PLENARY 5: 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.

Moderator

Beatrice BARRESI

Researcher, European Space Agency (ESA)

Speakers

Adnan AL RAIS

Senior Director Remote Sensing Dept/UAE Operations Support Center Manager, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC)

United Arab Emirates

Alejandro DE FUENTES TALICE

Professor of Aeronautic and Space Law, Politecnico di Milano, Aeronautic Military School (EMA)

Uruguay

Andy LUCAS

Managing Director, Property Assure

United Kingdom

Isao KOTANI

Deputy Director of the “Washington Office”, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Japan

Supported by

the electric factory
Uruguay Natural

Endorsed by

De interés ANII

Sponsors

Chivas

Media Partners