Schedule

Friday, December 13

Location: Vancouver Convention Center, West 217-219

0800 - 0815

Introduction and Welcome

Ritwik Gupta, Sandra Sajeev

0815 - 1015

Invited Talks x4

  • Tracy Adole (0815-0845)
  • Yossi Matias (0845-0915)
  • Jason Brown (0915-0945)
  • Alex Jaimes (0945-1015)

1015 - 1030

Break


1030-1200

Spotlight Talks 1

  • 8 - "Two Case Studies of Building Modeling using Machine Learning"
  • 9 - "Feature Engineering for Entity Resolution with Arabic Names: Improving Estimates of Observed Casualties in the Syrian Civil War"
  • 12 - "Revisiting Classical Bagging with Modern Transfer Learning for On-the-fly Disaster Damage Detector"
  • 13 - "FireNet: Real-time Segmentation of Fire Perimeter from Aerial Video"
  • 14 - "Deep Crowd-Flow Prediction in Built Environments"
  • 15 - "Few-shot Tweet Detection in Emerging Disaster Events"

1200-1330

Lunch


1330-1430

Invited Talks x2

  • Megan Stromberg (1330-1400)
  • Eric Rasmussen (1400-1430)

1430-1530

Spotlight Talks 2

  • 18 - "Flood Detection On Low Cost Orbital Hardware"
  • 19 - "Machine Learning for Generalizable Prediction of Flood Susceptibility"
  • 20 - "Inundation Modeling in Data Scarce Regions"
  • 24 - "Explainable Semantic Mapping for First Responders"

1530-1545

Break


1545-1630

Spotlight Talks 3

  • 7 - "Language Transfer for Early Warning of Epidemics from Social Media"
  • 26 - "Cognitive Agent Based Simulation Model For Improving Disaster Response Procedures"
  • 27 - "Building Damage Detection in Satellite Imagery Using Convolutional Neural Networks"

1630-1715

Panel

  • Rachel Dzombak (UC Berkeley)
  • Luke Beckman (Red Cross)
  • Lexie Yang (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

1715-1800

Poster Session