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National Earth Observation Conference 4-7 September 2018 - all systems go!

4 September 2018 - 7 September 2018
National Earth Observation Conference "Earth Observation into the Future" jointly hosted by NCEO, RSPSoc and CEOI
Three day conference with pre-conference drinks reception and dinner

We are pleased to announce The UK National Earth Observation Conference 2018 – hosted by the Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry Society; the National Centre for Earth Observation and the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation – will take place in Birmingham Edgbaston from 4th – 7th September.
The conference will be focused around Earth Observation science, technology and applications Into the Future. The programme will include exhibitions and poster sessions, a school conference (7th September), plus plenary and parallel sessions.

The NCEO, CEOI and RSPSoc are hosting the UK National Earth Observation Conference from 4-7 September at Birmingham University, with the topic “Earth Observation into the future”. Our aim is to deliver a conference which attracts a significant gathering of the UK EO community across research, government and industry. We have involved the Earth Observation community in planning the content of the conference, and designed sessions to encompass all aspects of Earth Observation – science, technology, and applications.

Conference Programme
We’re pleased to announce four confirmed keynote addresses at the conference:
1. Professor Christian Heipke, President of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing will give a keynote on “Remote sensing in the area of deep learning.
2. Dr Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation at the European Space Agency will give a keynote on “Earth Observation at ESA in the coming decades”  Link to presentation
3. Professor Tim Wright, Professor of Satellite Geodesy and Director of NERC-COMET will give a keynote on “Monitoring our deforming planet with Sentinel-1: from colliding continents to subsiding houses”.
4. Massimiliano Vitale, Senior Vice President – Operations, Planet Labs Germany GmbH will give a keynote on “Planet’s novel approach to Earth Observation – challenges and opportunities”

ESA, Space4climate, Pro Lite Technology Ltd, Geospatial Insight, Satellite Applications Catapult, Taylor & Francis, NCEO, NERC Field Spectroscopy Facility, and NERC NEODAAS, Wiley, the CEOI, RAL Space, SPRINT (University of Leicester), 2 Excel Aviation

The European Space Agency, the UK Space Agency, the Natural Environment Research Council, Airbus UK.

The interactive conference programme is here (clicking on each session will download the full list of speakers)

Registration has closed.
Accommodation at the Chamberlain Tower Halls of Residence is now sold out.
Rooms can be booked at The Edgbaston Park Hotel on Birmingham’s campus
Details about the hotel are here
To book accommodation at The Edgbaston Park Hotel at the special rate of £99 for bed and breakfast, guests should contact Lucy Woods, quoting “EOCONFERENCE”:

Lucy Woods
Reservations Agent
Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre
Birmingham B15 2TT
Tel: 0121 414 3362

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