By Spatial Finance Initiative - October 7th, 2019
Blog » Events » Spatial Finance Connect: Exploring potential geospatial requirements of financial institutions

Date: Thursday 14 November – 14:00-18:00
Location: Geovation, Sutton Yard, 4th floor, 65 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7EN

There is an increasing demand for geospatial information amongst various financial institutions for a range of different use cases. The Spatial Finance Initiative (SFI) is inviting the geospatial community to hear from key decision makers in the finance sector why they need better information and where they see most value for geospatial solutions.

Join us if you are a business, organisation or researcher interested in developing spatial finance research, products and services.

This second Spatial Finance Connect event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Hear directly from financial institutions on their needs for geospatial data and use cases
  • Interact with a panel of between the geospatial and finance sectors
  • Learn about SFI initiatives and collaboration opportunities for businesses and researchers interested in this area
  • Network over a drink

The Spatial Finance Initiative (SFI) is a multi-disciplinary and multi-stakeholder programme, established by four leading institutions – the Alan Turing Institute, City of London Green Finance Initiative (now the Green Finance Institute), Satellite Applications Catapult, and the University of Oxford – with a mission to mainstream the geospatial capabilities enabled by space technology and data science into financial decision-making globally.

Who should attend this event?

Businesses, researchers and data scientists with a background in AI and earth observation that are looking to find out more about finance sector use cases and research questions.

Preliminary agenda:

14:00-14:10 – Introduction to the SFI and collaboration opportunities

14:10-15:10 – Introduction to the financial system (Ben Caldecott, Director Sustainable Finance Programme, Oxford University)

15:10-16:10 – Use case presentations by financial institutions (speakers TBC)

16:10-16:30 – Coffee break

16:30-17:30 – Panel discussion with geospatial and finance experts with Q&A   

17:30-18:00 – Networking drinks

To secure your place, please register below by Friday 8 November 2019 

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