EYE ON EARTH

SUMMIT & EXHIBITION AGENDA
12–15 December 2011
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

SUMMIT AGENDA

MIND THE GAP
DAY 1
8:00-9:00 am 9:00 am 9:00-10:15 am Participate in exploring the most critical challenges gaps and opportunities that need to be addressed for more effective environment and societal information networking today. Foyer, Hall 2 Hall 1 Hall 2 1:20-3:50 pm 3:50-4:20 pm 4:20-5:30 pm

Monday 12 December 2011

Registration Exhibition Hall Opens (See Exhibition Guide) Welcome Keynote: H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak From a Moment to a Movement Keynote: Ms. Cathrine Armour From Information & Knowledge Comes Wisdom Keynote: Mr. Jack Dangermond Informing Sustainable Development Keynote: Dr. Aspasia Camargo Mind the Gap Keynote: Mr. Adel Abdel Kader

Open Sessions Continued Break A Sustainable Environment: The Big Picture Keynote: Ms. Rachel Kyte Local Perspective and Introducing how the UAE has Created Multiple Layers of Data Information Keynote: H.E. Dr. Mariam Al Shanasi How Data is Helping Endangered Species Keynote: Mr. John E. Scanlon Open Collaboration Moderator: Dr. Abbas Rajabifard Host: Ms. Ayesha Yousef Ahmed Husain Al Blooshi Panelist: Mr. Lalanath de Silva Panelist: Mr. Chris Steenmans Panelist: Mr. Harlan Onsrud Panelist: Mr. William Sonntag Panelist: Ms. Kate Chapman Working Together Keynote: Mr. Rob Swan O.B.E

CS1-CS7 Foyer, Hall 2 Hall 2

10:15-10:45 am 10:45 am

Break Buses depart ADNEC for Rio +20 Ministerial Sessions Open Sessions Working Group 1 Policy, Governance & Institutional Networking Working Group 2 Content & User Needs Working Group 3 Technical Infrastructure Working Group 4 Capacity Building, Education & Awareness Building Lunch

Foyer, Hall 2 Crowne Plaza/ Hall2 Meeting Rooms CS1 & CS2 5:30-5:40 pm CS3 & CS4 CS5 & CS6 CS7

10:45 am 12:15 pm

Afternoon Presentation Host: Ms. Ayesha Yousef Ahmed Husain Al Blooshi

Hall 2

12:15-1:15 pm

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SUMMIT AGENDA

FROM A MOMENT TO A MOVEMENT
DAY 2
9:00 am 10:00-10:45 am Today will emphasize the crucial importance of environmental information and networking and share compelling vision and success stories that can help strengthen global environmental policies. Breakfast Grand Opening UAE Official Delegation & National Geographic Curtain Raiser Embracing the Common Vision Keynote: President Bill Clinton VIP Tour of Exhibition Lunch The Road to Rio and the Importance of Information Technology Keynote: Mr. Sha Zukang The Eye on Earth Mission Keynote: Mr. Achim Steiner Keynote: H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahd Greening the Economy Keynote: Ms. Monique Barbut Alleviating Poverty Through Data Keynote: Mr. Hernando de Soto Case Study: Indigenous Community Based Mapping in the Amazon Keynote: Chief Almir Surui Keynote: Dr. Mark Plotkin Google Earth Outreach Keynote: Ms. Rebecca Moore 3:10-3:40 pm Break Foyer, Hall 2 Atrium Hall 2 Breakfast Area Hall 2 3:40-6:00 pm

Tuesday 13 December 2011

Story Teller: The Passing of Wisdom From Information and Knowledge Comes Wisdom Keynote: Mr. Jack Dangermond Preservation and Restoration... Keys to our Future Keynote: Dr. Jane Goodall Distributing Governmental Research to the Masses Keynote: Mr. Rand Knight Food for Thoughts Keynote: Prof. Jacqueline McGlade Information for Food Security Keynote: Dr. Dennis Garrity ADSIC: The Model Keynote: H.E. Rashed Lahej Al Mansoori Keynote: Mr. Abdulkarim Al Raeisi Emerging Data Requirements Keynote: Mr. Thani Al Zeyoudi Abu Dhabi 2030 Moderator: Dr. Richard Perry Panelist: Dr. Jaber Al Jabri Importance of Developing New Technology Keynote: Dr. Susan Hockfield Closing Presentation Host: Ms. Ayesha Yousef Ahmed Husain Al Blooshi

Hall 2

10:45-11:45 am

Hall 2

11:45 am -12:15 pm 12:15-1:15 pm 1:15-3:10 pm

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EFFECTING CHANGE
DAY 3
9:00-11:15 am Bringing the summit back to earth, today we will focus on key thematic areas, challenge conventional thinking and imagine possibilities for the future. Hall 2

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Welcome Keynote: Ms. Julia Marton-Lefèvre Keynote: Dr. Russell Mittermeier Eye on Oceans ‘Blue Carbon’ Keynote: Dr. Sylvia Earle Moderator: Mr. Philippe Cousteau, Jr. Panel: Mr. Thabit Abdel Salaam Panel: Dr. Rolph Payet Panel: Mr. Carl Gustaf Lundin Panel: Ms. Beatrix Schmuelling Bridging the Data Gap Keynote: Dr. Stephen Emmott Disaster Management: Resilience, Reduction, Response & Recovery Keynote: Ms. Helena Molin-Valdes Moderator: Mr. Lelei Lelaulu Panel: Ms. Juliana Rotich Panel: Mr. Matthias Schmale

1:45-2:10 pm Earth from Above Keynote: Mr. Yann Arthus Bertrand 2:10-3:10 pm Innovative Cities: Designing for Resiliency and Change Keynote: Eng. Mr. Amer Al Hammadi Moderator: Mr. Jan Hartke Panel: Mr. F. Richard Fedrizzi Panel: Dr. Aspasia Camargo Panel: Mr. Konrad Otto-Zimmerman 3:10-3:20 pm Keynote: Hon. Henry Puna 3:20-3:50 pm Break 3:50-4:50 pm Water Security: What we Need to Know Keynote: Dr. Mohamed Al Madfai Moderator: Mr. Najib Saab Panel: H.E. Dr. Mariam Al Shanasi Panel: Dr. Fouad Abousamra Panel: Dr. Asma El Kasmi 4:50-6:15 pm Global Connections: Then, Now and Beyond Keynote: Mr. Malcolm Johnson Network of Networks, Beyond Information Technology Keynote: Prof. José Achache Moderator: Mr. Harlan Onsrud Panel: Mr. Erik van Praag Panel: Mr. Paul Cheung Panel: Mr. Steven Ramage Panel: Mr. Alessandro Annoni Closing and directions for the following day Ms. Ayesha Yousef Ahmed Husain Al Blooshi 6:15-7:15 pm Break

Hall 2

Hall 2

Hall 2 Foyer, Hall 2 Hall 2

Hall 2

11:15-11:45 am 11:45-12:45 pm 11:45-12:45 pm

Break Rio +20 Ministerial Sessions Eye on International Development Financing the Future Keynote: Mr. Warren Evans Moderator: Prof. David Jhirad Panel: Dr. Karim Allaoui Lunch

Foyer, Hall 2 Crown Plaza, Hall 2 Hall 2

12:45-1:45 pm

Atrium

Foyer, Hall 2 Hall 2

7:15-8:45 pm Mr. Geoffrey Robertson Q.C. ‘Hypothetical’ www.eyeonearthsummit.org

SUMMIT AGENDA

DELIVERING THE VISION
DAY 4
9:00-11:10 am

EYE ON EARTH
Thursday 15 December 2011

THEATRE
THEMES CLIMATE CHANGE BIODIVERSITY OCEAN CONSERVATION

12-15 December 2011 EXHIBITION

Summarizing the conclusions of the Eye On Earth Summit & Special Initiatives. We will close the programme with specific commitments to a way forward. Hall 2

The Eye on Earth Theatre features multimedia programmes highlighting the following themes:

Welcome Smart Grids: The New Model for Information Sharing Keynote: Dr. Maher Chebbo Knowledge & Biodiversity Keynote: Ms. Julia Marton-Lefèvre Our Impact on the Future Keynote: Mr. Mathis Wackernagel Moving the World Forward Keynote: Dr. Fred Moavenzadeh Innovation Through Education & Awareness Keynote: Dr. Daniel Edelson New Media: Story Telling Today Keynote: Mr. Ed Parsons Access to Information: Revisiting Principal 10 Keynote: Mr. Lalanth de Silva Sharing is Everything Keynote: Prof. Jacqueline McGlade

RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES FOOD SECURITY

GEOSPATIAL REVOLUTION

FEATURES

• Bella Gaia - Beautiful Earth • Eye on Earth: From a Moment to a Movement • EAD - AGEDI • Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council UPC • MASDAR City • United Nations Environment Programme • Mubadala • EWS-WWF • Conservation International

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heatre Programmes will include presentations of the Abu Dhabi governments core environmental focus areas and projects for local, regional and international communities.

Special Presenters in the Eye on Earth Theatre will include: • Dr. Jane Goodall - Monday 12 December - 11:00 am British Primatologist, Ethologist, Anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace • Mr. Ali Al Saloom - Monday 12 Dec. - 10:00 am & Wednesday 14 Dec. - 4:00 pm Author, Cultural Consultant, Professional Speaker, TV Show Host • Dr. Daniel Edelson - Wednesday 14 December - 10:30 am Vice President for Education, National Geographic Society Executive Director, National Geographic Education Foundation • Mr. Rob Swan O.B.E - Wednesday 14 December - 2:30 pm Explorer • Mr. Philippe Cousteau, Jnr. - Thursday 15 December - 11:00 am EarthEcho International For more information and full listings please visit our website: www.eyeonearthsummit.org www.eyeonearthsummit.org

11:10-11:40 am 11:40-1:15 pm

Break Generation eYe Miss. Yugratna Srivastava Special Initiatives Announcement Keynote: President of Kiribati H.E. Anote Tong Data for Decision Making Keynote: Mr. Daniel Reifsnyder Eye On Earth Rio +20 Declaration Final Summit Closure Keynote: H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak

AGEDI SHOWCASE
SCHEDULE
DAY 1
12:20 pm

Monday 12 December 2011

DAY 3
11:10 am 11:30 am 12:00 pm 12:30 pm 1:00 pm 3:50 pm

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Project Presentation: Mr. William Dougherty CCR Climate Change Assessment for Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Arabian Peninsula Pitch Presentation: Mr. Fernando Ramos ForestWatchers A Citizen Science Project for Deforestation Monitoring Project Presentation: Mr. Steven Lutz GRID - Arendal Blue Carbon in the Arabian Peninsula Pitch Presentation: Ms. Rachael McDonnell ICBA Present and Future Regional Water Modeling Through MENA-LDAS

Project Presentation: Ms. Angela Mulgrew Hyder Consulting Biodiversity Assessment for Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Region Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi Launch Pitch Proposal: Mr. Herbert Haubold Environment Agency-Austria Harmonized Land Monitoring Project Presentation: Mr. Ad Bastiaansen eLEAF Feed the World - A Structural and Sustainable Solution Project Presentation: Mr. William Dougherty CCR Climate Change Assessment for Abu Dhabi and the Arabian Peninsula Pitch Presentation: Mr. Steve Browdy OMS Tech Inc. An Online Collaborative Framework for Community Development of Earth Observation Ontologies Project Presentation: Mr. Manuel Parra Corpstation Integrated Education Tools - Interactive Atlas of Abu Dhabi Project Presentation: Mr. Mark Sorensen GPC Inc. Future Water Assessment for Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Arabian Peninsula

1:00 pm

3:50 pm

4:10 pm

DAY 2
11:40 am 11:50 am

Tuesday 13 December 2011

4:00 pm 4:20 pm

Pitch Proposal: Ms. Fatima Frutan Bahrain Womens Association for Human Development Environmental Citizenship Programme (ECP) Project Presentation: Ms. Angela Mulgrew Hyder Consulting Biodiversity Assessment for Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Region

12:00 pm Pitch Proposal: Mr. Herbert Haubold Environment Agency-Austria Harmonized Land Monitoring 12:30 pm Project Presentation: Mr. Mark Sorensen GPC Inc. Environmental Planning Tools: The State of the Environment, Sector Papers and the Environmental Performance Index for Abu Dhabi (EPI) Pitch Presentation: Mr. Steve Browdy OMS Tech Inc. A Reference Architecture and Design for Community-Based Data Interoperability Brokers Pitch Proposal Mr. Luc Boerhboom University of Twente, The Netherlands Decision Support, with Web Based Distributed Spatial Multi-Criteria Evaluation: Moving Data or Moving Apps Project Presentation: Mr. Manuel Parra Corpstation Integrated Education Tools - Interactive Atlas of Abu Dhabi Project Presentation: Mr. Faris Sayegh Arabian GPC Inc. Arab Region: Atlas of Our Changing Environment - A Collaboration with UNEP
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1:00 pm

3:10 pm

3:30 pm 3:40 pm

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TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
STAGE TIMES

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
STAGE TIMES

DAY 1
9:00 am 9:15 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am 10:20 am 10:35 am 10:50 am 11:05 am 11:20 am 11:35 am 11:50 am 12:05 pm 12:20 pm 12:35 pm 12:50 pm 1:05 pm 1:20 pm 1:35 pm 1:50 pm 2:05 pm 2:20 pm 2:35 pm 2:50 pm 3:05 pm 3:20 pm 3:35 pm 3:50 pm 4:05 pm 4:15 pm 4:30 pm 4:45 pm GeoEye MIT Senseable City Lab Mobile Mentor Exhibitor Presentation Exhibitor Presentations Exhibitor Presentation

Monday 12 December 2011

DAY 2
9:00 am 9:15 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am 10:20 am 10:35 am 10:50 am 11:05 am 11:20 am 11:35 am 11:50 am 12:05 pm 12:20 pm 12:35 pm 12:50 pm 1:05 pm 1:20 pm 1:35 pm 1:50 pm 2:05 pm 2:20 pm 2:35 pm 2:50 pm 3:05 pm 3:20 pm 3:35 pm 3:50 pm 4:05 pm 4:15 pm 4:30 pm 4:45 pm www.eyeonearthsummit.org Exhibitor Presentations VIP Exhibition Tour VIP Plenary

Tuesday 13 December 2011

Environment Agency Abu Dhabi: Satellite Tracking Migratory Birds Environment Agency Abu Dhabi: Coral Monitoring Programme Environment Agency Abu Dhabi: Arabian Oryx Reintroduction Programme Smallholder Support Network

New York University Abu Dhabi: Waste Management in Urban China Sustainable Schools Iniative Schools Abu Dhabi Education Council Notre Dame University - Adaptation Collaboratory Columbia University - Earth Institute Masdar Institute of Science and Technology Exhibitor Presentation Department of Transport Department of Transport Bayanat Exhibitor Presentation Exhibitor Presentation Abu Dhabi Police: GIS Center for Security Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry ADSIC Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi Masdar Institute of Science and Technology Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority Abu Dhabi Education Council Abu Dhabi Police: GIS Center for Security Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi Department of Transport Mott Macdonald Data Basin Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority ETISALAT

New York University, Abu Dhabi: Innovation in the Classroom

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
STAGE TIMES

TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE
STAGE TIMES

DAY 3
9:00 am 9:15 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am 10:20 am 10:35 am 10:50 am 11:05 am 11:20 am 11:35 am 11:50 am 12:05 pm 12:20 pm 12:35 pm 12:50 pm 1:05 pm 1:20 pm 1:35 pm 1:50 pm 2:05 pm 2:20 pm 2:35 pm 2:50 pm 3:05 pm 3:20 pm 3:35 pm 3:50 pm 4:05 pm 4:15 pm 4:30 pm 4:45 pm

Wednesday 14 December 2011

DAY 4
9:00 am 9:15 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am 10:20 am 10:35 am 10:50 am 11:05 am 11:20 am 11:35 am 11:50 am 12:05 pm 12:20 pm 12:35 pm 12:50 pm 1:05 pm 1:20 pm 1:35 pm 1:50 pm Exhibitor Presentations Exhibitor Presentations

Thursday 15 December 2011

Exhibitor Presentation Awareness Survey (EAD) Air Monitoring Programme (EAD) Exhibitor Presentation ETISALAT Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre Abu Dhabi Education Council Al Ain Municipality CINCS Woods Hole Research Centre Exhibitor Presentation Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council Abu Dhabi Police - GIS Center for Security Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Exhibitor Presentation Wonderbag Beatona.net (In English) Beatona.net (In Arabic) Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi Bayanat GeoCAT Citizen Sensor

Lale’enok Resource Center Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Ushahidi Abu Dhabi Education Council Protected Planet Grassroots Mapping Abu Dhabi Police - GIS Center for Security Exhibitor Presentation Statistics Centre Abu Dhabi Bayanat

Exhibitor Presentations

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