28/03/2024 Online

SPACE4CITIES Webinar: Demystifying space technologies for cities, communities, and regions

Ever wondered how space technologies and satellite data could improve urban management in your municipality or region? Now is your chance to find out! Join the SPACE4Cities Webinar on 28 March 2024 to learn more.

On 28 March 2024, the SPACE4Cities Project will host the first in a series of four webinars dedicated to a fascinating new topic: the applications of space technologies and satellite data for urban management.

During the first webinar, titled "Demystifying space technologies for cities, communities, and regions," attendees will have a unique opportunity to explore how satellite data can be used to better manage public spaces, green areas, and transport infrastructure. The goal of the webinar is to provide hands-on, replicable solutions that can be of inspiration to local and regional leaders, including transport authorities.

Why attend?

This webinar is relevant for public and private stakeholders in European cities and regions looking to:

  • understand how to integrate satellite data into urban planning;
  • learn about European satellite technologies related to navigation, positioning, and Earth Observation (EO);
  • discover how these technologies can facilitate the work of local officials; and
  • engage with experts and potential project partners across Europe.

Webinar details

  • Date: Thursday 28 March 2024
  • Time: 13:00-14:00 CET
  • Location: Online (Zoom)
  • Agenda:
    • 13:00-13:05: Welcome and intro to webinar series (Alex Gluhak, Open and Agile Smart Cities)
    • 13:05-13:15: Introduction to the SPACE4Cities project (Renske Martijnse-Hartikka, Forum Virium Helsinki)
    • 13:15-13:30: Satellite technologies offered by the EU Agency for Space Programme (Catalina Rodriguez, Aerospace Valley)
    • 13:30-13:50: Market for space-based solutions for urban environment, applications and benefits (Alan Mandrillon, Aerospace Valley and Juho-Pekka Virtanen, Forum Virium Helsinki)
    • 13:50-14:00: Discussion, Q&A and wrap-up (Moderated by Alex Gluhak, Open and Agile Smart Cities)

Think this might be just the event for your city, region, or community? Click here to register!

For more information, head to the dedicated event webpage of Forum Virium Helsinki. If you have questions related to the webinar series, feel free to contact Renske Martijnse-Hartikka (EU Project Manager, Forum Virium Helsinki) at renske.martijnse-hartikka@forumvirium.fi