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AI Forum Working Groups Underway

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.
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Artificial Intelligence Strategy for New Zealand – #GSD

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.
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AI: Automation, Skills and Inequality

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.
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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"