Embracing the Open Knowledge Practices
About the workshop
The Data Working Group, together with the GEOSS Platform and the GEO Knowledge Hub teams are organizing a two-day Open Data and Open Knowledge workshop that will take place in Geneva from 15-16 June 2023.
The workshop—held in person for the first time in three years—will provide the GEO community with an opportunity to discuss technical advances, challenges, and solutions. It follows the endorsement of the GEO Statement on Open Knowledge in 2021 and aims to enable all GEO Work Programme activities to embrace open knowledge practices.
- Break out rooms for the "Data Licensing" session: 5J & 6J
- Break out rooms for for the "Hands on - Operational Application areas" session: 5J & 6J
For detailed session information, see the "Full Schedule tab"
- Highlight the ongoing efforts of the GEO Community towards open and reproducible knowledge.
- Support open science - citizen science, crowdsourcing,
- Empower all users to access and use open EO based applications in the various engagement priorities and main conventions.
- Promote open knowledge applications to the youth community, as well as to less represented communities.
- Align the GEO community and its activities with the open and reproducible knowledge vision.
- Use of open EO in situ data and EO-space based data as well as knowledge for international policy frameworks.
- Explore and discuss technological advances that facilitate the implementation of open knowledge.
- Provide an opportunity for data & knowledge providers to meet users working on GEO engagement priorities.
- Discuss with GWP activities EO data gaps (VHR Space based EO Data- In situ); knowledge gaps and needs.
- Discuss gaps and needs versus statistical data to support development of knowledge-based products.
- Align and update on technological aspects of GEO infrastructure.
Meeting dates: 15-16 June 2023
Place: Geneva, Switzerland
Hotels at United Nation's rates.
Venue: WMO Building - 7bis avenue de la Paix, Geneva, Switzerland
If you need an official invitation letter to justify your travel and apply for your visa, please register and the invitation will be generated automatically.
Please also see this logistical note
We want you to attend!
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is calling for students to participate in its upcoming technical meeting: university students in the Geneva area, mark your calendars for a unique opportunity to learn about open data and open knowledge in Earth observations (EO)!
GEO is organizing a two-day “Open Data & Open Knowledge” (ODOK) workshop in person on June 15-16, 2023. This is the perfect chance to join the community and engage in discussions about technical advances, challenges, and solutions in open knowledge practices.
Don't miss out on this valuable event, which aims to foster knowledge exchange and will allow you to network with world-leading experts in the field of EO and geospatial data. This workshop will also provide you with hands-on training sessions for geospatial processing tools! Register now and be part of the conversation!
Be part of the organizing team!
We are looking for motivated volunteer students to act as rapporteurs and help the organizing team during the two days of the conference (assist session leads, take notes and help capture discussion outcomes).
More information about the workshop programme, click on the “Full Schedule” tab. If you are interested in being a rapporteur or have any questions regarding the workshop, please send an email to Florian Franziskakis (GEO Secretariat) at firstname.lastname@example.org before May 30th.
Do not forget to register!
All attendees and potential volunteers must register for the event before May 30th so we can prepare your badge to enter the WMO building.
For remote participation, see the Zoom registration links in the session descriptions of the full schedule.