Dialogue one: On data collection 2020-02-21T18:54:24+00:00

dialogue one: on data collection

19 February 2020, World Meteorological Organization

How can big data contribute to leaving no one behind and achieving the SDGs?

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PROGRAMME

[LIVE] Video conferencing facilitated through BlueJeans has been set up for the two panels on the occasion of:
Dialogue 1 – on Data Collection
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09.00 – 09.30

Registration and coffee

09.30 – 10.00

Let’s start the journey

Introductory remarks

Mr. Jean-Pierre Reymond, Chargé de Mission, Head of Innovation Partnerships, Permanent Mission of Switzerland
Dr Eun-Ju Kim, Chief a.i. Digital Knowledge Hub, Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Opening statements

Prof. Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General, World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Deputy Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)

10.00 – 10.30

Keynotes on big data and data collection

Dr Steve MacFeely, Head of Statistics and Information, UNCTAD
Experiences on the need for big data and the power of digital technology to drive decision making – especially for equity in the sustainable development goals (SDGs) era

Dr Anthony Rea, Director, Infrastructure Department, WMO
The importance of sustainable infrastructure for rapid collection and exchange of meteorological data; how technical standards and policies underpin data infrastructure and related challenges.

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00

Parallel discussion

The two panels will run simultaneously (Rooms A and B). Participants will attend the panel session they selected at registration.

The aim of each panel is to demonstrate the need for cross-sectoral collaboration in collecting data for the attainment of SDG targets, and to provide two or three key requests to be submitted at the Bern UN World Data Forum. An interactive dialogue will be facilitated.

Panel 1: Principles, standards, quality, and accelerating data collection

The panel will address data collection in vulnerable situations, and the importance of principles, standards, and guidelines to ensure data quality and use. It will also touch on the importance of disaggregated data, the power of digital technology, and the links to SDG Global Action Plan targets.

Moderator:
Mr Craig Burgess, Development Cooperation Specialist, WHO

Panellists:
Ms Rebeca Moreno Jimenez, Data Scientist, UNHCR
Mr Marten Kaevats, National Digital Advisor of Estonia and WHO Digital Health Technical Advisory Group
Ms Lidia Bratanova, Director, Statistical Division, UNECE
Dr Oliver Morgan, Director, Health Information in Emergencies, WHO
Mr Johannes Cullmann, Coordinator for Water and Cryosphere, WMO
Ms Natalie Zorzi, Monitoring and Evaluation Senior Manager, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Panel 2: Sustaining data collection and the power of partnerships

The panel will address how to make partnerships work in order to leverage technical and financial resources. It will highlight the roles of local data users and national institutes for sustainable data collection, financing of data collection, alleviation of the reporting burden and links to SDG 13 on Climate Action.

Moderator:
Ms Clare Nullis, Media Officer, WMO

Panellists:
Ms Rosy Mondardini, Managing Director, ETH/UZH Citizen Science Centre
Mr Olcay Ünver, Vice-Chair, UN-Water
Mr Jos Verbeek, Manager and Specialist Representative, World Bank
Mr Luca Pupulin, Executive Director, IMPACT Initiatives
Mr Dimitar Ivanov, Director, Public – Private Engagement, WMO

12.00 – 12.30

Main action points for the UN World Data Forum

Summary of the outcomes of the two panels and the main action points on data collection to be submitted to the third UN World Data Forum

Summary of interactive dialogue

Ms Antonia Gawel, Head, Circular Economy and Innovation, World Economic Forum (WEF)

Closing remarks and the next steps on the Road to Bern

Prof. Jovan Kurbalija, Founding Director, DiploFoundation, and Head, the Geneva Internet Platform

12.30 – 14.00

Informal networking lunch

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SPEAKERS

Ambassador Jean-Pierre Reymond

Mr Jean-Pierre Reymond

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Dr Eun-Ju Kim

Dr Eun-Ju Kim

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Prof Petteri Taalas

Prof. Petteri Taalas

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Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab

Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab

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Dr Steve MacFeely

Dr Steve MacFeely

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Dr Anthony Rea

Dr Anthony Rea

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Mr Craig Burgess

Mr Craig Burgess

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Ms Rebeca Moreno Jimenez

Ms Rebeca Moreno Jimenez

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Mr Marten Kaevets

Mr Marten Kaevats

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Ms Lidia Bratanova

Ms Lidia Bratanova

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Mr Oliver Morgan

Dr Oliver Morgan

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Johannes Cullmann

Mr Johannes Cullmann

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Ms Natalie Zorzi

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Ms Clare Nullis

Ms Clare Nullis

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Ms Rosy Mondardini

Ms Rosy Mondardini

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Mr Olcay Unver

Mr Olcay Ünver

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Mr Jos Verbeek

Mr Jos Verbeek

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Mr Luca Pupulin

Mr Luca Pupulin

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Mr Dimitar Ivanov

Mr Dimitar Ivanov

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Ms Antonia Gawel

Ms Antonia Gawel

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Prof. Jovan Kurbalija

Prof. Jovan Kurbalija

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