Committees 2024

Programme and Scientifc Committee

The Programme and Scientific Committee is responsible for every aspect of the Scientific Program: from the contact with world-renowned keynote speakers, revision and selection of abstracts, to the development of the interactive workshops.

Moreover, the scientific committee members will be asked to provide a structured ranking system and invite specific papers for full-paper submissions and provide all tools.

  • Tomislav Hengl (OpenGeoHub foundation)
    Open-Earth-Monitor coordinator
  • Steffen Fritz (IIASA) 
  • Milutin Milenkovic (IIASA) 
  • Nkem Ehujuo (OpenGeoHub foundation)
    Open-Earth-Monitor project coordinator assistant 

Organizing Committee

The Organization Committee is in charge of strategic management, planning and control, and allocating resources. In addition, it is responsible for overseeing a wide range of communication activities, including social networks and platforms.

  • Sandra Brozek (IIASA) meeting management
  • Lea Zamuner (OpenGeoHub foundation)
    Open-Earth-Monitor communication officer
  • Beatriz Sarabia (OpenGeoHub foundation) 
    Open-Earth-Monitor communication officer
  • Katya Perez Guzman (IIASA)
    meeting management
  • Ivelina Georgieva (IIASA)
    meeting management
  • Nkem Ehujuo (OpenGeoHub foundation)
    Open-Earth-Monitor project coordinator assistant 

Contributing partners

This workshop is organized by IIASA, in collaboration with OpenGeoHub foundation.

OpenGeoHub is a not-for-profit research foundation with headquarters in Wageningen, Netherlands (“Stichting OpenGeoHub”). The main goal of OpenGeoHub is to promote, publish and sharing of Open Geographical and Geoscientific Data, using and developing Open Source Software.
OpenGeoHub is the lead partner of the Open-Earth-Monitor project and participates in several technical work packages, as well as in the communication and organization of workshops and capacity-building events.


The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research institute that advances systems analysis and applies its research methods to identify policy solutions to reduce human footprints, enhance the resilience of natural and socioeconomic systems, and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.