Technical Committee and Business Meeting Programme

Ad hoc meeting room: Meeting Room 11, Menzies Building (adjacent to CMS Conference admin office) is available for ad hoc meetings, discussions and press interviews. Please enquire about availability from the conference admin office or registrations desk.
Date & Time Event Venue Access
Sunday 12 July
08:30 – 16:30
IEEE GRSS AdCom meeting The Cullinan, a Southern Sun Hotel
1 Cullinan Street
Cape Town Waterfront 8001
Tel: 27 021 415 4000
Meeting Rooms: Protea 1 & 2
AdCom members
Monday 13 July
12:45 – 14:00
Session Chairs Briefing and Luncheon. Mike Inggs, Roger King, Co-Chairs, Technical Programme Committee Smuts Residence Dining Hall Session Chairs, Technical Chairs and assigned student monitors, Jon Ward
Monday 13 July
14:20 – 17:30
Earth & Environment
Taylor & Francis/ Routledge. Convener, Lizzy Seal, Managing Editor
Menzies Building, Level 7 Seminar Room Invited participation, business meeting
Monday 13 July
18:00 – 19:30
Minority and African students forum
Conveners: Chuck Luther and Linda Hayden
Menzies Building, Level 3, Meeting Room 11. All sponsored students from African and USA minority student activities
Monday 13 July
18:30 - 21:00
GRSS Editors Forum Dinner and Discussion. Convenor: Christopher Ruf UCT Club, Upper Campus GRSS Editors, sub-editors and aspirant editors
Tuesday 14 July
17:00 – 19:00
FARS - Frequency Allocations in Remote Sensing
Chair: Shannon Brown
Menzies Building, Level 7, Seminar Room Members of FARS Committee and interested delegates.
Tuesday 14 July
12:45 – 14:15
Young Professionals GOLD Luncheon Smuts Residence Dining Hall Ticketed or by invitation.
Tuesday 14 July
14:20 – 17:00
GEO/GEOSS follow on discussion; Further African collaboration on GEOSS activities. Convenor: Bob Scholes, Jay Pearlman, Alex Fortescue Menzies Building, Level 6, JB Martin Board Room GEO representatives and interested delegates. GEO secretariat, SAC, DST, CSIR, Meraka.
Wed. 15 July
12:45 – 14:15
IEEE GRSS Technical Chairs and Chapters Lunch Smuts Residence Dining Hall Ticketed or by invitation. Technical Committee Chairs and Chapter Chairs
Wed. 15 July
17:00 – 19:00
African Association for Remote Sensing of the Environment
Council Meeting. Convener: Tsehaie Woldai
Menzies Building, Level 7, Seminar Room AARSE Council members and associates.
Thur. 16 July 14:00 – 16:00 Trace gas and air pollution monitoring from space – discussion on cooperation between SSEC, Univ. of Wisconsin, EPA and South Africa. Convenors: Alan Huang & Harold Annegarn Menzies Building, Level 7, Seminar Room All interested parties: SSEC, UW; SAWS, Eskom, Sasol, CRG Wits, UNW, UW, DST.