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Date: Tuesday, 14/Mar/2017
8:15am - 9:00amRegistration
Big Hall 
9:00am - 10:30am1.1: Opening Session
Session Chair: Bianca Hoersch, ESA
Session Chair: Olivier Arino, ESA
Big Hall 
10:30am - 11:00amCoffee Break
Big Hall 
11:00am - 12:20pmOpening Session (cont'd)
Big Hall 
12:20pm - 1:00pm1.2: Responding to User Needs
Session Chair: Barbara Ryan, GEO
Session Chair: Martin Herold, Wageningen University & Research - WUR
Big Hall 
2:10pm - 3:30pmResponding to User Needs (cont'd)
Big Hall 
3:30pm - 4:00pmCoffee Break
Big Hall 
4:00pm - 5:40pmResponding to User Needs (cont'd)
Big Hall 
Date: Wednesday, 15/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:20am2.1: Global/Continental LC Products
Session Chair: Pierre Defourny, UCLouvain-Geomatics
Session Chair: Jun Chen, National Geomatics Center of China
Big Hall 
10:20am - 10:50amCoffee Break
Big Hall 
10:50am - 12:30pm2.2: Large-scale Mapping of Specific LC
Session Chair: Matthew C. Hansen, University of Maryland
Session Chair: Frédéric Achard, Joint Research Centre - European Commission
Big Hall 
1:30pm - 2:50pmLarge-scale Mapping of Specific LC (cont'd)
Big Hall 
2:50pm - 3:20pmCoffee Break
Big Hall 
3:20pm - 5:00pm2.3: Classification Systems
Session Chair: John Latham, UN/FAO
Session Chair: Curtis Woodcock, Boston University
Big Hall 
5:00pm - 6:00pmRound table discussion: Roadmap for High-resolution (10- to 30-meter) WorldCover2017
Chair: Stephen Briggs (ESA) Participants: John Latham (UN-FAO), Tobias Langanke (EU-EEA), Matthew Hansen (University of Maryland), Tom Loveland (USGS), Jun Chen (NGCC, China), Christian Hoffmann (EARSC)
Big Hall 
Date: Thursday, 16/Mar/2017
9:00am - 10:40am3.1: Validation and Accuracy
Session Chair: Thomas R. Loveland, U.S.Geological Survey
Session Chair: Sophie Bontemps, Université catholique de Louvain
Big Hall 
10:40am - 11:10amCoffee Break
Big Hall 
11:10am - 12:50pm3.2: Methods and Algorithms
Session Chair: Carsten Brockmann, Brockmann Consult GmbH
Session Chair: Mattia Marconcini, German Aerospace Center - DLR
Big Hall 
1:50pm - 3:10pm3.3: Platforms
Session Chair: Chris Steenmans, European Environment Agency
Session Chair: Mark Doherty, ESA
Big Hall 
3:10pm - 4:10pmConclusions by Chairs
Big Hall 

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