Space4Culture: Satellite services for historical and creative cities

Monday, 15th October 2018

Palazzo Lanfranchi, Piazzetta Giovanni Pascoli 1, 75100 Matera, Italy

10:00 - 12:30        OPTIONAL VISIT TO THE ASI GIUSEPPE COLOMBO CENTRE FOR SPACE GEODESY

The organisation of this visit, offered free of charge to the participants of the conference, will depend on the number of people willing to join. Participants will be picked up from Palazzo Lanfranchi to the Centre for Space Geodesy and back before the start of the conference.

Please, declare your interest at the following link, you will receive more information in due time: https://bit.ly/2O45n28 

13:30 - 14:00        Registration

14:00 - 14:30        WELCOME

Chair: Toby Clark, Secretary General of Eurisy

Roberto Cifarelli, Minister for Development, Employment, Training and Research Policies of the Basilicata Region

Dominique Tilmans, President of EURISY  

Loredana Capone, Minister for Tourism and Cultural Industries, Management and Promotion of Cultural Heritage of the Apulia Region

Cosimo Marzo, Italian Space Agency 

Antonio Colangelo, President of the TeRN Consortium

Marta Ragozzino, Director of the Pole Museum of Basilicata

14:30 - 15:30        KEYNOTES

Moderator: Stefano Ferretti, European Space Agency 

The UNESCO Chair on “Mediterranean Cultural Landscapes and Communities of Knowledge” and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Angela P. Colonna, UNESCO Chair, Department of European and Mediterranean Cultures, Architecture and Cultural Heritages, University of Basilicata

The EU Earth Observation activities in support of Cultural Heritage, Oriana Grasso, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission

European space data for World Heritage, Michel Praet, Head of the European Space Agency’s Brussels Office

Digitisation in support to integrated applications for historical cities and the creative and artistic sectors: the opportunities offered by the testing phase of 5G in MateraAlbert Gauthier, Policy Officer, Interactive Technologies, Digital for Culture & Education, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission

Q&A

15:30 - 16:00        Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00        USER SESSION 1: MANAGING HISTORICAL CITIES

Introductory speech: Galileo for historical and creative cities, Gian Gherardo Calini, Head of the Market Development Department, GSA Agency

Using Sat Nav to enhance biking, improve urban mobility and optimise bus lines, Carlo Michelacci, Land Management Department, Sustainable Mobility Sector, Municipality of Bologna

Monitoring the structural integrity of historical buildings in Rome to plan maintenance works, Deodato Tapete and Francesca Cigna, Scientific Research Unit, Italian Space Agency

Q&A

17:00 - 18:00        USER SESSION 2: SAFEGUARDING, PROMOTING AND VALUING CULTURAL HERITAGE

Introductory speech: Satellites to safeguard cultural heritage, Laura Candela, Earth Observation Unit, Italian Space Agency

Using satellite imagery to identify archaeological deposits and support urban planning, Paola Ventura, Superintendence for Archaelogy, Arts and Landscape, Friuli Venezia Giulia, and Arianna Traviglia, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice 

Using satellite images to assess the damages to Iraqi cities during the ISIS’ occupation, Marcello Moretti, Operations Manager and Epifanio Pecharromán, Imagery Analyst / Team Leader, European Union Satellite Centre

                             Q&A

18:00 - 18:15        Coffee Break

18:15 - 19:15          USER SESSION 3: CREATING INNOVATIVE ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL EXPERIENCES

Introductory speech: Creativity made in Matera 2019, Ariane Bieou, Fondazione Matera-Basilicata 2019 

The immersive Virtual Reality experience applied to Cultural Heritage: a 5G use case in Matera, Raffaele Santangelo, Geocart-Digital Lighthouse, and Francesca Sogliani, Head of the Post-graduate School of Archaeological Heritage, University of Basilicata

Satellite imagery to enhance data visualisation and challenge our perspective of public space, Hans Hack, Data Visualiser, Mapmaker and Artist

Using GPS to create an original approach to the reading and writing of places, Jeremy Wood, Digital Artist, GPS Drawing

Q&A

19:15 - 19:30         FINAL REMARKS

Toby Clark, Secretary General, EURISY

Optional walking tour of Matera by night. The tour will start at 20:30 from Palazzo Lanfranchi and will last about 2 hours. For more info, click Here.

 

Tuesday, 16th October 2018

Palazzo Lanfranchi, Piazzetta Giovanni Pascoli 1, 75100 Matera, Italy

09:00 - 09:15       WELCOME

Chair: Toby Clark, Secretary General of Eurisy

Raffaello De Ruggieri, Mayor of Matera

Salvatore Adduce, President of the Matera-Basilicata 2019 Foundation

09:15 - 10:45        RESEARCH PROJECTS AND USE CASES FROM BASILICATA  

Moderator: Vincenzo Lapenna, Director of the Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis of CNR (IMAA-CNR)

Earth Observation as an enabling factor for Cultural Heritage monitoring at site scale: study cases and perspectivesFrancesco Soldovieri, CNR-IREA

Development of services for monitoring spatio-temporal variability and vegetation conditions of historical parks by analysing time series of vegetation indices derived from satellite imagesAngelo Donvito, and Costanza Fiorentino, Digimat 
 
Earth Big Data integration for knowledge, monitoring and preservation of cultural heritage: the Artek Project, Rosa Lasaponara, CNR-IMAA 
 
LiDAR-based investigations for the study of abandoned medieval villages in Basilicata, Nicola Masini, CNR-IBAM
 
Remote sensing and agent-based models for archaeological applications, Tuna Kalayci, CNR-IBAM (Marie Curie)
 
Urban sprawl monitoring of archaeological sites and monuments in Egypt, Abdel El Fadali, CNR-IMAA and University of Basilicata
 
Earth observation for World Archaeology in the era of Copernicus: applications by CNR Basilicata in Latin America and China, Rosa Lasaponara, CNR –IMAA, and Nicola Masini, CNR-IBAM 
 

10:45 - 11:00        Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30         FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES TO USE SPACE IN THE CULTURAL SECTOR

Moderator: Valerio Tramutoli, Head of LADSAT (SATellite Data Analysis Laboratory) School of Engineering - University of Basilicata

Infossession: Upcoming Horizon2020 calls relevant for the Space Sector and “Tips&Tricks” on how to write a high-quality and successful proposal, Virginia Puzzolo, Head of Space Project Management Sector, Research Executive Agency of the European Commission

Funding opportunities under ESA ARTES Integrated Applications Programme, Francesco Feliciani, Head of Commercial Projects Section, Downstream Applications Department, European Space Agency

12:30 - 13:30        Lunch

13:30 - 14:45         ROUNDTABLE: CAPITALISING ON THE SPACE4CULTURE CONFERENCE TO STIMULATE                                        CIVIL SOCIETY AND BOOST POLICY DIALOGUE

Moderator: Roya Ayazi, Secretary General, NEREUS

Roberto Cifarelli, Minister for Development, Employment, Training and Research Policies, Basilicata Region

Toby Clark, Secretary General, Eurisy

Massimo Comparini, E-GEOS Chief Executive Officer

Antonio Colangelo, President of TeRN Consortium

Andrea Cozzolino, Member of European Parliament, Vice-Chair of Committee on Regional Development

Oriana Grasso, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission

Osvaldo Piperno, Italian Space Agency

Francesca Sogliani, Head of the Post-graduate School of Archaeological Heritage, University of Basilicata

Q&A

14:45 - 15:00        FINAL REMARKS

Baerbel Deisting, Director of Space and Space Applications at bavAIRia e.V., Vice-president of NEREUS

Optional walking tour of Sassi di Matera. The visit will start at 16:00 from Palazzo Lanfranchi and will last about 2 hours. For more info, click Here.

 

This event is organised with the Eurisy "Space4Cities" initiative.