Plenary

IGARSS 2011 Opening Session and Plenary
Monday, July 25, 09:00 - 12:30

Opening Session, Chair Dr. Melba M. Crawford

09:00

Welcome to IGARSS 2011

Dr. Motoyuki Sato, General Chair

 

09:10

 

Welcome from IEEE GRS Society

Dr. Jón Atli Benediktsson, President

09:20

Welcome from IEEE
Dr. Moshe Kam, President

09:30

 

Welcome from Canadian Remote Sensing Society
Dr. Monique Bernier, National Chair

09:40

Major Awards and Recognitions

Dr. Martti Hallikainen, GRSS Awards Co-Chair

2011 IEEE Judith A. Resnik Award
2011 IEEE Fellows

2011 IEEE GRSS Distinguished Achievement Award

2011 IEEE GRSS Outstanding Service Award

2011 IEEE GRSS Education Award

10:00

Break

Plenary Session – Chair: Dr. David G. Goodenough

10:30

Dr. Masanobu Shimada, JAXA Principal Researcher, Science program Leader of ALOS and ALOS-2,  “ALOS, Earth Monitoring, and “Sayonara“”

11:05

 

Dr. Shoichiro Fukao, Fukui University of Technology/Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University,

Advances in science and techniques for ground-based radar remote-sensing of the Earth’s atmosphere

 

11:40

 

Mr. Luc Brûlé, Director General, Space Utilization, CSA, The Evolution of Earth Observation in Canada – A perspective

Symposium Introduction

12:15

IGARSS 2011 Technical Program

Dr. Yoshio Yamaguchi, Technical Program Co-Chair

Dr. Ya-Qiu Jin, Technical Program Co-Chair

12:30

Break