Keynote speakers at the opening of the XIX SBSR
1) Dr. Ramakrishna Nemani, Senior Earth Scientist at the Ecological Forecasting Laboratory, NASA Ames Research Center (USA)
Title: Land Monitoring from a New Generation of Geostationary Satellites
Abstract: Dr. Rama Nemani runs the land program on NASA NEX supercomputer at Ames and will present the recent results of the MODIS/VIIRS science team meeting about NASA-funded GeoNEX project – processing of geostationary data including GOES-16,17.
2) Mr. Rodrigo Fanton, Managing Director Airbus Defence and Space Brazil
Título: Global Practices in Earth Observation and the Context of National Challenges
Abstract: Information is critical in today's world but finding the correct information at the right time and format can be challenging. I will present our experience at AIRBUS with global users as data provider on Earth Observation and how we can help them improve the planning and response to future challenges and missions.