INVITATION: GEO-CRADLE Regional Workshop, 25/05/2017, Cairo

We cordially invite you to participate in the Regional Workshop of the GEO-CRADLE Horizon2020 project (www.geocradle.euCoordinating and integRating state-of-the-art Earth Observation Activities in the regions of North Africa, Middle East, and Balkans and Developing Links with GEO related initiatives towards GEOSS). The event is jointly organized by the Project Coordinator National Observatory of Athens (NOA) and the Project Partner Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE). It will take place on:

May 25th 2017, from 10:00 to 16:00

Le Meridien Heliopolis Hotel

51 El-Orouba, Almazah, Cairo, Egypt

This regional workshop will focus on identifying the potential local challenges and needs that can be addressed with the Earth Observation (EO), enabling more informed decision making, while seeking solutions to enhance growth and innovation in the geo-information sector. Aiming to support knowledge sharing, capacity building and an enhanced cooperation between academia and industry, the event will also provide participants with a unique cross-sector networking opportunity. In addition, panel discussions will be complemented with information on available EU funding in the EO sector. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this event and we are certain that your presence and input will greatly enrich our discussions.

Please register by filling in this form:

For further information about project activities, please visit the GEO-CRADLE website at

Yours sincerely,

  Dr Haris Kontoes                                           Prof Hesham M. El-Askary

GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator, NOA                GEO-CRADLE Project Partner CEDARE