WGCapD-2

Event Dates: March 4th - 6th, 2013
Group photo from WGCapD-2

WGCapD-2 Group Photo

 

The 2nd meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy

Hosted by: European Space Agency Centre for Earth Observation (ESA ESRIN)

Location: Frascati, Italy

Meeting Documents

Agenda

Monday, March 4, 2013
Day 1 – Background and laying out ideas for activities
Magellan Conference Room @ ESA/ESRIN

Item # Time Description
Welcome & Opening Session
0 08:30-09:00  Registration
1 09:00-09:10  Welcome and Opening Remarks (Chair/Vice Chair)
2 09:10-09:30  Round of Introductions (ALL)
3 09:30-09:40  Adoption of Agenda (ALL)
4 09:40-10:15 Report overall achievements over 2012: new members and participants, connections with
other projects, participation in events (Chair) – Presentation
5 10:15-10:45 Outcomes of 2012 CEOS Plenary and 2013 CEOS Work Plan (Kerry Sawyer, CEOS CEO)

Status of Main Projects
6 10:45-11:15 E-Learning Course (Ferreira, Chair, INPE)
11:15-11:30 Break
7 11:30-12:00 DEM Workshop (Sutherlun, Vice-Chair, NOAA)
8 12:00-12:30  WGCapD 5-year Work Plan (Background, Draft Proposal) – we need volunteers for this!
(Chair)
9 12:30-13:00 Education Program Synergies (Hausamann, DLR & Mouratidis, ESA)UNESCO Capacity Building Activities (Hernandez, consultant UNESCO)
13:00-14:30 Lunch
10 14:30-16:00  Capacity Building Activities Inventory (Sutherlun, Vice-Chair, NOAA)
11 16:00-16:20  Webinars (Wood, USGS)
16:20-16:50 Break
Agency Presentations
12 16:50-17:10
  • USGS Capacity Building Activities
  • USGS/ UNEP Project Proposal – Africa’s Historical Aerial Photography – Preserving 75 Years of Earth Observations (Eric Wood, USGS)
13 17:10-17:30  NASA Capacity Building Activities (Searby, NASA)
14  17:30-18:00  Disaster Risk Management Capacity Building Activities (Petiteville, ESA)
 18:00 Adjourn
 19:00 Ice-Breaker in ESRIN

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Day 2: WGCapD Connections and Outreach
Magellan Conference Room @ ESA/ESRIN

Item # Time Description
Agency Presentations Continued
15 09:00-09:20 ESA Capacity Building Activities (Sarti, ESA)
16 09:20-09:40
17 09:40-10:00 ISRO Capacity Building Activities (Dr. YVN Krishna Murthy, Director IIRS)
18 10:00-10:20 UNOOSA Capacity Building Activities (Czaran, UNOOSA)
10:20-10:40 Break & Group Photo
19 10:40-11:10 SANSA CB Activities (Olwoch, SANSA)
20 11:10-11:30 ESA’s ibook (Fulvio Marelli, ESA)
Capacity Building Activities in 2012 – Secure World Foundation (Tiffany Chow, SWF)
21 11:30-11:50 Capacity Building Activities in 2012 – Secure World Foundation (Chow and Antoniou, SWF)
11:50-12:30  Discussions – Possible Synergies (ALL)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
CEOS/GEO and CEOS Connections with WGs, VCs
22 14:00-14:30 General Overview of GEO Workplan 2012-2015

23 14:30-14:40 Results of the CEOS-GEO Actions Workshop and Overview of Contributions of WGCapD to GEO 2012-2015 Work Plan (Sawyer, NOAA)
24 14:40-15:00 Involvement of WGCapD in the development of the capacity building-relevant
CEOS-GEO Actions and WGCapD contributions to the GEO 2012-2015 Work Plan (Hilcea
Ferreira, INPE)
25 15:00-16:00 Internal Coordination: Connections with WGs and VCs (Jacob Sutherlun, NOAA)
16:00-16:30 Break
Agency Presentations
26 16:30-17:00 Connections with SST (Sea Surface Temperature) VC – ESA project LearnEO (Pierre Philippe
Mathieu / Val Byfield)
27 17:00-17:15 Linking Training Resources – UCAR (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research)
(Wendy Schreiber-Abshire, Bruce Muller) (online)
28 17:15-18:00 Discussions/Possible Synergies (ALL)
18:00 Adjourn
19:00 Host Dinner

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Day 3 – Mapping out Future Activities and Wrap-up
Magellan Conference Room @ ESA/ESRIN

Item # Time Description
Calendar & Future Interactions
29 09:00-09:15 Other Important and related meetings (Chair/Vice-Chair)
30 09:15-09:30 Next GEO MEETINGS (João Soares, Geo Secretariat)
Outreach
31 09:30-10:00 WEBSITE, Availability of resources, portals etc. (All)
Discussion of Strategic Direction of the WG
32 10:00-10:30 Possible Future Transition of CEOS CB to GEO CB (All)
33  10:30-11:00 Suggestions of new activities (All)
11:00-11:30 Break
34 11:30- 11:50 Telecons (All)
35 11:50-12:20 Next WGCapD Vice-Chair (2014-2015) and Other Issues (All)
36 12:20-12:40 Date & Place of 4th WGCapD annual meeting (3rd WGCapD meeting will be hosted by ISRO)
37  12:40-13:00 Wrap-up and Closure (ALL)
13:00-14:30 Lunch
DEM Workshop Walk-Through – (Those not involved in DEM Workshop may choose to participate or not)
38 14:30-16:00 Walk through DEM workshop details (Jacob Sutherlun, NOAA)
16:00 Adjourn