AI & Cities
13:30-17:00 January 28

½ day



13:30-13:40 January 28

Panel Discussion

13:40-15:00 January 28 · with Alex “Sandy” Pentland, Valentine Goddard

Coffee Break

15:00-15:30 January 28

Mining large-scale human mobility data for crime modelling

15:30-15:45 January 28 · with Cristina Kadar

Perceiving the City with Crowds and AI

15:45-16:00 January 28 · with Daniel Gatica-Perez

Learning to Navigate in Cities Without a Map

16:00-16:15 January 28 · with Piotr Mirowski

Geospatial Data Science, Telco Data, and the Mobility of the Future

16:15-16:30 January 28 · with Christopher Nowzohour

Geospatial deep learning for solving real-world problems

16:30-16:45 January 28 · with Niklas Goby

Talk Title TBD

16:45-17:00 January 28 · with Taghi Aliyev


Alex “Sandy” Pentland

Professor, MIT Media Lab

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Christopher Nowzohour

Data scientist, Teralytics

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Cristina Kadar

PhD, ETH Zurich

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Daniel Gatica-Perez

Professor, Idiap-EPFL

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Niklas Goby

Co-founder, Geospin

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Piotr Mirowski

Research Scientist, Google DeepMind

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Taghi Aliyev


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Valentine Goddard

Founder and CEO, Artificial Intelligence Impact Alliance - Founder and Executive Director, AI on a Social Mission

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Can AI help us make cities and metropolitan regions more sustainable, livable and equitable? The “Smart Cities” movement hails AI as a universal tool to solve pressing issues of urban planning, governance and quality of life. But how much of that is actually true? How will AI actually change the face of our cities? Looking beyond buzzwords, our panel of experts addresses these pressing questions and present solutions currently under development in universities, the industry and the civil society.


Konstantin Klemmer

PhD Student, University of Warwick & The Alan Turing Institute

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Shin Alexandre Koseki

Researcher, EPFL

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Nick Jones

Analyst, World Bank

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