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Space Applications Working Group

SA WG proposed outline (PDF)

Co-Chairs:
Mr. Shantanu Bhatawdekar, Director, EOS, Indian Space Research Organisation Headquarters, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Mr. Kazuo Tachi, Senior Chief Officer of Satellite System Development & Senior Chief Officer of Satellite Applications, Space Technology Directorate I, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA)

<Day 1> November 14, 2017

Time Agenda Item(s)
9:00-9:20 Opening session for Day 1
  • Introductions & welcome address (co-chairs)
  • Review of the last SAWG
  • Presentation of Space Applications Working Group Objectives and Agenda adoption
    (Mr. Shantanu Bhatawdekar, Director, EOS, ISRO, India)
9:20-10:20 Host country session: Role of Space technology in Governance - Indian Experience
  • Synergy of Earth Observation,Communication and Navigation for Space Applications in Governance and Development
    (Mr. Shantanu Bhatawdekar, Director, EOS, ISRO, India)
  • Enabling Governance in Agriculture through Space Technology: Operational and Research aspects
    (Dr. Shibendu S Ray, MNCFC, India)
  • Enabling Governance in Rural Development through Space Technology
    (Dr. PVN Rao, Dy. Director, NRSC, India)
  • Role of Space Technology in Weather and Ocean State Forecasting
    (Dr. Rajkumar Sharma, Dy. Director, EPSA, SAC)
10:20-10:50 Agriculture #1
  • Asia-RiCE for GEOGLAM (Global Agriculture Monitoring) (Dr. Shinichi Sobue, JAXA, Japan)
  • Rice crop monitoring project in Indonesia
    (Dr. Rizatus Shofiyati, MoA, Indonesia / Dr. Kei Oyoshi, JAXA, Japan)
10:50-11:20 Group Photo and Coffee Break
11:20-13:00 Agriculture #2
  • Agriculture Residue Burning
    (Dr. Brijendra Pateriya, Director, PRSC, India)
  • Strengthening Horticulture sector through Remote Sensing techniques
    (Smt Mamta Saxena, Advisor, Horticulture, DAC&FW, India)
  • RICE CROP MONITORING IN THE MEKONG DELTA, VIETNAM USING RADAR REMOTE SENSING DATA
    (Dr. Lam Dao Nguyen, VNSC/VAST, Vietnam)
  • The satellite data application for agricultural effective indicators of project evaluation in India
    (Mr. Yuki AKAI, JICA, Japan)
  • SPACE MEETS HEALTH! ROLE OF SPACE  TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTH
    (Mr. Jacob Malana, Orbit Australia, Australia)
  • Discussion
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:45 Integrated Land and Water Resource Management #1 for drought and flood
  • AO-GEOSS Task 1: AWCI - Integrated water resource management
    (Prof. Toshio Koike ICHARM, Japan)
  • Satellite Application For Environment (SAFE) and International Flood Initiative (IFI) activities: Towards effective Flood Disaster Managements in Sri Lanka
    (Dr. Rasmy, ICHARM, Japan)
  • Recent developments in Hydrological Modeling
    (Dr. V.V. Rao, Group Director, Water Resources, NRSC/ISRO, India)
  • Integrated watershed development in India
    (Dr. T. Ravishankar, Group Director, Land Resources, Landuse, Mapping and Monitoring, NRSC, India)
  • Application of Global Satellite Mapping of Precipitation (GSMaP) in Asia-Pacific region
    (Ms. Moeka Yamaji, EORC, JAXA, Japan)
  • Strengthening the Drought and Crop Insurance management: Efforts towards Remote Sensing techniques development
    (Dr. S.S. Ray, Director, MNCFC, India)
  • Drinking water and sanitation programmes, Bhuvan Bhujal
    (Dr. K. Vinod Kumar, Group Head, Geosciences, NRSC, India)
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:30 Integrated Land and Water Resource Management #2 for LULCC and forest
  • Sustainable forest management and forest carbon in India
    (Dr. C.S. Jha, Group Director, Forestry and Ecology, NRSC, India)
  • GFOI (Mr. George Dyke, Symbioss/JAXA)
  • Fire Hotspot and Smoke Haze Detection using Advance Himawari Imager in Indonesia
    (Dr. M. Rokhis Khomarudin / Ms. Hana Listi Fitriana LAPAN, Indonesia)
  • Forest Fire Monitoring
    (Dr. Arijit Roy, Scientist, IIRS India)
  • Efficient Oil Palm Management Prototyping Using 3D GIS For Replanting Program
    (Mr. Mohd Na’aim Bin Samad, FGVRD, Malaysia)
17:30-17:45 Wrap-up of Day1

<Day 2> November 15, 2017

Time Agenda Item(s)
9:00-9:20 Opening session for Day 2
  • Review of Day 1 (co-chairs)
9:20-9:50 SAFE initiative report and discussion
(Dr. Lal Samara Koon, (Report of the SAFE workshop, which is held on Nov 13.))
9:50-10:45 Sentinel Asia session 1
  • SENTINEL ASIA SUCCESS STORY IN THE PHILIPPINES
    (PHIVOLCS, Philippines / Mr. Takanori Miyoshi, JAXA, Japan)
  • Disaster management support programme of India
    (Dr. JV Thomas, Program Manager, DMS, EOS, India)
  • Flood management in India
    (Dr. K.H.V. Durga Rao, Head, DMSD, NRSC, India)
  • Introduction of NDMI
    (Dr. YoungJin Park, NDMI, Korea)
  • Discussion
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:45 Sentinel Asia session 2
  • Overview of Sentinel Asia
    (Dr. Shiro Kawakita, JAXA, Japan)
  • Trend of Emergency Observation Requests
    (Dr. Makoto Ikeda, ADRC, Japan)
  • Sentinel Asia Strategic Plan
    (Dr. Koji Suzuki, NIED, Japan)
  • Emergency observation Request Support Tool: OPTEMIS
    (Mr. Wasanchai Vongsantivanich, GISTDA, Thailand)
  • Primary Data Analysis Node Activity
    (Dr. Manzul, Hazarika, GIC-AIT, Thailand)
  • Discussion
12:45-13:50 Lunch
13:50-15:45 Inter-Satellite technologies: Infrastructure
  • CEOS data cube
    (Dr. David Hudson, GA, Australia)
  • Vietnam data cube
    (Dr. Lam Dao Nguyen, VNSC/VAST, Vietnam)
  • Data Cube efforts by India
    (Mr. D. Dhar, Group Director, SIPG, SAC, India)
  • Space based monitoring of Air and Water pollution
    (Dr. Prakash Chauhan, Group Director, BPSG, SAC, India)
  • Role of Space Technology in Non-renewable energy- Potential Assessment and Forecasting
    (Mr. Shashikant Sharma, Group Head, VRG, SAC, India)
  • LAPAN STRATEGY ON DATA AND INFORMATION DISTRIBUTION
    (Dr. M. Rokhis Khomarudin, LAPAN, Indonesia)
  • FORMOSAT-5 Satellite Status and Image Operation
    (Dr. Sheng-yun Yan, NSPO)
  • Discussion
15:45-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:25 Joint WGs (SAWG and SEWG) for human resource development
  • The Asia-Pacific Plan of Action for Space Applications (2018-2030)
    (Dr. Werner Rudolf Balogh, ESCAP)
  • Enabling Governance in Capacity Building through Space Technology
    (Dr. S.K. Srivastav, IIRS, ISRO, India)
  • Space Education Program of the Tokyo University of Science: A trial for hands-on space education by using realistic materials
    (Prof. Shinichi Kimura, Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
  • G-SPASE: Human Resource Development Program to Solve Social Problems with Space Systems - Realization of Global Learning and Growth -
    (Mr. Akira Kodaka, Keio University, Japan)
  • Discussion
17:25-17:45 Wrap-up of SAWG

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