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Applications & Developments in Commercial Remote Sensing

A forum for developers and practitioners to gather information on the latest thinking and technology. Part of RSPSoc 2006 – The Annual Conference of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society
Wednesday 6 September 2006 & Thursday 7th September 2006, Fitzwilliam College Cambridge

RSPSoc, and Taylor and Francis Events are pleased to announce the launch of the Applications & Developments in Commercial Remote Sensing conference-within-a-conference at this year’s RSPSoc Annual Conference. Running alongside the main technical programme, this two day conference will feature case studies from worldwide users of remote sensing technology. It will explore the way in which remote sensing is being developed and applied by government and commercial users as well as suppliers.
This unique two-day event will bring together practitioners, scientists and vendors to discuss the current uses and future aspirations of the remote sensing user community.
Key speakers include:
- Dr Stephen Briggs, Head of the Earth Observation Applications Department, European Space Agency
- Andy Shaw, Earth Observation Coordinator, defra
- Chris Steenmans, Head of Group Geospatial Information System, European Environment Agency
- Dr Keith Porter, Environmental Information Manager, English Nature
- Dr Geoff Smith, Head of the Integrated Applications Group, Centre for Ecology and Ecology, Monks Wood
– Robin Fuller, Senior Research Associate with the Unit for Landscape Modelling, University of Cambridge
- David Gisclair, Technical Assistance Program Director, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office, Office of the Governor
- Rob Cunningham, School of Coast and Environment, Louisiana State University
- Alexander P. Trishchenko Ph.D, Senior Research Scientist, Canada Centre for Remote Sensing, Natural Resources Canada
- Chris Duffell, Technical Advisor, Highways Agency
- Mark Rudrum, Director, Arup
- Tony Ballard, Chair, European Centre for Space Law and Partner, Field Fisher and Waterhouse
Benefits of attending:
- Learn from case studies of recent deployments of remote sensing technology
- Network with practitioners, users, suppliers, academics and scientists involved in application of remote sensing technology
- Hear about the latest uses for LiDAR
- Discuss the aspirations of the user community for remote sensing technology – what does the future hold?
- Learn about the latest licensing and regulation requirements
Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in the commercial uses of remote sensing technology, including:
- Archaeologists,
- Transport Agencies
- Space Agencies
- Agriculture/Forestry Agencies
- Environment Agencies
- Defense/Military
- Civil Engineers
- Utility Companies
- Mining Oil and Gas
- Telecommunications
- Suppliers of Remote Sensing Technology
- Central and Local Government
- Meteorologists
For further information:
To receive a PDF of the Conference Agenda – please email:
Jon Shepherd
Senior Marketing Executive
Informa Plc
Haines House
21 John Street
Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7017 5664
Fax:+ 44 (0) 20 7017 4121