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Increasing AI Adoption in Aotearoa New Zealand – Auckland

Join the AI Forum for an expert panel discussion: What can be done to increase AI adoption in Aotearoa New Zealand? 

Also, Executive Director, Ben Reid will present a preview of the key findings from the AI Forum’s forthcoming research report series: Towards Our Intelligent Future, which examines AI adoption in New Zealand across diverse industry sectors and explores AI Policy settings related to society, investment, data, talent and Māori attitudes to AI.

Our Panel

Ratneesh Suri, IAG

Ratneesh is an experienced data and analytics leader. Her expertise includes developing high performing teams, data storytelling and delivering across the analytics maturity curve. Currently, she is developing approaches to facilitate positive organisational change with emerging technologies, design thinking and data science.

Michael Witbrock, University of Auckland

Recently appointed to The University of Auckland, Michael Witbrock is a Professor in Computer Science. He is establishing a research group, the Broad AI Lab. Previously, he has led work in machine learning and knowledge representation, and the intersection of learning and reasoning, at IBM Research AI.

Paulo Gottgtroy, Air New Zealand

Paulo Gottgtroy began his career as a pilot in the Air Force before finding his passion for AI and computer science while working on war rooms and related simulations. As the Data Science Senior Manager at Air New Zealand he is involved in several AI driven projects and is establishing their Data Science Framework.



Jul 30
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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IBM Centre
Level 4, 30 Gaunt Street
Auckland, New Zealand
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