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International AI Community Gathering In San Francisco

Kia Ora Last week, I was part of the delegation at the annual Partnership on AI (PAI) annual all-partners meeting in San Francisco. This diverse group of for-profit and non-profit member organisations gathered for two days – against a slightly apocalyptic backdrop of smoky haze covering the whole city from the fires raging further north … Continue reading "International AI Community Gathering In San Francisco"
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AI Forum in Otago

Kia Ora Last week, we held our first AI Forum Event in Dunedin with a packed house, kindly hosted by the Signal ICT Graduate School. The event showcased AI-related research underway at the University of Otago, with Prof James MacLaurin and Joy Liddicoat from the AI and Law in New Zealand Project and Centre of … Continue reading "AI Forum in Otago"
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Including AI in the updated Government Digital Strategy

On Monday I participated in an all-of-government workshop facilitated by GCDO as part of the development of a new Government Digital Strategy to replace the current Government ICT Strategy which dates back to 2013.
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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.