The 13th Ilan Ramon Conference - Earth Observation applications and services Workshop


Save the date – 28.1.2018


The 13th Ilan Ramon Conference


Earth Observation applications and services Workshop


( organized by ISERD )


Israel Innovation Authority - ISERD

Einstein Hall, 4 floor

4 Hayarden St., Airport City

The workshop will focus on the Venus mission, the EU Copernicus services and free data

and on Earth Observation applications and services.



Cristina Ananasso (European Commission)
Astrid-Christina KOCH (European Commission) 

Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis, Cyprus University of Technology


Draft Agenda:


13:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:10

Introduction and Workshop Goals

Dr. Nili Mandelblit ( ISERD )

EO Programs and Access to Data

14:10 – 14:25

The satellite image processing path

Mr. Meir Nissim Nir (IAI)

14:25 – 14:55

14:55 – 15:20

EO Programs and data access:

·         The EU Copernicus Program

·         The IL-FR Venus Program

·         European Commission

·         Prof. Arnon Karnieli (BGU)

15:20 – 15:40

Coffee Break

EO Services and Applications

15:40 – 15:50

Data fusion from multiple resources for better solution

Alex Imas (ImageSat)

15:50 – 16:00

Geospatial Cloud Analytics enabling a new level of insights

Idan Wolfson (Video-Inform)

16:00 – 16:10

Irrigation Intelligence from Outer Space

Hovav Lapidot (Manna Irrigation)

16:10 – 16:20

Phenomics consortium – A platform to support agricalture using remote sensing

Zur Granevitze (Phenomics Magnet Consortium)

16:20 – 16:30

Using VENμS Imagery for Estimation of Dryland Forests Response to Drought Stress

Dr. Tarin Paz-Kagan (Volcani Center)

16:30 – 16:45

Coffee Break

International Cooperation

16:45 – 17:05

Horiozn2020 EO 2018-2020 open calls

European Commission

17:05 – 17:25

"Centre of Excellence in Earth Observation and Space-based monitoringof the environment in the EAST-MED"

Prof. Diofantos Hadjimitsis (Cyprus University of Technology)

17:25 – 17:45

Regional Collaboration to Generate a Soil Spectral Library

Prof. Eyal Ben Dor (TAU)

17:45 – 18:00

Closing Remarks and Open Discussion


Due to over subscription the registration is now closed !


For more detail Contact ISERD Space Team:

Dr. Nili Mandelblit – Department Manager



Dikla Lankry Timnah - Space NCP



Date 28/01/2018
Location Israel Innovation Authority - ISERD, Einstein Hall, 4 floor, 4 Hayarden St., Airport City Israel
Organizer ISERD
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