The Earth Observation Digital Transformation brings exciting developments and new opportunities to the Earth Observation sector, but is also disruptive in many aspects, as it introduces emerging and next generation technologies and requires a new set of skills from Earth Observation professionals.
The aim of this Agora session is to bring together leading industry experts in order to discuss the impact of the Earth Observation Digital Transformation on the industry and perspectives on what this transformation implies for training the next generation of Earth Observation experts.
Some questions that will be addressed during the panel discussion include:
• What innovations and new developments does the Earth Observation Digital Transformation bring and how does it disrupt?
• What skills will be required to maintain a sustainable, diverse and thriving Earth Observation industry in the era of next generation technologies and beyond?
• What implications does this have on training and educating the new generation of Earth Observation experts?
Agora session outline:
• 15:20 – 15:30: Introduction to session and setting the scene (Sabrina Szeto and Julia Wagemann Women+ in Geospatial)
• 15:30 – 15:50: Keynote – Winging the career with a non-plan plan (Yana Gevorgyan, Group on Earth Observations)
• 15:50 – 16:45: Panel discussion (moderated by Julia Wagemann, Women+ in Geospatial)
• 16:45 – 16:50: Wrap up and closure of the event (Sabrina Szeto, Women+ in Geospatial)
– Yana Gevorgyan, Director Group on Earth Observations (GEO)
– Keiko Nomura, Director of Product Development, Climate Engine
– Franziska Diesing, Sales and Marketing, Airbus Defence and Space
– Emmanuel Mondon, Founder, AdviceGEO
– Stewart Bernard, Chief Scientist, South African National Space Agency