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May 10th, 2016
Keynote Speaker – 6th Digital Earth Summit

The 6th Digital Earth Summit, together with a celebration of the tenth anniversary of ISDE, will be held on 7-8 July 2016 in Beijing, China. With the theme of “Digital Earth in the Era of Big Data”, this Summit will offer a great opportunity for scientists, engineers, technologists, managers and other stakeholders to exchange scientific and technical knowledge and to seek research ideas and cooperation opportunities in the field of Digital Earth.

Keynote Speakers:

GUO Huadong

   Professor, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, CAS
Topic: Digital Earth in the Context of Big Data

Alessandro Annoni
Doctor, Joint Research Centre of European Commission
Topic: INSPIRE Big Metadata Analytics: understanding
governmental patters

Gunter Schreier
Professor, German Remote Sensing Data Center, German
Aerospace Center (DLR)
Topic: Collaborative Ground Segments and
Big Data in Copernicus

LI Deren
Professor, Wuhan University, China
Topic: Towards Geomatics in Big Data Era

Tim Foresman
Professor and SIBA Chair in Spatial Information,
Queensland  University of Technology, Australia
Topic: Beyond Moore’s Law: Harnessing spatial-digital
disruptive technologies for Digital Earth

Trevor Taylor
Doctor, Services for Asia and the Americas,
Open Geospatial  Consortium(OGC)
Topic: Enabling the Digital Earth:
The Role of Open Standards for Big Data