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World Satellite Business Week : Summit on Earth Observation Business

The sixth edition of the Summit on Earth Observation Business will take place from September 11 to 12, 2014 at its usual venue, the Westin Hotel in Paris.

Over the last six years, this summit has grown to become today the only event that brings together over 200 top management and senior government officials from EO satellite operators, manufacturers, launch service providers, data distributors, service providers and end-users (military, civil government and private) from 40 different countries.

The summit features a unique high-level program comprising 30 senior government officials and senior executives, including the CEOs of all the commercial EO satellite operators. The series of thematic round-table discussions and keynote presentations cover all the levels of the EO value chain, from manufacturers to end users, with special regional focuses that are varied from year to year.

Below you will find a sample of themes that will be covered:

  • Civil government agencies’ priorities for EO usage in Asia
  • Development strategies for EO operators
  • Regional focuses on national EO programs in Africa and the Middle East

To consult the full program, visit our website.

The summit’s high-level program, social events and private meeting spaces create an ideal opportunity for the leaders defining the future of the sector to come together and meet to discuss future strategies and opportunities for their companies.

Previous attendees or speakers have included leading Earth observation companies or institutions such as ESA, NOAA, EUSC, UNOSAT, CRESDA (China), RESTEC (Japan), NSPO (Taiwan), JSC “National Company Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary”, AGEOS (Gabon), EIAST (UAE), NASRDA (Nigeria), NGA, German MoD, French MoD, Google, Microsoft, Total, BP, KSat, Fugro, Sovzond, EUSI, DigitalGlobe, Airbus Defence & Space, e-GEOS, ImageSat, Skybox Imaging, Satrec Initiative, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, OSC, SSTL, Thales Alenia Space, etc.

To view the detailed agenda including all panels and presentations, consult the event website.
For registration or further information, visit or contact Kim Joly (+33 1 49 23 75 28)
2014 SEOB – Program for EARSC EOMag.pdf