[CODATA-international] GEO Indigenous Summit: 7-9 December 2020

Suchith Anand Suchith.Anand at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Nov 12 09:48:37 EST 2020

The inaugural GEO Indigenous Summit  (details below) might be of interest.

The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) Indigenous Peoples’ Community of Practice promotes knowledge sharing to improve Indigenous peoples’ access and inclusion in the development of geospatial tools for sustainable natural resource management.  Details at https://geoipcop.org<https://geoipcop.org/>

Background on Earth observations for Indigenous communities at https://www.earthobservations.org/article.php?id=390

All are welcome.

Best wishes,


From: GEO Secretariat <secretariat at GEOSEC.ORG>
Sent: 12 November 2020 13:13
Subject: GEO Indigenous Summit: 7-9 December 2020

Dear Colleagues,

We invite you to participate in the inaugural GEO Indigenous Summit. This is a milestone event that will bring together all those involved and interested in Indigenous-driven EO digital transformation. The summit will take place entirely online 7-9 December 2020

The event is open to everyone, everywhere and no registration is required.

We encourage you to submit an abstract for the Lightning Talk session by November 25th.

 The objectives of the summit are to:

  *   Explore the latest Indigenous EO-based applications
  *   Inspire Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, educators and entrepreneurs to engage with EO technologies and data
  *   Foster new collaborations across disciplines and cultures
  *   Receive a short update on the activities of the GEO Indigenous Alliance

The main themes that will be covered are: COVID-19, women empowerment, education, Indigenous data sovereignty, knowledge transfer, climate action, food security and disaster risk reduction.

You can find out more about the event, sign up for updates and submit your abstract here<http://www.earthobservations.org/indigenoussummit>.

With kind regards,

The GEO Secretariat

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Case postale 2300
Ch-1211 Geneva 2
Tel.: +41 22 730 85 05
Fax: +41 22 730 85 20

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