Anna Burzykowska is a Copernicus Innovation Officer at the European Space Agency’s Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. Anna works at ESA since 2008 with positions at the Agency Office in Washington, DC as well as the European Space Research Institute in Frascati, Italy. In her various roles she managed ESA partnership with the World Bank Group under the ESA's ‘eoworld’ and Earth Observation for Sustainable Development (EO4SD) initiative as well as numerous projects aiming to demonstrate the use of satellite remote sensing for environmental and security applications, including pilot projects on convergence of blockchain and Earth Observation for digital and physicals assets traceability. She is currently involved in the development of the next generation Copernicus infrastructure (Sentinel Expansion and Extension missions) and also acting as a chair of the Open Geospatial Consortium Working Group on Distributed Ledger Technologies and Blockchain, an expert at EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum, a liaison to ISO WG 307 on Blockchain and DLT as well as a chair of the internal ESA working group on DLT/blockchain under the Cross-Directorate Competence Domain 9 on Digital Engineering for Space Missions. Anna is a graduate of Warsaw University, Technical University of Graz, King’s College London and Leiden University with degrees in space systems engineering, satellite applications and law.
Thursday Day 1
Discussion panel - Circular Business Models - Rising to a New Level with Blockchain, AI, IoT, and DAO
Moderator: Tadej Slapnik, Hashnet