2nd Destination Earth User eXchange
November 13 @ 1:00 pm - November 14 @ 5:00 pm CET
The 2nd Destination Earth User eXchange will be held in Bonn, Germany on 13 and 14 November 2023.
This will be the second Destination Earth (DestinE) User eXchange event in our series with the aim of further cementing the forum for exchanges with DestinE stakeholders. This event will build upon the success of the 1st Destination Earth User eXchange.
The event is being co-organised by the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF).
Register by submitting the form in the registration tab.
Please note: Registration for onsite attendance will close on Sunday, 22 October 2023.
The Motel One Bonn-Beethoven in central Bonn is offering participants a fixed rate for bookings of €79 per night for any or all of the following dates: 12, 13, and 14 November 2023. Attendees of the 2nd DestinE User eXchange that would like to take this offer up will need to book before 1 October 2023 through the steps below.
How to book
- Download and fill up the allotment request form.
- Please forward your booking to Motel One Bonn-Beethoven either through the following:
- Fax: +4922897278610
- E-mail: email@example.com
The Dorint Hotel Bonn is offering participants a number of standard double rooms at a fixed rate of 149€ (single occupancy) or 169€ (double occupancy) including breakfast.
To book, please use the key phrase “ECMWF” in the hotel room reservation procedure.
Day 1 (13 November)
|13:00||Arrival and registration|
Setting the scene for the 2nd Destination Earth User eXchange. High-level speakers of ECMWF and the European Commission will provide their perspectives on Destination Earth.
The three Entrusted Entities – ESA, ECMWF, EUMETSAT will give an update on key developments in the implementation of DestinE during 2023.
|Visualization and Immersive Technologies for DestinE
The session will describe visualisation efforts in DestinE, including an illustration on an immersive visualisation concept leveraging modern visualization and interaction technologies, similar to those employed in the gaming industry. It will explore innovative methods for visualizing and interacting with climate and weather data, as well as other relevant societal ancillary information. Short presentations will introduce the high-level architecture and illustrate the exploitation of scenarios with examples.
Posters will expand on selected technical or application aspects in DestinE. All posters will be available online at the start of the event.
Interaction “From Vision to Implementation: Unravelling DESP”
Day 2 (14 November)
|Connecting DestinE to climate adaptation policy needs
The European Environment Agency (EEA) are engaged in DestinE to help develop the initiative to support critical European policy needs. As an introduction to day two, EEA’s Executive Director will give a perspective of why we need DestinE and what expectations and plans the Agency has for it.
Adapting to Climate Change (1)
This session will present the progress and plans of applications and use cases in the context of the Digital Twin on Adaptation to Climate Change (“Climate DT”). A panel discussion with key users will discuss the future of use cases from the perspective of users and developers.
Participants’ views will be collected on the role of DestinE for adapting to climate change and possible questions clarified in a World Café.
Extremes Digital Twin co-development – for renewable energy
A key aspect of the Digital Twin concept is continuous updates from the modelled systems. Here renewable energy sources is a focus. How can a framework for optimally using these, together with the Destination Earth On-Demand Extremes Digital Twin run at sub km and sub hourly resolution, be made? The DT provides tailor-made output. This will be presented for further discussion and iterations with the relevant stakeholders. This session will include several presentations highlighting how the Extremes DT will add value to the domain of renewable energy.
Adapting to Climate Change (2)
Continuation of the previous session.
Extremes Digital Twin co-development – for hydrology, air quality and other impact studies
A key aspect of the Digital Twin concept is continuous updates from the modelled systems. Here the focus is on extreme hydrology, air quality events, and other extreme events. Which impact studies will work best with our Destination Earth On-Demand Extremes Digital Twin Engine run at sub km and sub hourly resolution? How can we collaborate on these? Dedicated output for extreme events such as inland and coastal flooding, unhealthy air quality, and other events such as forest fires, springtime cold spells will be presented and discussed.
Using the Service Platform
DestinE’s Core Service Platform represents the entry point for users to DestinE ecosystem. This platform provides access to a wide variety of services and data addressing DestinE objectives, including to all capabilities provided by the two other components (DEDL and DTE). This session aims at clarifying to the attendants the functionalities available in DestinE’s platform and the opportunities for stakeholders to take part and contribute to the ecosystem.
Connecting to other Digital Twins
Digital twins in general, and Destination Earth is no exception, rely on a rich services landscape that supports interacting with the system and its components. Designing a solution path in this landscape for a particular application/use-case/digital twin (i.e., how to integrate specific applications in DestinE) is not always a trivial exercise and requires a good understanding of the Destination Earth system, its components, and interfaces. This session will briefly touch on the different system components and their interfaces. With an example it will show how a solution path can be designed for a particular solution. Common design patterns will be identified and input for the different system components evolution be formulated.
Data Lake and Data Spaces
This session, highlights the Destination Earth Data Lake role through the description of the Data Portfolio. It will also present Data Lake use case(s) under development and explore the link to the Green Deal Data Space.
Science and Technology needs
The objective of the session is to provide the space for a discussion on developments and needs for DestinE related to emergent research and technological solutions. The session will include a description of recent results from Horizon Europe projects, a status of the scientific and technological challenges addressed by the initial digital twins, and the identification of the requirements for the extension of their capabilities
|17:30||End of User eXchange|