Upcoming events

March 29, 2017

Eye on Earth: GEO and the SDG´s
Webinar ,
29 March 2017

April 03, 2017


Rosario, Argentina ,
3 April 2017 —  7 April 2017

Colorado Springs , USA
3 April 2017 —  6 April 2017

Sidney, Australia ,
3 April 2017 —  4 April 2017

April 04, 2017


ingapore ,
4 April 2017 —  6 April 2017

April 06, 2017

April 10, 2017


Muscat, Oman ,
10 April 2017 — 11 April 2017

April 12, 2017

April 13, 2017


Moscow , Russia
13 April 2017 — 14 April 2017

April 19, 2017


Zurich , Switzerland
19 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

The Hague , Netherlands
19 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

April 20, 2017


Florence , Italy
20 April 2017 — 21 April 2017

April 23, 2017


Vienna , Austria
23 April 2017 — 28 April 2017

April 24, 2017


Cadiz , Spain
24 April 2017 — 26 April 2017
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News Events

2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing

The 2nd International Conference on GIS and Remote Sensing will be held on October 2-3, 2017 Vienna, Austria

INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS part of INTERGEO: Europe’s leading trade fair for commercial and civil drones

Berlin/Karlsruhe, 20 March 2017 With their wide variety of possible applications, drones drive innovation and efficiency in a global economy.

9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS

On April, 13-14 COMNEWS holds the 9th International Conference SATELLITE RUSSIA & CIS 2017” in Moscow, Russia.

Sentinel-2B successfully lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport

The ESA-developed Sentinel-2B satellite was launched today, doubling the coverage of high-resolution optical imaging in the Sentinel-2 mission for the European Union Copernicus environmental monitoring system.

Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop, Brussels, 24 April 2017

The “Copernicus and Cultural Heritage workshop” will take place in Brussels on 24 April in the Breydel Auditorium, DG GROW from 09:00 to 17:30.

RDA Webinar: Datacubes as an Enabling "Big Data" Paradigm

March, 06, 2017 – “Research Data Alliance”: (RDA) kindly invites you to take part in the Datacubes as an Enabling “Big Data” Paradigm webinar, presented on March 6 at 14:00 UTC by Peter Baumann, co-chair of the RDA Big Data Interest Group, Geospatial Interest Group, and Array Database Assessment Working Group.

EARSC participated to several workshops in Japan on 15-16 February 2017

EARSC together with 3 member companies – Airbus D&S, GMV and e-GEOS participated in the S-NET 4th Sectorial Meeting “EO ✕ Data Platform” in Tokyo on 15 February 2017. The event showed growing interest in Japan for consolidating EO and IT. The following day, Japan Space Systems (JSS) organised the first EARSC-JSS Joint EO & IT Seminar to give an opportunity for the two industries to come together and exchange ideas from fresh perspectives.

Snapplanet App wins Top Prize at Space App Camp

28 February 2017

Developers of an app that combines the increasing availability of satellite images with social networking took home the top prize at this year’s Space App Camp in Barcelona.

Sentinel-2B satellite ready for launch from Kourou – Copernicus´ ‘Colour Vision’ gets its second eye

Friedrichshafen, 24/02/2017 – Sentinel-2B, Europe´s next Copernicus satellite is being readied by engineers from Airbus for a 7 March 2017 lift-off from Kourou, French Guiana. Sentinel-2B will be the fifth satellite of Europe’s environmental monitoring programme Copernicus to be launched. Copernicus is an operational programme led by the European Commission (EC) in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA). The Copernicus Sentinels supply remote sensing data of the Earth to deliver key operational services related to environment and security.

Exhibition & Forum: Weather • Climate • Water EO and Green economy 2017

will take place in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, on 14-15 June 2017.

Satellites Enabling a Better World

- in Newcastle on 9th March 2017.

Up close & personal with Geospatial Hall of Fame Awardees

They’re behind the GIS that we know and understand. They’re behind the GPS we use on our phones all day. They’re behind the flourishing surveying and mapping communities. The navigation that is synonymous with business, travel and leisure. They’re behind the astounding satellite imagery and also behind the satellite data that is being used for various purposes. They’re in the basics of GIScience. They inspire remote sensing professionals in Asia and beyond. They single-handedly changed the face of the geospatial industry and continue to do so even today.

2nd GEO Data Providers workshop (20th-21st April 2017, Florence, Italy)

Data Providers are invited to attend the Second GEO Data Providers workshop. Whether your data is already brokered by the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS), or your data could be integrated as a new resource in GEOSS, this workshop is for you.

1st EU Environmental Research Infrastructures – Industry Joint Innovation Partnering Forum

A community of 23 pan-European environmental Research Infrastructures (ENVRI RIs), members of the European Commission Horizon 2020 project ENVRIplus, will meet with Private Industry partners to explore opportunities for new joint innovation projects. The meeting, organised for the first time, will take place in MINATEC, Grenoble, France, from 18– 19 May 2017.

Integrated Earth Observation and Geospatial Information: Empowering SDGs

By Meenal Dhande at Geospatial

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