e-shape at the ITU /WMO/UNEP Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Natural Disaster Management

Dr. Haris Kontoes, Research Director of NOA and Scientific Director of the BEYOND Operational Unit of IAASARS/NOA participated in the workshop of the International Telecommunications Union on Artificial Intelligence for natural disasters management which was held on the 24th of October 2022, at the Ministry of Digital Governance.

In the session "AI for forecasting and projecting" more than 50 participants had the opportunity to learn more about the EU award-winning system and e-shape pilot 2.4 | EYWA - EarlY WArning System for Mosquito-Borne Diseases, with a presentation entitled: "EYWA: An established Early Warning System Expanding to new Frontiers". 

Fast fact:

Developed in the context of EuroGEO Action Group “Earth Observation for Epidemics of Vector-borne Diseases - EO4EViDence”, EarlY WArning System for Mosquito-borne Diseases, (EYWA) is a game changer in the domain of epidemics. It transforms scientific knowledge into decision-making and contributes significantly to combating and controlling the threat of mosquito-borne diseases.

Find the full presentation here


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