||Winning through cooperation: an international conference on co-operation in Space Earth & Space Exposition When? 12-20 February, 2005 Where? Brussels, Belgium A new chapter on Earth Observation starts in February with Earth & Space Week in Brussels. Events designed for Earth & Space specialists, policymakers and the public will provide insight into how Earth Observation can and does affect our day-to-day life, and an overview of achievements and challenges. International co-operation and development through Earth observation initiatives are also on the agenda. Highlights of Earth & Space Week: 3rd Earth Observation Summit 16 February 2005, Palais dEgmont, Brussels: Ministers and senior officials from more than fifty countries around the world will meet in Brussels to approve a ten-year implementation plan for building comprehensive, coordinated, and sustainable systems for observing the Earth. The Summit will also mark the official inclusion of the developing world into the Earth observation fold, and will highlight the benefits of such systems for developing countries. This is the first time Europe will host this watershed event. OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE PRESS. International Conference on Co-operation in Space: Winning through co-operation 17-18 February 2005, Charlemagne Building, Brussels: At this ministerial-level conference, established and emerging space players represented by the worlds senior space agency officials, space industry representatives and delegates from related government agencies will come together and discuss how to best share the benefits of space co-operation. OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE PRESS. Earth & Space Exposition 12-20 February 2005, Autoworld, Brussels: The Expo will be the focal point for nine days of public activities presenting the Earth and Space through an eclectic mix of art, music, film, and public debate. The Expo will feature, among others, a satellite picture exhibition, an exhibition of the finalists.