Meta Session

META-06 Earth Observation as a Global Good

11:00 AM–12:00 PM Nov 17, 2020 (America - New York)


Earth Observation has been undeniable as a source of truth since the launch of LandSat in 1972 watching as humanity has nearly tripled its population and terraformed our planet. Observations from space and made available as a global good has allowed for numerous civil society benefits. As we enter a new decade and 10 years left to achieve the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals, join this session to hear from systems-change project that utilize remote sensing data to help make progress to meet the Global Goals.

Session Participants:

Andrew Zolli - Moderator - Planet

Larry James - Panelist - NASA JPL

David Kroodsma - Panelist - Global Fishing Watch

Erik Lindquist - Panelist - United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization

Catherine Nakalembe - Panelist - University of Maryland

Anna Winters - Panelist - Akros