Atelier One Earth One Health v06

WGCapD One Earth – One Health Workshop

The CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD) co-organized the “One Earth – One Health Workshop: Contributions of Earth Observations (EO) to Public Health Practices”, which took place during the 2017 Earth Observation Summit in Montreal, Canada, on June 21, 2017.

The workshop unfolded in three sessions:

  • 9:00 to 10:35 – Context and Scientific Opportunities
  • 11:00 to 12:20 – Science
  • 13:30 to 16:00 – Problem Solving Using Scenarios

Sessions 1 and 2 of the Workshop (9:00AM – 12:20PM EST) have been made freely available to virtual attendees. Please check the Agenda and Presentations:

9:00 to 9:15 – Opening

9:00-9:15 Éric Laliberté
Director General, Space Utilization
Canadian Space Agency - CSA
CSA opening remarks
Dr Howard Njoo
Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Canada and
Acting Assistant Deputy Minister
Public Health Agency of Canada - PHAC
PHAC opening remarks

9:15-10:35 – Session 1: Context and Scientific Opportunities
Moderators: Guy Aubé (CSA) and Stéphanie Brazeau (PHAC)

9:15-9:35 Cécile Vignolles
Program Manager
Direction de l’Innovation, des Applications et de la
CNES – Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales, France
UN-COPUOS Expert Group on Space and Global Health
Tele-epidemiology: which contribution for Earth Observation satellite data?
9:35-9:55 Ramesh Krishnamurthy
Senior Advisor
Health Systems and Innovation Cluster
World Health Organization Headquarters - WHO
Satellite Earth Observation Data in advancing health-related SDG 3 Targets: A Conceptual Framework
9:55-10:15 Juli Moore Trtanj
NOAA One Health and Integrated Climate and Weather Extremes
Research Lead - Climate Program Office
Getting ahead of the Curve: Using Earth Observations to predict health risks
10:15-10:35 John Haynes
Program Manager for Health and Air Quality Applications
Applied Sciences Program - NASA Earth Science Division
Earth Observations for Health and Air Quality

11:00 to 12:20 – Session 2: Science
Moderators: Antoinette Ludwig (PHAC) and Cécile Vignolles (CNES)

11:00-11:20 Steven Ramage
Senior External Relations Manager
Group on Earth Observations Secretariat
SDG Interactions, Focus on Health and Opportunities for Ecosystem/Land Cover Analysis Using Earth Observations
11:20-11:40 Thibault Catry
Ingénieur de Recherche en Télédétection
IRD - Institut de Recherche pour le développement UMR Espace-Dev
Serge Oliver Kotchi
Medical Geographer
Public Health Risk Sciences Division
National Microbiology Laboratory
Infectious Diseases Prevention and Control Branch
Public Health Agency of Canada
Climate change and Mosquito-borne diseases in Americas: Toward dynamical modelling and prediction at local scale using Earth observation
11:40-12:00 Marion Borderon
Assistant professor in geography
University of Vienna, Austria
Integrating EO-based data into vulnerability assessments; Case study and reflection on urban health research
12:00-12:20 Michael J. Gill
Co-chair of GEO BON – Group on Earth Observations
Biodiversity Observation Network
Healthy Societies and Healthy Ecosystems: An Integrated Monitoring Approach for Biodiversity and Human Health