RECORDINGS AND PRESENTATIONS


OPENING CEREMONY


BLOCK 1 – UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE

Panel 1: CLIMATE DISRUPTIONS – UNDERSTAND AND PREPARE

Climate change is an unresolved challenge confronting society. Forecast and readiness with relying on data from space infrastructures help understand the causes and prepare for climate disruptions.

HELENA MARTINS, Science Communicator at Rossby Centre, Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
We need to talk about climate change


BLOCK 2 – THE ROAD TO 2030

Panel 2: THE ROADMAP FOR A DIGITAL AND GREENER EARTH

Upscaling solutions that trigger transformation.

JESSIKA TRANCIK, Associate Professor in the Institute for Data, Systems and Society at MIT, USA
Data-informed clean energy and climate solutions

ISABEL FRANCO TRIGO, Coordinator of Earth Observation Unit at Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, the Portuguese National Meteorological Service
Monitoring Land Surfaces in a Changing World – Challenges for Satellite Observations


BLOCK 3 – CLIMATE ACTION TOWARDS RESILIENCE

Panel 3: RESILIENCE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES – ADAPTATION AND MITIGATION

The role of international structures to help progress with global measures in mitigating adaption to environmental changes.

CELESTE PEREIRA, Space Business Leader at Optimal Structural Solutions
Space Hardware is taking care of our planet


BLOCK 4 (Part 1) – ENABLING SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE TRANSITION 

Panel 4: SCIENCE AND INNOVATION ENABLING SOLUTIONS

Rationale: Use of science and innovation to power and develop solutions to support preparedness for a green transition

MARIA JOÃO COSTA, Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Earth Remote Sensing Laboratory, Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Évora
Atmospheric monitoring using remote sensing in support of climate science

JOANA GASPAR DE FREITAS, Environmental Historian, Centre for History of the University of Lisbon
Building Dunes, a green solution for rising seas? Perspectives from Fiction, History and Science


BLOCK 4 (Part 2) – ENABLING SOLUTIONS FOR CLIMATE TRANSITION 

Panel 5: INDUSTRY AND NEW BUSINESS MODELS

Outlining industry, services and new business models as drivers of a sustainable economy.

MAURO FACCHINI, Head of Unit Earth Observation, DG for Defence Industry and Space, European Commission
Leveraging Copernicus products and services and its role in the Climate Transition as part of the European Green Deal

ERNEST TEYE MATEY, Outreach Manager at Space Systems Technology Laboratory of All Nations University, Ghana
The crosslink between a competitive and a collaborative Space business approach


BLOCK 5 – YOUTH ENGAGEMENT  

Panel 6: YOUNG GENERATIONS – CORE PLAYERS FOR A GREENER AND CLIMATE RESILIENT SOCIETY

Climate change is a reality with life-long consequences where agreements have had little impact. Commitments to take the reins of the future is imperative.

SARA APARÍCIO, Earth Observation Data Scientist at Solenix for European Space Agency
A golden age for Earth observation – opportunities from Space to address climate change

DAVID DAO, PhD student at ETH Zurich, Climate Change AI and founder of GainForest
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to help restore the Natural World

BRANDON LESHCHINSKIY, Master’s student, Dep. Aeronautics & Astronautics and Technology & Policy Program, MIT, USA
EarthDNA: Connect, Empower, Engage

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101035497