United Nations/Austria Symposium "SPACE APPLICATIONS FOR FOOD SYSTEMS

07. - 09. September 2021
online event, AT

The symposiums discusses how space technologies, data and applications can support sustainable food systems including production, processing and transport chains. It contributes to the activities around the UN Food Systems Summit convened by the UN Secretary-General. This summit is part of the activities to achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Veranstalter

United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and Joanneum Research with the support of

  • Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs
  • Federal Ministry for  Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology
  • European Space Agency
  • AUSTROSPACE
  • City of Graz
  • Graz University of Technology

Inhaltsbeschreibung

The Symposium will discuss the following topics

  • Space based solutions for food systems on Earth (link to UN Food Systems Summit Action Track 3)
  • Resilience (link to UN Food Systems Summit Action Track 5)
  • Established and emerging technologies 
  • Policy, regulatory and certification aspects

Programm

The detailed program will be published end of June.

Zielpublikum

The event aims to bring together academics, scientists, entrepreneurs and many others to discuss and demonstrate how space data and applications support food systems.

The organizers strive to support gender mainstreaming in its programmes and is committed to achieving a balanced representation from diverse perspectives.

Teilnehmer-Information

Deadline to register for the online event: 24 August 2021

Kontaktadresse

UN Office for Outer Space Affairs
E-Mail: unoosa-events@un.org