahead Washington DC

Status of Preparation

•Nigeria hosted UN/NASA/ESA Workshop on BSSI in October 1993

•We have successfully hosted several international meetings

•NASRDA National Space Research and Development Agency established in 1999 is ready to host this important meeting

•We are in touch with UNOOSA to perfect appropriate paper work

Borrowed from the presentation of Dr. Babatunde Rabiu
ISWI National Coordinator for Nigeria

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