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. Join us as we explore how corporations and community leaders are designing innovations with intention, creativity and scale. SPEAKERS: Kate Cusick, Chief Marketing Officer, Porter Novelli Kathleen Boyle Dalen, Chief Talent, Integration and Culture Officer, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Cathy Hackl, Futurist, AR/VR Author, You Are Here Labs Cinny Kennard, Executive Director, Annenberg Foundation Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit, General Partner, Landmark Ventures Sarah Kunst, Managing Director, Cleo Capital Marc Siry, VP, Strategic Development, Comcast
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.
Technology to Feed the World
Agriculture in the 21st century faces the challenge of producing more food to feed a growing population, with a smaller rural labor force. In the face of climate change and labor shortages, visionaries are innovating the ways that food can be grown.
Building Companies Out of Resilient Technologies
How do you bridge the commercialization gap between emerging technologies and the products needed to keep the world healthy, safe, warm, powered, fed and secure? Join serial entrepreneur and company building expert Carmichael Roberts for a look.
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.
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.
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.