The importance of GMES for European citizens was highlighted today at a press conference in Graz, Austria, marking the end of the symposium 'A Market for GMES in Europe and its regions - the Graz Dialogue'. (Credits ESA
Final Recommendations from the workshop ?¨The role of Industry in GMES and GEOSS?Æ held in Paris on March 21st 2006.
CNES is pleased to announce the International Symposium on Operational Space Applications to be held in Toulouse, France on 5, 6, 7 December 2006 (Credits CNES
Considering the fact that in a large part the success of GMES and GEOSS hinges on a proper and efficient role of industry, it is high time for industry to get together to evaluate the present situation, to make an overall assessment of GMES/GEOSS opportunities in terms of socio-economic and industrial terms as well as to study an action plan which would allow industry to play a role in insuring the success of these initiatives.
On 21 and 22 March, the Strategic Implementation Team (SIT) of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) will be holding its 18th meeting at ESA??s ESRIN in Frascati.(Credits ESA
Atlantic Europe Conference on Remote Imaging and Spectroscopy 11-12 September 2006, Preston, United Kingom
The forty-third session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space will be held from 20 February-3 March 2006 at the United Nation Office at Vienna, Vienna International Center, Vienna, Austria. (Credits OOSA
The Warsaw Conference on ?¨Integration of the new EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme?Æ was attended by around 160 experts from space and user institutions, infrastructure and service industry, research centers and academia. More than 40% of the audience was from outside the space sector, and about half of the participants came from new Member Countries.(Credits EURISY
Register now for the Forum on Earth Observations II: Managing Risk in the 21st Century, to be held Feb. 15-16 in La Jolla, Calif. Info at ForumOnEo
Eurisy, in collaboration with the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the European Commission, ESA, CNES, and DLR, is organizing a conference on the ?¨Integration of the new EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme?Æ on December 12-14 2005 in Warsaw. (Credits Eurisy
(6 December 2005) Last week the historic fortified town of Campeche, in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico, was the centre for a Conference on the use of space technologies to conserve the world??s natural and cultural heritage, including UNESCO biosphere reserves. (Credits ESA
On the occasion of the European Space Agency (ESA) Council in Berlin today, European Commission Vice-President G¬?nter Verheugen called for an efficient and strong European Space Policy. He highlighted the already existing tangible aspects of the Commission??s involvement in space activities. (Credits Europa
The EU Competitiveness Council will meet in Brussels on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th November starting at 10.00 on Monday under the chairmanship of, the Alan Johnson, United Kingdom Secretary of State for Trade and Industry. The European Commission will be represented by Vice President G¬?nter Verheugen, responsible for Enterprise and Industry, Charlie McCreevy, Commissioner for the Internal Market and Services, Stravos Dimas, Commissioner for Environment and Janez Poto_nik, Commissioner for Science and Research. (Credits Europa Rapid press release)
The European Commission has recently conducted a series of user workshops to define initial Europe-wide pilot services within the GMES (Global monitoring for Environment and Security) initiative. The three events on Land, Marine and Crisis/Emergency services attracted a well represented user European community, underlining the will to have a first set of services operational by 2008, as requested by the Council of the Member States. (Credits Europa)