World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019: Catalyzing Innovation

Catalyzing Innovation GAF is participating at the World Bank Land and Poverty Conference 2019 with the title “Catalyzing Innovation” in Washington, DC from March 25-29, 2019. Dr. Thomas Häusler (Head Forest and Climate Change) will give a presentation with the title “Earth Observation for supporting urban land use policy implementation” in the session “Applications of earth observation to assess urban service delivery” at 3.45 p.m. on the March 27.

Additionally, there will be a Round-Table Session on March 27 from 12:00 - 13.30 hrs organized by the Global Platform for Sustainable Cities (GPSC), the City Resilience Programme (CRP) and the European Space Agency (ESA) titled “Satellites in Action: How Geospatial Data Can Create Resilient and Sustainable Cities”. The session will demonstrate how geospatial data could be utilized in different urban development stages to improve planning and resilience, and to help cities achieve sustainability. GAF will be presenting the results of the ESA EO4SD urban programme, the 3D elevation suite and overall benefits of Satellite-based products for resilient and sustainable cities worldwide.

We are looking forward to interesting presentations and fruitful discussions.