WGCapD-5

Event Dates: March 30th - April 1st, 2016

 

NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA USA

NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA USA

The 5th Meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD-5)

Location: Hampton, Virginia, USA

Hosted by: The CEOS Systems Engineering Office (SEO), National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center (LaRC)

Agenda

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Day 1 – Opening, Summary of Activities, WGCapD Projects, & Strategic Planning

Welcome & Opening Session
0 Registration 08:30-09:00
1 Welcome & Opening Remarks from Host Organisation & Vice-Chair 09:00-09:30
2 Round of Introductions (All 09:30-09:40
3 Meeting Strategy: Adoption of the Agenda (Chair/Vice-Chair) [Presentation] 09:40-09:50
4

CEOS 2016-2018 Work Plan (Chair/Vice-Chair) [Presentation]

[Presentation by CEOS CEO Jonathan Ross]

09:50-10:15
Status of Main Projects
5 WGCapD 3-Year Strategy Document – Main Projects 2016-2018 (Chair/Vice-Chair) 10:15-10:45
Break   10:45-11:00
6 WGCapD 3-Year Strategy Document – Main Projects 2016-2018 (Chair/Vice-Chair) 11:30-11:30
7

SAR Training Workshops

11:30-12:30
No-Host Lunch   12:30-13:30
8

Program for Distance Education Courses: Webinars/Online Hands-On Course

  • Senthil Kumar-ISRO [Presentation]
  • Angelica Gutierrez-NOAA
  • Hilcea Ferreira-INPE
13:30-14:15
9

A Proposal for Capacity Building Activity on Geospatial Technologies and their Applications in G-Governance (Senthil Kumar-ISRO) [Presentation]

14:15-15:15
10

Capacity Building within CEOS & A Near-Term Need (DataCube) (Brian Killough-CEOS SEO) [Presentation]

15:15-15:45
Connections with GEO
11

Outcomes of Mexico City GEO Ministerial Summit and Plenary with special focus to Capacity Building (Nancy Searby-NASA/Andiswa Mlisa-GEO Secretariat) [Presentation]

15:45-16:30
Break   16:30-16:45
12

GEO Capacity Building (GEOCAB) Portal: Plans and Contributions (Andiswa Mlisa-GEO Secretariat, Nancy Searby-NASA) [Presentation]

16:45-17:30
13

Support the DCEO in Developing the CEOS Component of GEO’s Contribution to Space Based EO to Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (Marie-Josee Bourassa-CSA) [Presentation]

17:30-18:00
Adjourn   18:00

No-Host Dinner at Park Lane Tavern, Hampton, Virginia

Note: The hotel shuttle to dinner will depart from the front of the hotel at 18:30. Since the shuttle cannot accommodate the entire group in one trip, attendees are welcome to use their own vehicles to drive to the venue, which is approximately one mile away.

19:00

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Day 2 – Capacity Building Summit

Overview
14

Objectives for the Day:

  • Each WGCapD Agency will: Summarize their Activities to Build Capacity for using EOs
    • Who are you targeting?
    • What outcomes are you trying to achieve?
    • What best practices do you follow?
    • What evidence do you measure to show that capacity is built?
    • Who are your implementing partners?
    • What are the potential areas for collaboration and linkages?
  • Provide a Summary of Capacity Building Activities within other CEOS Groups
  • Provide Summary of GEO Capacity Building Activities
  • A Case Study: The Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI)
  • Discuss WGCapD’s Role with Other CEOS Groups
  • Discuss WGCapD’s Role with in GEO

[Presentation]

08:30-09:00
WGCapD Agency Presentations
15 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at SANSA (Mahlatse Kganyago/Phila Sibandze) [Presentation] 09:00-09:15
16 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at ISRO (Senthil Kumar) [Presentation] 09:15-09:30
17 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at ESA (Francesco Sarti) [Presentation] 09:30-09:45
18 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at NASA (Nancy Searby) [Presentation] 09:45-10:00
19 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at DLR (Dieter Hausamann) [Presentation] 10:00-10:15
20 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at USGS (Eric Wood) [Presentation] [Video] 10:15-10:30
Break 10:30-10:45
21 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at NOAA (Angelica Gutierrez) 10:45-11:00
22 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at CSA, GA, and CSIRO (Marie-Josee Bourassa/Jonathon Ross) [Presentation] 11:00-11:15
23 Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at CRECTEALC (Jesus Gonzalez) 11:15-11:30
Connections with CEOS, GEO, & Other International Organisations
24 Overview of Capacity Building by other CEOS Groups (VCs, WGs, AHTs) (Kim Holloway-CEOS SEO) [Presentation] 11:30-12:00
25 Capacity Building activities at JAXA (Hiroshi Mitsui-JAXA) [Video] 12:00-12:15
26

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at UNOOSA (Lorant Czaran-UNOOSA) [Presentation]

12:15-12:30

No-Host Lunch

Note: The NASA DEVELOP Program (NASA Applied Sciences) Invites You to View Their Poster Session During this Break.

12:30-13:30
26

A Case Study: GFOI (Doug Muchoni-USGS, Sylvia Wilson-USGS) [Presentation]

13:30-14:00
27

Considerations for Leveraging Capacity Building Activities (Laura Delgado López-Secure World Foundation) [Presentation]

14:00-14:45
28

Panel Discussion: WGCapD’s role with Other CEOS Groups

14:45-15:30
Break   15:30-15:45
29 Overview of GEO Capacity Building Activities (Andiswa Mlisa-GEO Secretariat) 15:45-16:15
30

WGCapD Support to Regional GEO Initiatives – AfriGEOSS/AmeriGEOSS

16:15-16:30
31 Panel Discussion: WGCapD in the GEO Work Programme (Andiswa Mlisa, Nancy Searby, Jane Olwoch, Other Panelists TBC) 16:30-17:00
32

Panel Discussion: Discussion on Best Practices in Capacity Building (Nancy Searby, Jane Olwoch, Senthil Kumar, Other Panelists TBC)

17:00-17:30
33 Wrap Up 17:30-17:45
Adjourn 17:45

Hosted Dinner

Note: Group transportation will depart from the front of the hotel at 18:30. Attendees are welcome to use their own vehicles to drive to the venue, which is approximately 8.5 miles away.

 

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Day 3 – Business Decisions

34

Final Discussions/Agreements/Documents

  • Strategy Document/3-Year Work Plan
  • SAR Trainings [Workshop Considerations]
  • Webinars
  • Cooperation with Other WGs and VCs 
08:30-10:00
Break & Group Photo  10:00-10:15
35

Living Planet Symposium Preparation (Dieter Hausamann-DLR; Magdalena-ESA)

 
36 

Wrap-up and Closure (Chair/Vice-Chair)

  • Upcoming Meetings and Events
  • Next WGCapD Vice-Chair (2016-2017) and Other Issues
  • Date & Place of WGCapD-6 Annual Meeting
  • Main Outcomes of the Meeting
 
No-Host Lunch   13:00-14:00
37

Business Decisions for WGCapD

 
Adjourn    

Virginia Air & Space Center Visit (NASA Langley Visitor Center)

Note: The hotel shuttle will depart to the Virginia Air & Space Center from the front of the hotel at 15:00. The cost of each ticket will be $18 ($15 for NASA employees).