SatSummit 2024
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Nancy Colleton

President at Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). She/Her.


Nancy Colleton is the President of the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), an organization dedicated to improving understanding of the changing planet through observations, science, and education. Colleton’s work focuses on researching private sector use of NASA, NOAA, and other U.S. Government data for climate risk, agriculture, finance, health, wildfires, and water. She serves on the National Space Council Users’ Advisory Group and participates on numerous boards and advisory groups. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Physics Today, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Always one to contribute to positive change, she considers the 2016 launch of the #NatureForAll campaign as one of her greatest accomplishments. The campaign is now supported by more than 700 organizations worldwide and sponsored through the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

On the agenda

  1. Urgency & Opportunity

    May. 16, 10:00am
    The Forum

    Our decisions in the next decade will crucially influence future climate scenarios, offering us the chance to define sustainable pathways for our civilization. What is this community doing to provide the data to shape those decisions?

    Discussants will provide a vision for the decade ahead. They will frame the opportunity ahead and share their insights into how we can collectively rise to meet the challenge.


    1. Laura Delgado López


    1. Kevin Murphy
    2. Nancy Colleton
    3. Matthew Hansen, PhD

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  1. NASA Lifelines


  1. Element84

  2. Esri

  3. Impact Observatory

  4. United States Agency for International Development (USAID)