From 18 to 21 September, the European Commission, The Netherlands and Belgium held the 2018 edition of the INSPIRE conference in Antwerp, Belgium. EOPEN participated with a poster session. Discussions with other poster representatives was useful revealing that we should where public authorities are involved providing services (e.g. Flood warning) consider how Inspire should be addressed. Some contacts were made and will be followed up. There were a number of sessions on innovation. One session presented the Fun Space 2.0 initiative. This initiative approaches users of EO from the non-EO point of view with students discussing problems with users and then discussing with a team of EO experts (industry support) to investigate how EO could help. Discussions were also held with the initiators of the Phi-Unet: European Network of…
CERTH-ITI team had the best performing visual and fusion method and the second overall score among all teams in MediaEval18 - Multimedia Satellite Task. Analysis of social media images and fusion of textual and visual information on a very ambiguous test collection using the team's DCNN architecture led to this success in flood evidence recognition and road passability estimation.
In synergy with the H2020-beAWARE project, the EOPEN poster was presented at the 15th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM2018) on 20-23 May 2018, in Rochester NY, USA. https://iscram2018.rit.edu/
The EOPEN User Requirements meeting took place on 11-12 April 2018 in Vicenza, Italy, with many stakeholders being present. The meeting was also mentioned in the Italian press!
In synergy with the H2020-MOSES project, the EOPEN poster was presented at the 2nd Mapping Water Bodies from Space Conference on 27-28 March 2018, in Frascati, Italy. http://mwbs2018.esa.int/
EOPEN poster presentation at 2017 Conference on Big Data from Space (BiDS17) at Toulouse, jointly organised by ESA, SatCen, JRC and hosted by CNES. http://bigdatafromspace2017.org/
EOPEN 1st leaflet for project communication at Space Week Rome 2017 https://www.b2match.eu/spaceweek2017-italy
The EOPEN kick-off meeting took place on 6-7 November 2017 in Frascati, Italy.