EO4GEO Workshop in Warsaw (Poland)

We are pleased to announce that next EO4GEO Workshop on “Design of EO and related curricula” will be held in Warsaw (PL) on Wednesday 27 November 2019 in the ZODIAK Pavilion of Architecture, organised by the Institute of Geodesy and Cartography (IGiK).

The workshop will bring together the EO4GEO partners and representatives from the space/geospatial sector and Copernicus Programme, with the main aim to discuss on occupational profiles and with hands-on practical training for designing curricula.

Moreover, a joint session EO4GEO – UNEP-GRID will be held in the afternoon of Tuesday, November the 26th, linked to the Big Data Branch, Science Division of UNEP.

Further info and agendas are available below.

Logistics and practical information can be downlaoded here.

EO4GEO - UNEP-GRID joint session

26 November 2019 | 2.30 pm, Palace of Culture and Science, Rudniewa hall, IV floor

14:00 – 14:30 Registration
14:30 – 14:45 Opening by the representative of the City of Warsaw & Director of the UNEP/GRID-Warsaw
14:45 – 15:30 Global perspective, big data for sustainable development

  • Alexandre Caldas – Chief Big Data Branch, Science Division, UN Environment / Chair of the UN System Network of the UN-GGIM United Nations System Network on geospatial information management – towards a United Nations Geospatial Blueprint
  • Pascal Peduzzi – Director, UNEP/GRID-Geneva, Science Division, UN Environment World Environment Situation Room
  • Discussion
15:30 – 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 – 16:30 European perspective, COPERNICUS Programme

  • Milva Carbonaro – Geographical Information Systems International Group (GISIG): EO4GEO – Towards an innovative strategy for skills development and capacity building in the space geo-information sector supporting Copernicus User Uptake
  • Monica Miguel-Lago – European Association of Remote Sensing Companies (EARSC): Space/Geospatial Sector Skills Strategy
  • Discussion
16:30 – 17:15 Local perspective, big data for smart cities

  • Tadeusz Osowski – Director of Digitization Office, City of Warsaw: Data-driven development – the Digital Policy of the City of Warsaw
  • Big data for smart cities (ORANGE)
  • Discussion
Final comments, end of the meeting

EO4GEO Workshop

27 November 2019, ZODIAK Warsaw Pavilion of Architecture
“Design of EO and Related Curricula”

8:30 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 10:30  Introduction of EfVET – European Forum of Technical and Vocational E&T, Maria João Proença, Head of Office and Programme Manager

Workshop – Setting the Scene

  • Welcome and Introduction (GEOF, PLUS): Curriculum design components and approach: the BoK, the tools, the design rational
  • Occupational Profiles in high demand (ROSA)
  • BoK – Overview on concepts and skills provided (FSU)
  • Demonstration of BoK related tools (UJI)

EO4GEO Approach for Integrating Tools, BoK, curricula design

  • Reuse of concepts and skills from the BoK for curriculum design, profiles, job descriptions (ITC, FSU, UJI, PLUS)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 Demo on how to use LTB to explore the BoK (by ITC)

4-6 small groups lead by FSU, GEOF, ITC, PLUS, ROSA, UJI

Working sessions on the key ingredients for making the EO4GEO approach work: specification of tasks using BoK concepts and skills

  • Workshop participants specify tasks of business processes using concepts and skills specified in the BoK
  • Collect feedback on BoK content
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:30
  • Report from the working sessions
  • Discussion of observations, further proceeding
Comfort break

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