By Marwa Mahmoud
Under the guidance of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA) will host the Global Artificial Intelligence Summit (GAIS) in October of this year.
The summit of “AI for the Good of Humanity ” will be held on October 7 and 8.
It will be online due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in line with the Saudi government’s precautions , SDAIA declared .
GAIS will bring together decision-makers, experts and specialists from public and private sectors from Saudi Arabia and around the globe, including technology companies, investors and businessmen.
GAIS will address several critical AI-related issues under four main themes: Shaping a New Normal, AI and Governments, AI Governance, and the Future of AI. The topics will be discussed through keynotes, panels and interactive activities.
The summit aims to build significant dialogues, whether on recovering from the pandemic or the directions that shape AI. Participants will discuss main strategic factors that will help form an effective and influential AI system and what this means in terms of strategic national options for policymakers.
It also aims to provide an inspirational vision over the demands of the future for organizers, investors and companies. The summit will also serve as a platform for innovative pioneers who use AI to build a better future for humanity.
The summit will tackle global changers and their impact on AI. It will offer presentations on how this technology is used in shaping a new reality that will create a better future for all. It will also highlight the most significant technical challenges AI is facing in the world today and how such technology can be developed in a secure and ethical way.