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International Academy of Astronautics

IAA Climate Change and Disaster Management Conference
Space Systems for the Benefit of Earth and Humankind
September 17, 2015
Mexico City, Mexico

PROGRAM
     
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07:30 – 08:30        Registration, Salons Imperio, 2nd floor
Plenary Opening Ceremony

    Thursday 17 September 2015
8:30-11:15
Location : Salon Fiestas
Session Chair: Jean Michel Contant

General Rapporteur of the Conference: Miss Sandra Cabrera             .

Keynote Speakers

8:30
Dr. Madhavan Nair, President, International Academy of Astronautics

8:35
Dr. Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Director General, Mexican Space Agency

8:40
Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, President CNES, France, IAA COP21 Coordinator
Movie of CNES

8:50
Dr. James H. Crocker, Vice President & General Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company



9:00
IAA-MEX-15-00-01    Climate Change, Biodiversity and Space
Prof. Jose Sarukhan Kermez, National Coordinator CONABIO, Mexico

9:30
IAA-MEX-15-00-02    Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Dr. Carlos Nobre, Brazil

10:00
IAA-MEX-15-00-03    NASA SCIENCE: Understanding Climate Change and
Enhancing Climate Resilience
Dr, Ellen Stofan, NASA, USA

10:30
IAA-MEX-15-00-04    The United Nations on Climate Change and Disaster Management:
OOSA bringing space-based tools and applications at the heart of the
post-2015 development agenda
Dr. Simonetta Di Pippo, Director UNOOSA

11:00-11:15
Inauguration of the Satellite Image Exhibit

Coffee Break     11 :15-11 :30


Session 1 : Carbon Monitoring System    Thursday 17 September 2015
11:30-13:30
Location : Salon Imperio A
Session Chair: John Petheram
Rapporteur: Rafael Ortiz

11:30
IAA-MEX-15-01-01    Developing a Carbon Observing System
Berrien Moore III - University of Oklahoma; USA, Piers Sellers - Goddard Space Flight Center; USA, Dave Schimel - JPL/California Institute of Technology; USA

11:50
IAA-MEX-15-01-02    Using Satellites For The Monitoring Of Climate Treaties : Possibilities
And Challenges
Max Grimard - Airbus Defence and Space, France

12:10
IAA-MEX15-01-03    MicroCarb mission: a CNES initiative for monitoring the CO2
exchanges
Francois Buisson, CNES, France

12:25
IAA-MEX-15-01-04    geoCARB : Wide-area Sensing of Carbon Dioxide and Methane from
Geostationary Orbit
James Mulroy, James Lemen, Joseph Mobilla, John Kumer - Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center, USA

12:45
IAA-MEX-15-01-05    Information’s noise on climate negotiation and its effects on GHG
emissions: A system dynamics approach to the Prisoner’s Dilemma.
Manuel G. Chávez–Ángeles - Universidad de la Sierra Sur, Mexico

13:00
IAA-MEX-15-01-06    Earth Observation to monitor global forest biomass, an Essential Variable of the climate system
Thuy Le Toan - Centre d’Etudes Spatiales de la Biosphere (CESBIO), France, Selma Cherchali - CNES, France

15:15
IAA-MEX-15-01-07    Drought  monitoring  and  analysis  in  Northeast Brazilian using MODIS Satellite
Ana Paula M. A. Cunha, Carlos A. Nobre, Regina C. S. Alvalá and Magog A. Carvalho - Brazilian Centre for Monitoring and Warning of Natural Disasters, Brazil

13:30
End


Session 2 : Earth Quakes and Disaster
Management    Thursday 17 September 2015
11:30-13:30
Location : Imperio B
Session Chair: Masanori Homma
Rapporteur: Ms Bereniz Castañeda

11:30
IAA-MEX-15-02-01    Recent Disaster Response of ALOS-2 PALSAR-2 Based on SAR Interferometry
Ryo Natsuaki, Hiroto Nagai, Manabu Watanabe, Masato Ohki, Takeshi Motohka, Rajesh Thapa, Takeo Tadono, Masanobu Shimada and Shinichi Suzuki - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Earth Observation Research Center (EORC), Japan

11:50
IAA-MEX-15-02-02    Short-term Powerful Earthquakes Forecasting and Warnings Through
the Using of Ground-Space Monitoring Data: Russian Approach and Prospects of Regional Cooperation
Anatoly N. Perminov - JSC "Russian Space Systems", Russia, Sergey A. Pulinets - Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia, Ivan V Stepanov - JSC "Russian Space Systems", Russia, Sergei V.Cherkas - JSC "Russian Space Systems", Russia

12:10
IAA-MEX-15-02-03    Space Researches Of Earthquake Precursors And Atmospheric
Aerosols
A. Degtyarev, A. Makarov, S. Moskalov - Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Ukraine, Ya. Yatskiv - Main Astronomical Observatory of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

12:20
IAA-MEX-15-02-04    Directions Of Space Researches Of Earthquake Precursors
A. Degtyarev, A. Makarov - Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Ukraine, O. Fedorov - Space Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Space Agency of Ukraine, Ukraine, V. Korepanov - Lviv Center of Space Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Space Agency of Ukraine, Ukraine

12:30
IAA-MEX-15-02-05    Application Of Fast-Response Space Information Acquisition System
In The Sudden Natural Disaster
Xiang Bin, Zhang Bin - The system design department of Hubei aerospace technology academy, China

12:50
IAA-MEX-15-02-06    Sentinel Asia: A Space-Based Disaster Management Support System
In The Asia-Pacific Region
Kazuya Kaku - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Satellite Applications and Operations Center, Japan

13:10
IAA-MEX-15-02-07    A Complexity Science Approach Of Emergency Telecommunications
For Managing Disasters
Arturo Serrano-Santoyo, Veronica Rojas-Mendizabal, Alvaro Armenta-Ramade, Roberto Conte-Galvan - CICESE Research Center, Mexico


Session 3 : Big Data and Land Remote Sensing
    Thursday 17 September 2015
11:30-13:30
Location : Imperio C
Session Chairs: E. Pacheco
Rapporteur : Mrs. Lourdes Garcia

11:30
IAA-MEX-15-03-01    Augmenting the Landsat Constellation to Decrease Revisit Times
Robert LeRoy - Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, USA

11:50
IAA-MEX-15-03-02    Research on global spatial information service architecture based on
big data technology
Yuhong Yu, China

12:10
IAA-MEX-15-03-03    MIROS -Mexican Infrared Optical System
Andreas Eckardt, Winfried Halle, Eckehard Lorenz - DLR- Institute of Optical Sensor Systems, Germany, Michael Schmidt - CONABIO, Mexico

12:30
IAA-MEX-15-03-04    Study on the Coordination Sharing and Value-added Application for
Remote Sensing Data
Zhao Min, China

12:50
IAA-MEX-15-03-05    Governmental Virtual Private Network as a solution for the big data –
big network problem for geomatic information in Mexico
R. Torres-Coronado1, V. Hanessian-De la Garza1, A. Arellano-Soto1 - Mexican Space Agency, Mexico

13:10
IAA-MEX-15-03-06    Solutions To Intelligent Processing Of Remote Sensing Big Data -
A Case Of Titan Super Computing Platform
Ni Jinsheng - Council of Science and Technology of China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation & Beijing Aerospace TITAN Technology Co., LTD, China


13:30-15:00     Lunch (room Fiestas)

Session 4 : Water and Weather
    Thursday 17 September 2015
15:00-18:00
Location : Imperio A
Session Chair:Berrien Moore
Rapporteur : Isai Fajardo

15:00
IAA-MEX15-04-01    The U.S. GOES-R Satellites: Sentinels for a New Generation
John Petheram - Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, USA, Jamison Hawkins - Lockheed Martin Washington Operations, USA

15:30
IAA-MEX-15-04-03    Use Of Satellite Data To Improve Climate Assessments And Water
Management
Diane Evans, Tom Farr, Duane Waliser - JPL/California Institute of Technology, USA

15:55
IAA-MEX-15-04-04    Estimation of rainfall rate from infrared images from GOES 13,
RedCIAQ tool “Hidroestimador”
Meza-Ruiz Marilu, Gutiérrez-López Alfonso, Carvajal-Ríos Jesús - Centro de Investigaciones del Agua. Facultad de Ingeniería. Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro, Mexico

16:30
IAA-MEX-15-04-05    Measuring Soil Moisture In A Tropical Area To Calibrate/Validate Radar Images
Judith Ramos Hernández, Jesús-Gracia Sánchez - Instituto de Ingenieria-UNAM, Mexico, Haydn-Thompson - THHINK Wireless Technologies Ltd, Kevin-Vargas Zamudio, Tania-Ramírez Martínez - Instituto de Ingenieria-UNAM, Mexico

16:55
IAA-MEX-15-04-06    Precipitation patrons from statistical information from IR image from
GOES-13 for Ingrid and Manuel Hurricanes
Robles-Aguilar Luis Fernando, Gutiérrez-López Alfonso, and Meza-Ruiz Marilu - Centro de Investigaciones del Agua. Facultad de Ingeniería. Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro. Centro Universitario, Mexico

17:20
IAA-MEX-15-04-07    GLM-R: A Regional Lightning Mapper for Early Warning of Severe Storms
S. F. Edgington, C. E. Tillier - Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Advanced Technology Center, USA, H. J. Christian - University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

17:45
IAA-MEX-15-04-08    The Application in the Field of Meteorology Information of Fortune-
Star System
Zhang Nan, Rao Jianbing, Cao Yu, Bei Chao - Beijing Institute of Electronic System Engineering, China

18:00            End

Session 5 : Climate Change
    Thursday 17 September 2015
15:00-18:00
Location : Imperio B
Session Chair:Max Grimard
Rapporteur : Mrs. Fabiola Vazquez

15:00
IAA-MEX-15-05-01    Collect Data On The Properties Of Aerosols And Clouds, Using
Polarimetry Sensor In Cubesat-Gxiba Satellite
Héctor Vargas, Aurelio Heredia, Juan Cisneros, Luz García - Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla, Mexico

15:25
IAA-MEX-15-05-02    The Cansat Technology For Climate Monitoring In Small Regions At
Altitudes Below 1 Km
Angel Colin - Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León – Facultad de Ciencias Físico Matemáticas, Mexico

15:50
IAA-MEX-15-05-03    Airbus Defence & Space activities for climate change: two decades of
optical instruments
Didier Morancais, Gilbert Uguen, Ralf Maurer, Yves Toulemont - Airbus Defence & Space, France & Germany

16:15
IAA-MEX-15-05-04    Social and epidemiological landscape vulnerability to climate change:
the case of vectors of Dengue and Chagas
María Guadalupe Galindo Mendoza - National Laboratory of Geoprocessing  Plant Information Academic technical attached, at Coordinación para la Innovación y Aplicación de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico

16:40
IAA-MEX-15-05-05    Relation of climate change with pests and diseases in Mexico
Carlos Contreras Servin - Laboratorio Nacional de Geoprocesamiento de Información Fitosanitaria, at Coordinación para la Innovación y Aplicación de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico, María Guadalupe Galindo Mendoza - National Laboratory of Geoprocessing  Plant Information Academic technical attached, at Coordinación para la Innovación y Aplicación de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico

17:05
IAA-MEX-15-05-06    Space Monitoring of Cirrus Clouds and Contrails for Climate Change Correction
 and Control
Harijono Djojodihardjo - Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

17:30
IAA-MEX-15-05-07    Climate change and damage to the forest cover in Mexico:
The case of Dendroctonus Mexicanus
Luis Manuel Leyva González, Luis Enrique Santana Vázquez, Rogelio Santana Arias - Academic technical attached to Geomedicine area on the Laboratorio Nacional de Geoprocesamiento de Información Fitosanitaria, at Coordinación para la Innovación y Aplicación de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Session 6 : Disaster Management
    Thursday 17 September 2015
15:00-18:00
Location : Constitucion C
Session Chair: Julio Castillo
Rapporteur : Mrs. Anahi Arellano

15:00
IAA-MEX-15-06-01    Overview of New Technology for Improving Disaster Management
Masanori Homma, JAXA, Japan
15:20
IAA-MEX-15-06-02    Integrating an Early-Warning Space-based System as a Key Priority in
Mexico
E. Pacheco-Cabrera, F.J. Mendieta-Jimenez - Mexican Space Agency, Mexico

15:40
IAA-MEX-15-06-03    Brazil's experience in data management and Data sharing for
monitoring and early warning for natural disaster
Moraes Osvaldo - National Center for Monitoring and Early Warning of Natural Disasters, Brazil

16:00
IAA-MEX-15-06-04    International Charter Space and Major Disasters: one answer to crisis
management further to extreme climatological events, but not the only one
de Boissezon Hélène, Hosford Steven, Tinel Claire, Proy Catherine, Giros Alain - CNES, France

16:20
IAA-MEX-15-06-05    Research On Architecture Of Natural Disaster Prevention And
Reduction System Based On Space Information
Na Yao, Yue Shi - Qian Xuesen Laboratory of Space Technology, China, Sha You - China Academy of Space Technology, China

16:40
IAA-MEX-15-06-06    The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar Mission: Potentials for
Disaster Monitoring and Response
Frank Webb, Diane Evans, James Graf, Paul Rosen - JPL/California Institute of Technology; USA

17:00
IAA-MEX-15-06-07    A Case Study about Civil Remote Sensing Satellite Operation in
Emergent Situation
Zhao Zhiwei, GAO ji, Wang Qianying, Zhang Yue, Song Zhengji - Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering, China Academy of Space Technology, China

17:20
IAA-MEX-15-06-08    Ionosphere Status Monitoring and Alert System for the Mexican
Territory
V.J. Gatica-Acevedo, M. Sánchez Meraz - National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico

17:40
IAA-MEX-15-06-09    Earth Observation Satellites Of Jaxa For Climate Change And
Disaster Management
Toshiyoshi Kimura-  Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), Japan

Session 7 : Space in Support of People
    Thursday 17 September 2015
15:00-18:00
Location : Imperio C
Session Chair: James Mulroy
Rapporteur : Mrs Virginia Hanessian


15:00
IAA-MEX-15-07-01    Space-based applications, end-users requirements and global
development agendas: connecting the dots”.
Luc St-Pierre, Simonetta Di Pippo - United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), Vienna International Centre, Austria

15:30
IAA-MEX-15-07-02    Haze elimination in northern China based on space technology
Zhenyu Tang, Qiongying Ren, Shaohua Zhang and Hua Zhao - Beijing Institute of Spacecraft Environment Engineering, China

15:50
IAA-MEX-15-07-03    Space Care
Jacques Arnould, CNES, France

16:10
IAA-MEX-15-07-04    Strategy to develop Space Medicine in Mexico
Benito Orozco-Serna - Mexican Space Agency, Mexico, Raúl Carrillo-Esper - Fundación Médica Sur, Mexico, J.M. Guzmán-González - Fundación Médica Sur, Mexico, Fabiola Vazquez-Torres - Mexican Space Agency, Mexico, Luz E. Morán-Solares - Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico

16:35
IAA-MEX-15-07-05    Use of space technologies to support World Heritage sites: the case of
archaeological sites
Mario Hernandez - International Society of Photogrammery and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), Mexico

17:00
IAA-MEX-15-07-06    A Study on Improving Sea Ice Monitoring with Ka-Band SAR Data
Shuang Li - Beijing Institute of Radio Measurement, China

17:20
IAA-MEX-15-07-07    Green Space Propulsion
Space Systems for the Benefit of Earth and Humankind
Kjell Anflo - ECAPS, Sweden

17:40
IAA-MEX-15-07-08    A Designing Solution of Low Cost LEO Constellation by Micro/Nano-
Satellite
Xianbin Chi - The system design department of Hubei aerospace technology academy, China

18:00-18:15     Coffee Break

Session 8 : Plenary Closing Session
    Thursday 17 September 2015
18:15-19:00
Location : Constitucion AB&C
Session Chair: JeanMichel Contant
Rapporteur : Mrs Virginia Hanessian


18:15
Synthesis Report from all Sessions
            Miss Sandra Cabrera, Mexican Space Agency, General Rapporteur of the Conference

18:40
The Heads of Space Agencies Summit in Mexico and the COP 21 conference in Paris
Dr. Jean-Yves Le Gall, President CNES, France

18:50
Dr. Francisco Mendieta-Jimenez, Director General, Mexican Space Agency
Dr. Madhavan Nair, President, International Academy of Astronautics

19:00    End
20:00-20:30
Location : Fiestas

20:00    Cocktail
20:30     Gala Dinner

 

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