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GEPW-8 Poster List

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Thursday, 12 June 2014
08:00-09:00 Registration
  PLENARY Ilissos Room
09:00-09:15 Opening Session and Introductory Statements
European Commission - Gilles Ollier (EC), Prof Kanaris Tsinganos (NOA)
09:15-10:30 Plenary Session: Overview of key European and Greek activities supporting the implementation of GEOSS
Chair: Gilles Ollier, Rapporteur: Evangelos Gerasopoulos
09:15-09:30 Selected GEO Activities at Greek Institutions - Prof. Christos Zerefos (Academy of Athens) pdf
09:30-09:45 The first Mirror Site of ESA's Sentinels at the National Observatory of Athens - Prof. Kanaris Tsinganos (NOA) pdf
09:45-10:00 Horizon 2020 and Earth Observation Research Funding Opportunities - José-Miguel Rubio-Iglesias (EC - DG RTD) pdf
10:00-10:15 Copernicus Earth Observation Programme:€“ a status and future perspective- Silvo Žlebir (EC - DG ENTR) pdf
10:15-10:30 Role of GEOSS to support Environmental Policies - Josiane Masson (EC - DG ENV) pdf
10:30-11:30 Plenary Session: The Role of Europe in the next GEOSS Implementation Plan 2016-2025
Chair: Michel Schouppe, Rapporteur: Giovanni Rum
10:30-10:45 The status and progress in the new GEOSS Implementation Plan - Tim Haig (IPWG Member) pdf
10:45-11:30 Panel Discussion with European IPWG Members
11:30-12:00 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
  SPLINTER SESSION
Vergina Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Ilissos Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Florina Room
12:00-13:15 GEOSS for Citizens
Chair: Alan Edwards
Rapporteur: Elena Roglia
How GEOSS-related projects are responding to European challenges in different Societal Benefit Areas (I)
Chair: Michael Berger
Rapporteur: Gerassimos Papadopoulos
How Copernicus and its Downstream Projects can contribute to the GEOSS
Chair: Silvo Zlebir
Rapporteur: Vassilis Amoiridis
12:00-12:15 Citizens Observatories - The CITI-SENSE project - Arne Berre (SINTEF) pdf EuroGeoSurveys - Progress towards a geological information system for Europe - Nikolaos Arvanitidis (EuroGeoSurveys) pdf Integrated Carbon Observing System - greenhouse gas observations for GEO and Copernicus - Jean Daniel Paris (CEA-CNRS-UVSQ) pdf
12:15-12:30 COBWEB, Citizen OBservatory WEB - Gregory O'Hare (University College Dublin - UCD) EU BON: challenges and opportunities for integrating biodiversity information for GEOSS - Christoph Hauser (Natural Museum of Berlin) pdf CORE-CLIMAX - Coordinating earth observation data validation for re-analysis for climate services - Bert Boer (University of Twente) pdf
12:30-12:45 Citizen Observatory and GEOSS: WeSenseIt conceptual integration - Leonardo Alfonso (UNESCO-IHE) pdf Real-time and online monitoring of Urban Heat Islands - Chris T. Kiranoudis (National Technical University of Athens) pdf PREFER FP7 project for the management of the pre- and post-fire phases: presentation of the products - Georgios Eftychidis (CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES - KEMEA) pdf
12:45-13:00 Ecological status and its measurement in surface marine waters - Luigi Ceccaroni (Citclops) pdf Developing a tool for monitoring coastal and marine ecosystems in North African countries: The Medina e-Infrastructure - Emilia Guisado Pintado (UPO) pdf Copernicus and GNSS: fostering innovativeness and competitiveness in the mobile service industries - Lena Klemm (Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen) pdf
13:00-13:15 Sensor Platforms For Citizens Observatories - Leonardo Santiago (ATEKNEA) pdf Supporting marine ecosystem monitorin and assessment in NOrth Africa: the MEDINA e- Infrastructure - Roberto Pastres (UNIVE) pdf Operational Production and Dissemination of Biophysical Variables from 300m PROBA-V Data - Roselyne Lacaze (HYGEOS) pdf
13:15-14:30 Lunch Break
  SPLINTER SESSION
Vergina Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Ilissos Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Florina Room
14:30-16:00 How GEOSS-related projects are responding to European challenges in different Societal Benefit Areas (II)
Chair: Albert Fischer
Rapporteur: George Petihakis
GEOSS for Disasters (I)
Chair: Athanassios Ganas
Rapporteur: Evagelos Kosmidis
Infrastructures and Data Management (I) - GCI Session
Chair: Jose-Miguel Rubio-Iglesias
Rapporteur: Arne Berre
14:30-14:45 Global Earth Observation for integrated Water resources assessment - Maggie Kossida (SEVEN Engineering Consultants G.P.) pdf The European Supersites coordination: joining efforts for a federated data infrastructure - Carmela Freda (EPOS Management Office) pdf The new GEOSS Portal: Live Demo - Guido Colangeli (ESA-ESRIN) link
14:45-15:00 GloboLakes A global observatory of lake responses to environmental change: relevance to GEO WATER Work Plan - Mike Grant (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) pdf The BEYOND project: Building a Center of Excellence for EO based Monitoring of Natural Disasters - Haris Kontoes (NOA) pdf The GCI and the GEO DAB role - Stefano Nativi (CNR-IIA) pdf
15:00-15:15 Next generation, Cost-effective, Compact, Multifunctional Web Enabled Ocean Sensor Systems Empowering Marine, Maritime and Fisheries Management - NExOS - Jay Pearlman (IEEE France) pdf New Directions in Seismic Hazard Assessment through Focused Earth Observation in the MARmara SuperSITE (MARSITE) - Semih Ergintav (Boğaziçi University) pdf The GEOSS Data CORE and GEOSS Common Infrastructure (GCI): awareness, involvement and challenges - Elena Roglia (EC-JRC) pdf
15:15-15:30 Using open data in water quality management applications. The cases of wPRISMA and wPOLIS in SWITCH-ON - Apostolos Tzimas (EMVIS) pdf Earthquakes and tsunamis: implications for hazard assessment in the Mediterranean Sea and the North East Atlantic - Gerassimos Papadopoulos (NOA) pdf GEOWOW Improving EO data exploitation for GEOSS - Roberto Cossu (ESA-ESRIN) pdf
15:30-15:45 SeaDataNet II - EMODNet - building a pan-European infrastructure for marine and ocean data management - Dick M. A. Schaap (MARIS) pdf Monitoring geophysical activity from Space, in the framework of BEYOND Center of Excellence - Ioannis Papoutsis (NOA) pdf download movie Sharing experiences with big data web services infrastructure to support the Data-CORE - Mike Grant (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) pdf
15:45-16:00 EO-assisted agricultural water management - Anna Osann (UCLM) pdf From PRE-EARTHQUAKES to a global EarthQuake Observing System (EQuOS) - Valerio Tramutoli (University of Basilicata) pdf The GEOSS Common Infrastructure as a step towards global data integration - Experience from the EC funded project COOPEUS - Jay Pearlman (IEEE France) pdf
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
  SPLINTER SESSION
Vergina Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Ilissos Room
SPLINTER SESSION
Florina Room
16:30-18:00 Capacity Building within GEOSS
Chair: Lieven Bydekerke
Rapporteur: Boris Antić
GEOSS for Disasters (II)
Chair: Kanaris Tsinganos
Rapporteur: Haris Kontoes
Infrastructures and Data Management (II) e-Infrastructures and Linked Data session
Chair: Stefano Nativi
Rapporteur: Xenofon Tsilibaris
16:30-16:45 IASON - Fostering sustainability and uptake of research results through Networking activities in Black Sea & Mediterranean areas - Petros Patias (AUTH) pdf The Mediterranean Supersite Volcanoes (MED-SUV) Project: an overview - Giuseppe Puglisi (INGV) pdf The ENVRI project: speeding up construction of European Environmental Research infrastructures and enabling their contribution to GEOSS - Roberto Cossu (ESA-ESRIN) pdf
16:45-17:00 AGRICAB Project - Tim Jacobs (VITO) pdf PanGeo: Enabling access to Geohazard information in Europe - Claire Roberts (CGG, NPA Satellite Mapping) pdf Integration of Atmospheric Observing Platforms under the umbrella of a National Research Infrastructure - Evagelos Gerasopoulos (NOA) pdf
17:00-17:15 INTERACT - building capacity for research, monitoring and data access in arctic and northern alpine areas - Zhanna Tairova (Aarhus University) pdf European collaboration for improved studies of Icelandic volcanoes: Status of the FUTUREVOLC project after the initial 18 months - Freysteinn Sigmundsson (University of Iceland) pdf The MELODIES project: Exploiting Open Data - Manolis Koubarakis (NKUA) pdf
17:15-17:30 Marketing and impact assessment of earth observation solutions - the EOPOWER project - Mark Noort (HCP International) pdf Current status of the NOANET GNSS network (infrastructure, services, science, vision) - Athanassios Ganas (NOA) pdf Linked Open Data for Agro forestry Management: The SmartOpenData Project Approach - Ramon Baiget (TRAGSA) pdf
17:30-17:45 Activities of the Black Sea GOOS and recent efforts for increasing its effeciency and sustainability - George Petihakis (HCMR) pdf AEROVIS, Urban clusters impact on regional air pollution and climate and generic visualization software for satellite data applications - Panagiotis Symeonidis, Kostas Kourtidis & Evagelos Kosmidis (Draxis Environmental & DUTH) pdf download movie Linked Open Data in the Earth Observation Domain: the Vision of Project LEO - Manolis Koubarakis (NKUA) pdf
17:45-18:00 Learning how to leverage resources for capacity building, S&T and innovation on a global scale - Bente Lilja Bye (BLB) pdf   Citizen Science: Geo-Wiki contributing to GEOSS - Ian McCallum (IIASA) pdf
Friday, 13 June 2014
  PLENARY Ilissos Room
09:00-10:45 Plenary Session: Exploiting the wealth of the GEOSS
Chair: Max Craglia, Rapporteur: Elena Roglia
09:00-09:15 Introduction by Max Craglia (EC - JRC)
09:15-09:30 Bridge the gap between data and decision making - Javier de la Torre (Vizzuality) pdf
09:30-09:45 Space App Camp (M2G2S2 Project) Development and upmarket experiences - Lena Klemm (Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen) pdf
09:45-10:00 GEO Appathon 2014: turning data into decisions - Giovanni Rum (GEO Secretariat) pdf
10:00-10:15 AIP-7 - Arne Berre (SINTEF) pdf
10:15-10:30 The Earth observation market, trends and creating business opportunities - Mark Noort (HCP International) pdf
10:30-10:45 Discussion, Q & A
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break and Poster Exhibition
11:15-13:15 Plenary Session: How the GEO Global Initiatives benefit European policy makers and users
Chair: Alexia Massacand, Rapporteur: Michael Berger
11:15-11:30 GEO Carbon: The European effort to respond to the need for a Coordinated Global Carbon Observing System - Antonio Bombelli (CMCC) pdf
11:30-11:45 GEOGLAM: SIGMA as contribution to GEO GLAM and its link to the EU policy objectives - Lieven Bydekerke (VITO) pdf download movie
11:45-12:00 GEO BON and its contributions to EU policies - Joerg Freyhof (GEO BON, iDiv) pdf
12:00-12:15 GEO-GNOME: The GEO Global Network for Observations and information in Mountain Environments - Antonello Provenzale (CNR-ISAC) pdf
12:15-12:30 Global Land Cover - Alan Belward or Max Craglia (EC - JRC) pdf
12:30-12:45 The Global Mercury Observation System: Progress and foreseen initiatives in H2020 - Nicola Pirrone (CNR-IIA) pdf
12:45-13:00 GEO Blue Planet and EU policy objectives - Albert Fischer (IOC - UNESCO) pdf
13:00-13:15 AfriGEOSS - Giovanni Rum (GEO Secretariat) pdf
13:15-13:30 Discussion, Q & A
13:30-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 Plenary Session: Reports from Sessions and Concluding Remarks
Chairs: Jane Shiel, Gilles Ollier (EC), Prof. Kanaris Tsinganos (NOA)
14:30-16:00 Plenary Session: Overview of key European and Greek activities supporting the implementation of GEOSS
Rapporteur: Evangelos Gerasopoulos pdf
Plenary Session: The Role of Europe in the next GEOSS Implementation Plan 2016-2025
Rapporteur: Giovanni Rum pdf
Splinter Session: GEOSS for Citizens
Rapporteur: Elena Roglia pdf
Splinter Session: How GEOSS-related projects are responding to European challenges in different Societal Benefit Areas (I)
Rapporteur: Gerassimos Papadopoulos
Splinter Session: How Copernicus and its Downstream Projects can contribute to the GEOSS
Rapporteur: Vassilis Amoiridis pdf
Splinter Session: How GEOSS-related projects are responding to European challenges in different Societal Benefit Areas (II)
Rapporteur: George Petihakis pdf
Splinter Session: GEOSS for Disasters (I-II)
Rapporteurs: Evagelos Kosmidis - Haris Kontoes pdf
Splinter Session: Infrastructures and Data Management (I) - GCI Session
Rapporteur: Arne Berre pdf
Splinter Session: Capacity Building within GEOSS
Rapporteur: Boris Antić pdf
Infrastructures and Data Management (II) e-Infrastructures and Linked Data session
Rapporteur: Xenofon Tsilibaris pdf
Plenary Session: Exploiting the wealth of the GEOSS
Rapporteur: Elena Roglia pdf
Plenary Session: How the GEO Global Initiatives benefit European policy makers and users
Rapporteur: Michael Berger
16:00 Closing

News

2nd July - GEPW-8 Oral Presentations have been uploaded to the agenda.

2nd July - GEPW-8 Book of Abstracts is available here.

2nd July - Conference photos are available for download here.

6th June - GEPW-8 Poster List is available here.