Humanitarian AI Today

Host of Humanitarian AI Today, Mia Kossiavelou speaks individuals from across the humanitarian and tech communities involved in advancing the Humanitarian AI and AI for Good fields

Humanitarian AI Today is podcast series produced by the Humanitarian AI meetup groups. Tune in via: itunes, Spotify, Google Play, Soudcloud.



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Dan Dardani from MIT

Daniel Dardani, a Technology Licensing Officer with MIT's Technology Licensing Office, speaks about intellectual property law relevant to artificial intelligence and humanitarian AI

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Susi Mai and Jeremy McKane from UltraMarine Ocean

Susi Mai and Jeremy McKane, organizers of the UltraMarine Ocean Summit, speak about their work building communities taking action around ocean conservation

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Sean Griffin and Leo Meyerovich from Disaster Tech and Graphistry

Sean Griffin from Disaster Tech and Leo Meyerovich from Graphistry speak about their Neo4j Graphs4Good hackathon project scaling Covid-19 behavior change and anti-disinformation

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Matt Cloyd creator of Aspen

Matt Cloyd speaks about Aspen, a Neo4j Graphs4Good Hackathon project he started. Aspen is a simple to use markup language for creating graph data

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Lambert Hogenhout and Vivek Khetan from the UN and Accenture

Lambert Hogenhout Chief of Data Analytics, Partnerships and Technology Innovation at the United Nations and Vivek Khetan an AI Researcher at Accenture Labs speak about their Neo4j Graphs4Good Hackathon project linked to the Sustainable Development Goals

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Karin Wolok with Neo4j

Karin Wolok, Community Development Manager with Neo4j speaks about Neo4j's Graphs4Good Hackathon, graph database technology and collaboration with humanitarian organizations

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Maria Axente from PwC

Maria Axente, Responsible AI and AI for Good Lead with PwC and Director of Outreach at AI Commons, speaks about her work and thoughts on responsible AI and the role of AI in achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals

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Eric Talbert from MedShare

Eric Talbert, Western Regional Director of MedShare, a humanitarian organization sourcing and directly delivering medical supplies to communities in need around the world, speaks Covid-19 crisis response and about questions humanitarian actors would like to be able to ask popular digital assistants like Alexa, Cortana, Google or Siri

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Rudradeb Mitra from Omdena

Rudradeb Mitra speaks about Omdena, a global platform he founded where changemakers build ethical and inclusive AI solutions to real-world problems through collaboration

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Sameer Maskey from Fusemachines

Sameer Maskey Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University and Founder of Fusemachines, speaks about AI education and about Fusemachines, an AI solutions & services provider empowering everyone to leverage AI by running schools in underserved communities and connecting talent with job opportunities

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Stefania Druga from Cognimates

Stefania Druga Ph.D. student at the University of Washington researching AI literacy for families speaks about her research and about Hackidemia and Cognimates, two initiatives which she founded

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Alfredo Kalaitzis from Element AI

Alfredo Kalaitzis an Applied Research Scientist with Element AI speaks about Element AI’s cutting edge AI for Good work

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Gary Forster and Ruba Ishak from Publish What You Fund and Ground Truth Solutions

Ruba Ishak from Ground Truth Solutions and Gary Forster from Publish What You Fund speaks about their work in the humanitarian transparency and open data space, their upcoming webinar and thoughts on humanitarian AI

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Mike Kaul from the Defense Innovation Unit

Mike Kaul, Director of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Applications at the Defense Innovation Unit speaks about humanitarian AI and the DIU's xView Challenge

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Ran Goldblatt from New Light Technologies

Ran Goldblatt speaks about his work at New Light Technologies, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and humanitarian AI

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Nathaniel Manning from Ushahidi

Nathaniel Manning, CEO of Ushahidi, speaks about humanitarian AI and Dispatcher, a new Ushahidi project which Nat will be heading using machine learning to match community resources with local needs

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Natasha Freidus from Needslist

Natasha Freidus speaks about NeedsList, a real-time needs registry for disaster relief and humanitarian aid which she founded

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