Summit “Eye on Earth” launches challenge “innovation Me” citizen science experts, innovators and bloggers




Launched the summit “Eye on Earth 2015” on Thursday featured a competition in the field of “innovation Me” three parts, with two challenges mentors experts aware of the citizen and the designers and creators, for the use of open data for the preparation of innovative projects and designs visible expressive about the global environment mode, as well as a third challenge It calls for bloggers to write about community capacity which abound in the open data to build a more sustainable future, and preserve the integrity of the planet.

Organizers of the contest said that the winners in each challenge will have the chance to participate in the summit, “Eye on Earth” hosted by Abu Dhabi during the period between 6 and 8 October / October that.

And calls for innovation exhibition data-aware citizen experts to provide project ideas on how to use open data to combat waste food crisis, or forest ecosystems, or stimulate the biological diversity in the management of cities.

The scope of the project depends on the ingenuity Mbtkirha, and can include any axis, starting from the platform that balance between food surplus and the need to grant, through to the preparation of map-style mobilization of resources through the use of open data to gather accurate information about the forest environment.

The three competitors will get from the final stage to challenge the science citizen a chance to present their projects to participate in the summit delegations “Eye on Earth 2015” in Abu Dhabi, who will then select the final winner.

The challenge calls “innovations Me” artists, designers and creators from around the globe to deliver the perception of social and economic impacts visual designs as a result of the poor quality of the air, and rising ocean temperatures, and natural disasters.

And will have the opportunity to prepare applicants images, illustrations and data, and graphs, and three-dimensional models, and applications on the computer simulation, and interactive maps, and geometric forms, and other visual designs patterns. And it will choose one winner in the final stage to display the visual designs of the data during the summit events.

The special bloggers competition, would call writers and bloggers community around the world to contribute to enrich and stimulate #DataRevolution data revolution, and to address one of the most environmental challenges in the current era; it is how to improve the availability of information and knowledge in order to enable efforts to build a more sustainable future, and preserve the integrity of the planet.

And revolve around the idea of ​​”a better world through knowledge and information”, the participants will be asked to prepare an inspirational article, showing how the data and information to make a difference in the lives of ordinary individuals. The winner will receive the title of “the official blogger for the Eye on Earth Summit in 2015,” it will be hosted at the summit to cover the event directly to a global audience.

It can be found on the requests to participate in every challenge across the link and link the other, while the deadline for participation is 20 August / August 2015.

With support from the “coalition of the Eye on Earth”, was chosen ideas and topics challenges to show how environmental, social and economic data to develop new insights and solutions to contribute to addressing environmental issues.

The gathering of the second session of the summit, “Eye on Earth” a group of prominent thought leaders in the world in the areas of sustainable development, in order to form a better look on the demand and supply of the data and circumstances favorable dynamics, and to support sustainable development efforts. The alliance consists of the Eye on Earth: EAD through the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative and the Group on Earth Observations, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and the United Nations Environment Programme, and the World Resources Institute.

It is due to a global audience involved in the activities of the summit, and also contribute to the dialogue via the Internet and social networking tools. It can be found on how to participate in the event and specific competitions by visiting the website of the initiative ” Eye on Earth “.


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