Radiant Earth Foundation is hosting an international expert workshop to discuss how best to use machine learning (ML) techniques on NASA’s Earth Observation (EO) data and address environmental challenges. In particular, generation and usage of training datasets for ML applications using EO will be discussed. Participants of the workshop will evaluate recent advancements, identify existing obstacles and develop a best practices guideline to enhance the adoption of these techniques.   

This workshop is sponsored by the NASA Earth Science Data Systems (ESDS) program.

Cosmos Club
2121 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008


This workshop is invitation-only. All attendees will receive an invitation via email to register. 

NASA Conference Tracking System 
NASA civil servant and contractor employees will need to register in the NASA Conference Tracking System (NCTS) to attend the workshop. Visit https://ncts.nasa.gov to complete this process. The NCTS number for the workshop is 40219-20.

Travel Information for funded participants only: 
This travel information form should be completed by or on behalf of funded participants that are attending the Expert Workshop on Advancing Application of Machine Learning Tools for NASA’s Earth Observation Data in Washington DC. Please complete the form, no later for Monday, December 9th, 2019.

Accommodation (self-funded participants)
A block of rooms has been reserved for participants at Cosmos Club in Washington, DC. When calling to make your reservation, please mention the code ML4EO in order to receive the negotiated room rate of $185 per night by December 20, 2019. This rate includes a complimentary breakfast.
Please call 202-387-7783 or send an email to frontdesk@cosmosclub.org to request a room reservation. If you have any problems, contact Louisa Diggs via email Louisa@radiant.earth

About the Cosmos Club
The Cosmos Club, incorporated in Washington, D.C. in 1878, is a private social club for women and men distinguished in science, literature, the arts, a learned profession or public service. The Club is noted for its camaraderie and atmosphere of warmth, dignity, and elegance. Individuals elected to Club membership come from a wide variety of professions; a common theme is a relation with scholarship, creative genius, or intellectual distinction. Among its members, over the years, have been three Presidents, two Vice Presidents, a dozen Supreme Court justices, 36 Nobel Prize winners, 61 Pulitzer Prize winners, and 55 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
All guests are expected to adhere to the Cosmos Club’s house rules.
--- Dress Code
Gentlemen are expected to wear jackets, dress slacks, a collared long-sleeved shirt (tucked-in) or turtleneck at all times. Ties are required only in the Garden Dining Room at Sunday brunch, and at lunch and dinner. Ties are not required anywhere else in the clubhouse. Ladies are expected to dress in an equivalent fashion, which means dresses, suits, skirts or dress slacks with jackets or tops of equivalent formality.

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