Morocco: El Jadida, Morocco is to host the 7th Digital Earth Summit on April 17-19, 2018. The summit will be held to discuss about achievements in earth observation and share technical knowledge and domain expertise.
Digital Earth is an international initiative that focuses on the virtual representation of Earth.
The main theme in the 7th event will be sustainable development in Africa, and it would be jointly organized by the International Society for Digital Earth and the Moroccan Chouaib Douakkali University, along with a partnership with African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment and the Moroccan Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment.
Scientists, researchers, and professionals from around the world will attend the conference to deliberate on the latest trends in geospatial data, earth sciences, information technology and space science.
The conference will feature keynote speeches by distinguished scholars and technical sessions that will discuss the latest innovations in the field.
Best practices for earth observation and the use of latest developments in digital earth technology that can be utilized for sustainable development will also be discussed.
The role that digital earth technology can play in combatting famines and promoting geo-ethics will be emphasized.