ITHACA has specific experience in training technical personnel of local and international relief organizations, humanitarian agencies, multilateral development agencies, to improve their capacity in GIS and remote sensing data processing.

Being closely linked to the Politecnico di Torino, ITHACA can rely on the solid expertise of one of the most prestigious technical universities in Europe and worldwide. Its management and operational staff consists of professors, assistants, scholars and researchers with a long experience in the domain of geomatics, who collaborate with a growing network of technical and non technical partners.

The focus of the training sessions is on the emergency response activities, providing lectures on remote sensing technologies in real case studies and basic principles of a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) design, implementation, management and exploitation.