GEO-CRADLE session at GEPW, 21/06/2017, Helsinki
The purpose of the conference is to bring together European stakeholders interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS). The event is a forum to exchange ideas and inform participants about work and initiatives undertaken in the context of GEOSS.
GEO-CRADLE and GEO Secretariat are organizing a dedicated session in this event, on Wednesday 21 June entitled “GEO capacity development, contribution to SDGs and realization of regional impacts derived from GEO European Projects”.
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Session 17: GEO capacity development, contribution to SDGs and realization of regional impacts derived from GEO European Projects – AURA ROOM
Title of the presentation
Speaker and affiliation
|Part 1. Setting the scene|
|09:00||GEO capacity development, contributions of GEPs related to capacity building and knowledge sharing.||Andiswa Mlisa – GEO SECRETARIAT|
|09:10||Engagement of stakeholders and networking.||Evangelos Gerasopoulos -National Observatory of Athens|
|09:20||GEO-CRADLE dissemination activities promoting GEO and Copernicus in the regions.||Eleni Christia – National Observatory of Athens|
|09:30||Implementing GEOSS through GCI.||Paola de Salvo – GEO Secretariat|
|09:40||Methodological aspects for assessing regional maturity and setting up regional action plans for addressing priorities and needs.||
Mónica Miguel-Lago – EARSC
|Part 2: Brainstorming session (working in groups)|
|10.00 – 10.45||a) What is the best way to contribute to GEO capacity development (through GEPs and beyond GEPs) for the coming 10 years GEO implementation plan? Moderator: Andiswa Mlisa, GEO Secretariat.
b) What is the best way for GEO capacity development to contribute to the SDGs (through GEPs and beyond GEPs)? Moderator: Mark Noort, HCP International.
c) Geographical diversification of GEO capacity development, knowledge and data sharing: what factors need to be taken into account and what is the best approach (through GEPs and beyond GEPs)? Moderator: Paola De Salvo, GCI.
|11.15||Brainstorming session (working in groups) – Continuing|
|Wrap-up from group discussions to the Plenary.||Group Moderators|
|Part 3: Regional experiences and assessing solutions (panel discussion with regional stakeholders)|
Case studies that are promoted as priorities in GEO-CRADLE; can they potentially be linked to EO market uptake at regional level and which is the expected impact for the regions.
|Lefteris Mamais – National Observatory of Athens|
Panel discussion & Wrap-up of the session: Jerome Bequignon – ESA, Afri Alliance – Uta Wehn, Hesham El- Askary – CEDARE, Haris Kontoes – NOA, GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator.
|Moderator: Lefteris Mamais – National Observatory of Athens|