4th workshop | Scaling up the sentinels in Europe

26 - 27 October 2020 (Norwegian Space Agency, Oslo, Norway)

This important and final workshop in a series of four is again co-organized by EuroSDR, Norwegian Space Agency and the Norwegian Mapping Authority. The objective will be an European workshop to give users of the Sentinel satellites information from ESA Ground Segment, but also knowledge and experience from different national Collaborative Ground Segments (CGS). Presentations of active projects and innovations will raise awareness of the possibilities and motivate ideas to make use of the information. The programme shall provide a mix of invited speakers and call for presentations, where users, operators and specialists can share their experiences.

Program committee: Martijn Rijsdijk (Kadaster/ EuroSDR), Joep Crompvoets (EuroSDR), Maria Høegh Berdahl (Norwegian Space Agency/NSA), Solveig Havstad Winswold (The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate/NVE), Torgeir Ferdinand Klingenberg and Jon Arne Trollvik (Norwegian Mapping Authority/NMA).

Venue: Norwegian Space Agency at Skøyen in Oslo.

Dates: October 26th – 27th, 2020. A national Copernicus day will follow directly after the workshop on the 27th.   

The workshop is free of charge, coffee breaks and lunch on both days are included. 

Deadline for registration: October 1st, 2020

Maximum number of participants: 50

Workshop sessions

- Status from ESA on the Sentinels - Mission managers will be present

- Data Access and Information Service (DIAS) - What kind of services and distribution are provided? 

- Preservation and Distribution of Copernicus data - From National Collaborative Ground Segments to private initiatives

- Use cases from users around Europe - Utilizing Copernicus data for land, lakes and coastal applications

Call for presentations:
More details on the program will soon be available on the registration page along with FAQs, accommodation and venue details. Would you like the opportunity to present or demonstrate Copernicus or Sentinel related topics? Please send an abstract of maximum 750 words to Martijn.Rijsdijk@kadaster.nl. 

How to reach Norwegian Space Agency  
Address: Drammensveien 165, 0277 Oslo.
Map

Trains
Most commuter and regional trains stop at Skøyen station, just 200 metres away. Visit the 
state railways website  https://www.vy.no/en  for schedules.

Airport Express Trains
The Airport Express Train to/from Gardermoen Airport (OSL) stops at Skøyen station. 
http://www.flytoget.no/eng/

Buses and trams
Several bus lines stop at Skøyen. Schedules are available at the Ruter service centre at the Oslo S railway station and on the centre’s website. 
https://ruter.no/en/

Where to stay
Hotel Scandic Sjølyst is situated close to the Norwegian Space Agency, but there are several (and cheaper) hotels in the city centre 3 km away.

Jointly organized by:
Norwegian Space Agency
Norwegian Mapping Authority

Media partner:
GeoConnexion