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ESA Earth Observation Information Day in Talinn

On 27. of May 2015 ESA Earth Observation Information Day took place in Tallinn. The event was organized by Tartu Observatory.

 

Schedule of the Information Day

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and introduction. Estonian representatives
09:15 - 09:45 ESA Earth Observation Programmes. Volker Liebig, Director, ESA Earth Observation programmes (D/EOP)
09:45 - 10:45

Overview of Estonian Earth Observation activities and interests.
Presentations by research institutions with links to applications and services

  • Tartu Observatory
  • Tallinn Technical University, Marine System Institute
  • Tartu University, Estonian Marine Institute
  • Tartu University, Technology Institute 
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee break 
11:00 - 11:20 ESA Task Force for Estonia. Miquel Pastor, ESA Industrial Policy Implementation Division (IPL-IS)
11:20 - 11:50 ESA Earth Observation Envelope Programme with emphasis on Science, Applications, and Future Technologies. Maurice Borgeaud, ESA Head of the Science, Applications and Future Technologies Department (EOP-S)
11:50 - 12:15 Opportunities for satellite hardware development (EE, MET,  Sentinel). Guido Levrini, ESA Head of the Copernicus Space Segment Programme (EOP-PZ)
12:15 - 12:40 Opportunities for Earth Observation Ground Segment activities. Bojan Bojkov, ESA Head of Data Quality and Algorithm Management Section (EOP-GMQ)
12:40 - 13:00 ESA tendering process. Francesca de la Feld, ESA Head of Earth Observation Contracts Service (IPL-PEO)
13:00 - 14:00 Buffet Lunch
14:00 - 16:30

Bilateral meetings
Parallel meetings between ESA and interested Estonian R&D, industrial and institutional entities according to preregistered time schedule (30 min each) at 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00. Confirmed schedule will be sent to registred participants by e-mail.

  • EO satellite hardware development
    Guido Levrin, ESA Head of the Copernicus Space Segment Programme (EOP-PZ)
  • EO Airborne campaigns
    Malcolm Davidson, ESA Head of the Campaign Section (EOP-SMS)
  • EO applications/science activities
    Marcus Engdahl, ESA Research and Development Section (EOP-SER)
  • EO downstream market
    Gordon Campell, ESA Industry Section (EOP-SEI)
  • EO Ground Segment evolution (EO data management)
    Bojan Bojkov, ESA Head of Data Quality and Algorithm Management Section (EOP-GMQ)
  • EO Ground Segment evolution (infrastructure and research support)
    Pier-Giorgio Marchetti, ESA Head of the Research and GS Technology Section (EOP-GSR)
  • ESA Tendering Process Francesca de la FeldESA Head of Earth Observation Contracts Service (IPL-PEO)
 

The event was free of charge for the participants, but pre-registration was mandatory.

The event was organized by Tartu Observatory