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2016 CGIAR-CSI & Partners Meeting                                    


This two-and-a-half day meeting provides a venue and showcase for the CGIAR-CSI and partners not only to share recent progress in geospatial technologies, methods, tools and learning, but also for this community to articulate a common vision of and commitment to its greater role in expanding the quantity and quality of public-good geospatial research products and services. Read the meeting report to learn more... 

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Tuesday, September 6 • 9:30am - 10:15am
How Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning are Changing the World

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Steven is a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of the Descartes Labs, developing automated crop yield forecasts with remote sensing imagery. He will share a private sector perspective around geospatial data products and services that modern deep-learning technologies can deliver to farmers and their service providers - as well as the challenges and opportunities in doing that for smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia.


Stanley Wood

Senior Program Officer - Strategy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Stanley Wood is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to that he was a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Washington, DC, where he worked on or led a variety of intiatives, including impact assessment... Read More →


Steven Brumby

Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Descartes Labs
Steven is Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Descartes Labs. Prior to Descartes, Steven was a Senior Research Scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) Information Sciences Group, and led LANL’s deep learning computer vision projects for satellite imagery, aerial... Read More →

Tuesday September 6, 2016 9:30am - 10:15am PDT
Whidbey Camano (Plenary)

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