Identifying fake news, robots replacing teachers and advancing cancer detection and treatment are just three topics on the agenda at this year’s AI Day
13 February 2019
Welcome to 2019, which I expect will be a transformational year for Artificial Intelligence in New Zealand and around the world.
23 January 2019
New Zealand needs to seize new opportunities in 2019 and harness new AI technologies to deliver positive social and environmental outcomes, AI Forum New Zealand executive director Ben Reid says.
20 December 2018
The AI Forum’s membership continues to climb, with an incredible 500% increase on member numbers since one year ago.
13 December 2018
Last week, I was part of the delegation at the annual Partnership on AI (PAI) annual all-partners meeting in San Francisco
21 November 2018
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 … 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