Conference Chairs:

          Alexander Papayannis (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

          Gelsomina Pappalardo (CNR-IMAA, Italy)

          Lucas Alados-Arboledas (University of Granada, Spain)

Local Organizing Committee:

          Juan Antonio Bravo-Aranda (University of Granada, Spain)

          María José Granados-Muñoz (University of Granada, Spain)

          Juan Luis Guerrero-Rascado (University of Granada, Spain)

 Scientific Committee:

Chair: Adolfo Comerón (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain)

Lidar technology:

           Georgios Tzeremes (ESA, The Netherlands)

          Andreas Behrendt (Hohenheim University, Germany)

 Lidar algorithms and data products:

           Doina Nicolae (National Institute of R&D for Optoelectronics, Romania)

           Giuseppe D'Amico (CNR, Italy)

  Lidar applications:

           Vincent-Henri Peuch (ECMWF Copernicus Services, United Kingdom)

          Ulla Wandinger (TROPOS, Germany)

Challenges - Role of lidars in Cal/Val satellite missions

           Bojan Bojkov (EUMETSAT, Germany)

           Dirk Schüttemeyer (ESA, The Netherlands)

Open topic - Synergies based on lidar techniques

          Martial Haeffelin (IPSL, France)

           Lucas Alados-Arboledas (University of Granada, Spain)

Companies highlights

          Volker Freudenthaler (University of Munich, Germany)

          Iwona Stachlewska (University of Warsaw, Poland)

Technical programme committee:  

          Antti Maninem  (Finnish Meteorological Institute)

          Detlef Müller  (University of Hertfordshire)

          Paolo Di Girolamo  (Università degli Studi della Basilicata)

          Henrique Barbosa  (University of São Paulo)

          Ioana Popovici  (Laboratoire d’Optique Atmosphérique)

          José Gavira Izquierdo  (ESA)

          José L.Gómez Amo  (University of Valencia)

          Livio Belegante  (National Instit. of Research and Development for Optoelectronics INOE2000)

          Lucia Mona (CNR-IMAA Atmospheric Observatory)

          Rodanthi E. Mamouri   (Cyprus University of Technology)

          David Whiteman    (Howard University)