Instructions for the Teleconnference


PLENARY (Magna room)
9:00 - 9:30
Opening Session and Introductory StatementsEuropean Commission - Andrea Tilche, AEMET - Fernando Belda, Generalitat de Catalunya - Jordi Mas, CREAF - Javier Retana & UAB - Xavier PonsChair= Joan Masó
9:30 - 11:00
Spanish contributions to the GEOSS and other Earth Observations activitiesChair= Andrea TilcheRapporteur=Joan Maso
9:30 - 9:42
9:42 - 9:54
Connecting Spanish National Plan for Land Observation (PNOT) to GEO/GEOSS -Antonio Arozarena Villar (National Geographic Institute - IGN)
9:54 - 10:06
Connecting the Spanish Earth Observation network (RNOT) to GEOSS. -Jose Antonio Sobrino (University of Valencia - UV)
10:06 - 10:18
Applying the state of the art SDI research to GEOSS -Joaquin Huerta (University Jaume I - UJI)
10:18 - 10:30
10:30 - 10:42
The Spanish representation in Environment FP7 projects (by telecon) - Carolina Rodríguez Rodríguez (Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial - CDTI)
10:42 - 11:00
Q & A
Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30
SBA Session: Health, Energy and Geological ResourcesChair = Nicola PirroneRapporteur = Kym Watson Session on Research infrastructures and their contribution to GEOSSChair =Stefano NativiRapporteur = Eleni Christia Session on Copernicus and its Downstream ProjectsChair = Florence BeroudRapporteur = Tim Jacobs
11:30 - 11:50
Towards a European Geological Data Infrastructure - Luca De Micheli (EuroGeoSurveys) Contributions of environmental research infrastructures to GEOSS - Yannick Legre (CNRS - IdGC) The Copernicus Global Land Service: present and future - Roselyne Lacaze (HYGEOS)
11:50 - 12:10
EnerGEO: Overview, main results and outlook - Martijn Schaap (TNO) SeaDataNet - EMODNet: Developing a pan-European infrastructure for ocean & marine data management and its contribution to GEOSS -Dick Schaap (MARIS) Copernicus/GMES Initial operations – global component and possible downstream services in agriculture - Lieven Bydekerke (VITO)
12:10 - 12:30
Advancing Renewable Energy with Climate Services - Melanie Davis (IC3) Implementation of common solutions for a cluster of ESFRI infrastructures in the field of "Environmental Sciences" (ENVRI) - Roberto Cossu (ESA) MACC-II, using Earth observation systems to provide the Copernicus Atmosphere Service - Richard Engele (ECMWF)
12:30 - 12:50
Earth Observation and Environmental Modelling for the Mitigation of Health Risks - Jorge Lopez (Atos Spain) Challenges and opportunities in developing an E-Infrastructure for Marine Ecosystem Monitoring in the Mediterranean - Gonzalo Malvarez (Universidad Pablo de Olavide) Biodiversity Monitoring from SPACE - Palma Blonda (CNR_ISSIA)
12:50 - 13:10
Assessment of Biomass for Bioenergy and crop forecast based on
Remote Sensing - experiences gained in the European Projects: CEUBIOM
(FP7) and Geoland 2 (FP7)
- Martyna Gatkowska (Institute of Geodesy and Cartography, Poland)
COOPEUS- Fostering transatlantic links for environmental research infrastructures - Christoph Waldmann (University of Bremen/MARUM) ASIMUTH (Applied Simulations and Integrated Modelling for the Understanding of Toxic and Harmful Algal Blooms): towards a GMES-Copernicus downstream service - Luz García(Instituto Español de Oceanografía)
13:10 - 13:30
EnerGEO Summer School - Peter Zeil (Z_GIS University of Salzburg) Scalable, flexible, and Standards-Based Data Services: the EarthServer- Peter Baumann (Jacobs University | rasdaman GmbH) Coordinating earth observation data validation for RE-analysis for CLIMAte ServiceS – CORE-CLIMAX - Yijian Zeng (ITC Faculty, University of Twente)
Lunch Break
14:30 - 16:30
SBA Session: Climate, Water and WeatherChair =Rick LawfordRapporteur = Richard Engelen Session on Capacity BuildingChair = Lieven BydekerkeRapporteur = Roberto Pastres SBA Session: Biodiversity, Agriculture and EcosystemsChair = Rob JongmanRapporteur = Giovanni Rum
14:30 - 14:50
ICOS-INWIRE: a new project to enhance greenhouse gas in-situ data provision - Jean Daniel Paris (CEA-LSCE) AGRICAB Project - Tim Jacobs (VITO) EU BON - Integration of biodiversity data for Europe - Christoph Haeuser (Museum für Naturkunde - Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity)
14:50 - 15:10
European climate services at seasonal to decadal time scales - Francisco Doblas-Reyes (IC3) BalkanGEONet - Vesna Crnojevic-Bengin (University of Novi Sad) Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems (AnaEE): A new distributed research infrastructure to forecast ecosystem responses to disturbance - Abad Chab bi (INRA)
15:10 - 15:30
GEOWOW case use "River discharge modeling and validation" - Stephanie Göbel (University of Bonn) ITC GEONETCast Toolbox for Satellite Application Developments in Africa, Latin America and Asia - Chris Mannaerts (University of Twente, ITC) INTERACT –building capacity for research and monitoring of Arctic environment, biodiversity and ecosystems - Hannele Savela (Thule Institute, University of Oulu)
15:30 - 15:50
Water resources monitoring with Earth Observation, atmospheric and hydrologic modeling - Massimo Menenti (TU Delft) The EGIDA approach to the GEOSS sustainability - Paolo Mazzetti (CNR-IIA) Interoperable Smart Cities services through an Open Platform for urban Ecosystems: the i-SCOPE perspective - Raffaele de Amicis (Fondazione Graphitech)
15:50 - 16:10
Integrated Water flow monitoring and prediction system aimed at hydropower production- Laura Moreno and Erwan Motte (Starlab Barcelona S.L.) EAMNET - Steve Groom (PML) ZAPÁS - Assessment and Monitoring of Forest Resources in the Framework of the EU-Russia Space Dialogue - Christian Hüttich (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena)
16:10 - 16:30
Ground measurements, satellite observations and simulations of soil moisture over the Tibetan Plateau -Rogier Van der Velde (University of Twente) Web-based Permanent Networking Facility EU-FP7 BalkanGEONet- Roko Andričević (University of Split) EO for agriculture monitoring in Ukraine within international initiatives GLAM and JECAM - Nataliia Kussul (Space Research Insitute NASU-SSAU)
Coffee Break
17:00 - 19:20
SBA Session: EcosystemsChair =Christoph Waldmann Rapporteur = Doug Cripe Session on Infrastructure and Data ManagementChair = Max CragliaRapporteur = Ivette Serral SBA Session: DisastersChair = Joaquin HuertaRapporteur = Chris Mannaerts
17:00 - 17:20
Improving access to ocean ecosystem data via GEOWOW - Albert Fischer (IOC/UNESCO) The GEO Web Portal New Interface - Guido Colangeli (ESA) Marmara Supersite Project - Nurcan Meral Özel (KOERI Bogazici University)
17:20 - 17:40
The MEDINA e-infrastructure: indicators and models for marine ecosystem assessment- Roberto Pastres (University of Venice) The GEO DAB - Stefano Nativi (CNR) FUTUREVOLC:A volcanological supersite in Iceland - Freysteinn Sigmundsson (University of Iceland)
17:40 - 18:00
Participatory environmental science - Luigi Ceccaroni and Laia Subirats (Barcelona Digital Technology Centre) GEOWOW:evolving GEOSS and its Common Infrastructure for Societal Benefits - Roberto Cossu (ESA) Spaceborne, real-time, multi-parameter, synoptical monitoring of erupting volcanoes at continental scales: concepts and demonstration - Fabrizio Ferrucci (Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris)
18:00 - 18:20
ESA Ocean Colour Climate Change Initiative / UK GloboLakes + links to GEOSS - Steve Groom (PML) Using quality data in Earth Observation Systems - Joan Masó (CREAF) Global Initiatives of Disaster Management - Natassa Antoniou (Secure World Foundation)
18:20 - 18:40
EC FP7 OpEc - Mike Grant (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) COBWEB, AIP-6 and Access Management Federations - Chris Higgins (University of Edinburgh) Drought, Floods and Fires - achievements and
experiences in ESA-PECS Projects and Marie CurieITN- GIONET Project - Martyna Gatkowska (Institute of Geodesy and Cartography)
18:40 - 19:00
Monitoring agricultural practices for the conservation of wetlands ecosystems. A successful decision system with uncertainty visualization - Xavier Pons (UAB) From EnviroGRIDS BlackSee towards Building of Global Mobile SDI - Karel Charvat (Czech Centre for Science and Society) PREFER: Space-based Information Support for Prevention and REcovery of Forest Fires Emergency in the MediteRranean Area - Giovanni Laneve (University of Rome "La Sapienza")
19:00- 19:20
Assessing water resources in the Black Sea catchment under global changes - Anthony Lehmann (University of Geneva) Report from the GEOSS Future Products Workshop 2013: The role of Sensor web and Scientific Models in solving user queries - Joan Masó (CREAF) SUBCOAST: towards a Dynamic DEM for coastal areas - Rob van der Krogt (TNO - Geological Survey of the Netherlands)
Dinner reception (provided by CREAF)
PLENARY (Magna room)
8:30 - 10:00
Showcases demonstrating the added value of GEOSS and GEO (Sprint to Summit 2013) Chair = Ezio BussolettiRapporteur = Max Craglia
8:30 - 8:45
Introduction to the Sprint To Summit 2013 - Alan Edwards (European Commission)
8:45 - 9:00
9:00 - 9:15
Linking ChloroGIN with GEOSS - Mike Grant (Plymouth Marine Laboratory)
9:15 - 9: 30
9:30 - 10:00
Discussion, Q & A
10:00 - 11:00
Session on Private Sector Engagement Chair = Alan EdwardsRapporteur =Giovanni Rum
10:00 - 10:15
Private Sector Engagement in GEOSS - Barbara Ryan (GEO Secretariat)
10:15 - 10:30
S & T Corp - Maud Van de Broek (S&T)
10:30 - 10:45
Institutional projects from a private sector perspective - Javier Duro and Fifame Koudogbo (Altamira Information)
10:45 - 11:00
Discussion, Q & A
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30
Session on GEO Global Initiatives Chair =Gilles Ollier Rapporteur = Maria dalla Costa
11:30 - 11:50
GEO and the Blue Planet Initiative - Albert Fischer (IOC/UNESCO)
11:50 - 12:10
GEOGLAM - Joao Soares (Group on Earth Observations)
12:10 - 12:30
GEO BON - Rob Jongman (Wageningen UR, Alterra)
12:30 - 12:50
The Global Mercury Observation System: a GEO initiative to support the Global Treaty - Nicola Pirrone (CNR-Institute of Atmospheric Pollution Research)
12:50 - 13:10
GFOI -Giovanni Rum (GEO Secretariat)
13:10 - 13:30
GEO Carbon - Antonio Bombelli (CMCC)
13:30 - 14:45
Applicability of GeoViQua Quality Model to other GEO projects (Social event in the lunch room)
13:30 - 14:45
Lunch Break
14:45 - 16:00
GEO Post 2015 Round Table with Gilles Ollier (EC), Ezio Bussoletti (IT), Fernando Belda (ES) Tiit Kutser (EE), Ruth Kelman (UK),Carsten Dettmann (DE) Chair = Alan Edwards Rapporteur=Doug Cripe
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00
Reports from Sessions and Concluding Remarks Chair = Gilles Ollier & Alan Edwards
18:00 -19:00

Lunch and Coffee will be freely provided by the GEPW7 organization.

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Instructions for authors

Registration of poster/presentation deadline: March 22, 2013
Your participation will be confirmed as soon as possible.

The official language of the workshop is English.
Posters should be in A0 format ( 1189 x 841 mm) and vertically orientated.
For oral presentations you can use this Model template


The Workshop

The European Commission is pleased to announce the 7th GEO European Projects Workshop (GEPW-7) which will take place in Barcelona, on 15 and 16 April, hosted by CREAF (Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications) and the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona, through the European project GeoViQua.

GEPW-7 will continue and extend the effort to develop the collaboration between the GEO initiative and the European Commission projects on Earth Observation funded through the Framework Programme of Community Research.

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