Lessons Learned From the First Year in AI For Good
Presented by Juan M. Lavista Ferres
December 2, 2020
Time: 12 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET
Abstract: The Microsoft AI for Good Research Lab is a philanthropic team of data scientists and researchers dedicated to using AI, Machine Learning and statistical modeling to tackle some of humanity’s greatest challenges. We partner with leading nonprofits, research institutions, NGOs, and governments to accelerate work across the AI for Good program portfolio—Earth, Accessibility, Humanitarian Action, Cultural Heritage, Health—as well as other pressing issues such as affordable housing, broadband access, digital skills, justice reform, legal compliance, etc. This talk I will describing the type of work, and lessons learned and will provide a few details about specific projects.
Speaker bio: Juan M. Lavista Ferres is currently the General Manager and Lab Director of the Microsoft AI For Good Research Lab, where he works with a team of data scientists and researchers in AI, Machine Learning and statistical modeling, working across Microsoft AI For Good efforts. These efforts includes projects in AI For Earth, AI for Humanitarian Action, AI For Accessibility and AI For Health.