World Series on AI Event Report: AI for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

This online event was hosted by the Slovenian Embassy in Ottawa (Canada) and is part of the World Series Events on AI. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovenian Presidency, and the International Research Center Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) have joined forces to organize 13 events in close cooperation with Slovenian embassies and other permanent representatives in 12 countries around the world.

To provide insight into the various applications of AI to combat climate change and build resilience, two experts have been invited to this roundtable. Welcomed by Andrej Gregor Rode (Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia in Canada), the panel discussion is moderated by Aidan O’Sullivan (PC Chair in AI and Climate Change at IRCAI & Associate Professor in Energy and AI at UCL). The roundtable is joined by David Rolnick (Assistant Professor at the School of Computer Science at McGill University & Canada CIFAR AI Chair) and Marko Grobelnik (CTO at IRCAI & AI Researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute). Finally, a closing remark is given by Melita Gabrič (Head of the EU Delegation in Ottawa).