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Urgent need for AI strategy

Last week, the AI Forum presented to the Economic Development, Science and Innovation Select Committee in Wellington.  Otago University’s James MacLaurin opened proceedings.  The AI Forum was represented by Ben Reid Isuru Fernando (IBM) and Rachael Milicich (Statistics New Zealand).  

The AI Forum then discussed  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its potential opportunities for New Zealand.  View the Select Committee presentation here (from 35 minutes in).

Briefing on Artificial Intelligence (29.8.2019)

Briefing on Artificial Intelligence (29 August 2019)Submitters:• Prof James MacLaurin• AI forum:- Ben Reid, Executive Director- Isuru Fernando, Head of Digital and Artificial Intelligence- Rachael Milicich, Statistics New Zealand

Posted by Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee on Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Following the presentation, Ben also spoke to the NBR about the role of the Government in tech.  Watch here.

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