WGCapD-7

Event Dates: March 6th - 8th, 2018

Location: São José dos Campos, Brazil

Hosted by: National Institute for Space Research (INPE, Brazil)

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Logistics

Agenda

March 6th, 2018 – Day 1:  Technology, Tools, & Methods

About INPE

CEOS Workplan Reference

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8:30 – 9:00

Registration

All

 

1

9:00 – 9:30

Welcome, Opening Remarks and General Overview of INPE´ structure and activities

Maria Virginia Alves – INPE Chief of Staff

 

2

9:30 – 10:00

Earth Observation Coordination – Overview

Lubia Vinhas, Head of Image Processing Division – DPI

 

3

10:00 – 10:20

VLab activities at CPTEC (Center for Weather Forecast and Climate Studies)  [ Presentation ]

Natalia Rudorff, Researcher, CPTEC

 

4

10:20 – 10:30

GEONetCast [ Presentation ]

Diego Souza, Technologist CPTEC

 

 

10:30 – 10:35 Group Picture

 

10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Poster Session

General Business

CEOS WP

5

11:00 – 11:20

Round of Introductions & Meeting Strategy & Adoption of the Agenda

Senthil Kumar (ISRO)

Nancy Searby (NASA) & ALL

 

6

11:10 – 11:40

CEOS big picture, perspectives and SIT Meeting 

[ Presentation ]

Steven Hosford (CEOS CEO, ESA)

 

Technology, Tools & Methods

CEOS WP

7

11:40 – 11:55

COVE Tool [ Presentation ]

Kim Holloway (CEOS SEO, NASA)

CB-24

8

11:55– 12:10

Data Cube [ Presentation ]

Kim Holloway (on behalf of Brian Killough) (CEOS SEO, NASA)

CB-25

9

12:10 – 12:25

Brainstorming – Central Repository for CB resources?

Lúbia Vinhas (INPE), Moderator

CB-21

 

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch

10

13:30 – 14:00

Discussions & Questions & Answers – Technology, Tools & Methods

Agency flash talks about Technology, Tools, & Methods (3 slides only, format to be provided)

11

14:00 – 15:00

  1. ESA – Francesco Sarti & Chris Stewart [ Presentation ]
  2. GODAN – Suchith Anand [ Presentation ]
  3. CRECTEALC – Sergio Camacho [ Presentation ]
  4. DLR – Dieter Hausamann [ Presentation ]
  5. ISRO – Senthil Kumar [ Presentation ]
  6. NASA – Nancy Searby [ Presentation ]
  7. CNES – Linda Tomasini [ Presentation ]
  8. USGS – Eric Wood [ Presentation ]
  9. GEO Capacity Building Coordination – Mark Noort (15 minutes)[Presentation ]

Technology, Tools & Methods – SAR Session

CEOS WP

12

15:00 – 15:15

EO College & SAR-EDU [ Presentation ]

Robert Eckardt (University of Jena)

 

13

15:15 – 15:30

ESA SAR MOOC [ Presentation ]

Robert Eckardt (University of Jena)

Francesco Sarti (ESA)

 

14

15:30 – 15:45

NASA-ISRO SAR Initiative (NISAR) 

[ Presentation ]

Paul Rosen (NASA-JPL)

 

 

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee Break & Poster Session

15

16:15 – 16:30

 “A Capacity Building Center for the Use of SAR in Decision Making” – AmeriGEOSS focus 

[ Presentation ]

Franz Meyer (University of Alaska – Fairbanks)

 

16

16:30 – 17:00

Discussions & Questions & Answers

Looking for Synergies I

CEOS WP

17

17:00 – 17:30

Group Discussion and Reflection: Technology, Tools & Methods

Summary of the Day

18

17:30 – 17:45

Coordinating Training Activities & Next Steps & Calendar 2018-2020

17:45

ADJOURN – Transport to Ema Palace Hotel

19:00 – Hosted Barbecue Dinner @ Restaurant Ema Palace Hotel

March 7th, 2018 – Day 2: Support to Regional Initiatives, SDGs & Thematic Areas

How can WGCapD best serve CEOS entities and the communities for Capacity Building? What are the users´ needs? How do we organize ourselves?

Regional by Thematic Areas

CEOS WP

19

9:00 – 9:15

Provide CB support to regional GEO initiatives: AOGEOSS

Wenbo Chu – GEO Secretariat [ Presentation ]

CB-23

20

9:15 – 9:30

Provide CB support to regional GEO initiatives: AfriGEOSS

Daniel Matsapola (SANSA) [ Presentation ]

CB-23

21

9:30 – 9:45

Provide CB support to regional GEO initiatives: AmeriGEOSS

Eric Madsen (NOAA) [ Presentation ]

CB-23

22

9:45 – 10:00

Discussions & Questions & Answers

SDG’s & Thematic Areas

CEOS WP

23

10:00 – 10:15

SDGs

Eric Wood (USGS) [ Presentation ]

CB-19

24

10:15 – 10:30

Discussions & Questions & Answers

10:30 – 10:35 Group Picture

10:35 – 11:00 Coffee Break

25

11:00 – 11:15

Disasters

“Recovery Observatory” in Haiti &

CEOS WGDisasters

 

Hélène de Boissezon (CNES) & David Green (NASA)

[ Presentation ]

 

26

11:15 – 11:30

Forests: Amazon Regional Center (CRA) & Capacity Building Initiatives in Tropical Forests Monitoring

Alessandra Gomes (INPE) [ Presentation ]

 

27

11:30 – 11:45

GFOI´s SilvaCarbon Capacity Building Best Practices

Sylvia Wilson (USGS) 

[ Presentation | GFOI Capacity Building Principles ]

 

28

11:45 – 12:00

Land Cover Land Use Change (LCLUC) training initiatives

Nancy Searby (NASA) [ Presentation ]

 

29

12:00 – 12:30

Discussions & Questions & Answers

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch

Agency flash talks about Regions, Themes, SDGs 

CEOS WP

30

14:00 – 15:00

Agencies highlights & Virtual Presentations – 5 minutes each agency related to Capacity Building Activities – Regional Initiatives, SDGs & Thematic Areas

  1. UNOOSA – Lorant Czaran [ Presentation ]
  2. ESA – G. Campbell & S. Coulson [ Presentation ]
  3. UKSA – Sophie Hebden [ Presentation ]
  4. GODAN – Suchith Anand [ Presentation ]
  5. DLR – Michael Bock [ Presentation ]
  6. ISRO – Senthil Kumar [ Presentation ]
  7. NASA – Nancy Searby [ Presentation ]
  8. CSA – Guy Aubé [ Presentation ]
  9. CRECTEALC – Sergio Camacho [ Presentation ]

Thematic Areas (continued)

CEOS WP

31

15:00 – 15:15

Agriculture: AmeriGEOSS, NASA Grant, EOFSAC, GEOGLAM, and any other relevant activities 

[ Presentation ]

Alyssa Whitcraft (University of Maryland) [ Presentation ]

CB-26

32

15:15 – 15:30

Discussions about Water & Water Cycle

ALL

 

33

15:30 – 16:15

Discussions & Questions & Answers

 

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break & poster session

Looking for Synergies II

34

16:30 – 17:00

Group Discussion and Reflection: Regional, Thematic Areas and Strategies

Summary of the Day

35

17:00 – 17h40

Coordinating Training Activities & Next Steps & Calendar 2018-2020

Monitoring & Evaluation – reflect back: how do we get feedback on effectiveness/measures of training impact? How do we address Regions and Languages

17:45

ADJOURN – Transport to Ema Palace Hotel

19:00 – No-host dinner @ Armazem Pizzaria

March 8th, 2018 – Day 3: Field Trip and Meeting Wrap-Up

Price per person: 160 BRL (includes transportation, lunch and meeting room with water and coffee).

Field Trip – Portal Equilibrium (São Francisco Xavier, São Paulo)

CEOS WP

8:30

Departure from Ema Palace Hotel

   

9:30-10:00

Arrival at Portal do Equilibrium

   

10:00-11:00

Explore the place and trail – track to the caves

   

11:00 – 12:00

Refresh & Planning Side Discussions

   

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

   

Meeting Wrap-Up

13:30 – 13:45

Terms of Reference update approval

ALL

 

13:45-14:15

GEO – Current and Future Perspectives

Doug Cripe & Gilberto Camara – next GEO Secretariat Director – 2018-2021

 

Management Issues

14:15– 14:45

Provide CB support to regional GEO initiatives – Planning

 ALL  CB-23

14:45 – 15:20

Way forward – Best Practices Document

   

15:20 – 15:30

Participation in CEOS main meetings

   

Meeting Outcomes

15:30 – 16:00

WGCapD Activities and Strategic Planning and Calendar of events

   

16:00 – 16:10

Actions

   

16:10– 16:20

Wrap-up

   

16:30

Departure to São José dos Campos

   

18:00

Arrival – Ema Palace Hotel