Humanitarian AI: Disasters, Displacement & Disease

Despite humanity's incredible technological progress of the past century, natural disasters still threaten populations across the globe. From localized wars to disease outbreaks to fires and flooding, we are still at risk from some of the same hazards we have been for millennia. Today, however, humanitarian agencies and first responders are being given powerful new artificial intelligence tools to get them ahead of the threats, and help them save lives. Learn from experts with decades of field experience about how AI tools are currently being used in the U.S. and around the world.

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Jason Brown

United States Air Force

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Jeffrey Freeman

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

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Ashley Greiner

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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