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Big data and machine learning in geosciences

February 20 @ 8:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm

On February 20-21, 2020 the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) is hosting the inaugural international conference Big data and machine learning in geosciences in Berlin, with kind support of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

The conference will highlight these issues by giving a platform for outstanding experts in the field of big data and machine learning. Contributions from academia, governmental organizations and industry are highly appreciated. February 20 will address big data and AI applications in a global perspective with keynotes from selected issues. Invited talks introduce the current state and describe future tracks of machine learning (ML) technologies for geospatial applications. The experts join for a moderated plenary discussion on “How AI is changing the game”. February 21 will focus on specific applications of ML in geosciences with invited talks on mineral and petroleum exploration, groundwater and soil science, Earth data mining and geohazard assessment. The experts join for a moderated plenary discussion on “Challenges and opportunities in geosciences”.

The main aim of the conference is to discuss challenges and opportunities in managing big data and natural resources in the light of global climate change and energy transition with experts, scientists, governmental organizations and industry.

Please click the link for more details about the conference and the online registration:

The participation to the conference is free of charge.


February 20 @ 8:00 am
February 21 @ 5:00 pm
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