Brussels Workshop

The IPAC inaugural policy workshop brought together environmental stakeholders including representatives from the EU institutions, academia and industry.
 
This workshop examined photonics-based technology solutions for accurate and reliable environmental monitoring, reporting and effective policy implementation, particularly in the realm of climate change.

Download the event program (pdf) here.

Download the summary of the event (pdf) here.

Presentations of the speakers can be viewed below:

Introduction to IPAC by Tom Baer (Chairman, IPAC Steering Committee) 

Panel I: Defining the Challenges for Environmental Monitoring Panel II: Potential Technology Solutions & Economic Impact
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Tom Baer

Tom Baer, Chair of IPAC Steering and Stanford University

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Tom Baer with Speakers

Tom Baer, Benno van der Laan of Interel and Jérôme Béquignon of European Space Agency

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Grégoire Poisson of Interel Group, Allister Ferguson of IPAC, and Grant Allan

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Guests

Audience members at IPAC event

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Georgios Amanatidis, ENVI Committee Secretariat European Parliament

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Networking

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Phil DeCola, Sigma Space Corporation & Thomas Brunhes, European Commission

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Elizabeth Rogan, The Optical Society

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Jérôme Béquignon of European Space Agency