International Symposium on Digital Earth
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On 24-27 September 2019, the 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth will take place in Florence, Italy. The theme of the symposium will be 'Digital Earth in a Transformed Society'. The event further celebrates the completion of the first 20 years of the International Symposium on Digital Earth, which was held for the first time in 1999, in Beijing. The Symposium's objective is to discuss the contribution of Digital Earth to the Digital Transformation of the Society and the opportunities raised by this revolution to the Digital Earth science.
The symposium offers participants the opportunity to discuss the role of Digital Earth in: (a) the Datafication process of the elements representing the Earth; (b) knowledge (insights) generation, from Big Data, to monitor and forecast natural and human phenomena; (c) the interpretation and use of insights for contributing to the many different Societal sectors -including economy.