European Space Agency Live Event

European Space Agency Live

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Next live event: March 20, 2017 – ESA Earth Explorer Missions Science Meeting from Banff, Alberta.

About: Canada is hosting two European Space Agency (ESA) events this March as part of the 2017 ESA Earth Explorer science meetings. They include the Fourth Swarm Science Meeting & Geodetic Missions Workshop and the North American Cryosat Science Meeting.

Schedule for Monday, March 20, 2017:

11:30 a.m. EDT  – Welcome address by:

  • Sylvain Laporte, President of the Canadian Space Agency
  • Josef Aschbacher, Director of ESA’s Earth Observation

Followed by: 

  • Michael Freilich, Director of NASA’s Earth Science Division
  • Professor Ed McCauley, Vice President of the University of Calgary

Keynote Speakers:

  • The Citizen Scientist – A New Era by Eric Franck Donovan
  • Understanding polar regions with CryoSat by Andrew Shepherd
  • The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics by Michael Sideris