Oct 15, 2019

Press Release: ESA-EARSC Joint Session Modernising Farming: Earth Observation to Support Crop Growth Cycle

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Press Release: ESA-EARSC Joint Session Modernising Farming: Earth Observation to Support Crop Growth Cycle

On the 10 September 2019, ESA and EARSC organised a session in order to present examples of business cases across the agri-food sector that make use of earth observation applications. Please find bellow all presentations.

Agenda

14:30 – 14:45Welcome: Introductory speeches  
 Ola Gråbak, Applications Engineer, European Space Agency 
 Natassa Antoniou, Market Development Project officer, European Association of Remote Sensing CompaniesFile
14:45 – 16:00Session 1: Earth Observation Supporting the Farming Cycle  
 Peter Eigaard, Head of Department, Mapping and GIS, Danish Agricultural Agency, Ministry of Environment and Food – “Monitoring of agricultural Area Based Subsidies in Denmark Using Sentinel”File
 Maria Ostergaard, Vice Chair of the WP of Direct Payments and Greening in COPA-COGECA – “The impact of remote sensing in improving farming performance and CAP implementation”File
 Kristof van Tricht, R&D scientist, VITO – “Providing Services of Combined Data to Support the Agro Industry (e-shape)”
 Nikolaus Neugebauer, Data Scientist, Austrian Hail Insurance & Ralf Ryter, EO & GIS Operations, GeoVille – “EO4I – Earth Observation Best Practice for AgroInsurance”File
 George Voutsinos, Sales & Business Development Director, Karavias Underwriting Agency & Manos Lekakis, Agricultural Consultant, AgroApps – “Redefining Agricultural Insurance services using EO (Beacon project)”File
16:00-16:30Coffee Break 
16:30-17:20Session 2: EO supporting innovation in agri-business 
 Antonella Catucci, Product and Project Manager, e-geosFile
 Athiye Jawad, Account Executive and Strategic Partnerships Manager, PlanetFile
 David Hello, CEO, TerraNIS SASFile
 David Petit, Head of EO applications, Deimos SpaceFile
17:20-17:30Wrap-up from Eva Haas, Head of Agriculture Services, GeoVille File