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Opening Welcome H.E. Razan Al Mubarak, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
Prof. Alexandre Caldas, UN Environment
Dr. Thomas Brooks, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Mr. Francis Gassert, World Resources Institute (WRI)
Mr. Steven Ramage, Group on Earth Observations Secretariat (GEO)
22 Oct 2018 08:45 15
Improving and harmonizing air quality data to map health impacts of air pollution: Featuring a case study from Abu Dhabi Ms. Ruqaya Mubwana, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
Mr. Mazen AlMalkawi, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Center for Environmental Health Action (CEHA)
22 Oct 2018 09:35 55
Africa SDGs Data Mapping Mr. Charles Sebukeera, UN Environment
Dr. Ayman Abouamer, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region  and Europe (CEDARE)
Dr. Ahmed Abdelrehim, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region  and Europe (CEDARE)
22 Oct 2018 09:35 40
Data Challenges and Opportunities for Implementing the SDGs in the Arab Region Dr. Wafa Aboul Hosn, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
Dr. Ahmed Abdelrehim, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region  and Europe (CEDARE)
Mrs Farah Choucair, UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States
Dr. Abdelmenam Mohamed, UN Environment (West Asia Office)
Dr. Adel Farid Abdel-Kader, Trend Green Knowledge Inc
22 Oct 2018 10:20 85
Cataloguing Indigenous Knowledge Dr. Aby Drame, Enda Energie 22 Oct 2018 10:45 60
Information into Action: Approaches and lessons learned from global data initiatives Mr. Francis Gassert, World Resources Institute (WRI)
Mr. Davis Anduvare, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Ms. Rebecca Firth, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
Ms. Aimee Barciauskas, Development Seed
22 Oct 2018 15:00 75
Global Environmental Education Partnership: Building a Global Champion for Environmental Education Ms. Judy Braus, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Ms. Melissa Hopkins Taggart, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Mrs. Gayatri Raghwa, Wild Ecologue
Ms. Rasha Al Madfai, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
22 Oct 2018 15:00 75
Resource Watch Workshop – Monitoring the Planet’s Pulse Mr. Francis Gassert, World Resources Institute (WRI) 22 Oct 2018 16:30 45
Global Forest Link: Engaging Youth Worldwide in Collaborative Environmental Analysis and Decision Making Dr. Elena Yulaeva, Community Commons,
Director, Global Forest Link
Dr. Yvonne Marie Andrés, Global Forest Link
22 Oct 2018 16:30 60
Application of Earth Observation (EO) data to support robust investment decisions in the face of a changing climate Mr. Tanzeed Alam, Earth Matters Consulting
Mr. John Firth, Acclimatise Group LTD
Mr. Jed Sundwall, Amazon
Mr. Steven Ramage, Group on Earth Observations Secretariat (GEO)
22 Oct 2018 17:30 120
Global Environmental Education Partnership and NAAEE: An Interactive Workshop Focused on Strengthening Environmental Education Around the World! Ms. Judy Braus, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Ms. Melissa Hopkins Taggart, North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE)
Mrs. Gayatri Raghwa, Wild Ecologue
Ms. Rasha Al Madfai, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
22 Oct 2018 17:45 150
Open Data Cubes: Earth Observations for the Sustainable Development Goals Dr. Brian Killough, NASA
Mrs. Jennifer O’Neill-Oldfield, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Mr. Steven Ramage, Group on Earth Observations Secretariat (GEO)
Mr. Davis Anduvare, Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
Ms. Bonnie Fofana, Min of Agriculture and Forestry, Sierra Leone
Mr. Benedict Mugambi, National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania
Major Andrew Nyawade, Kenya Space Agency
23 Oct 2018 08:30 120
Gender disagregated data in Natural Resource Management Mrs. Egline Tawuya, Southern African Research and Documentation Centre 23 Oct 2018 08:45 30
The Biodiversity Indicators Partnership (BIP) Dashboard: Tracking Trends for Conservation Dr. Thomas Brooks, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Mr. Mike Gill, NatureServe
23 Oct 2018 09:30 60
Environmental Conventions Index: Measuring the implementation of global environmental conventions Prof. Maria Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Boston
Prof. Natalia Escobar-Pemberthy, Universidad EAFIT
Mrs. Haddy Guisse, UN Environment
Mr. Peter Katanisa, Ministry of Environment, Rwanda
Mr. Jack Whitacre, University of Massachusetts
23 Oct 2018 10:45 75
Applied System of Systems Approach to the 2030 Agenda Mr. Charles Brigham, Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) 23 Oct 2018 10:45 40
Visual Analysis of SDG Indicators and Environmental Surveys with SuAVE Dr. Ilya Zaslavsky, San Diego Super Computer Center/University of San Diego California 23 Oct 2018 11:30 30
Fish Carbon – Ocean Conservation as Climate Change Action Mr Steven Lutz, UN Environemnt/GRID-Arendal
Mr. Jim Toomey, Sherman’s Lagoon
Dr. Heidi Pearson, UN Environment/GRID-Arendal
23 Oct 2018 13:00 15
Integration and disaggregation of biodiversity data towards sustainable development: a deep dive Dr. Thomas Brooks, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Dr. Shaikha Al Dhaheri, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
Mrs. Melanie Heath, Bird Life International
Ms. Shyama Pagad, IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group
University of Auckland
Dr. Jon Paul Rodríguez, IUCN Species Survival Commission
Dr. Ben Tregenna, UN Environment-WCMC
23 Oct 2018 13:15 90
The World Situation Room – UN Environment’s response to the Data Revolution Prof. Alexandre Caldas, UN Environment
Dr. Pascal Peduzzi, GRID-Geneva
Science Division, UN Environment
Consul, A.H James Donovan, ADEC Innovations
23 Oct 2018 13:15 90
Doing Business Differently: How the use of data can enhance  the role of the private sector in addressing climate change Miss Maya Doolub, Elms Consulting
Advisor to GLISPA
Mr. Jerry Butler, Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
23 Oct 2018 15:00 75
WWF tools for unlocking community based environmental monitoring Mr. Langen Mathew, WWF-Tanzania 23 Oct 2018 15:00 15
Engagement and Big Data: the Citizen Science contribution to  the UN Sustainable Development Goals Mr. Martin Brocklehurst, European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
Citizen Science Global Partnership (CSGP)
Mrs. Rosy Mondardini, Citizen Science Center Zurich
Ms. Libby Hepburn, SDG and Citizen Science Working Group (ECSA)
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness (Australia)
Dr. Anne Bowser, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,
Citizen Science Global Partnership (CSGP)
23 Oct 2018 15:15 60
The contribution of non-traditional data including Citizen Science in addressing the Sustainable Development Goals Dr. Steffen Fritz, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Ms. Dilek Fraisl, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Mr. Martin Brocklehurst, European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
Citizen Science Global Partnership (CSGP)
Ms. Libby Hepburn, SDG and Citizen Science Working Group (ECSA)
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness (Australia)
23 Oct 2018 16:30 120
Implementation and applications of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Ms. Veronica Ruiz, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Dr. Daisy Hessenbeger, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
23 Oct 2018 16:30 225
UN Biodiversity Lab: Empowering Policymakers to Use and Apply Spatial Data Mr. David Jensen, UN Environment (Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, Policy and Programme Division, )
Ms. Anne Virnig, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
24 Oct 2018 08:30 45
Environmental Communication in Visual Media Mr. Jim Toomey, Sherman’s Lagoon 24 Oct 2018 08:45 45
System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA): Serving environmental policies for Sustainable Development and the SDGs (part 1 The SEEA Central Framework ) Dr. Wafa Aboul Hosn, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
Mr. Risenga Maluleke, Statistics South Africa
Dr. François Soulard, Statistics Canada
Mr. Saidi Hedi, National Institute Of Statistics of Tunisia (INS)
Mr. Ali Buharoon, Federal Competitiveness And Statistical Authority (FCSA)
Mr. Khamis Raddad, Federal Competitiveness And Statistical Authority (FCSA)
24 Oct 2018 09:30 60
Enhanced Earth Science Data Discovery and Integration with Research Workbenches: the EarthCube Data Discovery Hub Dr. Ilya Zaslavsky, San Diego Super Computer Center/University of San Diego California 24 Oct 2018 09:45 45
System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA): Serving environmental policies for Sustainable Development and the SDGs (part 2 Ecosystem Accounting ) Dr. Wafa Aboul Hosn, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
Dr. Roberto Ramos, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics – IBGE
Dr. Thomas Brooks, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Dr. Pali Lehohla, University of Johannesburg
Pan African Institute for Evidence – PIE
Mrs. Jillian Campbell, UN Environment
Dr. François Soulard, Statistics Canada
24 Oct 2018 10:45 60
Introducing the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) Mr. Erick Litswa, UN Environment
Mme Sane Aïssata, Burkina Faso NSO
Mr. Anthony Catajan, ADEC Innovations
Mr. Derek Gliddon, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
24 Oct 2018 10:45 90
Big data for toxic exposure assessment and prevention to make a safer world for people, environment and wildlife by 2030 Dr. Ahmad Mahdavi, University of Tehran 24 Oct 2018 11:50 25
SDG Deep Dive Mrs. Jillian Campbell, UN Environment
Dr. Enrique Ordaz, Mexican National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI)
Dr. Pali Lehohla, University of Johannesburg
Pan African Institute for Evidence – PIE
Ms. Gemma Van Halderen, UN ESCAP
Dr. Olivier THUNUS, STATEC, NSI Luxembourg Werner (CAPW)
Mr. David Jensen, UN Environment (Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, Policy and Programme Division, )
24 Oct 2018 13:15 90
Brainstorming workshop – Global environmental issues at the brink of transformational information and capacity building solutions Mr. Rick Ziegler, US Environmental Protection Agency
Mr. Glenn Harrington, US Environmental Protection Agency
24 Oct 2018 15:00 75
Expanding the Eye on Earth Impact Dr. Viktor Lagutov, Central European University / ISEPEI Project
Dr. Costis Toregas, George Washington University
Prof. Alexandre Caldas, UN Environment
Dr. Thomas Brooks, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Mr. Craig Hanson, World Resources Institute (WRI)
Mr. Steven Ramage, Group on Earth Observations Secretariat (GEO)
Mr. Derek Gliddon, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD)
24 Oct 2018 17:15 45