Future Cities

 Session I – Setting the scene

Urban Agenda and the importance of evidence-based policy making and green urban infrastructure - Hugo Poelman, DG REGIO

Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs) - Piotr Rapacz, DG MOVE


 Session II - The Copernicus offer for future cities

Offer and use cases of CLMS Pan-European and Local components - Hans Dufourmont, EEA

Offer and use cases of CLMS Global Land component & The Global Human Settlement Layer – Michael Cherlet and Thomas Kemper, DG JRC

Offer and use cases of C3S and CAMS – Juan Garcés de Marcilla, ECMWF


 Session III – Cities challenges, user needs and innovation paths

The potential of Earth Observation: the ESA perspective – Marc Paganini, ESA

Use of Copernicus air quality data in smart cities – Leonor Tarrasón, NILU

Contributions of HR and VHR satellite imagery for urban issues – Anne Puissant, University of Strasbourg

Observing changes in the urban thermal environment from space – John Remedios, University of Leicester

European Health Service – Filip Lefebre, VITO


Session IV - Cities challenges, user needs and innovation paths

Earth Observation for urban energy exchanges monitoring at local scale – Nektarios Chrysoulakis, FORTH

Space for Cities: challenges and opportunities of using EO in cities – Grazia Fiore, Eurisy

Smart Urban Solutions for air quality, disasters and city growth (SMURBS) – Evangelos Gerasopoulos, NOA

Detailed Outline of The Future That We Don't Want – Markus Berensson, C40 Cities