The Space & Geospatial Virtual Pavilion for COP26 aims to showcase how the use of space data and location intelligence can help us to unlock significant opportunities for businesses and governments to work collaboratively in achieving carbon emission targets and to build solutions across sectors and societal challenges.
Organised by KTN in collaboration 30+ other partners, the 11-day Virtual Pavilion will explore the role of innovation, inclusive growth, and collaboration in supporting the climate emergency and meeting Net Zero targets, using the power of place.
On Wednesday 10th November, there is a plenary session titled “Meeting Net Zero with The Power of Place – Unlocking Solutions to the World’s Most Critical Challenge”. Chris Stark, CEO of the Climate Change Committee will give an introduction of the political context in which the climate negotiations are taking place and former US Vice President Al Gore and chair of ClimateTrace will talk about the importance of monitoring GHG emission from space.
4EI Group MD Mariam Crichton will be speaking on the 10:30am panel titled “How collaborations help to build resilience and adaptation”.
The panel will explore the role of innovation, inclusive growth and collaboration in meeting net zero targets, helping to build resilience and supporting adaptation in the face of climate change. The panel will explore the challenges that climate change poses, explore data ethics, mission orientated innovation and how geospatial and space data is key business intelligence that will allow organisations to monitor, adapt and become resilient to climate change.
- David Henderson Chief Geospatial Officer, Ordnance Survey
- Felicity Burch CEO Centre Data Ethics Innovation
- Rowan Conway, Head of Mission Oriented Innovation Network, UCL
- Esra Kasapoglu, Executive Director, Data and AI, Innovate UK
Find out more and register for this free virtual event here.