Thu, Jun 17 | Online - Hybrid event

Harnessing Remote Sensing for Sustainable Cities

How can data and technology work together to improve the quality of life in cities? How to use the potential of remote sensing data for developing innovative solutions for smart and sustainable cities?
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Harnessing Remote Sensing for Sustainable Cities

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Jun 17, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM GMT+2
Online - Hybrid event

O wydarzeniu

How data and technology can work together to improve the quality of life in cities? How to use the potential of remote sensing data for developing innovative solutions for smart and sustainable cities? These questions will be answered by policymakers, data scientists and practitioners – the panelists for the Polish-Swiss event “Harnessing Remote Sensing for Sustainable Cities”. The event focuses on: • advanced methods and innovations for better life quality in cities, • multi-stakeholder cooperation for sustainable urbanisation, • practical application of SDGs, with special emphasis on SDG 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities, • use of data for making evidence-based decisions in urban development, • modern face of the official statistics: new research methods, new surveys, new products and new services. The event agenda includes keynote address by Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński, Vice Minister of Climate and Environment of Poland and panel discussions with experts and practitioners in the field of urbanisation, sustainability, digitization and data: • “From Smart City to Smart Community” which discusses how remote sensing technology can make cities both smarter (so they can provide their services more efficiently) and more sustainable (environment-friendly and inclusive) • “The Power of Smart Data” which explores ways to further leverage data science and statistics to promote sustainable transformation of cities. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński, Vice-Minister of Climate and Environment, Poland Dominik Rozkrut, President of Statistics Poland Georges Simon Ulrich, Director General, Swiss Federal Statistical Office MODERATORS Małgorzata Greszta, CSR Consulting, Poland Dorota Sikora-Fernandez, PhD, University of Łódź, Poland PANELLISTS Annalisa Donati, EURISY Wojciech Drożdż, ENEA Operator, Poland Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Darjan Hil, Superdot, Switzerland Dennis Mwaniki, UN-Habitat Aleksander Orłowski, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland Jacqueline Gasser-Beck, Member of the Parliament of the City of St. Gallen, Switzerland Dominik Rozkrut, Statistics Poland Elias H. Schäfer, Smart Regio Basel, Switzerland Paul Schreyer, OECD Georges Simon Ulrich, Swiss Federal Statistical Office Stefaan Verhulst, Governance Laboratory at New York University More info on the Road to Bern website

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