MobileMonday: Space Edition vol 2

MobileMonday Estonia is going to space again.  We will have representatives from ESThub, Kappazeta, CGI Estonia and Department of Geography, University of Tartu. This means we will cover public and private sector, along with the view from University. This is an official side event of sTARTUp Day 2020.

Time: Monday, January 27 at 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Place: Narva mnt 3, Tartu, SPARK Demo

On stage:

"National Copernicus data platform – ESTHub"Ants Vain - Estonian Land Board, Chief Specialist: I have recieved my PhD in geodesy at the Estonian University of Life Sciences, my thesis topic was about correcting and calibrating lidar intensity data. I have also worked at Finnish Geodetic Institute as a reasearch scientist and since 2010 at Estonian Land Board, where I have worked with collecting and processing lidar data, doing spatial analysis and in recent years I have focused on Copernicus programme and remote sensing topics. I am a delegate at Copernicus User Forum and ESA Earth Observation Programme Board, member of Estonian Remote Sensing Advisory Board and resposible for national satellite data centre ESTHub.

"Exploitation of satellite data in agricultural domain: KappaZeta OÜ use cases" Mihkel Järveoja - KappaZeta OÜ, GIS developer. Mihkel currently works as a GIS developer in KappaZeta OÜ. Previously been active in cartography and aerial survey - both in the air and in the office. MSc in Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology from the University of Tartu, MSc (in progress) in IT from the University of Tartu.

"Earth Observation activities in CGI, an international software development firm" -  Martin Jüssi - CGI, Director Consulting Services - Space & Earth Observation. Martin is leading space and Earth observation activities in CGI Estonia, an international software development company active in various domains. He is a space enthusiast with a multi-disciplinary background, experienced in Earth observation, Space and Geographical Information Systems.

"Earth Observation education and training activities in Estonia: Quo vadis?"Alexander Kmoch, PhD - Researcher and Lecturer in Geoinformatics, Department of Geography, University of Tartu, Estonia. Alex is a Distributed Spatial Systems Researcher with many years of experience in geospatial data management and web- and cloud-based geoprocessing with a particular focus on land use, soils, hydrology, hydrogeology and water quality data. His interests include OGC standards and web-services for environmental and geo-scientific data sharing, modelling workflows and interactive geo-scientific visualisation. Alex is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow (MSCA) at the University of Tartu where his aim is to improve standardised data preparation, parameterization and parallelisation for hydrological and water quality modelling across scales (H2020 GLOMODAT).

And of course there will be snacks, drinks & networking :)  

The event is free and in English. Registration is mandatory, though: HERE

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