WGCapD-6

Event Dates: March 27th - 29th, 2017

 

The 6th Meeting of the Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy was kindly hosted by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. 

A BIG THANK YOU to DLR, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany for excellent hospitality and for graciously hosting this well organized, quite productive WGCapD Annual Meeting. Also, a special thanks to DLR WGCapD Members – Dieter Hausamann and Michael Bock.

Resources

Monday, March 27th, 2017 – Day 1

 Welcome and Opening Session

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Registration

08:30 – 09:00

1

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Dr. Reinhold Busen, Head of Site Management, DLR Oberpfaffenhofen & Chair/Vice-Chair

[Presentation]

09:00 – 09:30

2

Round of Introductions (All)

09:30 – 09:45 

3

Meeting Strategy;  Adoption of the Agenda (Chair/Vice-Chair)

09:45 – 10:00 

4

Rules of engagement and future collaboration within WGCapD’s CBs (Nancy Searby, NASA) [Presentation]

10:00 – 10:15 

5

CEOS 2017-2019 Work Plan (Jonathan Ross) [Presentation]

10:15 – 10:45 

COFFEE BREAK

10:4511:00

WGCapD Agency Presentations 

6

DLR Overview

Capacity Building Activities @ DLR Oberpfaffenhofen

  • German Remote Sensing Data Center (Claudia Künzer) [Presentation]
  • Institute of Remote Sensing Technology (Michael Eineder) [Presentation]
  • Radar Institute (Irena Hajnsek/Kostas Papathanassiou) [Presentation]

11:00 – 12:00

7

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at SANSA (Phila Sibandze) [Presentation]

 12:00 – 12:15

8

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at ISRO (Senthil Kumar) [Presentation]

 12:15 – 12:30

LUNCH

12:3013:30

9

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at ESA (Francesco Sarti) [Presentation]

13:30 – 13:45 

10

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at NASA (Nancy Searby) [Presentation]

13:45 – 14:00

11

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at USGS (Eric Wood)

14:00 – 14:15

12

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation CSIRO (Jonathon Ross) [Presentation]

14:15 – 14:30

13

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at INPE (Hilcea Ferreira) [Presentation]

14:30 – 14:45

15

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at CRECTEALC (Sergio Camacho) Virtual [Presentation]

15:00 – 15:15

16

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at SEO (Brian Killough) Virtual [Presentation]

15:15 – 15:30

COFFEE BREAK 

15:30 – 15:45

 Connections with CEOS, GEO, and Other International Organisations 

17

Capacity Building Activities in WMO-CGMS VLab – Virtual Laboratory for Training and Education in Satellite Meteorology  (Lu Veeck) Virtual [Presentation]

15:45 – 16:00

18

CB Activities in GFOI/SilvaCarbon (Sylvia Wilson, USGS) Virtual [Presentation]

16:00 – 16:15

19

Capacity Building Activities in  WGDisasters: Stéphane Chalifoux, WGDisasters, Virtual [Presentation]

16:15 – 16:30

20

Capacity Building Activities in Earth Observation at UNOOSA (Lorant Czaran)

16:30 – 16:45

21

CB Activities in GEO: (Andiswa Mlisa)

16:45 – 17:00

22

CB Activities in GEOGLAM (Jan Dempewolf) [Presentation]

17:00 – 17:15

23

CB Activities at AGEOS (Aboubakar Mambimba Ndjoungu) [Presentation]

17:15 – 17:30

24

CB Activities in IRD/CNES (Francesco Sarti) [Presentation]

17:30 – 17:40

25

Wrap-Up of Day#1 (Chair/Vice-Chair)

17:40 – 18:00

ADJOURN – Transport to Hotel Seehof

18:00

HOSTED DINNER @ RESTAURANT SEEHOF HERRSCHING

19:30


Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Day 2 –  Workplan: WGCapD Activites and Strategic Planning 

 WGCapD Work Plan/Status of Main Activities

26

WGCapD – Achievements of 2016 (Chair/Vice-Chair) [Presentation]

09:00 – 09:15

27

WGCapD Perspectives: Work Plan – Overview 2017-2019 (Chair/Vice-Chair) [Presentation]

09:15 – 09:30

28

CB-4: Resources Portal (Nancy Searby, NASA)

 09:30 – 09:45

29

CB-19: 2030 Challenges for space-based EO – towards Global SDGs (Eric Wood, USGS)

09:45 – 10:00

30

CB-12: New Missions and data sets (Jonathon Ross, CEOS CEO)

 10:00 – 10:15 

COFFEE BREAK

10:1510:30

31

 SAR-EDU/MOOCs/E-Learning/Webinars (Robert Eckardt, Univ. of Jena) [Presentation]

10:30 – 11:00

32

CB-13: Webinars (Senthil Kumar, ISRO) [Presentation]

11:00 – 12:30

LUNCH

12:30 – 13:30

33

 Visit to the German Space Operation Center (Dieter Hausamann)

13:30 – 14:00

34

CB-15: Best Practices (Hilcea Ferreira, INPE; Nancy Searby, NASA) [Presentation]

14:00 – 14:30

35

CB-17: SAR Training Workshops – Report & Lessons Learned (Phila Sibandze, SANSA, Francesco Sarti, ESA, Michael Bock, DLR)  [Presentation]

14:30 – 15:15

 COFFEE BREAK 

15:15 – 15:30

36

 CB-11: Build awareness – Partnership with WGCapD: Public Health Workshop (Guy Aubé, CSA) Virtual [Presentation]

15:30 – 15:45

37

 CB-20: Promotion of GEO Initiatives (Andiswa Mlisa, GEO Secretariat; Nancy Searby, NASA; Hilcea Ferreira, INPE) [Presentation]

15:45 – 16:15

38

 CB-22A: Data Cube initiatives (Brian Killough, CEOS SEO) Virtual [Presentation]

16:15 – 16:30

39

 CB-22B: CB for WGCV (Senthil Kumar, ISRO) [Presentation]

16:30 -16:45

40

 CB-21: New Activities and Suggestions for the Work Plan:

  • Connection with WGClimate and CGMS-VLab (Hilcea Ferreira, INPE) [Presentation]
  • ISRSE 2017 (Phila Sibandze TBC)
  • ACRS 2017 (Senthil Kumar, ISRO)          [Presentation]
  • Food Security in ESA (Espen Volden, ESA) Virtual

16:45 – 17:30

ADJOURN – Transport to Hotel Seehof

17:30

 NO-HOST DINNER @ HOFBRAEUHAUS MUNICH

19:30

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Day 3:  Future Perspectives: Management Issues & Meeting Outcomes 

41

 Visit to the DLR  Earth Observation Center (Alexander Mager, ZKI) 

09:00 – 09:30

Management Issues

42

Calendar: WGCapD Telecons, Next CEOS meetings, Next GEO Meetings, Other important related meetings 

09:30 – 09:45

43

WGCapD Vice-Chair for 2018-2019 & Date & Place for WGCapD-7 Annual Meeting (letter from present Chair/Vice-Chair to CEOS agencies (other than agencies enrolled already)

09:45 – 10:00

44

Suggestions for Keeping WGCapD´s work more fluid and organized

  • Distribution Lists
  • ICT(?)

10:00  – 10:30

COFFEE BREAK & GROUP PHOTO 

10:3010:45

Meeting Outcomes

45

Group´s decisions

  • Language Issues
  • Assign WGCapD members (liaisons) to other CEOS WGs and VCs
  • Formal procedure for other groups to request WGCapD support (Training, Best practices etc.)
  • Rules of engagement and future collaboration within WGCapD’s CBs

10:45 – 12:00

46

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

  • Main Outcomes of the Meeting
  • Future Perspectives
  • Other Issues

12:00 – 12:30

ADJOURN

12:30

LUNCH

12:30 – 13:30