BALWOIS 2008 was organised by IB2E, METEO MAK, Hydrobiological Institute of Ohrid, Faculty of Civil Engineering at the “Sts. Cyril & Methodius” University in Skopje, University “St. Kliment Ohridski” – Bitola, the Hydrometeorological Service of Macedonia, and the Remote Sensing Application Centre (ReSAC, Bulgaria) under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning of the Republic of Macedonia and of the French Ambassador in Skopje.
ReSAC was one of the sponsors of the conference together with SPOT Image, who both participated as exhibitors of their services and products. ReSAC’s experts presented a report on the topic “Remote Sensing for the purposes of the Integrated Water Resources Management: Examples from Bulgaria”. Further, a joint workshop of ReSAC and SPOT Image was held with the thematic titles “From Satellite Data Distribution to Application Provision, Education and Consultation” and “Study for the integration of satellite imagery in the operational procedures of risk management in Bulgaria”.