[Board] 1st Virtual UIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacific

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 02:38:16 PDT 2020


Dear Carol,

Thank you for the invitation.
The OSGeo Board will reach out to our community in Asia-Pacific region 
so that a representative can join your online event.

Best Regards,
Angelos

On 8/4/20 1:38 AM, Carol Williams wrote:
> To: Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> E-mailed to:info at osgeo.org
>
> 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 invitesOpen Source Geospatial Foundationto
> participate at its
>
> 1stVirtual UIA Associations Round Table
> Asia-Pacific
> Thursday 17 and Friday 18 September 2020
>
> This8thUIA Associations Round Table Asia-Pacifichad been planned to originally take place in the
> city of Seoul hosted by our partner Seoul Tourism Organization.
>
> Now, Seoul 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 websitehttps://uia.org/roundtable/2020/asiapacificfor 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 tohttps://uia.org/roundtable/
> (2) Click on "register now" for Round Table Asia-Pacific
> (3) Fill in your username XJ0041
> (4) Fill in your password FRCDEWVA
>
> You can use this username and password to register any number of delegates; each of your
> delegates will need to log in and register separately. Should you wish to register more than two
> delegates, please contact us.
>
> 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.
>
> Sincerely,
> 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 Needs 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
>
>
>


-- 
Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
President
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos



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