Draft Agenda

Please note:

  • All times are in Lisbon Time
  • All meetings will take place at the Europa Room of the Altis Grand Hotel, Lisbon and can be accessed remotely. 
  • Minor changes may be implemented closer to the event.


Day 1 - 6 December 2022

10:00 - 10:30: Welcome Coffee

Welcome Coffee

10:30 - 12:00: Opening Plenary: OCRE project general overview, challenges, solutions and success

Message from the European Commission
Stephan Siemen
European Commission - DG CONNECT – Communication Networks, Content and Technology
Policy Officer

OCRE Results and Legacy
David Heyns,
OCRE Project Director

EO Community Engagement
Antonio Romeo,

Services for the EOSC Core: Test Suite
Joao Fernandes,

Business Models, Funding and Procurement Mechanisms
Monique Pellinkhof,


12:00 - 13:30: Networking Lunch

Networking Lunch

13:30 - 17:00: OCRE Workshop: "Real-World Cloud Adoption Stories and Lessons for the Future"

I. Introduction

II. Cloud Adoption Stories

Housing quests and Online User Search Evidence (HOUSE),
Joep Steegmans,

Leiden University

The Virtual Aorta project
Niamh Hynes,
National University of Ireland, Galway

Exploring new high potential 2D materials,
Stefano Angioni,
University of Bath

StreamAir (Air pollution app) project
Andy Donald,
National University of Ireland, Galway

Rafael Arais,

COFFEE BREAK (15 mins)

Roxanne Wyns,

Joe Ibrahim,
The University of Antwerp

Paul van Dijk,
Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology

Predictive Algorithms for Detection of Intimate Partner Violence in the Healthcare System
Teresa Magalhães,

III. Panel Discussion


Day 2 - 7 December 2022

09:00-10:15: Real-World EO Digital Services Adoption Stories and Lessons for the Future

I. Introduction

II. EO Adoption Stories

Quantifying war damage in Ukraine based on EO data in support of European EO4UA initiative
Hanna Yailymova,
Anhalt University of Applied Sciences

Assessment of coastline change over the last 38 years using satellite EO along Great Britain coast
Joana Gafeira
British Geological Survey

NuraghEO - A methodology based on aerial and satellite data for the preliminary study of Sardinian Nuragic sites
Roberto Demontis,
CRS4 - Geographic Information Systems Research Program Expert Technologist

Sentinel-2 Semantic Data & Information Cube Austria
Martin Sudmanns,
University of Salzburg - Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS

III. Panel Session

10:15-10:45: Networking Coffee

Networking Coffee

10:45-12:00: Closing Plenary

I. Panel Session: Commercial cloud services in research and in the European Open Science Cloud, OCRE's legacy, and the perspectives for the future. 

Harald Wagener,

Monique Pellinkhof,
OCRE, EOSC-Future & GÉANT 5 Cloud services - procurement specialist

Michel Wets,

David Heyns,
OCRE Project Director

II. Closing Remarks

David Heyns,
OCRE Project Director

12:00-13:00: Light Farewell Lunch

Light Farewell Lunch