PRESENTATIONS

 
 

Day 1 - Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Earth observation programmes - Focus on SAR and climate change - Philippe Moreels, Airbus Defence and Space

Earth Observation for Humanity - Dr Niklas Reinke, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

The Copernicus Programme - Dr Astrid-Christina Koch, European Commission (video conference)

Sentinel Hub: Making Earth Observation available to all New Zealanders - Grega Milcinski, Sinergise

Open Data Cube: Making Earth Observation available to all New Zealanders - Dr Robert Woodcock, CSIRO

Mapping New Zealand 2025: Earth Observation - Graeme Blick, LINZ

Analysis-ready satellite data pre-processing and operational application use by Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research - Dr David Pairman, Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research

Centre for Space Science Technology (CSST) - Strategy and Vision - Steve Cotter, CSST

 

 

Day 2 - Wednesday, 7 March 2018

 

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, FISHING AND OTHER INDUSTRIES

Cloud Computing and Continuous Monitoring of Resource using high Cadence Satellite Data
Dr Pete Watt, Indufor

Combining remote and proximal sensing for lowering barriers in the adoption of precision agriculture
Dr Armin Werner, Lincoln Agritech

Application of extended multispectral satellite data for orogenic and geothermal mineral mapping in New Zealand
Dr Salman Ashraf, GNS Science

 

 

MAPPING AND MONITORING OF WATER AND MARINE ENVIRONMENTS

Observing long-term change in New Zealand’s coasts and oceans: satellite observation of water quality and productivity
Dr Matt Pinkerton, NIWA

Using Remotely Sensed Tools for Combined Drought Indicators to Enhance Drought Early Warning for Decision Support
Dr Mark Svoboda, National Drought Mitigation Center/University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Developing, validating, and using a Combined Drought Indicator: insights from co-development approaches in Tunisia
Stephen Fragaszy, Ministry for the Environment

Remote Sensing for Automated Lake Monitoring
Dr Moritz Lehmann, University of Waikato

 

 

NEW SPACE - NANOSATELLITES AND ACCESSIBILITY TO SPACE FOR NEW ZEALAND

 

Space Systems Development at The University of Auckland
Dr Nicholas Rattenbury & Dr John Cater, University of Auckland

Continuing Satellite Ground Station Developments in Southland
Robin McNeill, Venture Southland 

 

 

MAPPING AND MONITORING OF LAND ENVIRONMENTS

 

Advances in remote sensing for terrestrial hydrology
Dr Delwyn Moller, Centre for Space Science Technology

New eyes to shed new light on New Zealand ever-changing topography
Dr Pascal Sirguey, University of Otago

Natural Hazard Remote Sensing: using satellite and aerial imagery to map landslides in New Zealand
Katie Jones, GNS Science

12-years of earth observation for greenhouse gas reporting in New Zealand
Deborah Burgess, Ministry for the Environment

Application of remote sensing products and techniques at ecologically relevant spatial scales
Terry Greene,  Department of Conservation

 

 

BIG DATA, A.I. AND MACHINE LEARNING

 

How reliable is your Data?
Nicolás Erdödy, Open Parallel Ltd

Lauder, a hot spot for satellite climate observations
Dave Pollard, NIWA

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Leaning, 'deep learning' models in New Zealand Agriculture and the problems that can be solved with satellite data
James Beech and Tony Cooper, Precision AI

Build automated feature extraction systems from data collected from any platform
Kurt Janssen, Orbica

Monitoring Big Issues with Big Data – developments at the University of Waikato
Dr Mathew Allan, University of Waikato