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eoVox Stakeholders Consultation Workshop

Held on 14 September 2006 at ESA-ESRIN, Italy


The eoVox Consortium held a one-day workshop dedicated to the common interests of the Earth Observation value adding industry, at ESA-ESRIN on the 14 September 2006 in Frascati, Italy.


The event was a great success with over 120 attendees representing the European and Canadian EO value adding sector, other related trade associations, as well as the public sector. Many different views were gathered and captured from the audience.


Click here for ESA’s News Item about the event.


The links below provide access to all of the slides and other materials presented at the workshop, plus slides capturing the key feedback received at each session of the workshop.



            Workshop agenda

            Final list of attendees

            Opening Address by Dr. Stephen Coulson


Session 1: The VA Services Industry: Significance and New Trends

            Presentation by P. Kamoun, Chairman of EARSC

            EOVOX Position Paper

            Keynote address: Microsoft Europe

            Feedback from Session 1


Session 2: EO Industry Expectations from its Trade Association

            Part 1: eoVox initial analysis and findings
                        - presentation by B. Holt Andersen, ControlWare)

            Part 2: Scope of representation
                        - presentation by J. Hartnor, Metria

            Part 3: New benefits from a European trade association
                        - presentation by M. Stuttard, Chairman of BARSC

            EOPAGES Prototype (PowerPoint slide version)

            EOPAGES Prototype (Link to online version)


Session 3: Working Groups

            Feedback received from the three working groups (Updated 01/10/2006)


Session 4: Road Map for the future

            Presentation by P. Kamoun, Chairman of EARSC

            Declaration on FP7 funding