EuroGEO Workshop 2021

 EuroGEO Workshop 2021

Environmental Observation-based solutions to support the EU Green Deal

EuroGEO Workshop 2021: 20-23 September 2021 (online)

The annual EuroGEO workshop brings together European players interested in and actively contributing to the Global Earth Observations System of Systems (GEOSS).

This edition will focus on the EO-based solutions to support the European Green Deal while bringing the European community actively contributing to the Group on Earth Observations (GEO).

The objectives of this event are to:

  • look for synergies across projects and initiatives;
  • offer networking opportunities to the participants; and,
  • discuss how Europe can contribute to the international effort.

Overall, the event will help shaping further the development of the EuroGEO initiative.

About EuroGeo 2021

The event will take place fully virtually from the 20 to 23 September 2021. It is organised by the European Commission and the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation with the support of MINES ParisTech – PSL University.

This edition will focus on the EO-based solutions to support the European Green Deal while bringing the European community interested in and actively contributing to the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) together.

Agenda Outline

Monday 20 September 2021

  • 10:00 -12:00 CEST: Welcome session

Tuesday 21 September 2021

  • 09:00 – 12:30 CEST: Advances made in EuroGEO to deliver user-oriented solutions
  • 14:00 – 16:00 CEST: Invited event “Technology transfer in the EO sector in Europe”

Wednesday 22 September 2021

  • 10:00 – 12:30 CEST: Implementing EuroGEO, new opportunities

Thursday 23 September 2021

  • 13:30 – 15:45 CEST: EuroGEO Evolution

Groundstation Pitch

As part of the agenda, Groundstation.Space co-founder Martijn Seijger will pitch Groundstation as one of the new players in the ‘New Opportunities’ session on Wednesday 22 September.

The session will focus on the implementation of EuroGEO via the Horizon 2020 R&I Programme and the upcoming opportunities Horizon Europe will offer. Since the last EuroGEO Workshop that took place in June 2019, new players have engaged in recently granted projects addressing GEO engagement priorities such as the SDGs, the Paris Agreement, the Sendaï Framework and the new fourth priority on urban resilience. Special attention will be given to efforts for liaising better with new communities or initiatives like the national statistical institutes or the UN Decade for the Oceans, in line with the GEO Lead co-chair goals and objectives

More info and registration

A detailed agenda of the event has already been disclosed and published in the dedicated website:

Please register for this event here.

Remco Timmermans

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