20-24 June 2016 University of Bonn,
Center for Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces & Department of Geography, Germany

Keynote Speakers

Stefan Dech Prof. Dr. Stefan Dech
Director of the German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD)
Professor and Chair for Remote Sensing at the University of Würzburg

Keynote Title
Challenges of Earth Observation for Global Change Monitoring


Reinhold Ewald Prof. Dr. Reinhold Ewald
ESA Astronaut
University of Stuttgart, Institute of Space Systems

Keynote Title
Citizens of Space - Stewards of Earth

Luis Guanter Prof. Dr. Luis Guanter
Head of Section 1.4: Remote Sensing German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
Scientific PI of the EnMAP hyperspectral mission

Keynote Title
Space-based Imaging Spectroscopy for the Monitoring of the Earth's Land Surface

Matthew Hansen Prof. Dr. Matthew Hansen
Department of Geographical Sciences
University of Maryland

Keynote Title
Advancing global land cover mapping and monitoring

Bianca Hoersch Dr. Bianca Hoersch
Sentinel-2 Mission Manager
ESA's European Space Research Institute (ESRIN)

Keynote Title
The Copernicus Programme - a game changer in Earth Observatio

Barbara_Ryan Dr. Barbara J. Ryan
Secretariat Director
Intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO), Geneva, Switzerland

Keynote Title
International Collaboration for Integrated Earth Observations - Challenges and Opportunities

John Shi Prof. Dr. John Shi
Head of Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Keynote Title
Towards reliable change detection based on satellite images

William Stefanov Dr. William L. Stefanov
Program Scientist for Earth Observation
NASA Associate International Space Station (ISS) Program

Keynote Title
The International Space Station: A Unique Platform for Earth Observations