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Future Talk of Urban Sustainability and Satellite-Based Observations

December 3 @ 09:30 - 11:00

The Digital Economy research platform at University of Vaasa (Finland) and Regional studies welcomes you to join the future talk focusing on urban sustainability and satellite-based observation.

This future talk aims to promote dialogue around energy and material stocks and flows in urban areas.

The online event in Zoom takes place at 9:30-11:00 EET (UTC+2)

Sing up by using the EFORM latest by 2nd Dec2020.

The expert panel of this online event consists of  Sirpa Pietikäinen (Member of the European Parliament), Emma Terämä (Ministry of Finance, Finland), Maria Yeroyanni (European Commission), Paul Hoekman (Metabolism of Cities), and Mikko Strahlendorff (Finnish Meteorological Institute).

These experts are challenged into thinking and discussing how space-based data could be used more efficiently in promoting sustainable urban transition.

Here is the list of topics for the discussion:

  • Introduction to urban energy and material flows 
  • Relationships between satellite data and sustainable urban transition 
  • Facilitated future talk with experts 
  • Summary – implications for policy and research 


Digital Economy research platform at the University of Vaasa is an open research platform for interdisciplinary research on innovations enabled by new technology as well as their impact on individuals, organisations, industry and society. Digital Economy is also the lead partner of KvarkenSpaceEco project.


Digital Economy, UniVaasa