CEOS Development Environment


Event Dates: February 22nd - 25th, 2022

Meeting objective

CEOS WGCapD-11 Group Photo

CEOS WGCapD-11 Virtual Meeting Group Photo

The objective of WGCapD-11 was:

  • Gather regional priorities and challenges
  • Build collective success stories for the next 5 years
  • Build roadmaps to realize the success stories

The overarching priority is to facilitate the cooperation among WGCapD members fostering capacity-building and data democracy.

Meeting Summary Report — Read the WGCapD-11 summary report here

Meeting structure

WGCapD-11 took place from 22 February to the 25 February. The first day (22 February) was devoted to regional meetings. Each regional meeting had a duration of 1 hour and will be guided by a facilitator. Members from the region were particularly encouraged to attend, Members from other regions were welcome, in particular, those with ongoing activities in the region.

The plenary meetings took place from 23-25 February and each day had a total duration of 3 hours (13:00-16:00 UTC), including a 20-minute break. All WGCapD members and any other interested party were invited to attend.

The meeting was conducted using MS Teams.

Meeting Agenda [ PDF ]

Regional meetings (22 February)

05:00-06:00 UTC Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting (presentation)

11:00-12:00 UTC Europe Regional Meeting (presentation)

13:00-14:00 UTC Africa Regional Meeting (presentation)

20:00-21:00 UTC Americas Regional Meeting (presentation)

Day 1 (23 February 13:00-16:00 UTC)

  • 13:00-13:05 Objectives and activities presentation (presentation)
  • 13:05-13:10 Ice-breaker e.g. map – Group pic 
  • 13:10-13:30 Presentation of EOTEC DevNet, GEO, CEOS priorities (video)
  • 13:30-14:00 Regional needs presentations (video)
  • 14:00-14:40 WGCapD success/lessons learnt stories  (video)
    • WGCapD Success Story (Phila Sibandze) (presentation)
    • Jupyter Notebooks: Initial Webinar & Ongoing Activities (Kenton Ross) (presentation)

      14:40-15:00 Break 20 minutes

  • 15:00-16:00 Activity: Building the success stories of tomorrow (55 mins)

Day 2 (24 February 13:00-16:00 UTC) 

Day 3 (25 February 13:00-16:00 UTC)

  • 13:00-13:30 Finalization of Breakout group discussions
  • 13:30-14:30 Presentation + group discussion (60 min)

14:30-14:50 Break 20 minutes

  • 14:55-15:55 Our common roadmap: Matching priorities with roadmaps (video)
  • 15:55-16:00 Wrap-up + Last day picture