07 November 2018
Kia Ora Last week, we held our first AI Forum Event in Dunedin with a packed house, kindly hosted by the Signal ICT Graduate School.The event showcased AI-related research underway at the University of Otago, with Prof James MacLaurin and Joy Liddicoat from the AI and Law in New Zealand Project and Centre of Artificial … Continue reading "AI Forum in Otago"
26 October 2018
This week we released the updated New Zealand AI Ecosystem Map with over 60 new organisations added in this iteration. This brings the total number of organisations we have identified to 194, up from 104 when we first released in January. This is a clear signal that local AI investment and adoption is growing quickly. … Continue reading "Local AI ecosystem continues rapid growth"
25 October 2018
The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) has grown significantly since our establishment in June 2017 – as a membership based organisation we are moving towards electing members to our Executive Council and Annual Meeting. That means election season is now upon us! AIFNZ was established to provide a collaborative voice, create connections, increase … Continue reading "Seeking Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand Executive Council Nominations"
On Monday I participated in an all-of-government workshop facilitated by GCDO as part of the development of a new Government Digital Strategy to replace the current Government ICT Strategy which dates back to 2013.
09 October 2018
It was fantastic to bring the AI Forum community together for our inaugural Working Groups Summit on 14 September. There was so much productive energy in the room, the opportunity to make new connections and engage with other working group members.
26 September 2018
You can’t have missed the continued uncertainty surrounding the appointment of a national CTO for New Zealand - a role designed to “help develop a digital strategy for New Zealand, drive our digital agenda and respond to the opportunities and challenges of our changing digital world”, intended to be filled by now.
11 September 2018
The AI Forum is focused on building strong partnerships between key players in the New Zealand AI Ecosystem: Government, global technology platform providers, universities and our many AI innovators and end users.
28 August 2018
This week, I’ve been blown away learning more about the amazing AI and Robotics research happening in New Zealand’s universities.
09 August 2018
There is so much happening in AI, both globally and here in New Zealand, it’s a constant effort to keep up with the ever-expanding reading list!
26 July 2018