The GEO community will meet in Kyoto, Japan, from 29.10-02.11 for GEO Week 2018 and the GEO-XV Plenary. GEO’s 105 Member governments and 127 Participating Organizations will explore efforts and opportunities for the use of Earth observations for the benefit of humankind, focusing on GEO’s three priority areas: the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Paris Climate Agreement, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.