Workshop on Satellite Appliations

Satellite applications for the Baltics

The international workshop “Satellite applications: Opportunities for Baltics. Benefits for people, companies and public administration” will be held on 19 May 2015 in Riga, Latvia.

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Representatives from European Space Agency (ESA) and European Commission will explain at the workshop how enterprises can use satellite resources for their new products.

Workshop will take place in hotel “Monika”, 21 Elizabetes Street, Rīga, Latvia.

Workshop language – English. Admission – free of charge.

The programme of the workshop: Workshop_Satellite applications_2015_Programme.

The workshop will be of interest to IT and electronics companies, as well as companies from other sectors looking for new market niches. Public institutions in charge of controlling and monitoring objects and infrastructures of large scale are especially welcome.

The aim of the workshop is to inform small and medium size enterprises as well as public institutions about potential applications of satellite resources available free of charge from satellites lounched in the framework of EC Copernicus and Galileo / EGNOS programs. Workshop will provide theoretical information as well as practical demonstrations on how to access these resources. Participants will have the opportunity to hear entrepreneurs who are already providing or developing satellite-derived services.

Workshop programme foresees speakers from European Space agency, European GNSS Agency and European Commission DG GROW Copernicus: Services, as well as representatives from Estonia and Lithuania supporting development of space industry in relevant countries.

During the panel discussion differences among the Baltic States’ development paths of space industry will be discussed. Panelists will also identify needs and tendencies of space resources application and how to cooperate to facilitate development of new and innovative products using satellite resources.

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