Integration of the New EU Member Countries into the GMES Programme

EURISY Conference 
Objectives of the Conference
The Global Monitoring for Environment and
Security (GMES) programme will establish an operational capacity in
2008. It shall integrate space-, air-, ground- and sea-based
observation platforms for regional and global monitoring, providing
essential information for policy- and decision-makers and to European
The GMES programme is structured
around applications by its two main stakeholders, the European
Commission (EC) and the European Space Agency (ESA), supported by a
number of actors in the area of space, environment, civil security and
geo-information processing: international agencies, national
governmental bodies, research institutions and private companies. In
its operational phase, GMES will address:
– end-users (Directorates General of European Commission, Ministries
and Agencies of member states, local authorities, private sector), who
drive the system by expressing their requirements for relevant
– system-providers, who define and build general tools that
are needed to answer users?? demands in the main GMES fields (e.g. land
cover, risk management, marine and atmospheric issues),
– and service?±providers, providing the specific information to the end-users using those tools.
This conference will focus on active
participation of the new EU members in the future development of GMES.
Its specific objectives are to:
i. discuss GMES development within the new member states toward their objectives and preferred areas of participation in GMES
ii. present a roadmap for the full integration of GMES activities in the enlarged Europe
iii. identify how partners from old and new Member States could contribute to the implementation of GMES service elements
iv. set the context with other EU flagship projects, in particular GALILEO and INSPIRE
Participants will take account of the
latest developments in European space policy as well as the planned ESA
Ministerial Conference at which a GMES programme will be presented to
its Member States.
Practical Details
– Venue: National Library, Biblioteka Narodowa al. Niepodległości 213
02-086 Warsaw, Poland
Room: Sala im. Stefana Dembego
– Working language: English
– Registration: Registration is obligatory. There will be no ?¨on the spot?Æ registration. 
– Accommodation: Hotel Reservation form should be completed and returned to Eurisy.
– Exhibition: An exhibition area is proposed.
For further information, please contact:
Eurisy, 3-5 rue Mario Nikis, 75015 Paris, France
Tel. + 33 (0)1 47 34 00 79 ?±
Fax. + 33 (0)1 47 34 01 59
Author: EARSC

This website uses cookies to collect analytical data to enhance your browsing experience. Please accept our cookies or read our Privacy policy.