October 09 - 11, 2017  ·  Literaturhaus München
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!


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
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Ice Breaker Event
Bar Muenchen Maximilianstraße 36
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 Timothy Hascall from DigitalGlobe Fady Al Assaad from Space Imaging Middle East
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Coffee Break
11:10 AM - 11:50 AM
From the past to the future: the changing landscape of satellite imagery
Global Trends changing Earth Observation Presented by Gunter Schreier How the satellite imagery industry has developed and what's next Presented by Steve Bochinger
11:50 AM - 12:35 PM
Technology and Automation
Highly Automated VHR Image Analysis, Featured by Maritime and Forestry Use Cases Presented by Ralph Humburg Use of VHR satellite images in the transport sector (interim examination results) 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
Facilitated by Dr. Stefan Voigt Mapping Population Displacement with Satellite Imagery Presented by Sarah Muir Earth observation and GIS to support humanitarian operations Presented by Edith Rogenhofer
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
Delegates will break into three separate groups that will rotate between three separate topics each 20 minutes. The topics are: 1. DigitalGlobe Basemap Q&A Presented by Peter Kern. This is your chance to learn more about this application and ask any questions you may have. 2. Future Missions Q&A Presented by Deke Young. This is your chance to learn more about Legion, Scout and the MDA merger and ask any questions you may have. 3. The Changing Landscape Presented by Gunter Schreier. Discover and discuss the elements are disrupting and changing our industry - from drones, to big data and deep learning.
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Day One Summary
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Gala Dinner Event
Cafe Luitpold BriennerStraße 11
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 - 11:10 AM
European organisations and how they use satellite data
The Security dimension of the Copernicus Programme Presented by Rui Meneses Commercial Satellite Imagery (CSI) In Support Of Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Presented b Adriano Baptista WorldView contribution to the Copernicus Space Component data offer in Data Warehouse phase 2 Presented by Giuseppe Ottavianelli European Organisations and how they use satellite data Presented by Sven Tahon
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM
Coffee Break
11:40 AM - 12:10 PM
Delineation and damage assessment of burned areas based on WV-3 including SWIR bands Presented by Christopher Sandow Seeing the Hidden World with Shortwave Infrared Presented by Deke Young
12:10 PM - 12:40 PM
Safety and Intelligence
The Promise of Open Source Investigation Presented by Christiaan Triebert Delivering Superior Geospatial Intelligence Presented by Andy Stephenson
12:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Agriculture and Forestry
How to find sick trees in cities with World View satellites Presented by Nils Jorgensen Completing the Mission with Satellite Data Presented by Tom McHugh From diverse Indonesian rainforest to the rural-urban interface of Bangalore, India: Applications of WorldView imagery Presented by Kira Urban and Nils Noelke
2:40 PM - 3:25 PM
Urban Planning and Infrastructure
URBIS Project presented by Katerina Jupova The LULC mapping of the city using automatically Object Based Image Analysis (OBIA) approach of WorldView-2 Presented by Piotr Wezyk An unsupervised approach for building change detection in VHR remote sensing imagery Presented by Tobias Leichtle
3:25 PM - 3:55 PM
Day Two Summary
3:55 PM - 5:00 PM
Coffee, Networking & Event Conclusion
Senior Director, International Defense & Intelligence Programs, Europe
Senior Manager - Product Management
Senior Director, Product Management
Managing Director
European Space Imaging
Earth Observation and Climate Analyst
World Food Programme
Spatial processing redefined with SAP HANA
Disaster Risk Management Coordinator
SOS Children’s Villages International
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