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Updates on Recent Satellite Earth Observation (SEO) Activities Across the Government of Canada

Tag:
Plenary
What:
Panel
When:
3:30 PM, Tuesday 14 May 2024 (1 hour)
How:
GeoIgnite is excited to present an all star panel discussion on earth observation in Canada. This panel brings together a trifecta of esteemed experts from various Canadian government agencies, with Steven Ramage, CEO of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS), serving as the moderator.

Moderator: Steven Ramage, in his role as CEO of CEOS, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in satellite earth observation. His expertise in coordinating international satellite earth observation activities makes him an ideal moderator for this panel, where he will guide discussions on the latest developments and strategic directions in SEO.

Panelist: Shannon Kaya, Director at Environment and Climate Change Canada, will provide insights into how SEO technologies are being utilized to monitor and address environmental and climate-related issues. Her perspective will shed light on the applications of satellite observations in environmental conservation, climate change analysis, and policy-making.

Panelist: Mathieu Benoit, Senior Director at the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, will discuss the advancements in mapping and earth observation technologies. His expertise in geomatics and remote sensing will offer a deeper understanding of the innovative techniques and applications employed in Canada's mapping initiatives.

Panelist: Taryn Tomlinson, Director at the Canadian Space Agency, will share updates on Canada’s contributions to space-based earth observation. Her insights will cover the latest satellite missions, technological advancements, and the Canadian Space Agency's role in supporting research and development in SEO.

Attendees of this session at GeoIgnite will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of Canada's role and achievements in the field of satellite earth observation, as well as the collaborative efforts driving this critical area of geospatial science. Join us for an engaging and informative discussion that showcases the strides Canada is making in the realm of SEO.

Moderator
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CEO
Panelist
Canadian Space Agency
Director, Sun-Earth System Sciences
Panelist
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Director
Panelist
CCRS/CCMEO - NRCan
Senior Director
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