# AI / Machine learning

Governing risks of emerging technologies in Asia: New approaches to AI, blockchain and precision medicine

   Governing risks of emerging technologies in Asia: New approaches to AI, blockchain and precision medicine use · AI-Machine Learning · Emerging technologies The workshop brings together thematic experts from diverse backgrounds to share and shape ideas for governing risks of emerging technologies in the era of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). This workshop is motivated…

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Multiform Flood Risk in a complex future flooded world – Earth Observation and Complex Systems in support of compound floods in rapidly changing environments

   Multiform Flood Risk in a complex future flooded world – Earth Observation and Complex Systems in support of compound floods in rapidly changing environments use · AI-Machine Learning · Data · Emerging technologies · risk assessment · earth observations · flood Risk, and particularly flood risk, can be seen as the resultant of difference…

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Disruptive tech for Africa

   Disruptive tech for Africa identify · AI-Machine Learning · Emerging technologies Organizer: World Bank UR2020 Quick Links Home / Registration FAQs UR Collaboration Travel Preliminary Agenda Main Conference topics Focus day tags Identify Communicate Use AI / Machine learning Data Cities Emerging technologies Risk communication Risk assessment Infrastructure Youth and young professionals Fragility, conflict…

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Responsible AI for disaster risk management

As the Understanding Risk Community continues to explore the opportunities offered by artificial intelligence and related technologies and expand the range of applications for which they are used, we need to pay close attention to the risks that these tools create. Significant attention is currently being given by academics, journalists, and the public to questions…

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Resilience Academy: A sustainability solution for urban resilience skills development in Africa

Urbanisation challenges Africa’s young labour force, which needs to be skilled to solve problems caused by unplanned urbanisation. This is a major opportunity for African universities. Young, graduated experts need to be able to steer urbanisation to sustainable trajectories with digital skills and innovative uses of geospatial data and technologies for urban transformation. The Resilience…

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Access the past and foretell the future: Peering into the crystal ball of early action

From earth observations and weather forecasts to machine learning and predictive modeling, the science and technology of today enables people and organizations to collect decades of data and improve our understanding of future risks. Whether we are preparing to host displaced populations, anticipating destructive floods, alerting urban inhabitants to take action to protect themselves against…

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Forming radical collaborations to address climate and disaster risk: The Understanding Risk Field Lab

As an all-of-society challenge, addressing climate and disaster risk issues will require diverse participation and collaboration across boundaries of all sorts, whether they be disciplinary, national, professional, cultural, age, etc.
Yet forming effective collaborations across these diverse boundaries is difficult and rare. With the support of the Understanding Risk community and World Bank Disaster Risk…

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Open Cities AI Challenge: Results workshop

The Open Cities AI Challenge is a global machine learning competition featuring new geospatial data and $15K in prizes to engage the AI expert community to develop better solutions to map buildings in African cities and examine responsible AI use for disaster risk management (DRM).
The Challenge dataset represents 10+ diverse cities and regions across…

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