The Copernicus Training and Information Session to be held on 17 April 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, is part of a series of national Copernicus events. The event is being jointly organised by the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission after identifying the areas of interests and the capacity for development of the Bulgarian stakeholders.
The event aims to promote awareness of the many uses of Copernicus data and information, while providing the opportunity for hands on demonstrations and basic training regarding:
The Copernicus Training and Information Session targets both Copernicus “intermediate” end users (technical) and end user communities (non-technical).
For more information, please refer to the draft Agenda.
These events are open and free to registered participants.
Registration is closed.
Language: English and Bulgarian
Cost: free of charge
Venue: House of Europe
Address: 124 Rakovski Street, 1000, Sofia, Bulgaria
Telephone: (+359 2) 933-52-58
Email: infocentre [at] evropa.bg
Web: https://ec.europa.eu/bulgaria (only in Bulgarian)
09:00 - 09:30
Registration and welcome coffee
09:30 - 10:25
Welcome and Introduction
10:25 - 11:10
Access to Data
11:05 - 11:25
11:25 - 12:30
Copernicus Services: Land Monitoring
12:30 - 12:50
Copernicus Services: Atmosphere Monitoring
12:50 - 13:50
13:50 - 14:40
Copernicus Services: Marine Environment Monitoring
14:40 - 15:40
Copernicus Services: Emergency Management
15:40 - 16:00
16:00 - 16:10
16:10 - 16:50
Copernicus and user communities
16:50 - 17:00
18:00 - 19:00
(Venue: Grand Hotel Sofia, ul. "General Yosif V. Gourko" 1)
Sofia international airport is located approx. 10 km from the city centre.
Sofia Metro Line 1 connects Sofia Airport to the city centre. The journey lasts for approximately 18 min.
Bus routes 84 and 184 connect the city centre (Gen. Gurko Str.) with the airport. The journey time from the first to the final stops of 84 and 184 bus routes is approximately 45 min. on weekdays, and 35 min. at weekends/holidays.
More information about public transport from the airport (metro and bus) is available here.
Taxi services are also available at the airport. For travellers' comfort and safety, Sofia Airport recommends the services of their contractual partner, the taxi operator OK Supertrans AD. More information is available here.
Name and contact details of local coordinator
T: +359 2 940 7339
Email: p.piperkova [at] mi.government.bg
Copernicus Support Office / FDC
T: +33 1 53 66 11 11
Email: frederic.collomb [at] fdc.eu
Copernicus Support Office / SpaceTec Partners
T: +32 488 48 51 70
Email: debien [at] spacetecpartners.eu