Wednesday, October 17th

Plenary Day 1, Room: Hall 400

08:00 — Registration

Session 1: Core Business

1.1

09:00

CEOS Chair Introduction

  • Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • Tour de Table

P. Brunet

CEOS Chair

1.2

09:15

CEOS Membership Issues (For Discussion and Decision)

  • Review of Current CEOS Membership [presentation]
  • Applications for CEOS Member Status:

CEOS Executive Officer, Agency Representatives & CEOS Chair

1.3

09:40

Action Status (For Information) [presentation]

  • 31st CEOS Plenary
  • 2018 SIT Technical Workshop
  • SIT-33

S. Hosford

CEO

1.4

09:50

CEOS Three-Year Work Plan Annual Update Schedule & CEOS Work Plan Progress Report (For Information) [presentation]

  • Improvements to the Annual CEOS Work Plan Update Process

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-06, SITTW-2018-09

S. Hosford

CEO

Session 2: Climate

2.1

10:00

CEOS-CGMS WGClimate [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.1; Obj/Del: CMRS-13 – CMRS-21

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-01, CEOS-31-01

J. Schulz

Joint CEOS-CGMS WGClimate

2.2

10:20

Space Climate Observatory Update and Discussion (For Information) [presentation] [SCO Conclusions]

Action Ref: SIT 33-07

J. Lambin

CNES

2.3

10:35

Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) Report (For Information) [presentation]

C. Richter

WMO/GCOS

10:50 — Break & Photo

Session 3: Carbon

3.1

11:15

CEOS Carbon Strategy Action Status (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2, Obj/Del: CARB-12/15/16/17/18

M. Dowell

COM

3.2

11:25

JRC Carbon Workshop & CEOS Chair CO2 Initiative Report (For Information) [presentation] [COM GHG Workshop Minutes]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2; Obj/Del: CARB-12

M. Dowell

COM

3.3

11:35

CEOS AC-VC White Paper – Architecture for Monitoring Carbon Dioxide and Methane from Space (For Endorsement) [presentation] [White Paper]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2; Obj/Del: CARB-12

D. Crisp / M. Dowell

3.4

11:45

2019 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2, Obj/Del: CARB-17

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-03

O. Ochiai

JAXA

3.5

11:55

Update on CEOS Contributions to Forest Carbon Monitoring (GFOI/SDCG) (For Information) [presentation]

  • Organisation and Space Agency Contributions to GFOI Phase 2

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2, Obj/Del: CARB-4/5

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-10

O. Ochiai, S. Ward

SDCG

3.6

12:05

Proposed Way Forward for CEOS on GHG Observations [presentation] [resources spreadsheet] [proposed WGClimate ToR update]

  • Collaboration between CEOS and CGMS in the area of GHG observations and monitoring (For Discussion and Decision)

Action Ref: SIT 33-12

M. Dowell

COM

Session 4: Agency and Partner Updates (For Information)

4.1

12:30

GEO Update (For Information) [presentation]

G. Câmara

GEO

4.2

12:45

CEOS GEO Reporting and GEO-XV Plenary Preparations [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.10, Obj/Del: OUT-1

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-13

K. Sawyer, A. Held, S. Hosford

13:00 — Lunch

4.3

14:00

Agency and Partner Updates (5-10 minutes each) (For Information)

15:30 — Break

4.3

15:45

Agency and Partner Updates (Continued…)

 18:00 — Adjourn

Hosted dinner is planned in the Panoramic Room of the meeting venue at 7:30pm.

Thursday, October 18th

Plenary Day 2, Room: Hall 400

Session 5: EO Data Access, Delivery, and Interoperability

5.1

09:00

CEOS Future Data Architectures (FDA) Strategy and Activity Continuity (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.6, Obj/Del: FDA-8/11

N. Hanowski / A. Held / S. Labahn

FDA-AHT

5.2

09:20

WGISS – Activity Status Report (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2, 3.6, 3.7; Obj/Del: CARB-15, FDA-5/8/9/10/11/13, DATA-2/8/9/11/12/13

M. Albani

WGISS Chair

5.3

09:35

CEOS Analysis Ready Data for Land (CARD4L) Status Report (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.6, 3.8; Obj/Del: FDA-7, VC-31/32/33/34

S. Labahn

LSI-VC

5.4

09:45

Broader CEOS ARD Strategy (For Discussion) [presentation]

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-05

A. Held

SIT Vice Chair

5.5

10:05

Data Cube and FDA Pilot Status Report (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.2, 3.3, 3.6; Obj/Del: CARB-18, AGRI-8/9, FDA-2

B. Killough

SEO

5.6

10:20

Proposed Way Forward on the GEO-LEO Initiative (For Information) [presentation]

  • Final proposal in response to SIT 33-14
  • Flood mapping project progress

Action Ref: SIT 33-14, SIT 33-15, SITTW-2018-14/15

C. Wooldridge SIT Chair Team

10:35 — Break

Session 6: Working Groups, Virtual Constellations and Ad Hoc Teams

6.1

10:55

WGCV Report [presentation]

  • Activities and progress on CEOS Work Plan items (For Information)
  • JAXA Nominee for WGCV Vice Chair (For Endorsement)
  • WGCV Chair Handover

CEOS-WP: Section 3.6, 3.7; Obj/Del: FDA-12, CV-1/3/9/13/14/15/16/17/18/19

K. Thome

WGCV Chair

6.2

11:10

WGCapD Report [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.6, 3.7; Obj/Del: FDA-5; CB-19/20/21/26/27/28/29/30/31/32

P. Chauhan WGCapD Chair

6.3

11:25

WGDisasters Report [presentation]

  • CEOS disaster risk management initiatives (For Information)
  • Contributions to GEO Initiatives: GSNL and GEODARMA (For Information)

CEOS-WP: Section 3.4; Obj/Del: DIS-10/12/15/16

S. Zoffoli

WGDisasters Chair

6.4

11:40

CEOS Ad Hoc Working Group on GEOGLAM Status Update (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.3; Obj/Del: AGRI-4/8/9

B. Doorn

CEOS-GEOGLAM ad hoc WG Co-Lead

6.5

11:55

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Ad Hoc Team Report [presentation]

  • Proposed Way Forward for CEOS in regard to SDGs (For Information)

CEOS-WP: Section 3.9; Obj/Del: SDG-2/3/4

A. Held

SDG-AHT

6.6

12:15

Virtual Constellation Issues, Discussion Points, and Decision Processes (For Discussion) [presentation]

S. Volz

SIT Chair

12:45 — Lunch

6.7

13:45

Ad Hoc Team Life Cycles and the Proposed Way Forward for the Existing Ad Hoc Teams (For Information) [presentation]

Operating Principles and Practices of VCs and WGs (For Information)

Action Ref: SIT 33-11

S. Volz

SIT Chair

6.8

14:00

Recommendation Resulting from the 2018 Annual Joint Meeting – Proposed Way Forward for LSI-VC, SDCG for GFOI, and CEOS-GEOGLAM (For Information) [presentation]

Action Ref: SITTW-2018-11

S. Labahn

LSI-VC

6.9

14:10

Ad Hoc Team Continuity Discussions and Decisions [presentation]

  • SDCG-GFOI (Ref: 6.8)
  • Ad Hoc Working Group on GEOGLAM (Ref: 6.8)
  • SDG-AHT (Ref: 6.5)
  • FDA-AHT (Ref: 5.1)

S. Hosford

CEO

6.10

14:30

CEOS Organisational Matters (For Discussion)  [presentation]

  • Proposal to Update the CEOS Governance and Processes Document
  • Suggestions for Greater Efficiency in How CEOS Functions

Action Ref: SIT 33-01, SIT 33-05

S. Volz
SIT Chair

Session 7: Other CEOS Business

7.1

14:45

CEOS Missions, Instruments, and Measurements (MIM) Database Report (For Information) [presentation]

CEOS-WP: Section 3.7, Obj/Del: CB-10

I. Petiteville

ESA

7.2

14:55

CEOS Systems Engineering Office (SEO) Report (For Information) [presentation]

B. Killough

SEO

Session 8: Closing Business

8.1

15:10

Overview of CEOS Leadership (For Discussion)

  • Future CEOS Chairs
  • CEOS Executive Officer (CEO)
  • CEOS Deputy Executive Officer (DCEO)

Action Ref: SIT 33-18

COM

CEOS Chair

15:30 — Break

8.2

15:50

CEOS Chair Handover

COM

2018 CEOS Chair

VAST-VNSC

2019 CEOS Chair

8.3

16:00

Presentation by the 2019 CEOS Chair, VAST-VNSC

[2019 CEOS Chair Initiatives Paper] [presentation]

VAST-VNSC

2019 CEOS Chair

8.4

16:15

Review of the 2018 CEOS Plenary Decisions and Actions

COM

2018 CEOS Chair

8.5

16:30

Closing Remarks

COM

2018 CEOS Chair

16:40 — Adjourn

Closed Meetings

17:00

243rd CEOS Secretariat Meeting (SEC-243)

Chaired by VAST-VNSC

17:30

CEOS Troika #2

Chaired by VAST-VNSC

18:00 — Adjourn