CVPR Workshop for Global Challenges

At CVPR 2019 we are co-organizing the first CVPR Workshop focused on tackling global development challenges. This is part of a broader Computer Vision for Global Challenges (CV4GC) initiative, which aims to bring the computer vision community closer to socially impactful tasks, datasets and applications for the whole world. Learn more about travel grants, call for proposals, and other details here, and sign-up to receive news here.

NIPS 2018 ML4D Workshop

For the second year in a row, NIPS is host to a one-day workshop focused on machine learning for the developing world (ML4D). This year’s workshop focuses on achieving sustainable impact within ML4D that can advance both machine learning research and global development objectives. Call for papers is open!

Our work featured by UN Women & Global Pulse

Our research on Discovery of complex anomalous patterns of sexual violence in El Salvador is one of fifteen data innovation projects featured by UN Women and Global Pulse in the report “Gender equality and big data: Making gender data visible” (pg. 14). The goal of this report is to analyze how data can contribute towards achieving the 5th sustainable development goal: achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.