UNMAS-GICHD Technology Workshop on mobile technologies for mine action

The UNMAS-GICHD Technology Workshop is the premiere event for humanitarian mine action operators and developers to meet and learn from each other about latest innovations and research as well as challenges, concerns and opportunities from industry innovators and experts.

The workshop will be hosted by United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) and the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) with support from Handicap International (HI) and the NOMAD consortium. The theme for this year’s workshop is "Harnessing Mobile technology: Opportunities and Challenges”.  This event will bring developers, researchers and operators from all over the world to discuss the use of mobile technology in humanitarian mine action operations, looking to the future of technology as well sharing stories by colleagues who are using these technologies in their daily operations.

The workshop will include presentations, panel run discussions, a developer exhibition space as well as hands-on field demonstrations.

More informations and registrations available on GICHD's website.

The workshop will be held in Lyon, France at the Hotel Novotel Gerland on November 15-17. Please note spaces are limited. We look forward to seeing you in November!