Slides for the Second GPSC Working Group Meeting

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    Meeting agenda

     

    Day 1 – September 26

     

    1. I. Opening of Second Working Group Meeting

    9:00

    Opening remarks and meeting objectives

    1. Mr. Mark Doherty (Division Head, ESA Science, Applications and Future Technologies Department, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes)
    2. Ms. Xueman Wang, GPSC Coordinator, World Bank

    9:15

    Overview of the proposed GPSC Urban Sustainability Framework

    1. Ms. Xueman Wang, World Bank

    Q&A

    1. II. Draft GPSC Indicators

    Moderator: Ms. Xiaomei Tan, GEF Secretariat

    9:30

    GPSC Urban Sustainability Framework: Indicators

    Key indicators, rationale and methodology

      • Overview (Mr. Serge Salat, President, Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute, France)
      • UN SDG Goal Indicators for Cities (Ms. Regina Orvañanos Murguia, UN-Habitat)
      • Lessons learned on application  of indictors for cities (Ms. Olga Horn, ICLEI)

    Discussions

    10:45

    Coffee break

    11:00

    Use of geospatial tools for data collection, indicators and planning process

    Demonstration of geospatial tools in collecting data for indictors and urban analysis (Mr. Zoltan Bartalis, ESA and the EO4SD-Urban Project Consortium)

    Using open source data to establish indicators for transit oriented development in Chinese cities (Mr. Yang Jiang, China Sustainable Transportation Center)

    Discussions

    12:30

    Lunch (ESRIN canteen)

    13:30

    Use of geospatial tools for data collection, indicators and planning process (continued)

    Integrated Land Use Planning Information System (Mr. Muhammd Nasrul Hadi Bin Jukun Nain, Federal Department of Town and Country Planning, Malaysia)

    Supporting cities to integrate data/indicators into urban planning and management (Ms. Gayatri Singh, World Bank)

    Discussions

    14:45

    Coffee break

    15:00

    Break out group discussions

    Relevance of the proposed indicators to the GPSC participating cities

    Existing work and interest in using geospatial tools

    16:30

    Report back and general discussions

    17:00

    End of Day 1

     

    Day 2 – September 27

     

    1. III. From Indicators to Action Plan for Urban Sustainability

    Moderator: Mr. Mahamat Assouyouti, AfDB

    9:00

    Urban Sustainability Action Plan

    Key Components, Ms. Xueman Wang, World Bank

    Methodology and process for formulating the Action Plan

    • Modeling for urban growth scenarios (Mr. Yang Jiang, China Sustainable Transportation Center)

    Experience and lessons gained from other initiatives and challenges for Implementation

    • Mr. Ricardo De Vecchi (IDB – Emerging and Sustainable City Initiative)
    • Mr. Herman Pienaar, City of  Johannesburg 

    10:45

    Coffee break

    11:15

    Data, indicators and planning process (Mr. Marc Lauffer, Planning Agency City of Lyon)

    Urban Sustainability Action Plan – Investment framework 

    Linking knowledge to urban investment  – perspectives from development banks (Mr. Mahamat Assouyouti, AfDB, Mr. Tsakani Manyike, Development Bank of South Africa and Mr. Richardo Galindo, IDB)

    12:30

    Lunch (ESRIN canteen)

    13:30

    Tour of the ESA CREOP (Control Room for Earth Observation Payloads)

    Tour of the ESA Virtual Reality Theatre

    14:45

    Break out group discussions

    Feedback on the proposed urban sustainability framework

    Country implementation, timetable and budget

    16:45

    Report back and general discussions

    17:30

    Wrap up Day 2 discussion

    18:00

    End of Day 2

     

    Day 3 – September 28

     

    1. IV. GPSC Work Program

    9:30

    GPSC Work Program:  Xueman Wang, World Bank

    Introducing GPSC – Resource Team: WRI, ICLEI and C40

    • Presentation on the work plan by ICLEI on behalf of the Resource Team (Ms. Olga Horn, ICLEI)

    Long term vision of the GPSC and preparation for the new round of the sustainable city program

    (Xueman Wang, World Bank and Xiaomei Tan, GEF)

    Discussions

    10:30

    Coffee Break

    11:00

    GPSC Work plan for 2016/2017 and next steps (Ms. Adeline Choy, GPSC team, World Bank)

    12:00

    Wrap of the GPSC second working group meeting

    12:30

    End of Day 3