Speakers

Zuheir Altamimi
Research director of the Institut National de l'Information Géographique et Forestière (IGN) and the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris (IPGP), Paris, France
President of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
Lead of the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy Working Group on Geodetic Infrastructure
Primary scientist of the International Terrestrial Reference System (ITRS) Center of the
International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS)

Marcelo Assumpção
Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences, University of São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil
Executive Secretary of the IASPEI Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission (IASPEI-LACSC)

Daniel E Barnes
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), Arnold, MO, USA

Riccardo Barzaghi
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile e Ambientale, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Chair of the International Gravity Field Service (IGFS)

Dirk Behrend
NVI Inc., US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
Director, Coordinating Center, International VLB Service for Geodesy and Astrometry (IVS)

Denizar Blitzkow
Escola Politécnica, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Vice-chair (2015 – 2019) of the IAG SC 2.4b: Gravity and Geoid in South America

Johannes Bouman
Director of the Department of Geodesy, Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), Frankfurt, Germany

Nicholas Brown
Director of National Geodesy, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
Chair of the Permanent Committee on Geodesy of the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM)

Claudio Brunini
Science Director of the Argentinean-German Geodetic Observatory (AGGO), Universidad Nacional de La Plata, CONICET, La Plata, Argentina
President (2007 – 2015) of SIRGAS

Sergio Cimbaro
Director of the Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Buenos Aires Argentina
South America Board Member of the United Nations Initiative on Global Geospatial Information Management Regional Committee for the Americas (UN-GGIM Americas)

Allison Craddock
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA
Manager External Relations of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS)
Central Bureau Director and Secretariat of the International GNSS Service (IGS)

Hermann Drewes
Technische Universität München, München, Germany
Secretary General (2007 – 2019) of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
IAG Representative to SIRGAS
Honorary Secretary General of IAG
SIRGAS Honorary President

Sharafat Gadimova
Executive Secretariat, International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UN-OOSA), Vienna, Austria

Richard Gross
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, USA
Vice-president of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG)
President (2017 - 2019) of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS)

Hayo Hase
Director of Operations, Argentine-German Geodetic Observatory (AGGO), Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), La Plata, Argentina

Michael Häfner
Head of the SLR Team, Argentine-German Geodetic Observatory (AGGO), Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), La Plata, Argentina

Robert Heinkelmann
Head of the VLBI group, Space Geodetic Techniques, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
Analysis Coordinator, International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems’ Service (IERS)

Elmas Sinem Ince
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
Director of the International Centre for Global Earth Models (ICGEM)

Alik Ismail-Zadeh
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Secretary of the International Science Council (ISC)
Secretary General (2007 – 2019) of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

Gary Johnston
Branch Head, Geodesy and Seismic Monitoring, Geoscience Australia, Canberra, Australia
Chair of the Governing Board of the International GNSS Service (IGS)
Co-chair of the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy

Frank Lemoine
US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, USA
Chair of the International DORIS Service (IDS)

Virginia Mackern
Universidad Nacional de Cuyo and Universidad Juan Agustín Maza, Mendoza, Argentina
Vice-president of SIRGAS

Cristina Pacino
Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Rosario Argentina
Representative of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG) to the of the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy Working Group on Education, Training and Capacity Building
Past chair (2015 – 2019) of the IAG SC 2.4b: Gravity and Geoid in South America

Michael Pearlman
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA, USA
Director of the Bureau of Networks and Observations of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS-BNO)
Director of the Central Bureau of the International Laser Ranging Service (ILRS)

Ricardo Cesar Podestá
Director del Observatorio Astronómico Félix Aguilar, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, San Juan,  Argentina

César Fernando Rodríguez Tomeo
Secretary General, Pan-American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH), Mexico City, Mexico

Daniel Roman
Chief Geodesist, National Geodetic Survey (NGS), US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Silver Spring, MD, USA
US Representative to the UN-GGIM Subcommittee on Geodesy Working Group on Governance
Chair of Commission 5 (Positioning and Measurement) of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG)

Axel Rülke
Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), Leipzig, Germany

Laura Sánchez
Deutsches Geodätisches Forschungsinstitut, Technische Universität München (DGFI-TUM), München, Germany
Lead of the Focus Area Unified Height System of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS)
Member of the GGOS Bureau of Products and Standards (GGOS-BPS)
Vice-president (2007 -2015) of SIRGAS

Laurent Soudarin
Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), Ramonville Saint-Agne, France
Director of the Central Bureau of the International DORIS Service (IDS)

Harald Schuh
Director of the Department of Geodesy and Head of section Space Geodetic Techniques, Helmholtz Centre Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany
Past President (2015 - 2019) of the International Association of Geodesy (IAG)

Torben Schüler
Director of Geodetic Observatory Wettzell, Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), Bad Kötzting, Germany

Daniela Thaller
Bundesamt für Kartographie und Geodäsie (BKG), Frankfurt, Germany
Director Central Bureau, International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems’ Service (IERS)
Chair of the Standing Committee on Performance Simulations and Architectural Trade-Offs (PLATO) of the Global Geodetic Observing System (GGOS)

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