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AI and New Zealand’s productivity conundrum

Last week, the AI Forum met with Minister Clare Curran to discuss the findings and recommendations from our recent research report Artificial Intelligence - Shaping a Future New Zealand and to hear about the Government’s initiatives relating to AI and data.
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Infrastructure of the Future

I’ve had a busy few weeks taking part in diverse AI related meetings around the country.  A highlight was the workshop hosted by Victoria University of Wellington with the UK’s Dr Gavin Starks, founder of the Open Data Institute
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Six new AI Forum working groups announced – time to join!

Last month, it was great to connect with so many smart and dynamic people at Techweek’18 events up and down the country. My personal highlight was the AI in Business panel discussion at ProjectR in Wellington, hosted by WREDA. The quality of discussion and experienced insights from panelists Ana-Maria Mocanu, Asa Cox, Shaun Ryan and … Continue reading "Six new AI Forum working groups announced – time to join!"
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Shaping A Future New Zealand

In case you missed it, earlier this month, we launched our research report Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand.  If you haven’t already, please download the report here. Following its publication, the Forum is now gearing up for the next phase. We will be establishing several new workstreams to help deliver the report’s recommendations, working with … Continue reading "Shaping A Future New Zealand"
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AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand.

This evening, we proudly launched the AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand. The report is the culmination of nearly a year’s work with research partners IDC and Sapere, examining the local and international AI landscapes and investigating potential impacts on New Zealand’s economy and society. The report identifies key opportunities … Continue reading "AI Forum’s research report, Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand."
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AI will transform life like the arrival of electricity

Artificial intelligence (AI) will transform lives of New Zealanders just like the arrival of electricity 130 years ago, according to a landmark new research report released today. The report says AI has the potential to increase New Zealand’s gross domestic product by up to $53 billion by 2035 across 18 industries.