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Presentation and discussion of the substantive issue “Towards the integration of statistical and geospatial information”

Brief seminar on the linking of statistical information with geospatial information. Representatives discuss the requirements in relation to legislation, inter-agency coordination and technical capacity-building to make progress in these areas.
Session |
Tue, 14/11/2017 - 10:00 to 13:10
10 - 10.40 a.m. Statistical and geospatial information and Earth observation data: essential inputs for sustainable development and public policies
   10 - 10.20 a.m. Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC
   10.20 - 10.40 a.m. Rolando Ocampo Alcántar, Co-Chair of the United Nations Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information
11.10 - 11.55 a.m. Regional perspectives for the integration of statistical and geospatial information
   11.10 - 11.25 a.m. Álvaro Monett Hernández, Regional Expert on Geospatial Information Management of the Statistics Division of ECLAC
   11.25 - 11.40 a.m. Rodrigo Barriga Vargas, Secretary General of the Pan American Institute of Geography and History (PAIGH)
   11.40 - 11.55 a.m. Angélica Gutiérrez-Magness, International Hydrology Lead of the Office of Water Predication of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States and Chair of the AmeriGEOSS Initiative (by videoconference)
11.55 a 12.40 p.m. Earth observation and open data for the production of statistics and monitoring of sustainable development indicators
   11.55 - 12.10 p.m. Miguel Ángel Cárdenas, Director of Geostatistics of the National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) of Colombia
   12.10 - 12.25 p.m. Aditya Agrawal, Director of Data Ecosystems Development of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data (GPSDD)
   12.25 - 12.40 p.m. Eduardo de la Torre, Director of Planning of the Office of the Vice-President for Economic Information of INEGI of Mexico
12.40 - 13.10 p.m. Round of questions and answers