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Plenary Speakers

   Plenary Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Opening Plenary

During the Opening Plenary session selected political leaders will address the fine balance of users, producers and the ephemeral stardust needed to make an undertaking like INSPIRE work ... ! 

   Plenary Date: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 The transition to a Green Economy and INSPIRE

The digital transformation of EU business and society presents enormous growth potential for Europe. Geospatial technologies and the management of geospatial information combined with the range of opportunities that technologies such as the Internet of Things, big data – including Earth observation, advanced manufacturing, blockchain technologies and artificial intelligence offer, can be a major contributor to such growth. This will enable our industry to become a major player in the emerging markets for the products and services of the future while delivering the technologies needed for our society to realise our transition towards a Green economy. Within the partnership of the Urban Agenda for the EU on the digital transition, cities, EU countries and the European Commission work together to provide more efficient public services and a better knowledge exchange. They focus on future health and social care services, eGovernment, 5G, urban planning, future learning and skills development This plenary will focus on the interplay between the digital transformation and its embedded innovation in technologies and the Green and Digital transition initiatives. It will look at geospatial information from a Big data and digital platforms perspective and reflect on the need for building up Digital Skills , on the importance of ICT standardization and interoperability and the role of Cities and regions as major players in the Digital and Green transition.

   Plenary Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018 Digital Transformation – INSPIRE – Digital Transition

The digital transformation of EU business and society presents enormous growth potential for Europe. Geospatial technologies and the management of geospatial information combined with the range of opportunities that technologies such as the Internet of Things, big data – including Earth observation, advanced manufacturing, blockchain technologies and artificial intelligence offer, can be a major contributor to such growth.

This will enable our industry to become a major player in the emerging markets for the products and services of the future while delivering the technologies needed for our society to realise our transition towards a Green economy. Within the partnership of the Urban Agenda for the EU on the digital transition, cities,

EU countries and the European Commission work together to provide more efficient public services and a better knowledge exchange. They focus on future health and social care services, eGovernment, 5G, urban planning, future learning and skills development This plenary will focus on the interplay between the digital transformation and its embedded innovation in technologies and the Green and Digital transition initiatives. It will look at geospatial information from a Big data and digital platforms perspective and reflect on the need for building up Digital Skills , on the importance of ICT standardization and interoperability and the role of Cities and regions as major players in the Digital and Green transition.