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EAASI leads discussions on the use of aerial surveying data at GWF 2023

By Eric Van Rees - 12th May 2023 - 05:35

The European Association of Aerial Surveying Industries (EAASI) participated in the Geospatial World Forum (GWF) as an Institutional Partner.

The GWF is a premier global event that brings together geospatial industry leaders, policymakers, and professionals to explore and discuss the latest innovations and trends in geospatial technology and applications. In 2023, it took place in Rotterdam from 2-5 May, The Netherlands. More than 970 participants from 521 organizations attended this edition.

EAASI participated in two events during the conference, both on 4 May 2023. The association hosted a panel within the Land and Property program, titled Geographical Monitoring Systems for CO2 Emissions and Land Use Changes. Moderated by EAASI's President, Dr. Simon Musaeüs, the panel featured speakers from the European Commission's DG for Climate Action, Bluesky, and Telespazio.

Simon Kay, Deputy head of the unit at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA), presented the climate law of the EU that aims to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. “This means a drastic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, but also compensating for residual emissions (e.g., from industry or agriculture) through carbon removals, which impliesremoving carbon dioxide (CO2) from the Earth’s atmosphere via natural and technological solutions.

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