News from EUROGI Members – DDGI: Copernicus at Intergeo 2017

Together with the European Commission, the European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR), DDGI would like to present selected use cases of Copernicus data and information. On Wednesday (September 27th, 2017), a number of key experts will give brief talks on the use of Copernicus (in German): The DDGI as part of the Copernicus Relay Network // Dr. Andreas Müterthies, DDGI Collecting forestry data with Copernicus // Birte Klein, Landesbetrieb Wald und Holz North Rhine-Westphalia Being up-to-date in official surveying: change detection using Copernicus data // Dr. Christian Lucas, Landesamt für Vermessung und Geoinformation Schleswig-Holstein Digital Fields: How Copernicus supports the digitization of agriculture // Dr. Sebastian Fritsch, green spin GmbH, Würzburg Infrastructure and Transport: Potentials for planning and monitoring // Oliver Lang, Airbus Defense and Space, Potsdam Using satellite data of surface water bodies // Dr. Björn Baschek, bfg – Federal Institute for Water Sciences, Koblenz The national Copernicus platform CODE-DE: Introduction and live demonstration // Alexander Klaus, GAF AG When? Wednesday 27 September 2017 from 14:00 to 16:00 Where? Copernicus / Galileo booth European Commission (Hall 3.1, Booth A3.060)

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News from EUROGI Members – LISA: LISA and GI Norden Conference, October 12, 2017

LISA organisation of GI in Iceland and GI Norden are organising a conference in Iceland on 12th of October 2017. The venue is Grand Hotel Reykjavík The objective of the conference is knowledge sharing/best practises on emergencies and to encourage the exchange of experience and information on successful examples of management and assessment of hazard, risk and climate changes. The main focus of the conference will be Environmental Risk Assessment; Flooding, monitoring and analysis; Climate Change; Environmental policy; Security and Public Safety; Spatial Data Infrastructure; New devises in mapping and monitoring: Smart mapping. The Conference Committee welcome users and researchers in the GI Sector to send in Proposals for Papers for the Conference.Call for Abstract deadline August 1 2017 Preliminary programme

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EARSC competition “European EO Product of the Year”

Following the great success of the EARSC EO Company of the year award, we decided in 2016 to launch a new award for the EO Product of the year. This attracted strong competition with the final award winner being “Rocket in your Pocket” by Jeobrowser. The award is open again for 2017 and you are invited to submit your entry which this year will focus on products supporting the SDGs. EARSC European EO product award for 2017 will recognise a product which will support the implementation of the SDGs at national, regional and/or local levels, and the monitoring and reporting against the global indicator framework. This is your opportunity to follow in the steps of previous award winners and benefit from the prestige of winning an EARSC​ ​award! More information at the following link

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