Presentation 1: "Computer Vision for Wildlife Monitoring" by Sara Beery.
Sara Beery is a PhD Candidate at Caltech, advised by Pietro Perona and funded by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, a PIMCO Fellowship in Data Science, and an Amazon/Caltech AI4Science Fellowship. She completed two bachelors degrees (BS in Electrical Engineering, BS in Math) at Seattle University where she was advised by Agnieszka Miguel. Her research focuses on machine learning and computer vision for biodiversity monitoring, particularly for detection and recognition of animal species in challenging camera trap data at a global scale.
Presentation 2: "Ethical data labeling" by Iva Gumnishka
Iva Gumnishka is the founder of Humans in the Loop, an award-winning social enterprise which provides annotation work to conflict affected people such as refugees. HITL recently won the MIT Solve challenge of Good jobs and Inclusive Entrepreneurship and to date has provided work to more than 500 people.