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Social Good Summit—Spatial Agent: A New Look at Development Data
September 28, 2015New York and Online

Watch live at approximately 4:27 p.m. ET / 20:27 GMT on Monday, September 28.

Nagaraja Rao Harshadeep (Harsh)Global Lead (Watersheds), Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank Group

Join viewers around the globe to watch a seven-minute live demo on the World Bank's new app “Spatial Agent” at the Social Good Summit 2015, and learn how you can use its wealth of visualized data to help create a world that is effectively managing its poverty and sustainability challenges by 2030.

The presentation will highlight a few key global sustainability challenges include climate risks, pollution, natural resource degradation, and fragile ecosystems and infrastructure—and explore the power of increasingly open data to visualize, analyze and address these issues.

Download the app

“Spatial Agent” is an app that helps visualize and map an increasing array of open public domain data (thousands of datasets from more than 300 institutions). Data includes statistical information, ground-based monitoring, satellite earth observation and model outputs (e.g. climate change projections) visualized in innovative ways.

The app is available in iOS or Android from the iOS AppStore / Google PlayStore or here.

About the Social Good Summit

The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. Held during UN Week from September 27-28, the Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. The theme, #2030NOW, asks the question, “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” During the Social Good Summit, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place.

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