Events and Tutorials

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


Social events

Monday 9 September: Welcome event at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre

Tuesday to Thursday: Poster session refreshments

Wednesday 11 September: Cocktail in the National Museum of Scotland



Tutorials will be taught on Monday 9 September from 8:00 to 9:30, prior to the start of the conference. The following table displays title and lecturer. Participation is restricted to registered applicants. If you are interested in attending, please indicate this in the relevant section of the registration form.


Tutorial Lecturer
Satellite Radars to Monitor Land Surfaces and to Explore the Subsurfaces  F. Rocca
Earth observation in the optical/infrared spectral domain for Land science and applications J. Moreno
Oceanography from Space P. Cipollini
Observing Earth's Ice from Space A. Shepherd
Atmosphere J. Burrows
  School Laboratory

The Living Planet Symposium School Lab will host experiments, demonstrations and computer exercises, jointly organised by ESA, UKSA and DLR, with the aim of teaching students and teachers the science and technology behind satellite Earth Observation. Sessions of around 15 participants will be held with a duration of 2.5 hours. Separate sessions will be provided both for students (upper secondary and college level) and educators (teachers and STEM ambassadors).

To register for the Living Planet Symposium School Lab and to find out about session times, please select the link below:

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