Krystal Wilson Participates in GEO-XIII Plenary

Friday, November 18, 2016

Project Manager Krystal Wilson attended the thirteenth GEO Plenary that was held in St. Petersburg, Russia from November 7-10. Established in 2005, Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is a voluntary partnership of governments and organizations that envisionsĀ "a future wherein decisions and actions for the benefit of humankind are informed by coordinated, comprehensive and sustained Earth observations and information."

As part of SWF's role as a participating organization of GEO, Ms. Wilson participated in four days of side events, planning meetings, and plenary sessions. She engaged with representatives from the international GEO community, including new members and participating organizations, data providers and users. Of particular interests at this meeting was the finalization of the 2017-2019 Work Programme, on going efforts to support the Sustainable Development Goals, and updates regarding GEOSS implementation.

Further information and outcomes documents can be found at the GEO-XII Plenary website.

Last updated on December 2, 2016