AI Forecasting Famine
This case study of tech for good will highlight how leading tech companies and humanitarian organizations have launched the Famine Action Mechanism to use AI as a predictive tool to help governments prevent crisis before it starts. MODERATOR: Susan McPherson, Founder and CEO, McPherson Strategies, LLC SPEAKERS: Edward Hsu, Senior Adviser to the President, The World Bank Group Larry Pizette, Amazon
Ensuring Resilient Communication Networks
We need communications networks that can function in the face of disaster. Overloaded networks, infrastructure damage and security attacks are just a few examples of the potential roadblocks to first responders during a crisis.
Tech for Good: Driving Impact at Scale
Technology has the power to create more resilient communities by tackling the largest global problems including poverty, health, education, and sustainability.
The Unsung Heroes
Natural disasters keep getting worse. We need new thinking, tools, and technology to help mitigate the effects of these life-threatening phenomena. Call for Code asks developers to harness their creativity and skills to make a real difference.
Cities and Tech: Fostering Partnerships to Build Resilience
Cities and the technology industry have much to gain from each other, but too often lack the insight, tools and structures to collaborate effectively. We’ll explore how cities and tech have bridged the divide.
Crisis Prevention – Water Shortages
Parts of the world are facing the unimaginable – catastrophic water shortages that could have dire effects on their populations. We’ll explore how technology is being harnessed to assist in these situations that can provide global lessons.
CES 2019 Trends: Smart Cities and Resilience
CES offered a glimpse into the smart tech solutions that are bringing solutions to the everyday challenges of urban life. There is a real sense of urgency to make cities more resilient, based on the increase in natural disasters and civic threats.