GEO Symposium 2014

National Space Centre, Leicester, England

Saturday, 26 April 2014.
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It's a great day out for all the family and is open to GEO members and non-members alike. There will be an opportunity for looking round the Space Centre.

(ticket included in the price of just 20 per delegate).

We will have many interesting speakers and you can find out what's happening with our weather satellites and, in particular, the important changes to EUMETCast which moves from DVB-S to DVB-S2 at the end of the year.

Stop Press: Additional speaker from EUMETSAT.

Confirmed speakers include:

On the scientific side:

  • Dr. Neil Humpage, Leicester University.
    'Science from meteorological satellites from MSG/GERB to METOP/AVHRR'

On the EUMETCast side:

  • Klaus-Peter Renner, Dissemination Operations Engineer from EUMETSAT.
    EUMETCast changes.

  • Kim Hui Gaune from EUMETSAT.
    EUMETCast: Future Service Updates. (List updated 21st March 2014)

Receivers for DVB-S2

  • Aharon Fuchs of 'Space Band', Israel, on the Ayecka SR 1 receiver for the new DVB-S2 EUMETCast.

  • Harris Liontas, President of Novra Technologies Inc., Canada, on their Novra S300E receiver for the new DVB-S2 EUMETCast.

plus speakers from within the membership (e-mail Francis Bell if you wish to present)

and in previous years there have been live demonstrations and exhibits.

Be sure not to miss this important event if you are at all interested in Earth Observation.
Let's make this the best ever! Tell your friends, tell your family, make it a great day out.

Drop an email to international@geo-web.org.uk with your name and how many are attending. There is no limit so far!

Lets see you there.

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