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Re: [Oceania-Board-Private] Fwd: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Invitation virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

Alex Leith
Seems like it could be interesting, but I really don't have the time to engage with it.

On Fri, 4 Sep 2020 at 01:48, Adam Steer <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hey Oceania boardfolk, fyi:

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From: Angelos Tzotsos <[hidden email]>
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2020, 12:49
Subject: [OSGeo-Discuss] Fwd: Invitation virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific
To: <[hidden email]>, OSGeo Discussions <[hidden email]>

Hi all,

We have received this invitation, it could be of interest to some of our local chapters or individual members in Asia-Pacific regions.


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Subject: Invitation virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 14:59:26 -0400
From: Carol Williams [hidden email]
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To: [hidden email]

To: Open Source Geospatial Foundation
E-mailed [hidden email]

We send you this invitation because your organization has an office in the Asia-Pacific region or has members in the Asia-Pacific region!

The Union of International Associations (UIA) cordially invites Open Source Geospatial Foundation to participate at its

1stVirtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020

Last day to register: Monday 7 September!

UIA´s host partnerSeoul Tourism Organization will provide the virtual meeting platform where easy access, networking and educational content will combine to provide an engaging and rewarding experience for delegates.

The Union of International Associations is inviting people working in and with international associations,

·we will virtually meet and attend presentations on common challenges by peers working in international associations
·we will discuss in workshops and break-out rooms and you will have the chance to ask in-depth questions and to share and exchange knowledge and experience
·participants will be invited to join mini games individually or in teams, with opportunities to win prizes
·UIA team members will moderate the sessions throughout, guiding and assisting the delegates
·the Seoul Tourism Organization Team will assist you in any technical need
·we will have breaks!
·and you will have the chance of a Virtual Seoul Tour

See the topics of the programme below - and watch the Round Table website updates and more details!

Thanks to the support of our host,Seoul Tourism Organization, we will be able to offer a high-level educational programme through a high-level and easy to access technology platform for a low fee of KRW 50,000 / 40 US dollars.

How to register for the 1stvirtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific:

(1) Go to
(2) Click on "register now" for Round Table Asia-Pacific
(3) Fill in your username XJ0041
(4) Fill in your password (Angelos note: please ask me if interested)

You can use this username and password to registerany number ofdelegates; each of your delegates will need to log in and register separately.

UIAis an independent non-profit research institute founded in 1907 which documents and promotes the work of international associations. UIA shares its information on associations through its publications: theYearbook of International Organizations, and theInternational Congress Calendar. UIA also promotes the work of associations by organizing educational activities, such as the UIA Associations Round Table.

For over 110 years the UIA has been working to promote and document the work of international associations. We look forward to welcoming you at ourRound Tablesthis year.

Carol Williams
Union of International Associations

PS. While you are logged in on the UIA website, you may also wish to check your association´s profile in theYearbook of International Organizationsand as well complete ourSurvey on International Meeting Issues

1stVirtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific
Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020

hosted and powered by our partnerSeoul Tourism Organization

Moderation by UIA team members
Virtual meeting platform and technical support by Seoul Tourism Organization

Speakers and Topics

· Opening Keynote
· by Cyril Ritchie, President of UIA: "The UN´s 75thAnniversary and your association - why it matters"
· panel discussion with all speakers and group discussions

· Presentations / Case Studies / Workshops in break-out rooms
· Mr John Peackock, Associations Forum:"Why All Associations Need Good Structure, Governance and Plans"

·Dr Christie Chang, Past President, Sakyadhita International Association of Buddhist Women:"Looking for and negotiating a destination for an association event"

·Mr Octavio B Peralta, Secretary-General, Asia-Pacific Federation of Association Organizations (APFAO), and Secretary-General, Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP):"Association Business Model Innovation"

·Dr Wai Yie Leong, Member of Board of Directors, International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists:"Measuring the impact your association has on the community"

·Mr Zar Gomez, Regional Coordinator, Caritas Asia:"Mobilizing resources from within and from outside a federation"

·Mr Ryan Brubaker, Web Designer, UIA:"Achieving goals, finding partners: UIA´s Global Civil Society Database"

· And more:
·Mini games individually or in teams, with opportunities to win prizes
·Virtual tours of Seoul

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