Event /  11 Jul 2023

13th International Symposium on Digital Earth

Register to attend the 13th International Symposium on Digital Earth at the Harokopio University in Athens, Greece.

In person Event
11 Jul 2023 - this event is in the past.
Harokopio University of Athens, Thiseos 70, Kallithea 176 76, Greece, Athens, Greece.

About the Symposium

The International Society for Digital Earth is a non-political, non-governmental and not-for-profit international organization, promoting academic exchange, science and technology innovation, education, and international collaboration towards Digital Earth. Since 1999, 12 International Symposia and 9 summits on Digital Earth, organized by ISDE have been held in 14 countries around the world. 

Conference Theme

Earth intelligence to understand and protect our Living Planet.

Conference Topics

1. Data, Science and Technologies for Digital Earth

• Global Navigation Satellite Systems (and Location Based Services)

• Copernicus and Small Satellite Constellations: Present and Future

• New development of Earth Observation and GIS sciences

• Big Earth data Platforms, including Data Cubes

• Digital Twin Earth Precursors

• Artificial Geospatial Intelligence

• Digital Earth frameworks and maturity models

2. Digital Earth contribution to Sustainable Development

• Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

• Making cities and communities more resilient

• Lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic

• Climate Change and Adaptation

• Cultural Heritage Monitor and Preservation

• Innovative Practices in Agriculture

• Ocean Surface and Lower Atmosphere

• Coastal Zone management

• Monitor and protect biodiversity

• Earth Observation for Hydrological Events

3. Societal issues and opportunities for Digital Earth

• Digital ecosystems and Data governance

• Ethics in design and use of Digital Earth technologies

• Industry engagement in Digital Earth: Technologies for public good

• Public Private Partnerships and new business models for collaboration

• Building capacities for experts and decision makers

• Digital earth Education for kids

4. New frontiers in Digital Earth

• Digital Earth applications and new challenges

• Citizen Engagement and Empowerment

• Youth and Diversity

• Game industry and gamification

• Toward a Digital Earth Metaverse


Harokopio University, situated in Kallithea, Athens, close to, of high importance, cultural sites of interest such as the Acropolis Museum, Thissio, Panathenaic Stadium (Kallimarmaron), Keramikos and the Benaki Museum, is a public university dedicated to promoting research and learning in a small, well focused set of intellectual areas, including Geography. Along with University of the Aegean are distinguished as the only two Greek universities with a Geography department. 

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