Beijing Workshop



Sunday Feb 28th 2016 (all day) Monday Feb 29th 2016 (morning)

Social event on Saturday 27th 2016 as a welcome reception (Vision Hotel Chinese Restaurant), and a welcome dinner on Sunday Feb 28th 2016 Evening (Koufuju - Hotpot near Beihang University).

  • 19:00 Feb 27: a quick reception dinner Vision Hotel. (We gather at hotel Lobby)
  • 18:30 Feb 28: a welcome dinner at Koufuju (口福居-大运村店), 10mins walk from Vision Hotel. Address: No 29, Zhichun Rd. Haidian District, Beijing. Tel: 010-82355888

Meeting Aims

The aim of the meeting is to continue the discuss on London meeting.

  • identify further requirements and use cases from China communities.
  • strengthen UK/China relations in the field of satellite data, coverages etc.
  • work on the project's report (draft to be circulated before the meeting).
  • the latter as input to the OGC/W3C deliverable.


  • Geoffrey Boulton, CODATA and Edinburgh University
  • Phil Archer, W3C
  • Jeremy Tandy, UK Met office
  • Denise Elizabeth McKenzie, OGC
  • Maik Riechert, Reading University/MELODIES project
  • Bill Roberts, SWIRRL
  • Guoqing Li, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
  • Jitao Yang, Beijing Language and Culture University/RADI
  • Wang Lizhe, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
  • Jibo, Xie, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
  • Jianhui Li, CNIC, CAS
  • Xuezhi Wang, CNIC, CAS
  • Tianyu Wo, Beihang University/W3C
  • Angel Li, Beihang University/W3C
  • Xueyuan Jia, Beihang University/W3C
  • Chunming Hu, Beihang University/W3C
  • Jinghua Zhao, CESI (28th morning)
  • Qun Zhang, CESI (28th morning)
  • Xianqian Chai, China Mobile (28th morning)
  • Xiaohai Li, China Mobile (28th morning)
  • Jinwei Wang, China Mobile (28th morning)

Please noted that: The project will cover all related expenses for UK travelers under the reimbursement rules operated by the University of Edinburgh.

Not attending

  • Simon Daniel Hodson, CODATA
  • Simon Agass, Sattelite Applications Catapult

Draft Agenda

This is a draft and is offered more as a guide of the topics that need to be covered than as a strict timetable.

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Minutes of the meeting:

Sunday (Feb 28, 2016)

Morning (VIP Hall - Vision Hotel 2nd floor)

  • 08:45 Registration
  • 09:00 Opening, tour de table (Chunming Hu, Geoffrey Boulton, Phil Archer)
  • 09:30 Invited talks from China communities, best practices, use cases sharing
    • Guoqing Li (Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS) Data challenged on Remote Sensing Application Network of China
    • Xuezhi Wang (CNIC, CAS) Introduction of public services of geospatial data cloud
    • Tianyu Wo (Beihang) Use cases on connected car data sharing on the web
  • 10:30 Maik Riechert (University of Reading/MELODIES) CoverageJSON
  • 11:00 coffee break (coffee, tea and pastry)
  • 11:30 Discussion
    • Openess and access
    • Foreseen software
  • 12:30 Lunch (Lotus Hall - Vision Hotel 4th floor)

Afternoon (Lushan Hall - Vision Hotel 2nd floor)

  • 14:00 Practical Steps, expectations and time lines
    • Review potential commitment to test ideas around CoverageJSON in CNIC and RADI work
    • Potential testing within Automotive group in Beihang??
    • Support/action from Reading
  • 15:00 coffee break (coffee, tea and pastry)
  • 15:20 Ideas around subsetting
  • 16:00 Future project ideas
  • 17:00 Reporting on the day
  • 17:30 Closing
  • 18:30 Dinner: Hot Pot at Koufuju (Reserved room: 231)

Monday (Feb 29, 2016)

  • 7:30 Complete notes from Sunday (Breakfast area, Lv3, Vision Hotel)
  • Wrap Up before 10:00am.


The workshop venue is The Beijing Vision Hotel.

  • Feb 28 Morning - VIP Hall (贵宾厅), Lv 2. Vision Hotel
  • Feb 28 Afternoon - Lushan Hall (庐山厅), Lv 2. Vision Hotel
  • All coffee breaks - outside the meeting hall
  • Feb 28 Lunch - Lotus Hall (荷花厅), Chinese Restaurant at Lv 4. Vision Hotel

No.39, Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100191, P.R.China.

Telephone: +86(0)10 5165 0566


The recommended hotel for participators is Beijing Vision Hotel.


  • King bed room: 600RMB/night (with one breakfast); 558RMB/night (without breakfast)
  • Twin beds room: 600RMB/night (with double breakfasts); 558/night (without breakfast)

Check-in & Check-out:

  • Usual check-in time is after noon; you can check in earlier before noon if the room is available at that time, and no extra charge in this case;
  • To have a early check-in GUARANTEED on arrival, one night cost will be charged: 600RMB with breakfast on 27th, 558RMB without breakfast on 27th
  • Usual check-out time is before Noon; late check-out time is no later than 02:00pm Only if you notify the Hotel in advance; no extra charge;

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations must be received by 6:00 pm three days prior to arrival. Cancellations received after this time will be charged.


If you need an invitation letter to apply for visa to China, please contact Xueyuan Jia at W3C/Beihang.

The details below are required to be included in email for an invitation letter:

  • Full name on passport:
  • Company/Organization name:
  • Business address:
  • Tel/Email:
  • Gender:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Passport Number:
  • Nationality:

Please also provide the address to receive the original hard copy of the invitation letter.