2014 SIT Technical Workshop

Event Dates: September 17th - 18th, 2014

 

The 2014 CEOS Strategic Implementation Team (SIT) Technical Workshop

Hosted by: Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES)

Location: Montpellier, France

Note: This Workshop was preceded by a Virtual Constellation/Working Group (VC/WG) Day to be held the day prior (16th September) at the same location.

Meeting Documents

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 — VC/WG Day & Side Meetings 

Time

Meeting

Location

08:00

Welcome Coffee

 

0900-1200

Virtual Constellations & Working Group Day [Introduction]

  • Full agenda for the VC/WG Day included as an appendix
  • CEOS-SIT-VC-WG interactions (C Donlon, S Srivastava)
  • Training Activities (E Wood, J Lambin)
  • ECV Products, Reporting to SBSTA (P. Lecomte, R. Eckman)
  • Data management and data access (R Moreno, I Petiteville, S Neeck)

 

Reine Hélène

1200-1300

Lunch (hosted)

Dining Room

1300-1600

 Virtual Constellations and Working Group Day (Continued)

  • Full agenda for the VC/WG Day included as an appendix
  • CEOS-SIT-VC-WG interactions (C Donlon, S Srivastava)
  • Training Activities (E Wood, J Lambin)
  • ECV Products, Reporting to SBSTA (P. Lecomte, R. Eckman)
  • Data management and data access (R Moreno, I Petiteville, S Neeck) [presentation]

Reine Hélène

1600

Adjourn

 

1630-1730

VC & WG Day wrap up meeting (VC & WG Co-leads)

Reine Hélène

1600-1800

JAXA / CEOS Report on Data Applications [presentation] [draft ToC]

Reine Hélène

Wednesday, September 17th, 2015 — Day 1

Registration, Virtual Participant Connection, and Welcome Coffee in Reine Hélène

0830-0900

Presentation Materials

Session 1: Welcome and Essential Business

1

information– 20 minutes

Welcome and Opening Remarks by the SIT Chair (P Ultré-Guérard)

- Tour de Table self-introductions

- Logistics information

- Workshop Expected outcomes and introduction of agenda

0900-0920

[presentation]

2

information– 10 minutes

Review of Key Actions from 27th Plenary and SIT-29 (G Dyke)

0920-0930

[presentation]

[Action Status Table]

3

information – 15 minutes

CEOS Three-Year Work Plan Status Update and Priorities for 2014 (K Sawyer, CEO)

- Update of the CEOS Actions Tracker

- Timeline for annual update to the Three-Year Work Plan (2015-2017)

0930-0945

[presentation]

4

information– 15 minutes

28th CEOS Plenary Preview (CEOS Chair)

- Draft meeting outcomes and objectives

0945-1000

[presentation]

Session 2: CEOS Virtual Constellations and Working Groups (VCs & WGs) [session introduction]

5

information – 10 minutes

Synthesis Session Introduction (J-L Fellous)

- Session objectives

- Review of planned agenda

1000-1010

[presentation]

6

information/discussion/decision – 50 minutes

Synthesis Session: Report from the VC/WG day (Co-leads, VC/WG day)

- Outcomes and main discussion points

- CEOS-SIT-VC-WG interactions (C Donlon, S Srivastava) [presentation]

- Training Activities (E Wood, J Lambin) [presentation]

- ECV Products, Reporting to SBSTA (P Lecomte, R Eckman) [presentation]

- Data management and data access (R Moreno, I Petiteville, S Neeck) [presentation]

- [SIT-29-2], [SIT-29-3], [SIT-29-6], [SIT-29-7],[SIT-29-5]

1010-1100

 

Group Photo and Break

1100-1130

 

Session 2: CEOS Virtual Constellations and Working Groups (VCs and WGs) Continued [session introduction]

6+

information/discussion/decision – 1 hour

Synthesis Session: Report from the VC/WG day (Co-leads, VC/WG day) (Continued)

- Outcomes and main discussion points

- CEOS-SIT-VC-WG interactions (C Donlon, S Srivastava) [presentation]

- Training Activities (E Wood, J Lambin) [presentation]

- ECV Products, Reporting to SBSTA (P Lecomte, R Eckman) [presentation]

- Data management and data access (R Moreno, I Petiteville, S Neeck) [presentation]

- [SIT-29-2], [SIT-29-3], [SIT-29-6], [SIT-29-7],[SIT-29-5]

1130-1230

 

7

information/discussion/decision – 30 minutes

Coordination of CEOS Land Surface Imaging Activities (SIT Chair)

- Land Surface Imaging VC Status

- Position Paper and recommended way forward[SIT-29-4]

1230-1300

[presentation]

[concept note]

Lunch (hosted)

Session 2: CEOS Virtual Constellations and Working Groups (VCs and WGs) Continued [session introduction]

8

information/discussion – 1 hour 35 minutes

WG Issues and Topics for Plenary Preparation (15 minutes/WG + 20 minutes total discussion)

- WGISS [SIT-29-13] (R Moreno)

- WGCV (S Srivastava)

- WGCapD [SIT-29-13] (E Wood)

- WGClimate [SIT-29-21] (P Lecomte)

- WGDisasters [SIT-29-17, SIT-29-18] (I Petiteville)

1400-1535

[WGISS presentation]

[WGCV presentation]

[WGClimate presentation]

[WGDisastesrs presentation

9

information/discussion – 15 minutes

VCs and WGs Session Wrap-up (JL Fellous)

- Actions agreed

- Next steps

1535-1550

[presentation]

Break 

Session 3: CEOS Three-Year Work Plan Thematic Areas (Non-WG-VC) [session introduction]

10

information/discussion –  20 minutes

Update on CEOS Support to GFOI (S Briggs)

- CEOS Space Data Strategy for GFOI [SIT-29-10], [SIT-29-11], [SIT-29-12]

- Baseline, Data Services, R&D Support

- Pilot Space Data Services for GFOI

1615-1635

[presentation]

11

information/discussion – 15 minutes

CEOS response to the GEOSS Water Strategy (C Ishida)

1635-1650

[presentation]

12

information/discussion/decision – 10 minutes

Close of Day 1 (SIT Chair)

- Concluding remarks

- Key actions

- Logistics

1650-1700

 

Adjourn

1715

 
  • Presentation from THEIA (French Land Data Centre), P Maurel / N Baghdadi, 17:15 – 17:45 [presentation]
  • 19:00 Fabre Museum visit followed at 20:30 by a cocktail reception

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 — Day 2

Registration, Virtual Participant Connection, & Welcome Coffee in Reine Hélène

0830-0900

 

Session 3: CEOS Three-Year Plan Thematic Areas (Non-WG/VC) Continued [session introduction]

13

information/discussion – 45 minutes 

Carbon Strategy Implementation Study Team (S Briggs)

- Approach and update [SIT-29-14, SIT-29-15]

- Preliminary recommendations

- Preparation for Plenary

 

0900-0945

[presentation

14

information/discussion – 30 minutes

CEOS Acquisition Strategy for GEOGLAM (B Killough)

- Strategy update for Plenary [SIT-29-16]

- CEOS lead agency for GEOGLAM

- GEOGLAM Project Office Update (5 minutes, M Deshayes)

0945-1015

[presentation #1]

[presentation #2

Break

10:15 – 10:45

 

Session 4: Other Key Stakeholder Initiatives and Outreach to Key Stakeholders [session introduction]

15

information– 45 minutes

 GEO

- IN-01 Task Leadership (B Killough)

- GEO Post-2015 IPWG (E Volden) [presentation]

- Update on CEOS letter to GEO (CEOS Chair)[SIT-29-1]

- Representation at GEO-XI Plenary (CEO / CEOS Chair)

 – GEOSS Evaluation [presentation]

1045-1130

 

16

information/discussion – 15 minutes

World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (C Ishida)

- SIT-29-19 and SIT-29-20

1130-1145

[presentation]

[change proposal doc]

17

information – 30 minutes

UNFCCC

- COP-20, 1st-12th December, Lima, Peru (CEOS Chair)

- SBSTA-41 (WGClimate TBA) [presentation]

- COP-21, 2015 Paris [SIT-29-22] (SIT Chair)

1145-1215

 

18

information/discussion – 15 minutes

Office Holder Updates (CEOS Chair)

- CEOS Executive Officer (CEO) and Deputy CEO (DCEO)

SIT Leadership (SIT Chair)

- SIT Vice-Chair

1215-1230

[presentation]

19

information – 20 minutes

28th Plenary Preparations (CEOS Chair)

- Key outcomes and decisions

- Plenary statement – initial preparations

- Agenda finalisation

- Logistics and key dates

1230-1250

[presentation pdf | ppt]

Lunch (hosted)

1215-1315

 

Session 5: CEOS Organizational Issues [session introduction]

20

information – 30 minutes

CEOS Information Management (SEO TBA)

- Website Update [SIT-29-9]

- Document management system

- Formal document publication procedure

1350-1410

[presentation]

Session 6: Workshop Conclusion [session introduction]

Break

21

discussion – 10 minutes

SIT Workshop Action Item Confirmation (G Dyke)

1410-1420

 

22

information/discussion – 20 minutes

SIT Chair Closing Remarks (P Ultré-Guérard)

- Future meetings – SIT-30

1440-1500

 

Adjourn

15:00