Fragile Earth

Applying data science for a sustainable planet.

Fragile Earth is an annual gathering that brings together research, industry, and policy community around enhancing scientific discovery in the earth sciences through the joint use of data, theory, and computation.

Since 2016 the AI for Good Foundation has organised the Fragile Earth community and associated events, bringing together researchers, subject matter experts, governments, and policy groups under one roof to learn and discuss how Artificial Intelligence can help address problems with the Earth’s Biome and threats to its stability.

We’re partnering with a variety other organisations in order to develop workshops, datasets, community engagement, and research that can have a direct impact on these themes. 

Fragile Earth 2022

Accelerating progress towards equitable sustainability

Fragile Earth 2022, our annual workshop is taking place as part of the Earth Day events at ACM’s KDD 2022 Conference.

This year’s workshop will bring together the research community, industry, and policymakers to develop radically new technological foundations for advancing and meeting the Sustainable Development Goals in a way that ensures equitable and inclusive progress

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Do you have research relevant to the earth’s biomes - oceans, water systems, food security, climate change, geospatial imaging or related topics?
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Impact Network

IBM Research

At IBM Research, we're inventing what's next to catalyze and drive the advancements that shape our world.

World Resources Institute

A global research organization working on six critical goals that the world must achieve this decade in order to secure a sustainable future.

USC Center for AI in Society

Our mission is to conduct research in Artificial Intelligence to help solve the most difficult social problems facing our world.

Cargill

Cargill is working to nourish the world. We're bringing together people, ideas, and resources to deliver products, technology and ways of operating that build successful businesses and communities.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

We apply expertise in advanced materials, supercomputing, neutrons, and nuclear science to national priorities in energy, security, and scientific discovery.

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tentree

Tentree is driving innovation in tree planting, monitoring technology and sustainable materials.

KDD Workshop Archive

Accelerating progress towards equitable sustainability

KDD 2021 - Singapore

Data Science for a Sustainable Planet

KDD 2020 - San Diego, CA

Theory Guided Data Science to Enhance Scientific Discovery

KDD 2019 - Anchorage

Theory Guided Data Science to Enhance Scientific Discovery

KDD 2018 - London

Data Science for Intelligent Food, Energy, and Water

KDD 2017 - Halifax, Canada

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