INVITATION: GEO-CRADLE Regional Workshop, 9/05/2017, Bucharest

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 National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics (INOE). It will take place on 9 May 2017 at Magurele, Ilfov, Bucharest, Romania.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to this event and we are certain that your presence and input will greatly enrich our discussions.

Venue address:
National Institute of Research and Development for Earth’s Physics (NIRDEP)
Calugareni st, no 12
Magurele, Ilfov county, Bucharest
Romania
Postal code 077825
Please register by filling in this form: https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/geo-cradle-romania

The Agenda:

Time Topic Speaker and Presentation
08:30-09:00 Registration
Opening
09:00-09:10 Welcome notes • Dr. Doina Nicolae, National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics (INOE)

• Dr. Haris Kontoes, GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator, National Observatory of Athens (NOA)

09:10-09:25 Keynote Ion Nedelcu, Romanian Space Agency (ROSA)
Session I GEO-CRADLE contribution to the region
09:25-09:45 GEO-CRADLE project in context of regional needs Dr. Haris Kontoes, GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator, National Observatory of Athens (NOA)
09:45-10:00 GEO-CRADLE pilot studies Ms. Luminita Marmureanu, National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics (INOE)
10:00-10:15 GEO-CRADLE portal & survey Ms. Alexia Tsouni, National Observatory of Athens (NOA)
10:15-10:30 Q&A – Discussion All
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
Session II Regional EO perspective
11:00-11:15 Earth observation products, regional capacities, needs and opportunities Florian Petrescu, EU Joint Research Center (Romania)
11:15-11:30 Success stories: Projects in Balkan Region – best practices, needs and challenges Igor Milosavljevic, InoSens (Serbia)
11:30-11:45 The EU Data quality challenge: garbage in – garbage out (Quo Vadis Europa?) Kristian Milenov, Agency of Sustainable Development and Eurointegration – Ecoregions / ASDE-ECOREGIONS ) & Ljudmila Milenova, Remote Sensing Applications Center (ReSAC) (Bulgaria)
11:45-12:00 Q&A – Discussion All
12:00-13:15 Lunch break
Session III Success stories: Projects in Romania
13:15-13:30 Centre for Atmospheric REmote Sensing and Space Earth observation (CARESSE) Simona Andrei, National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics (INOE)
13:30-13:45 Constanta Space Technologies Competence Centre Dedicated to the Romanian Marine and Coastal Regions Sustainable Development Razvan Mateescu, National Institute for Marine Research and Development “Grigore Antipa“
13:45-14:00 Current status of the Romanian EIDA (European Integrated Data Archive) Alexandru Marmureanu, National Institute for Earth Physics (INFP)
14:00-14:15 EO monitoring solutions Florin Serban, Terrasigna
14:15-14:30 Romanian Cluster for ΕΟ portal Florin Iosub & Cristina Vrînceanu, Teamnet
14:30-14:45 Q&A – Discussion  
14:45-15:15 Coffee break
Session IV Next steps – The User Perspective
15:15-16:30 Stakeholders’ round table – EO data in support of national and regional challenges in climate change, food security and water extremes management, raw materials and renewable energy. • Kristian Milenov, Agency of Sustainable Development and Eurointegration – Ecoregions (ASDE-ECOREGIONS) (Bulgaria)

Ratko Bajcetic – Public Water Management Company VodeVojvodine (Serbia)

Groza Atena Adriana – Climate Change Adaptation for North Dobrogean Plateau – DAKIA Association for Sustainable Development (Romania)

16:30-16:45 Conclusions • Dr. Haris Kontoes, GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator, National Observatory of Athens (NOA)
16:45-18:15 Visit to laboratories •  INOE/INFP

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Visiting the Hydro-meteorologic Center and Seismic center: