On August 14, 2017 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, experts from IBM, Syngenta, AI4Good, leading nonprofits, and world-renowned researchers discussed the future of Food, Energy, and Water.
In 2016, we used 1.6 times the global resources that the earth can sustainably regenerate. By 2050, we’ll add 2 billion people to the world’s population. It’s a zero-sum game, and we’re currently losing. The future availability of safe and sustainable food, energy, and water is a global concern, and one that must be dealt with swiftly. 1.2 billion people currently live without electricity, climate change threatens global crops, and fresh ground water is being depleted at an ever faster rate. How can Data Science and Artificial Intelligence help?