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Third Space4Water Stakeholder Meeting

co-organised by the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
an the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW)

on 24-25 October 2023, Vienna International Centre, Conference Room 6
This event is restricted to Space4Water stakeholders, featured professionals, young professionals and representatives of Indigenous communities featured on the portal.
Registration for speakers requesting funding closed on 16 July 2023.


At the Third Space4Water Stakeholder Meeting the community has an opportunity to meet and exchange. The objectives for the meeting include:

  • Fostering knowledge exchange between Space4Water stakeholders, professionals, young professionals, and Indigenous voices;
  • Co-developing space-based solutions for water-related challenges; and
  • Identifying and addressing other ways to improve Space4Water community interaction and reaching shared objectives.

Dates and location

The workshop will take place on 24-25 October 2023 at the Vienna International Centre, in Conference Room 6 (C building, 7 th floor) in Vienna, Austria. Accepted participants will receive an email notification from the meeting organisers.

16 July 2023: Deadline for applications for funding
15 September 2023:
 Application deadline for those submitting an abstract, but are self-funded. Please take into account the times to receive a visa for Austria at the respective embassy or consulate may take more than five weeks, and apply early if you need a visa.
30 September 2023:
Deadline for self-funded applicants with no technical presentation during the meeting.


To be considered for participation, Space4Water stakeholders and featured professionals, young professionals and Indigenous voices can register here.

Note that there are two different application forms. One for applicants who need funding and one for such who travel self-funded. Applicants who will be funded will will receive two emails once the selection process has ended. One concerning your acceptance to attend the meeting, and a separate one if you are selected by the organisers to be a funded participant. Note that only a limited number of participants from developing countries will be funded.


If your organisation is not yet a Space4Water stakeholder, but active in using space-based technology or data for water (resource) management, hydrology or ecosystem preservation please apply to become a stakeholder first (no later than 10 July), by filling this form.

If you are a young professional using space-based technology or data for water related issues and are not yet part of our young professionals, fill in this form (no later than 10 July).

Note: applying as a stakeholder or young professional, does not mean you applied for attending at the meeting. You need to do both to be considered for participation.



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