Annual Tashkent conference

Annual Conference Tashkent28 - 30 March 2011
Hotel "Shodlik Palace", Tashkent (Uzbekistan)



Agenda

March 28

International Conference on "Fostering cooperative ties between the countries of Central Asia and Europe in developing and applying Earth Observation technologies and GEO technologies for effective environmental monitoring" (working language: Russian/English)

Venue: Hotel Shodlik Palace, 5 Pakhtakorskaya St. Tashkent, Uzbekistan 700011

9:00 Registration
10:00 Welcoming address:
  • Prof. Miagkov S. - Representative of Hydrometeorological Research Institute of the Centre of Hydrometeorological of Uzbekistan, NIGMI Uzhydromet
  • Rector TSTU, Prof. Adilkhodjaev A. - Tashkent State Technical University named after Abu Raikhman Beruni
  • Dr. Sterenharz A. - Manager of the project SEOCA
10:30 - 11:30 Modern Techniques in using of Earth Observation data for Environmental GEO Resource Management Presentations by European Partners:
  • Earth observation operations regarding cost effectiveness, Dr. Burcu Dikmen, Uzay Tubitak
  • Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation, Aslı Aytaç Uzay Tubitak
  • Value added space services and applications based on EO satellite data, Giorgos Kostopoulos, Arratos
  • Live demo of a proof concept using Eumetsat Data, Giorgos Kostopoulos, Arratos
  • Concepts and principles of satellite remote sensing, Hayati Koyuncu, JEODIJITAL
  • An overview of EO satellites/instruments/sensors & data, Hayati Koyuncu, JEODIJITAL
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:00
  • EO satellite image processing techniques & technologies, JEODIJITAL - Arratos
  • Overview of GEO/GEOSS: Poster Presentation, Esra Sevuk, JEODIJITAL
  • Mid-resolution EO satellite data contributions to GEOSS societal benefit areas: Examples from LANDSAT and ASTER, Hayati Koyuncu, JEODIJITAL
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 15:15 Modern Techniques in using of Earth Observation data for Environmental GEO Resource Management Presentations by European Partners:
  • The usage of Cube-Sat for hazardous experiments, Peter Arras, DeNayer
  • Environmental monitoring and Earth observation operations by using Small Satellites, Dmitriy Bogdanov, TU Berlin
  • Methods and Tools for dual access to the EO databases of the EU and Russia, (Project FP7 MEDEO) Arnold Sterenharz, ECM Office
15:15 - 15:45 Coffee break
15:45 - 17:00 New scientific and educational applied technologies in the field of Ecosystem, Earth Observation Monitoring and GEO technologies. Presentations by Central Asian partners:
  • Analysis of Requirements and potential possibilities in the field of environmental Earth observation technologies in Uzbekistan, NIGMI - Uzhydromet, TSTU, Uzsensing, prof. Shamsiev Z. Gataulin V.
  • Analysis of Requirements and potential possibilities in the field of environmental Earth observation technologies in Kazakhstan, National Centre of Space Researches NCSRT, ENU, KZ-Hydromet , Muratova N., Kussainova M.
  • Geo capacity and Earth Observation operations in Kyrgyzstan, Agency on hydrometeorology under Ministry of emergency situations of the Kyrgyz Republic, Titova O.
  • Earth Observation requirements for the social environmental research and capacities in the Republic of Tajikistan, State Organization of Hydrometeorology, Karimov F., Radzhabov N.
  • Analysis of Requirements and potential possibilities in the field of environmental Earth observation technologies in Turkmenistan
  • Presentation SEOCA - Central Asia White Book - GIRAF PM, Dr.A.Girenko
17:00 Discussion and Summary

March 29

SEOCA Coordination Meeting Training workshop for the GEO national offices
(working language: Russian/English).

Venue: Hotel Shodlik Palace, 5 Pakhtakorskaya St. Tashkent, Uzbekistan 700011

10:00 - 11:30
  • Report on the performance of the project working plan developed during the project meeting in Ankara. (CA Members of the consortium)
  • Suggestions and discussion of the content and coordination of Road Map development process (strategic plan in GEO capacities), based on the analytical reports : Shardakova L, Shamsiev Z, Nurhodjaev A, Rahmatova N.
11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30
  • Presentations and experience exchange in development of organizational documentation for the establishment of SEOCA national GEO offices in CA, on the bases of consortium member organizations · GEO Entrance experience, Republic of Uzbekistan, Shulgina N, Rakhmatova N.
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
14:30 - 17:00
  • Coordination of the data content and structure for incorporated regional (CA) pilot database possible for the common usage · Development of SEOCA action working plan for the 2nd year. · Summary of the coordinating meeting and closing remarks.

March 30

European and Central Asia partners, Representative National TEMPUS office in Uzbekistan Round table discussion on cooperation EU - CA in the field of higher education and science.

Venue: Tashkent State Technical University, Institute of Aviation

10:00 - 11:30 Experience exchange in international projects : TEMPUS (PROMENG, CRIST, NCR) ERASMUS MUNDUS (MANECA) FP7 (SEOCA, MEDEO, POPDAT)
12:00 - 13:00 Study visit to RSD (Tashkent) / Geological Museum/ Museum of the Astronomical Institute of the Uzbek Academy of Science
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch
15:00 - 17:00 Demonstration training workshop "GEONETcast technologies for environment monitoring and resource management".
Dmitri Boglanov / Arnold Sterenharz (TU Berlin/ECM Office)
  • Application in Central Asian organizations of GEONETCast low-cost terminals for educational needs
  • GEONETCast: a worldwide, operational, end-to-end Earth
observation data collection and dissemination system (GEO)
17:00 - 18:00 Signing of a protocol of SEOCA coordination conference
19:00 Banquet

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