The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group on Calibration and Validation (WGCV), SAR Subgroup, Synthetic Aperture Radar Workshop 2015 (CEOS SAR 2015) will be held at ESA-ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, from October 27–29, 2015. The Workshop, hosted by ESA's Sentinel-1 Project team, will provide an open forum for the presentation and discussion of current and future issues related to the calibration and validation of space borne SAR sensors and data products. Please submit contributions to the following topics:
|Deadline for abstract submissions||July 15, 2015|
|Notification of paper acceptance||September 15, 2015|
|Deadline for workshop registration||September 30, 2015|
|CEOS SAR Workshop||October 27-29, 2015|
For abstract and final paper submission please use EDAS – a conference managing system. If you do not have an EDAS account yet, please create your own account at EDAS via "New User". You may also send yourself an email reminder of your EDAS password here.
Please, be sure to provide your complete affiliation including your postal address, phone, fax and email in EDAS at "My Profile".
To register and submit your PDF abstract paper, log into EDAS using the password that has been mailed to you after completing your profile, press "Submit Paper", choose "CEOS SAR 2015" and press the "Submit" icon. Paper submission is completed in two steps: paper registration and PDF abstract submission. Note that only PDF file format is accepted.
During paper registration you will be asked to indicate:
The actual PDF abstract submission (PDF file upload or any PDF file updates) may be done any time after the paper has been registered giving the above information but not later than July 15, 2015.
Each abstract should clearly and concisely state the problem addressed, the methodology used and the central conclusions. The title of the paper should clearly convey the essence of the work. Please avoid unusual acronyms. The abstract should not exceed one page but not be less than 350 words, excluding author information.
Authors will be kept informed via E-Mail once they have registered their paper(s) in EDAS. For further help, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register online and free of charge using the conference management system EDAS. If you have logged into EDAS before (e.g. for abstract submission) you do not need to create a new account. Please be sure to provide your complete and updated affiliation including your mailing address, phone, fax, and email in EDAS at "My profile".
Once logged in, select "Register", find "CEOS SAR 2015" and click on the shopping cart (right column). The registration is free of charge.
You can review the list of conferences for which you are registered by clicking again on "Register" on the top of the page.
If a travel visa support letter/invitation letter is required, please contact the workshop secretary Juliane Klämke as soon as possible.
Oral presentations should be prepared such that a duration of 15 minutes is not exceeded. Another 5 minutes are planned for discussion.
The following presentation document types are accepted:
A conference laptop for presentations is available. Please provide your presentation on a USB-stick or CD-ROM to one of the workshop organization members before your session starts. It will be copied to the conference laptop to avoid any delay during the session. Please refer to the Final Workshop Program (to be published on our website soon) for the session and time of your presentation. We would like to ask you to make yourself known to your session chair prior to the session so that he/she knows the presentation will take place.
|Dirk Geudtner||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Franz Meyer||UAF||Alaska, USA|
|Keith Morrison||Cranfield University||UK|
|Paul Snoeij||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Ramon Torres||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Ramon Torres (CEOS SAR 2015 Chair)||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Dirk Geudtner (CEOS SAR 2015 Co-Chair)||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Paul Snoeij||ESA||The Netherlands|
|Manfred Zink (CEOS SAR Subgroup Chair)||DLR||Germany|
Please be our guest at ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands:ESA-ESTEC
You may choose to organize your hotel booking through the ESTEC Travel Office: List of hotel rates. Please kindly note that these rates are only applicable when booked through the ESTEC Travel Office (run by ATPI).
Please send them an email in order to make your booking, email@example.com.
For further help concerning the Scientific Organization of the Workshop you may contact Dr. Dirk Geudtner or Dr. Manfred Zink. For all other inquiries, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.