Plenary Sessions & Opening Ceremony

Plenary Session | 18 July 2022 (Monday) | 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Plenary Hall Auditorium (Level 1)

Time Program
8:00 am VIP / Plenary Breakfast
8:30 am Arrival of IGARSS 2022 VIPs and Participants
8:45 am Welcome Address by:
- Welcome from IGARSS 2022 General Chair
- Welcome from IEEE President
- Welcome from IEEE GRSS President
9:00 am Plenary Speakers
Dr. Maurice Borgeaud

Head of Science, Applications, and Climate Activities in the Earth Observation (EO), Directorate of the European Space Agency (ESA)
9:30 am Dr. Karen M. St. Germain
Director, Earth Science Division, Science Mission Directorate, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
10:00 am Dr. Jian Zhao
Director, Earth Observation System and Data Center, China National Space Administration (CNSA)
10:30 am Rebecca Moore
Director, Google Earth, Earth Engine & Outreach
11:00 am Awards Session
Master of Ceremony: Prof. Dr. Alberto Moreira
2022 IEEE Fellows
2022 IEEE GRSS Outstanding Service Award
2022 IEEE GRSS Education Award
2022 IEEE GRSS Fawwaz Ulaby Distinguished Achievement Award
2022 IEEE GRSS Industry Leader Award
11:45 am Symposium Introduction
Prof. Ir. Dr. Ewe Hong Tat - Technical Program Committee Report
12:00 pm Coffee Break

Opening Ceremony | 18 July 2022 (Monday) | 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at Plenary Hall Auditorium (Level 1)

Time Program
12:00 pm Arrival of YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham bin Baba
Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation
12:30 pm National Anthem
Doa Recital
Welcome address by IGARSS 2022 General Chair
Opening speech by YB Dato’ Sri Dr. Adham bin Baba
Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
1:00 pm Launch Gimmick
Launching Video Presentation
Souvenir Presentation & Photography Session
Tour to Exhibition Hall (Banquet Hall Level 3)
Press Conference (Room 410 – Level 4)
VIP Lunch (Room 410)
2:00 pm End of Session