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GIS4SCHOOLS event: Paving the way for the school of tomorrow

April 6th, 2022|Events, News|

This April 8th, the GIS4Schools Erasmus+ project invite you to the event “Paving the way for the school of tomorrow”. The event will gather relevant actors from both space and education domains to discuss the need for innovative STEAM learning paths, and how national education policies can increase the interest of STEAM disciplines for the younger generation. […]

EO4GEO Workshop 21-22 October 2021: Shaping the future workforce of the space/geospatial sector in Poland

October 11th, 2021|Events, News|

NEREUS together with the regions of Mazovia and Podkarpackie (PL) organizes two virtual outreach workshops on “Shaping the future workforce of space / geospatial sector in Poland: EO/GI Skills needed & EO4GEO solutions”. […]

Webinar + Workshop: Heat islands and green infrastructure in urban areas

September 27th, 2021|Events, News|

The EO4GEO Partner Geografiska Informationsbyrån GiB in collaboration with EO4GEO invites you to an introductory webinar adressing the issue of urban heat and urban heat islands. The webinar will be followeb by a workshop aiming at getting a hands-on experience with the data that is used to assess green infrastructure and heat islands in the urban environment. […]

Workshop: Earth Observation and Geographic Information: a crucial tool to monitor and tackle climate change

September 22nd, 2021|Events, News|

The EO4GEO Partner EIT Climate-KIC in collaboration with EO4GEO invites you this October 26th at 17:00 CET to an Spark! Experience online workshop where you will learn more about the use and applications of satellite data in climate-change related challenges. […]

Workshop: EO4GEO opportunities for Earth Observation and Geoinformation skills improvement

July 28th, 2021|Events, News|

The Italian Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA) and EO4GEO invites you this 22nd of September 2021 at 14h00 CEST to and online event to discuss on the skills and training challenges in the Earth Observation and Geographic information sector. […]

EO4GEO Webinar: Fast disaster response – satellite technologies for surface displacement monitoring

July 8th, 2021|Events, News|

EO4GEO and and University of Zagreb Faculty of Geodesy invites you from July 12th till 14th to a webinar about the usage of EO, GNSS and GIS technologies for fast disaster response with emphasis on surface displacement monitoring. […]

IGARSS 2021 (International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium)

October 21st, 2020|Events|

IGARSS 2021 (International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium) will take place in Brussels, Belgium, from 11 to 16 July 2021. The general theme of the conference, jointly organized by Belgium and the Netherlands, is “Crossing Borders” in different areas (between countries and research institutes, between types of platforms, between data sources and between disciplines). […]

EO4GEO tools to be presented at the EARSC EOcafe

October 15th, 2020|Events, News|

EO4GEO will be the focus of the next EOcafe, the twice-monthly webinar covering a variety of Earth Observation topics organized by EARSC. The EO sector is rapidly changing, bringing to a constant need for qualified personnel. Unfortunately, as attested by the EARSC Industry Survey, 80% of the companies find it difficult to hire the candidates with the right skills. The EO4GEO tools are designed to help cover this skills [...]

“Space Science for Societal Challenges” virtual workshop

October 12th, 2020|News|

Because of its links to research, education, technology and cultural heritage all around the world, the space sector is key for development and for handling social, economic and environmental challenges. To make the space ecosystem more effective, the communication gaps between research, industry, academia and culture must be bridged through a collaborative structure that supports the skills for the next generation of space workers. During the workshop “Space Science [...]

Earth Observation funding

October 7th, 2020|News|

OCRE (Open Clouds for Research Environments) launches its first research funding call to stimulate the use of digital Earth Observation services and data by researchers.  With this call, OCRE will contribute to the development of the growing market of the Earth Observation service suppliers, demonstrating that the use of these services can improve the quality of the outcomes. […]

EO4GEO presents a poster at the ESA Phi Week

September 9th, 2020|Events, News|

EO4GEO will participate in the e-Poster session of the ESA Phi Week! The Phi-Week (28 September – 02 October 2020), this year held virtually, is the annual event on innovation in Earth Observation organized by ESA-EOP. The Conference connects scientists, educators, practitioners, students, organisations and institutions in the field of space. […]

Online EO Summit and Copernicus Roadshow open to registration

May 18th, 2020|Events, News|

The EO4GEO EO Summit and the Copernicus Eyes on Earth Roadshow, initially scheduled in Zagreb, will take place online due to the pandemic, on 2-3 June. The 2nd Earth Observation Summit is an interactive online conference organised by the Croatian Presidency of the Council of EU and the EO4GEO consortium […]

EO4GEO at the ESA Phi-Week Education side event

September 5th, 2019|Events, News|

EO4GEO will participate to the ESA Phi-Week’s Education side event, taking place on 11 September in ESA ESRIN (Frascati, Rome)! The need to attract young people to the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has been identified for years: a non- traditional, innovative approach to teaching and learning these disciplines is needed at all levels. […]

ELISE Action Webinar on Geospatial Technology and Public Participation

August 12th, 2019|Events, News|

The webinar will provide an overview of the role of the citizen participation in the geospatial domain. Geospatial technologies have increasingly facilitated the involvement of stakeholders in decisions. The key question addressed in the webinar, is how this contributes to the public’s influence on decision-making. […]

EO4GEO workshop in Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Brussels

August 1st, 2019|Events, News|

The EO4GEO project is happy to announce the two dates of its next workshop! Organized by our partner NEREUS jointly with AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine, the workshop has the following title: “Better Skills for Space Geo-Information and Copernicus User Uptake: Discussing the EO4GEO Sector Skills Strategy and its Recommendations”. 7-8 October in Latresne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. (French Edition). 24 October in Brussels, Belgium (English Edition).  […]

The “Echoes in space” MOOC

July 17th, 2019|News|

The Massive Open Online Course ‘Echoes in Space – An Introduction to Radar Remote Sensing’ will be open again from September 2019 free of charge on the eLearning platform EO College. Students will receive a certificate of completion and can move through the course in their own pace. Echoes from space will take you on a journey through the exciting world of Radar Remote Sensing. [...]

FOSS4G 2019 – the global event on Open Source geo data in Bucharest

July 9th, 2019|Events, News|

FOSS4G (Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial) is the biggest event of the Open Source geoCommunity, where all geospatial professionals, professors and students have the opportunity to discuss on latest developments in the field. This year the event, in Bucharest from 26 to 30 August, will be dedicated to “enable an asymptotic connection between software and data”. […]

RawMatCop Call for Applications for Post-Docs and Academic placements

June 6th, 2019|News|

The RawMatCop Programme aims to develop skills, expertise and applications of Copernicus data to the raw material sector. The RawMatCop Programme Call for Applications is open until July 5 for the following positions: 2-3 Post-Doctoral Research Scholarship Projects, duration 1 year; 2-3 Academic Placement Projects with Industry/Authorities, duration 1 year. […]

Award to recognise public-private partnerships for the Copernicus user-uptake

May 21st, 2019|News|

Under the CopHub.AC project, the EO4GEO partner EARSC is running a new competition to recognise and reward outstanding collaboration in public-private partnerships for the Copernicus user-uptake.Specifically, Academia and Companies (in partnership) will be encouraged to submit a proposal for cooperation or present an already established collaboration achievement “from Research & Development to Innovation & Market”. […]

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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