We enjoyed co-hosting last week’s high quality speaker panel event, AI in Health: Balancing the use of data with privacy together with partners Microsoft and IAPPANZ in Auckland. Healthcare is a crucial domain to leverage the benefits of AI technologies, from improving melanoma detection, helping physicians with radiology diagnosis to virtual medical assistant chatbots.
21 November 2017
As our research project progresses, emerging international data is providing key comparative insights into rates of AI adoption in New Zealand. For example, the recent report Reshaping Business With Artificial Intelligence highlighted that:
24 October 2017
Burgeoning Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies present both major challenges and opportunities for our country. Yesterday, the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) hosted a panel discussion in Wellington; AI – what should New Zealand be doing about it?
18 October 2017
16 October 2017
New Zealanders are buying into the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) as it is creeps into many walks of everyday life, an AI specialist says. New Zealand needs to actively embrace artificial intelligence at a faster rate as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for New Zealand’s future, Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) executive … Continue reading "More Kiwis buying into artificial intelligence"
20 September 2017
It has been great to see the Forum gain momentum as we continue to welcome on board new founding members including IBM and ANZ. This is further acknowledgement of the importance of AI to New Zealand’s future economic prosperity and the essential role we hold in bringing organisations together from all corners of our business, … Continue reading "How should society prepare for AI? – September Update"
17 August 2017
Already August has been a full month with AI related events happening around the country, in particular the AI Forum Auckland Connect event and IBM’s Watson Summit . Earlier this month, University of Otago’s Professor Alistair Knott discussed how should society prepare for advances in AI at the Royal Society’s regional lecture series in Wanaka. If you missed it, we have … Continue reading "How Should Society Prepare For AI?"
Last night we hosted our first Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) Connect Event in Auckland. The sold out event showcased local AI talent, provided an excellent opportunity to make connections and learn more about local AI initiatives.
16 August 2017
The man who wants his cars to make their own decisions is ironically warning against the technology driving it. Artificial intelligence (AI), especially a deep human-like intelligence embedded in a computer network, is dangerous, Elon Musk warns.
17 July 2017
Welcome to our very first newsletter. The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) connects innovators, researchers, educators, regulators, investors and entrepreneurs. It has been a busy establishment period for the Forum as we set up our team and begin organising our programme for the year ahead.
13 July 2017