Satellite-based Services for Disaster Risk Management


Budapest, Hungary

National University of Public Service, Auditorium N.5 (2 Ludovika tér 1083 Budapest, Hungary)

Local time (CET)

13:15 – 13:45 Registrations and welcome coffee


14:00 – 14:20 Dr. Orsolya Ferencz, Ministerial Commissioner for Space Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Hungarian Head of Delegation to European Space Agency

14:20 – 14:40 Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director, European Union Agency for the Space Programme EUSPA, EUSPA and the EU Space Programme

Keynote Presentations

14:40 – 14:50 Annalisa Donati, Secretary General, Eurisy

Technical Session I

European Space assets supporting the Disaster Risk Management
Moderated by Annalisa Donati

15:00– 15:10 Vasileios Kalogirou, Space Downstream Research & Innovation Officer, EUSPA, User Consultations’ on Emergency Management Outcomes and market trends

15:10 – 15:20 Javier de Blas, High Accuracy and Commercial Authentication Services Manager – Galileo, EUSPA, Galileo High accuracy service

15:20 – 15:30 Georgios Synnefakis, GOVSATCOM Programme Manager, GOVSATCOM and Disaster Management

15:30 – 15:45 Q&A

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee BREAK


Hungarian application of space-based/enabled assets for Disaster Risk management
Moderated by Eurisy / EUSPA / MFA

16:00 – 16:10 Judit Mógor, Disaster Management of the Ministry of Interior, DRM in Hungary

16:10 – 16:20 Viktória Georgina Örmény, Association of the Economic and Scientific Organisations Drone Section, Space enabled drones in DRM

16:20 -16:30 Dr. Dániel Kristóf, Lechner Knowledge Centre, Current practices of EO data for DRM in Hungary

16:30-16:40 Csaba Sándor (Surviot) & Ronczyk Levente (Datelite), New Space companies in space enabled disaster risk management

16:40 – 16:55 Q&A


17:00 – 17:45 Current technological development on solutions enabled by satellite data for Disaster risk management:
János Solymosi (BHE Bonn Hungary)
Dr. Bence Takács (Budapest University of Technology and Economics)
Dr. József Orbán, National Media and Communication Authority

Norbert Aradi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade