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SERVING SOCIETY WITH SPACE DATA — SDG 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELLBEING (SWF/SPACE ENABLED), Aug 5, 2020, virtual, 10:00-11:30 am ET

The Secure World Foundation (SWF) and Space Enabled will hold the next in their series of webinars about the role of space activities in supporting the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on August 5, from 10:00-11:30 am ET.  This event focused on SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing.

More information and a registration link are on the event’s website.  The event is in conjunction with the Small Satellite Conference (SmallSat 2020), which is being held virtually this year.

Speakers are:

  • Janet Zhou, Deputy Director Strategy, Planning and Management for the Pneumonia, Enteric and Diarrheal Diseases, and Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Discovery & Tools, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Andrew Zolli,  VP Global Impact Initiatives, Planet
  • Felipe C. Mandarino, Geographer, Pereira Passos Institute
  • Moderator: Krystal Azelton, Director of Space Applications Programs, Secure World Foundation

This series is described as follows:

Co-hosted by the Space Enabled research group and the Secure World Foundation, this virtual series aims to engage a multi-sector audience in discussions on how space technologies and geospatial applications contribute to better outcomes in critical fields around the world, such as energy, food security, poverty, and governance. Held twice a month, the events will bring together stakeholders working in companies, nonprofits, academia, and government to highlight initiatives taken to progress toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) using a truly transformative multi-stakeholder approach. The series will highlight real-world case studies as well as opportunities and challenges for expanding the use of satellite data in efforts to achieve the SDGs. This series seeks to look at ongoing work by a variety of actors, with a special focus on development and humanitarian projects.

Details

Date:
August 5
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm