During the EXPANDEO event, WGIC Secretariat participated in the FIRE Forum, which pinpointed current and future opportunities for Earth Observation uptake in six sectors: agriculture, energy (wind), infrastructure, marine, raw materials and urban development.
On the 16th and 17th of June 2021, EARSC held the annual EXPANDEO 2021 & the FIRE Forum, the conference where Earth Observation providers and users from different sectors meet, learn about market evolution and network. This year EXPANDEO attendees had the opportunity to have a concrete impact on the design of the DG RTD Strategic Roadmap during the 1st FIRE Forum. WGIC Secretariat assisted in reporting on the infrastructure session. The infrastructure session consisted of Giulia Guzzini, Geographic Information Systems Analyst with Sina S.p.a. – ASTM Group, Helen Roth, CEO of Vital Infrastructure Arena – VIA APS, Arild Petter Søvik, CEO of Sovik Consulting and Carlita Vis, Director New Strategic Initiatives of Royal HaskoningDHV.