The Preservation of Natural Resources through Space

Location: Conference Room 4th floor Radisson Montevideo Victoria Plaza Hotel

Tuesday 22 May 2018, 16:15 – 17:30


The session will focus on the added-value of space-based data to support a sustainable use and management of natural resources. The definition of natural resources is maintained broad as it includes: hydrocarbons but  also water bodies, soil, atmosphere etc.  The session will offer practical examples of projects where space is pivotal for monitoring, exploiting and preserving natural resources.  These examples can cover a variety of domains, such as  safety, energy, environment, transportation, health, etc. The objective of each project has been tailored according to real needs of the user communities.



Beatrice Barresi

Applications Engineer
European Space Agency (ESA)

United Kingdom






Adnan Alrais

Director of Remote Sensing
Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)

United Arab Emirates



Alejandro de Fuentes Talice

Professor of Aeronautic and Space Law
Aeronautic Military School (EMA)






Andy Lucas 

Managing Director
Property Assure

United Kingdom




Isao Kotani

Deputy Director of the “Washington Office”

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)