WorldView Global Alliance User Conference 2017
October 09 - 11, 2017  ·  Literaturhaus München

Join our conference for more information and industry updates from the WorldView Global Alliance and their partners with a focus on Europe and North Africa. There will also be a host of networking opportunities.

Please note this is a invite-only event. Your registration needs to be confirmed by European Space Imaging.

We look forward to welcoming you!

* Please note that speakers and the agenda are currently being finalized and will be updated accordingly


WorldView Global Alliance User Conference 2017 Day 1 Free
WorldView Global Alliance User Conference 2017 Day 2 Free
Ice Breaker Event 2017 Free
Dinner Event 2017 Free
Ground Station Tour Free
Monday, October 9
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ground Station Tour
German AeroSpace Centre
Tuesday, October 10
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration and Coffee Break
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Official Welcome
9:15 AM - 9:30 AM
15 years of European Space Imaging
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Updates from the WVGA
Adrian Zevenbergen from European Space Imaging Steve Allen from DigitalGlobe Fady Al Assaad from Space Imaging Middle East
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Coffee Break
11:10 AM - 11:50 PM
From the past to the future: the changing landscape of satellite imagery
Trends and how they affect the future of satellite imagery applications presented by Gunter Schreier How the satellite imagery industry has developed and what's next presented by Steve Bochinger
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
User Cases - Technology and Automation
Deep learning presented by Ribana Roscher Technology in automated applications presented by Ralph Humburg Tri-stereo applications presented by Mathias Lenk Transforming transport - the use of VHR satellite images in the transport sector presented by Wiebke Mildes
12:50 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 3:40 PM
Today and tomorrows challenges in humanitarian mapping
Panel discussion featuring speakers from Vienna MSF, World Food Program, SOS Kinderdorf and SAP. Facilitated by Dr. Stefan Voigt
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Coffee Break
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Needs within the satellite imagery industry and expectations for the future
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Day One Conclusion
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ice Breaker Event
Wednesday, October 11
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Coffee Morning Networking
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Workshop Results
Presentation of the key outcomes and conclusions from the workshop on Day One.
9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
European organisations and how they use satellite data
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
Coffee Break
11:20 AM - 11:50 PM
11:50 AM - 12:20 PM
Safety and Intelligence
12:20 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Agriculture and Forestry
Tree damage and windfall presented by Nils Jorgensen Farm subsidies EU presented by Tom McHugh From diverse Indonesian rainforest to the rural-urban interface of Bangalore, India presented by Kira Urban and Nils Noelke
2:20 PM - 3:05 PM
Urban Planning and Infrastructure
URBIS Project presented by Katerina Jupova Land use, land cover presented by Piotr Wezyk Algorithm for change detection prsented by Tobias Leichtle
3:05 PM - 3:20 PM
Day Two Conclusion
3:20 PM - 4:00 PM
Coffee and Networking
Fraunhofer Institute
Copernicus – Security Applications
European Commission
Mission Management Support Officer
European Space Agency - ESRIN
Project Officer
European Maritime Safety Agency
Head of Operations Division
EU Satellite Centre
Head of Institute
Founder of GAF
Literaturhaus München - Salvatorplatz 1 München 80333 Germany