Earth-observing technologies are constantly evolving, as well as the way we process and exploit the data coming from satellites. The scientific, societal and economic benefits of these data are virtually endless – and realising their full potential in these three areas is key.
At the seminar at ESA’s ESRIN establishment in Italy on 11 May 2017, leading international industry players from companies including Google Earth, Microsoft and SAP met to discuss the changing trends and prospects for Earth observation.
Speakers in this session include:
Tony Hey, Chief Data Scientist at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council
Noel Gorelick, Co-founder of the Google Earth Engine
Brenden Bouffler, Head of Amazon Web Services’ Research Cloud Programme
Matthew Smith, Microsoft Digital Transformation Team
Carsten Linz, Head of Digital LEadership at SAP