Geo4SDGs

Geo4SDGs, the annual platform connecting the development community and geospatial community is back again at GWF 2020. Don't miss out on the interactions, deliberations and learnings, highlighting the role of geospatial technologies in the digital ecosystem and its due impact on socio-economic-environmental arenas!

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Speakers

Andrea Porro, Country Director, iMMAP Afghanistan,

Andrea Porro

iMMAP Afghanistan
Andrea

Porro

Country Director
iMMAP Afghanistan
Angel Lopez Alos, CDS Operations owner, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts,

Angel Lopez Alos

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
Angel

Lopez Alos

CDS Operations owner
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
David Taverner, Senior Director, Caribou Space,

David Taverner

Caribou Space
David

Taverner

Senior Director
Caribou Space
Dr. Argyro Kavvada, Executive Secretary, GEO EO4SDG Initiative, NASA,

Dr. Argyro Kavvada

NASA
Dr.

Argyro Kavvada

Executive Secretary, GEO EO4SDG Initiative
NASA
Hazem Mahmoud, Data Solution Architect, Cloudera Foundation,

Hazem Mahmoud

Cloudera Foundation
Hazem

Mahmoud

Data Solution Architect
Cloudera Foundation
Jackie Mwaniki, Country Manager, Fraym Kenya,

Jackie Mwaniki

Fraym Kenya
Jackie

Mwaniki

Country Manager
Fraym Kenya
Kellie Bentz*, Head of Global Disaster Response Relief, Airbnb,

Kellie Bentz*

Airbnb
Kellie

Bentz*

Head of Global Disaster Response Relief
Airbnb
Kuo-Yu Slayer Chuang, CEO, GeoThings,

Kuo-Yu Slayer Chuang

GeoThings
Kuo-Yu

Slayer Chuang

CEO
GeoThings
Peter Rose, Managing Director, Orbica,

Peter Rose

Orbica
Peter

Rose

Managing Director
Orbica
Robert Cheetham, President and CEO, Azavea,

Robert Cheetham

Azavea
Robert

Cheetham

President and CEO
Azavea
Tao Guo, Vice President, Beijing Piesat Information Technology,

Tao Guo

Beijing Piesat Information Technology
Tao

Guo

Vice President
Beijing Piesat Information Technology
Brittany Hill, CEO, Catalist,

Brittany Hill

Catalist
Brittany

Hill

CEO
Catalist
Chris Parker, Co-Founder, Geovation, Ordnance Survey,

Chris Parker

Ordnance Survey
Chris

Parker

Co-Founder, Geovation
Ordnance Survey
Peter Rabley, Co-founder,  PlaceFund

Peter Rabley

PlaceFund
Peter

Rabley

Co-founder
PlaceFund
Andre Laperriere, Executive Director, GODAN

Andre Laperriere

GODAN
Andre

Laperriere

Executive Director
GODAN
Greg Scott, Inter-Regional Advisor, UN-GGIM,

Greg Scott

UN-GGIM
Greg

Scott

Inter-Regional Advisor
UN-GGIM
Heather Savory, Co-Chair, UN Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics,

Heather Savory

UN Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics
Heather

Savory

Co-Chair
UN Working Group on Big Data for Official Statistics
Jessica Espey, Senior Advisor, UN-SDSN,

Jessica Espey

UN-SDSN
Jessica

Espey

Senior Advisor
UN-SDSN
Toby Wicks, Data Strategist, UNICEF,

Toby Wicks

UNICEF
Toby

Wicks

Data Strategist
UNICEF
Amy Coughenour Betancourt, CEO, CADASTA Foundation,

Amy Coughenour Betancourt

CADASTA Foundation
Amy

Coughenour Betancourt

CEO
CADASTA Foundation
Janet Chapman, Founder, Crowd2Map,

Janet Chapman

Crowd2Map
Janet

Chapman

Founder
Crowd2Map
Onno Ruhl, General Manager, Aga Khan Foundation for Habitat,

Onno Ruhl

Aga Khan Foundation for Habitat
Onno

Ruhl

General Manager
Aga Khan Foundation for Habitat
Ravindra Desai, Director - River Rejuvenition,  Art of Living Foundation,

Ravindra Desai

Art of Living Foundation
Ravindra

Desai

Director - River Rejuvenition
Art of Living Foundation
Sean T.O`Brien, President and CEO, NatureServe,

Sean T.O`Brien

NatureServe
Sean

T.O`Brien

President and CEO
NatureServe
Yan Weigang Yan, Senior Data Scientist, Cambridge City Council,

Yan Weigang Yan

Cambridge City Council
Yan

Weigang Yan

Senior Data Scientist
Cambridge City Council
Alan Robbins, Co-founder and EVP, Devex,

Alan Robbins

Devex
Alan

Robbins

Co-founder and EVP
Devex
Jonathan Murphy, Founder and Editor, GoGeomatics,

Jonathan Murphy

GoGeomatics
Jonathan

Murphy

Founder and Editor
GoGeomatics
Myrna James Yoo, Publisher/Managing Editor,,  Apogeo Spatial

Myrna James Yoo

Apogeo Spatial
Myrna

James Yoo

Publisher/Managing Editor

Apogeo Spatial
Ramesh Bhushal, Nepal Editor, The Third Pole,

Ramesh Bhushal

The Third Pole
Ramesh

Bhushal

Nepal Editor
The Third Pole
Sharad Vyas, Deputy Editor, THG Publishing,

Sharad Vyas

THG Publishing
Sharad

Vyas

Deputy Editor
THG Publishing
Christine Ratcliffe, Partnership for Forests - Project Associate, The Palladium Group,

Christine Ratcliffe

The Palladium Group
Christine

Ratcliffe

Partnership for Forests - Project Associate
The Palladium Group
Ingo Baumann, Partner, BHO Legal,

Ingo Baumann

BHO Legal
Ingo

Baumann

Partner
BHO Legal
Rosemary Orlale, Director - Africa Media Hub, Strathmore University Business School,

Rosemary Orlale

Strathmore University Business School
Rosemary

Orlale

Director - Africa Media Hub
Strathmore University Business School
Stefaan Verhulst, Co-founder and Chief Research and Development Officer, GovLab,

Stefaan Verhulst

GovLab
Stefaan

Verhulst

Co-founder and Chief Research and Development Officer
GovLab
Alexis Smith, CEO, IMGeospatial,

Alexis Smith

IMGeospatial
Alexis

Smith

CEO
IMGeospatial

Program Schedule

Day 1
09:00 AM - 18:30 PM Location: Hall 1, Building A 5G+Geospatial for Digital Cities Session 1: Nam at ex quis dui cursus pharetra
Session 2: Quisque ac velit et tellus tincidunt cursus
Session 3: Donec maximus dolor a sagittis convallis
Day 2
09:00 AM - 15:00 PM Location: Hall 1, Building A 5G+Geospatial for Digital Cities Session 4: Nam at ex quis dui cursus pharetra
Session 5: Quisque ac velit et tellus tincidunt cursus

Key Themes

Leveraging 4IR Technologies for Informed Decision Making
Geospatial Information for Addressing the Data Gap Challenge
Climate Action - Sourcing Solutions for Sustainability
Leaving No One Off the Map: How Gridded Population Data Can Help Realize a More Sustainable World (Session by UNSDSN POPGRID Project)
Conserve. Restore. Protect - Building Resilient Ecosystems
Balancing the Act - Ensuring Informed, Inclusive Development
Social Entrepreneurship for Impact
Funding + Technology + Implementation: Building a Collaborative Environment to Address the Development Agenda