Project Outline and Timetable

Task Title and Description Start Date End Date Current Status
1 Evaluate Industry Issues: This involves Collecting information from EO value adding companies and existing associations January 2006 February 2006 Completed
2 Define Scope of Industry Representation: This involves defining the scope, purpose and mission of the representation service and its foreseen benefits and challenges March 2006 April 2006 Completed
3 Analyse the services that a representation body should provide. Drilling down, this task examines the specific candidate services and assesses them against existing services and those of other bodies. April 2006 June 2006 Completed
4 Define Representation Mechanisms. This task defines the structure, terms of reference, financing mechanisms etc. for the representation body. June 2006 November 2006 Completed
5 Prototype and Road Test the Services. The project will road test the findings of the earlier activities, and prepare an example brochure and yearbook for testing in the industry. May 2006 November 2006 Completed
6 Obtain reviews from industry. A project workshop will be held at ESA's ESRIN establishment in Frascati, Italy (near Rome) on the 14 September 2006. A workshop report will be prepared and distributed via this site. The results of the workshop will be published. September 2006 December 2006 Completed