CEOS Development Environment


Event Dates: September 25th - 28th, 2017

The 44th Meeting of the Working Group on Information Systems & Services (WGISS)

Hosted by: The Institute of Remote Sensing & Digital Earth (RADI), Chinese Academy of Sciences

WGISS-44 Attendees

WGISS-44 Attendees

Location: Beijing, China

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Point of Contact




  WGISS Plenary Andrew Mitchell
09:00 Host Welcome Logistics Information Lizhe Wang
09:10 Welcome and Introductions, Adoption of Agenda Andrew Mitchell
09:20 RADI Welcome Address

Prof. Guoqing Li, 

Head of Satellite Technology Division, RADI

09:40 WISP Report Martin Yapur
09:50 WGISS Chair Report

Andrew Mitchell

10:15 Break  
10:30 WGISS Chair Report, continued Andrew Mitchell
11:30 WGISS Response to WGCapD All
12:00 Lunch  
  CEOS/GEO Activities  
13:30 WGISS Brochure Andrew Mitchell
14:00 CEO Report Jonathon Ross*


(Link to video)

Bente Bye*
15:15 Break  
15:30 Geoss EVOLVE Massimo Craglia*
15:50 Federated User Management  
  GEOSS Steve Browdy*
  NextGEOSS Juan Jose Doval*
  ESA Mirko Albani
  NASA Andrew Mitchell
  Discussion All
16:45 Minutes and Action Items Review Michelle Piepgrass
17:00 Adjourn  


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Point of Contact
08:30 Convene  
08:30 Data ACCESS  
  WGISS Connected Assets Introduction Yonsook Enloe
  IDN Michael Morahan
  FedEO Andrea della Vecchia

Yonsook Enloe 

Ken McDonald

  Data Partners  
  ISRO Nitant Dube*
  NRSCC Yuqi  Bai

Martin Yapur

Ken McDonald

10:30 Break  
10:45 Client Partners  
  WGISS Client/Carbon Portal

Ken McDonald

Liping Di

  Earthdata Search Tool Yonsook Enloe
  GEOSS Portal Demonstration Andrea della Vecchia
  CEOS OpenSearch Best Practices Andrea della Vecchia
  GeoJSON Andrea della Vecchia
12:30 Lunch, Tour and No-Host Dinner  


Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Point of Contact
09:00 Convene  
  Technology Exploration  
  Future Data Access and Analysis Architectures Workshop  
09:00 Introduction

Andrew Mitchell

Robert Woodcock

09:15 Advances and Lessons Learned on Colombia Data Cube

Pilar Lozano-Rivera*

Harold Castro*

09:45 INPE e-Sensing Project Lubia Vinhas*
10:15 Status of Open Data Cube Initiative Brian Killough*
10:45 Break  
11:00 CSIRO’s Developments on the Open Data Cube and Earth Analytics Industry Innovation Hub Robert Woodcock
11:30 Cloud Utilization Kristi Kline*
12:00 Group Photo  
12:15 Lunch  
13:30 TERN/AusCover Matt Paget
14:00 Rasdaman Datacube Engine Peter Baumann*
14:30 Swiss Data Cube: EO for Monitoring the Environment of Switzerland in Space and Time Bruno Chatenoux*
15:00 Break  
15:15 Exploitation Platforms Architecture and Technology Antonio Romeo*
15:45 Copernicus Data and Information Access System (DIAS) Martin Ditter*
16:15 OGC Testbed 13 Cristiano Lopes*
16:45 Workshop Summary

Andrew Mitchell

Michelle Piepgrass

17:00 Adjourn  


Thursday, September 28, 2017

Point of Contact
09:00 Convene  
09:00 Data USE  
  SEO Report Brian Killough*
09:30 Agency/Liaison Reports  
  CNES Richard Moreno
  CSIRO/GA Robert Woodcock
  NASA Dawn Lowe
  NRSCC Chuang Liu
  China Geological Survey Daming Wang
  GSDI Liaison Report Gabor Remetey
  ISO TC 211 Liping Di
10:45 Break  
11:00 Data Stewardship Interest Group Topic Session Mirko Albani
11:15 Long-Term Archive: Infrastructure, Processes, Volume and Trend  
  NASA Dawn Lowe

Ge Peng

Nancy Ritchey*

  JAXA Shinichi Sekioka
12:30 Lunch  
13:30 ESA Archive Technology and Solution Workshop Mirko Albani
14:00 Data Stewardship Reference Model and WGISS EO Stewardship Maturity Matrix Iolanda Maggio*
14:30 DSIG Standards Iolanda Maggio*
14:45 Break  
15:00 Future Meetings Mirko Albani
15:15 WGISS Summary Andrew Mitchell
16:15 WGISS-43 Action Items Michelle Piepgrass
16:45 Concluding Remarks Andrew Mitchell
17:00 Adjourn