Latest News 2018-03-12T18:39:04+00:00

EO4GEO article on Platinum

April 17th, 2019|News|

EO4GEO earned a dedicated article in the latest issue of Platinum, the Italian leader magazine in business publishing! The periodical collects interviews, dossiers and success stories from the best of different sectors of business. The article is in the Research & Innovation section, beside other important organizations in the spatial field as the European Space Agency (ESA). […]

EO-Summit supported by EO4GEO

April 3rd, 2019|Events, News|

From 24 to 28 June 2019 the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) organizes the 111th OGC Technical Committee hosted by SADL, the Spatial Applications Division of KU Leuven, and supported by Hexagon, Informatie Vlaanderen and Merkator. in parallel SADL, the EO4GEO scientific and technical coordinator, organizes the Earth Observation Summit supported by EO4GEO, OGC, Hexagon, Informatie Vlaanderen and Merkator. The summit, that will take place from 25 to 27 June 2019 [...]

Copernicus Marine Workshop on 6-7 June 2019

March 20th, 2019|Events, News|

NEREUS,  Mercator Ocean International  and the Azores Regional Government organize the workshop “Copernicus Marine for Outermost and Maritime Regions” on June 6-7 2019 in Horta City (Faial Island, Azores). An important element of the workshop is training, education, accessing and better understanding needs of outermost and maritime regions. The event is organized in two parts: the first day will focus on the challenges and expectations of public authorities on [...]

EO4GEO at the ESA Living Planet Symposium

March 18th, 2019|Events, News|

EO4GEO will be at the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2019! These conferences  are among the biggest Earth Observation events in the world: this year, the event will be held in Milan on 13-17 May 2019 at MiCo - Milano Congressi and will also focus on Earth Observation's role in creating a resilient society, able to reply to forthcoming environmental challenges. EO4GEO will organize a side event ("Towards an innovative skills strategy for EO/GI [...]

AGILE Conference – June 2019

March 11th, 2019|Events, News|

AGILE is the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories in Europe. Counting more than 80 members, it organizes workshops and conferences in the geographical field. The 22nd AGILE Conference will be held in Limassol, Cyprus, on 17-20 June 2019. For all the information about the workshops, visit the website. Registrations are open now at this link.

Climathon 2018

October 17th, 2018|Events, News|

26 October 2018. Climathon is a global movement dedicated to solving city climate challenges. Happening simultaneously around the world on 26 October and over the course of 24 hours, this event is inspired by the world of hackathons. Participants are invited to collaborate on imagining innovative solutions to specific climate-related challenges. Almost 70 cities worldwide are accepting registrations. Click here to see all participating cities and get involved! Participation [...]

EO4GEO Workshop in Patras (Greece)

October 4th, 2018|Events, News|

Patras (Greece), 4th December 2018. The EO4GEO project is happy to announce its second Workshop and Project meeting to be held in Patras, Greece, from December 4th until 6th. The meeting will be hosted by project partner UPAT The objective of the workshop is to present and discuss the observed gaps and mismatch between the GI and EO  education and training offered by academic institutions and VET providers and [...]

EO4GEO Call for Experts

September 20th, 2018|News|

Call for Experts In Earth Observation & Geographic Information Body of Knowledge          The EO4GEO project is inviting experts in the Earth Observation / Geographic Information sectors to participate in the process of developing a Body of Knowledge (BoK) for GI and EO. We are looking for professionals ready to support the description of the particular concepts (topics) in different inter-related knowledge areas, by commenting and contributing to [...]

EO4GEO workshop at INSPIRE Conference 2018

September 5th, 2018|Events, News|

INSPIRE Conference workshops, Antwerp (Belgium), 18-21 September 2018. The EO4GEO Consortium is pleased to invite all the participants to the Conference at the “Training and education in GI and EO sectors” workshop scheduled on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 14:00. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness on the activities and results of two cutting edge projects, giCASES and EO4GEO. […]

SME skills needs and barriers survey

July 30th, 2018|News|

The European DIGITAL SME Alliance is conducting the following survey: Supporting Specialised Skills Development: Big Data, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity for SMEs. This survey is part of an initiative, funded by the European Commission, that addresses skills needs of small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with regards to cybersecurity, big data and IoT – with the aim to support sustainable growth of SMEs. […]

#Copernicus20 Live Streaming – experience Baveno+20

June 20th, 2018|Events, News|

Baveno+20: From GMES to Copernicus and Beyond is a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Baveno Manifesto – the birth of the Copernicus Programme. We will look back to see the road travelled – the Copernicus story and achievements, and we’ll look into the future of the Programme – how Copernicus takes part in the future of environmental protection, the EU economy and safety & [...]

EO4GEO Workshop in Castellón (Spain)

April 9th, 2018|Events, News|

Castellón (Spain), 30 May 2018. The EO4GEO project is happy to announce its Workshop and Project meeting to be held in Castellón de la Plana, Spain, from May 30th until June 1st. The meeting will be hosted by project partner Universitat Jaume I (UJI), GEOTEC Research group. The project, which is now in its first steps (Preparing the space/geospatial sectors skills strategy), intends to identify gaps and shortages between [...]

EO4Alps Summer School

April 9th, 2018|Events|

“Earth observation and geospatial information: supporting a sustainable use of alpine ecosystems and water resources” The EO4Alps Summer School 2018 is jointly organized by University of Salzburg, Department of Geoinformatics (Z_GIS) and the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and will be held in Salzburg, Austria, June 24 – July 6, 2018. […]

Summer School ‘Sentinel for Applications in Agriculture’

March 21st, 2018|Events|

The Italian Association of Remote Sensing (AIT), jointly with the Institute for Electromagnetic Sensing of the Environment (IREA) of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR), in cooperation with European Space Agency (ESA) and European Association of Remote Sensing Laboratories (EARSeL), and under the auspicious of EO4GEO project organizes a Remote Sensing Summer School focused on Agricultural applications of SENTINEL data. More information: EVENT WEBSITE (in Italian): Summer [...]

EO4GEO surveys

March 8th, 2018|News|

The Earth observation (EO) and Geoinformatics (GI) sector is rapidly evolving due to technological advances, growing collections of open data (e.g. Copernicus), and a broader user base. This evolution requires the adaptation of EO/GI training for matching the demanded skills on the market. EO4GEO invites all organisations operating in the space/geospatial sector to participate in the following surveys on supply and demand of education and training in EO/GI. By participating in [...]

EO4GEO kick-off meeting

March 7th, 2018|Events, News|

The EO4GEO kick-off meeting took place on January 16th to 17th 2018 and was hosted by Italian Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) and led by the GISIG-international group in Milan, Italy. At least 60 participants had the opportunity to discuss the first strategic and practical actions of the project with several partners involved in the 10 work packages and to present the work objectives and outlines for each work [...]

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