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AAIA’s Greater Bay Area Artificial Intelligence Online Summit: AI in Remote Sensing: An Introduction to the Current State

Conference / Lecture

  • Date

    23 Apr 2022

  • Organiser

    Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)

  • Time

    19:55 - 20:10

  • Venue

    Online via Tencent Meeting  


Prof. Qihao WENG


This talk will discuss the current state of the artificial intelligence in remote sensing. Machine learning for remote sensing image analysis, including traditional machine learning models and the popular deep neural networks, will also be introduced. In addition, application examples of machine learning to satellite-based Earth observation data will be presented.

The full programme of the Online Summit can be downloaded from here.

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Keynote Speaker

Prof. Qihao WENG

Associate Director of Research Institute for Land and Space (RILS)

Chair Professor of Geomatics and Artificial Intelligence

Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Prof. Qihao Weng, a Foreign Member of the Academy of Europe (Academia Europaea), and a Fellow of IEEE, AAAS, ASPRS, and AAIA, is a Chair Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and worked as the Director of the Center for Urban and Environmental Change and a Professor of Geography at Indiana State University, 2001-2021, and as a Senior Fellow at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 2008 to 2009. He received his Ph.D. degree in geography from the University of Georgia in 1999. Weng is the Lead of GEO Global Urban Observation and Information Initiative, 2012-2022, and an Editor-in-Chief of ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Additionally, he serves as the Series Editor of Taylor & Francis Series in Remote Sensing Applications, and Taylor & Francis Series in Imaging Science. Weng has been the Organizer and Program Committee Chair of the biennial IEEE/ISPRS/GEO sponsored International Workshop on Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Applications conference series since 2008, a National Director of American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing from 2007 to 2010, and a panelist of U.S. DOE’s Cool Roofs Roadmap and Strategy in 2010.

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