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Walter Jetz holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford and is faculty at Yale University. His group works at the intersection of ecology, evolution, geography, and environmental sciences. His data-driven research addresses the mechanisms underpinning the large-scale variation of biodiversity and the resulting implications for conservation. He uses remote sensing, phylogenetic, functional, and spatiotemporal biodiversity data combined with new modeling approaches and informatics tools. Walter Jetz is Director of the Yale Center for Biodiversity and Global Change, Lead of Map of Life, GEO BON Working Group Co-Lead, and Chair of the IPBES Task Group on Indicators.

AMLD EPFL 2019 / Speakers

Christopher Bishop

Laboratory Director and Technical Fellow, Microsoft Research

Carmela Troncoso

Professor, EPFL

Jakob Uszkoreit

Co-founder, Inceptive

Garry Kasparov

Chess Grandmaster, Chairman of the Human Rights Foundation

Patrick Barbey

Director, Innovaud

Sharada Mohanty

CEO & Founder, AIcrowd

AMLD / Global partners