From Earth Observation Data to Policy Impact  

Jointly organized by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and the OpenGeoHub foundation, the Open-Earth-Monitor Global Workshop 2024 will bring together European and global actors in the field of open-source Earth Observation applications in policy, business, research and for society.

This international event will connect project partners, including data and environmental researchers, public and private sector developers, EU decision- and policymakers, representatives from global institutions, the business sector and civil society to discuss and test solutions to the greatest challenges in geospatial applications.

Through three days featuring international keynote speakers, scientific presentations, discussions, and demonstrative workshops, the participants of the OEMC Global Workshop 2024 will explore valuable opportunities and establish tangible collaborations to improve geospatial research and application products in open-source.

IIASA Director General John Schellnhuber has been invited to give a keynote at this event. During each of the three days there will be specific emphasis on the following topics:

  • Forest and Biodiversity,
  • Soil, Water and Agriculture, and
  • Climate and Health;

Some of the confirmed keynote speakers who will set out and discuss these central topics are:

Learn more for the Open-Earth-Monitor project on the official website.

Call for abstracts

If you would you like to hold an oral presentation, workshop, or present a poster during the Open-Earth-Monitor Global Workshop 2024, we invite you to submit your abstract via Pretalx before March 31. 2024!

Contact the IIASA OEMC Project Team for more information:


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Steffen Fritz

Program Director and Principal Research Scholar (SI); Principal Research Scholar (NODES)

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Milutin Milenkovic

Research Scholar (NODES)

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Katya Perez Guzman

Research Scholar (NODES, SI)

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Ivelina Georgieva

Research Assistant (NODES)