GEO-CRADLE Regional Workshop in Sofia

GEO-CRADLE Regional Workshop in Sofia

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GEO-CRADLE: Coordinating and integRating state-of-the-art Earth Observation Activities in the regions of North Africa, Middle East, and Balkans and Developing Links with GEO related initiatives towards GEOSS


INVITATION

GEO-CRADLE

Regional Workshop in Sofia

 

Addressing regional needs in the Balkans by enhancing Earth Observation uptake and relevant business performances

We cordially invite you to participate in the Regional Workshop of the GEO-CRADLE Horizon2020 project (www.geocradle.eu - Coordinating and integRating state-of-the-art Earth Observation Activities in the regions of North Africa, Middle East, and Balkans and Developing Links with GEO related initiatives towards GEOSS). The event is jointly organized by the Project Coordinator National Observatory of Athens (NOA) and the Project Partner Space Research and Technology Institute (SRTΙ). It will take place on:

March 24th 2017, from 10:00 to 16:00

Great Hall of the Central Headquarters of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

15th November St., №1, Sofia, Bulgaria

This regional workshop will focus on identifying the potential local challenges hindering the Earth Observation (EO) market uptake and business performances, while seeking solutions to enhance growth and innovation in the geo-information sector. Aiming to support knowledge sharing and an enhanced cooperation between academia and industry, the event will also provide participants with a unique cross-sector networking opportunity. In addition, panel discussions will be complemented with information on available EU funding in the EO sector. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this event and we are certain that your presence and input will greatly enrich our discussions.

For further information about project activities, please visit the GEO-CRADLE website at www.geocradle.eu

Yours sincerely,

      Dr Haris Kontoes                                                  Dr Hristo Nikolov

GEO-CRADLE Project Coordinator, NOA                    GEO-CRADLE Project Partner SRTΙ

 

The GEO-CRADLE project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 690133.


 


AGENDA

Time

Title of the topic addressed

Speaker

10:00-10:05

Opening

Mr. Hristo Nikolov,

GEO-CRADLE Partner SRTI

10:05-10:10

Welcome

Professor Kristalina Stoykova,

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

10:10-10:30

Opportunities within the Framework Programme “Horizon 2020”

Mr. Dimitar Asenov,

Ministry of Education, Youth and Science of Bulgaria

10:30-10:50

Presentation of the GEO CRADLE project

Mr. Lefteris Mamais,

GEO-CRADLE Project Coordination Team NOA

10:50-11:10

ESA related activities in Bulgaria

Mr. Emil Komatichev,

Ministry of Economy of Bulgaria

11:10-11:30

GEO related activities in Bulgaria

Associate Professor Lyubka Pashova,

National GEO Office of Bulgaria

11:30-11:50

The activities of the Space Research and Technology Institute - BAS

Professor George Sotirov,

SRTI-BAS

11:50-12:10

Structure and activities of the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology - BAS

Professor Ekaterina Batchvarova,

NIMH-BAS

12:10-12:30

On the earthquake’s prediction by the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy - BAS

Associate Professor Strashimir Mavrodiev,

INRNE-BAS

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

 

13:30-13:50

Presentation from ESRI Bulgaria

Mr. Dimitar Koritarov

13:50-14:10

Presentation from ReSAC Ltd.

Mr. Vassil Vassilev

14:10-14:30

Presentation from GeoCad-93 Ltd.

Mr. Milush Blagoev

14:30-14:50

Aero-space technologies for sustainable and secure environment

Mr. Kamen Iliev,

Risk Space Transfer Office - BAS

14:50-15:00

Coffee break

 

15:00-15:20

Presentation of the thematic areas of the GEO CRADLE project pilots

 

Mr. Nikolaos Tsakiridis,

GEO-CRADLE Project Partner iBEC, WP Leader for the pilots & Regional Coordinator

15:20-15:35

EU funding possibilities – H2020 calls

Mr. Kristian Milenov,

ASDE Bulgaria

15:35-15:55

Discussion and wrap-up

Mr. Lefteris Mamais,

GEO-CRADLE Project Coordination Team NOA

15:55-16:00

Closing remarks

Mr. Hristo Nikolov,

GEO-CRADLE Partner SRTI

 

Public authorities

Academia

Industry & NGOs

GEO-CRADLE consortium

Breaks

 

DOWNLOADS: Invitation and Agenda


When ?

Friday, March 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Add to calendar 2017-03-24 08:00:00 2017-03-24 14:00:00 UTC GEO-CRADLE Regional Workshop in Sofia For details, click here: https://www.eventora.com/en/Events/geo-cradle-sofia Bulgarian Academy of Science, 15th November St., №1, 1040 Sofia, Sofia-city, Bulgaria

Where ?

Bulgarian Academy of Science
15th November St., №1
1040 Sofia
Sofia-city, Bulgaria