The AI Forum helps develop the local AI ecosystem by engaging with Government, industry and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for advancement.
Our parliamentary submissions collate the views of our membership in response to specific inquiries or bills.
Our research reports are written in partnership with a range of organisations (including industry partners, professional bodies, research organisations and Government) to provide insight, information and lead the debate on AI’s potential impact on New Zealand’s future.
Submission on use of emerging technologies to enhance biodiversity
Te Papa Atawhai Department of Conservation (DOC) and Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand (Toitū Te Whenua) are producing a joint Long-term Insights Briefing (LTIB) that looks at how we can help biodiversity thrive through the innovative use of information and emerging technologies. The initial public consultation undertaken in November 2021, was intended to … Continue reading "Submission on use of emerging technologies to enhance biodiversity"January 2023
AI Forum Submission | Pricing agricultural emissions
Submission | Privacy Regulation of Biometrics in Aotearoa New Zealand: Consultation Paper
The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AI Forum) thanks the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for the opportunity to respond to the Privacy regulation of biometrics in Aotearoa New Zealand: Consultation paper. The use of biometrics can greatly benefit organisations and individuals, providing greater convenience, efficiency and security. In order to build confidence and … Continue reading "Submission | Privacy Regulation of Biometrics in Aotearoa New Zealand: Consultation Paper"September 2022
Digital Strategy for Aotearoa
This is a submission on behalf of the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand / Te Kāhui Atamai Iahiko o Aotearoa to the Department of Internal Affairs discussion document, Te koke ki tētahi Rautaki Matihiko mō Aotearoa, Towards A Digital Strategy for Aotearoa.November 2021
Algorithm Charter – feedback from the AI Forum
The Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AI Forum) has reviewed the draft Algorithm Charter that was released by Stats NZ for consultation in October 2019 (Algorithm Charter) and wishes to provide some initial feedback as set out in this submission. We also wish to express our interest in participating further on the Algorithm Charter, … Continue reading "Algorithm Charter – feedback from the AI Forum"February 2020
Productivity Commission – Future of Work Submission
This is a submission on behalf of the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand / Te Kāhui Atamai Iahiko o Aotearoa to the New Zealand Productivity Commission’s Issues Paper – Technological change and the future of work.June 2019
Statistics NZ – Legislative Review Submission
This is a submission on behalf of the Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand to Stats NZ on the public discussion document Towards new data and statistics legislation.November 2018
Letter to Minister Faafoi – New Zealand Copyright Review
Letter to Minister Faafoi – New Zealand Copyright Review – Fixing Barriers to Innovation. The current Copyright Act disadvantages New Zealand businesses who face a barrier to innovation.October 2018