Watch live: Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation
Follow the ‘Paradigm shifts and future prospects in Earth observation’ seminar via live webstream from ESA’s establishment in Italy on 11 May.
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, leading international industry players from companies including Google Earth, Microsoft and SAP will discuss the changing trends and prospects for Earth observation.
Follow the event online and join in the conversation via Twitter using the hashtag #FutureEO. Selected questions from social media participants will be asked to the panel of experts during the two open discussion portions of the programme.
Live webstream programme (all times in CEST):
09:00–09:10 Welcome by Josef Aschbacher, ESA Director of Earth Observation Programmes, and Roberto Battiston, President of ASI
09:10–10:30 Panel ‘elevator’ presentations:
Luis Gomes, Director of EO and Science at Surrey Satellite Technology Limited
Robbie Schingler, Co-founder of Planet
Wade Larson, CEO of UrtheCast
Adam Smith, Co-founder of Descartes Labs
10:30–11:00 Interviews with participants
11:00–12:00 Open discussion
12:00–13:30 Break in live coverage
13:30–15:00 Panel ‘elevator’ presentations:
Tony Hey, Chief Data Scientist at the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council
Noel Gorelick, Co-founder of the Google Earth Engine
Brendan Bouffler, Head of Amazon Web Services’ Research Cloud Programme
Matthew Smith, Microsoft Digital Transformation Team
Carsten Linz, Global Head of the Digital Leadership Center at SAP
15:00–15:30 Interviews with participants
15:30–16:30 Open discussion
16:30–16:40 Closing remarks by Josef Aschbacher
At the end of the event, all video replays will be available here.