Whole of Community Meeting

Earth Observation (Research) Infrastructure for Australia - to 2026

Presented by Stuart Phinn, University of Queensland

Summary

At the recent NCRIS - Greater Impact Through Environmental Infrastructure Symposium a session was run on 17 May 2017 for Integrating Earth Observation for essential Environmental Monitoring in Australia.   This was a well-attended session but, unfortunately, we ran out of time to complete a full discussion and review of the presented material (see copy of presentation).

The discussion we did have highlighted the fact that our community needs to further identify and discuss EO infrastructure challenges and how to address them, so this was a significant first step that will enable us to do that (as soon as we can!).

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Whole of Community Meeting

Advancing AEOCCG &
Implementing The Australian EO Community Plan

Presented by Stuart Phinn, University of Queensland

Summary

At our previous whole of community meeting, on 14 February, we presented and had an open discussion about the proposed implementation process of the AEOCP and the formal establishment of AEOCCG operations, governance, funding, with a path to becoming an independently funded private-public entity.

At this meeting we presented and discussed the planned changes to the AEOCCG to enable it to implement the “Australian Earth Observation Community Plan 2026” and deliver significant advances to Australia’s EO capability across science, industry and government.

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Whole of Community Meeting

Advancing AEOCCG &
Implementing the Australian EO Community Plan

Presented by Stuart Phinn, University of Queensland

Summary

Towards the close of 2016 we saw the successful launch of the Australian Earth Observation Community Plan 2026 (AEOCP).  The plan has been well received across the private and public sectors and we are now moving into the implementation phase. 

Implementing the AEOCP requires the formal establishment of AEOCCG operations, governance, funding, and a path to becoming an independently funded private-public entity. This will also link closely with directions in  the forthcoming NCRIS Research Infrastructure Roadmap and National Innovation and Science Agenda.

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Whole of Community Meeting #13

Presented by Stuart Phinn, University of Queensland.

Summary

Australia’s first comprehensive Plan for developing Earth Observation capabilities across industry, government and research was launched last week.  The Plan is an initiative of the AEOCCG and we will be implementing its priorities.

This webinar reviewed the priorities for action identified in the plan, and outlined the proposed implementation activities in the short (1-3 months) and longer (> 1 year).

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Whole of Community Meeting #12

Presented by Commonwealth and State Government EO Program Directors and Staff, CSIRO EO Program Directors, CRC Si, University researchers, Private Industry and Non-government groups.

Summary

At this meeting we presented and reviewed progress on the Australian Earth Observation and Community Plan including the main results from a national survey of the EOS community. The Plan will be delivered and launched at the CEOS Town Hall meetings in Brisbane on 3 November 2016.  There was an open forum on the expected directions for EO data collection, storage processing and sharing over the next 5-10 years.  A wrap up of major national and international EO developments was also presented.

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