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LPS16 > Events

The following events will take place during the week of the Symposium:

Social events

Monday 9 May: Welcome event

Tuesday to Thursday: Poster session refreshments

Keynote Speeches

Keynote speeches aiming to provide a state of the art overview on the use of Earth Observation in support to a specific theme will be given on Monday 9 May from 8:30 to 9:30, prior to the start of the conference.

The following table displays title and lecturer. Participation is restricted to registered applicants and attendance must be limited based on the room size. If you are interested in attending, please indicate this in the relevant section of the registration form.

Keynote Presenter
Observing Atmospheric Constituents  from Space Prof. Dr. John P. Burrows, University of Bremen
Advances in Solid Earth and Geodetic Research Driven by Data of Recent Satellite Missions Prof. Ing. Pavel Novák, University of West Bohemia
Achievements of EO of the Cryosphere and future Challenges Prof, Jonathan Bamber, University of Bristol
Observing Oceans from Space Dr. Anny Cazenave,
State of the art in Earth Observation - Land Application Prof. Dr. Ing. Karel Pavelka, Czech Technical University in Prague
Climate Variations and Earth Magnetic Field Prof. Dr. Eigil Friis-Christensen, Danish National Space Center

School Lab

LPS 2016 will host a School Lab for local high-schools with experiments, demonstrations and presentations of mobile apps, jointly organised by ESA, ESERO CZ, DLR, Charles University in Prague and UK National Space Academy, with the aim of teaching students and teachers the science and technology behind satellite Earth Observation.
Seven sessions with a duration of 2.5 hours will be held for about school groups (up to 40 participants per group). Two sessions per day are foreseen (from Monday afternoon to Thursday afternoon).   
To register for the Living Planet Symposium School Lab and to find out about session times, please click HERE (link in Czech).

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