GEO invites the Earth observation community to come together for the 2018 GEO Symposium.Why attend
This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the future of the GEO Work Programme
, share knowledge and connect with others from the global GEO community.Who should attend
Anyone working to ensure Earth observations play a central role in decision making across environmental and development domains is welcome to attend. We encourage participation from those already involved in the GEO Work Programme
, as well as those interested in getting involved.What will be covered?
The Symposium will be opened with a Keynote address by Stephen Volz, United States GEO Principal and GEO Lead Co-Chair for 2018.
Symposium sessions are expected to include:
- Opportunities for integration in the application of Earth observations across Agenda 2030, the Paris Climate Agreement, and the Sendai Framework;
- Challenges and opportunities for furthering data sharing and data management in GEOSS;
- Collaboration between Regional GEOSS Initiatives and GEO Flagships, Initiatives and Community Activities;
- Engaging the commercial sector in the GEO Work Programme.
- Roles for Earth observations in supporting the Paris Climate Agreement;
- Transformative technologies in Earth observations and how GEO can help shape their development; and
- Dialogue with the GEO Programme Board.
Earth Observations for Impact (#EO4Impact) will be a common thread throughout the Symposium.STAY FOR THE 2018 GEO CLIMATE WORKSHOP: EARTH OBSERVATIONS FOR THE PARIS AGREEMENT
Participants in the 2018 GEO Symposium interested in improving the coordination of Earth observations in support of the Paris Agreement are invited to also register for the 2018 GEO Climate Workshop, which will take place the day after the Symposium on 13 June.
For more information, please see the event website.