The idea of the Irish Earth Observation Symposium was born over a drink (where some of the best ideas are conceived) in Germany in February 2007, when 4 Irish Remote Sensing experts were gathered at a conference and realised that there was no real network for Remote Sensing practitioners or researchers in Ireland. The first Symposium was hosted by Teagasc in November 2007, with almost 50 people attending the one day event. This was followed by meetings in Cork at the National Maritime College in 2008, in Dublin at the Geological Survey of Ireland in 2009, and at University College Cork in 2010 when the meeting was held jointly with the UK Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Annual Conference. In 2011 we met in Wexford at the Headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency, and 2012 saw us gathered at Dublin Institute of Technology.
This year in 2013 we are back where we started in terms of a host, meeting in the conference suite of the Teagasc Ashtown Research Centre, with a focus on Big Data for Earth Observation.
The Symposium will commence at 9.30am on Thursday 24th October, with a mix of oral and poster sessions, followed by the conference dinner in Dublin. The Symposium will continue through the morning of Friday 25th October and close after lunch.
There is no cost for registration and postgraduate students are particularly encouraged to attend.
To register for the Symposium please download the 7th Irish Earth Observation Symposium registration2013 form and click the Submit button on the pdf to return it to the Symposium email address.
More information about the Teagasc Research Centre and its location can be found at http://www.teagasc.ie/food/research/ashtown/ with those who are coming by public transport from Dublin city centre advised to take the train to Ashtown from Connolly station, from where the Centre is a 5-10 minute walk.
The IEOS2013_programme is now available.