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The Next Million


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The Next Million
ESA Earth Observation Summer School
Frascati (Rome), Italy
August 8, 2016

Summary: how can we get more people involved applying technical and research skills to tackle the SDGs. Includes extensive notes.

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The Next Million

  1. 1. The Next Million Heather Leson ESA Earth Observation Summer School Frascati (Rome), Italy August 8, 2016
  2. 2. Humanitarians
  3. 3. Humanitarian pertaining to the saving of human lives or to the alleviation of suffering: a humanitarian crisis. noun. 4. a person actively engaged in promoting human welfare and social reforms, as a philanthropist.
  4. 4. WEF Digital Intelligence Framework
  5. 5. Mozilla’s Web Literacy Model
  6. 6. South Sudan: In just two weeks, more than 25,000 volunteers worked on this campaign and identified more than 46,000 features across 14,000 square kilometers, helping FEWS NET obtain the information they needed to evaluate the reality on the ground. (FEWS Net and Digital Globe’s Tomnod community). Famine Early Warning System Network
  7. 7. Innovative Investment Models
  8. 8. Solve a problem
  9. 9. Engage Youth
  10. 10. Space For Curiousity
  11. 11. What can research offer?
  12. 12. Small Asks Read about the Global Goals, targets and Indicators. Engage in conversations about the SDGs.
  13. 13. Big Tasks Talk with your students, colleagues and families about the goals and how your research applies. Conduct research to test and apply some of the goals with an NGO or civil society group. Create or mentor a small or large entrepreneurship.
  14. 14. What can YOU offer?
  15. 15. Thank you Heather AT textontechs DOT com @heatherleson Let’s Co-Create!