Feb 21, 2011

Promoting European Earth Observation Services in the Gulf Cooperative Council Region

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ESA is pleased to announce the Earth Observation Seminar 2011, being held on 22-23 March 2011 at Le Meridien Hotel, Dubai.

The EO Seminar provides an exciting opportunity for people in the Gulf Co-operative Region to learn more about Earth Observation (EO) data products and services of real relevance to the GCC Region. The GCC Region comprises United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and Qatar and has unique characteristics that make this an exciting growth area for EO services.

Over two days a range of leading speakers will present the latest insights on the benefits and practical application of EO services covering Land Use, Environment (including Coastal), Urban Development, Energy, and Security thematic areas.

Confirmed speakers from the following companies will give presentations and lead discussion sessions:

  • EARSC key speaker
  • ACRI-ST (France)
  • ERA-Maptec (Ireland)
  • GAF AG (Germany)
  • Kongsberg (KSAT) (Norway)
  • TRE (TRE Europa) (Italy)

The seminar is funded by ESA and organised by VEGA Consulting Services Limited.

If you have customers or contacts in the region that would be interested in attending, ask them to register for a free place at: www.earth-observation-seminar.org