TG activity reports (12:00 - 15:00 UTC+9:00)

TG1 - TG5

  • TG1: Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI)
    Dr. Koike, Toshio (Director of International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM) under the auspices of UNESCO)
  • TG2: Asia-Pacific Biodiversity Observation Network (APBON)
    Dr. Muraoka, Hiroyuki (Professor, Gifu University; Group Leader, National Institute for Environmental Studies)
  • TG3: GEO Carbon and GHG Initiative (GEO-C)
    Dr. Ichii, Kazuhito (Professor, Chiba University)
  • TG4: Oceans, Coasts, and Islands (OCI)
    Dr. Ando, Kentaro (Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC))
  • TG5: Agriculture and Food Security (AsiaRiCE)
    Dr. Bimal Kumar Bhattacharya (Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO))

TG6 - TG11

  • TG6: Drought Monitoring and Evaluation
    Dr. Jia, Li (Professor, AIR-CAS)
  • TG7: Environmental Monitoring
    Dr. Liu, Qinhuo (Professor, AIR-CAS)
  • TG8: Disaster Resilience
  • TG9: Himalayan GEOSS
    Mr. Bajracharya, Birendra (Regional Program Manager, MENRIS,International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD))
  • TG10: Data Sharing
    Dr. Li, Guoqing (Director of National Earth Observation Data Center of China (NODA); Professor, AIR-CAS)
  • TG11: AO DataCube
    Dr. Arnold, Maggie (Assistant Director National Planning and International Relations, Space Branch, Geoscience Australia)

Special Session 3 (15:00-16:30 UTC+9:00)
Road to GEO post-2025: Inputs from AOGEO

This session provides opportunity for AOGEO region and Post-205 WG member to interact identifying regional needs and expectations for next GEO strategic mission. This session aims to:

  • Get substantial input to the development of the strategy
  • Get insights in the strategic priorities of the partners
  • Explore future trends in different sectors and organizations
  • Generate ownership for a new GEO Post-2025 Strategy in the Region
  • Strengthen the partnership between the GEO Secretariat and the Region
  • Drawing conclusions from a regional perspective on post-2025 strategic mission development.

Session Moderator

  • Mr. Ochiai, Osamu (Manager, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA); Post-2025 Working Group member)
  • Mr. Obrecht, Andreas (GEO Post-2025 Working Group and Engagement Coordinator, GEO secretariat)