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POSTPONED: GEO Data & Knowledge Week 2020

POSTPONED until further notice due to the Novel Coronavirus situation. More information here.

The international Earth observation data community is invited to join the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) in Beijing, China for GEO Data and Knowledge Week 2020. For the first time ever, the GEO Data Providers Workshop and GEO Data Technology Workshop will take place together in a new format as a single event: GEO Data and Knowledge Week 2020.

Hosted by the China GEO Secretariat, the event will focus on open data and ways to ensure that available Earth observation data and knowledge can support international policy frameworks including the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction, and the Paris Climate Agreement. It will include a full programme of workshops, training sessions, GEO site tours, and more.


17 February: China GEO Day will feature a Side Event Programme on the activities of China GEO communities.

  • Side event slots are currently open. To apply for a session space please contact Prof. Li Guoqing <ligq[at]>

18–21 February: GEO Data and Knowledge Workshops

  • Includes training sessions, posters, presentations, and networking events 

22 February: Earth observation site tours

  • Includes visits to Chinese space agencies and selected Earth observation facilities


Registration is open until 30 November 2019. Late registrations will NOT be accepted.

The GEO Data and Knowledge Week 2020 will be attended by Rorie Edmunds (WDS Acting Executive Director).


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When 09:00 AM, 17 Feb 2020–06:00 PM, 22 Feb 2020
Where Beijing, China
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