Saudi Arabia has announced the Global AI Summit, a new global-level platform to promote the development of AI and related technologies.
The Global AI Summit will take place in Riyadh on March 30 and 31 2020 and will be the leading international forum to advance AI and create knowledge sharing among global AI experts.
The summit will also highlight Saudi Arabia’s ambitions to become a leader in AI technology, and drive discussions and partnerships between local and international stakeholders in the AI field. The event will be a focus for discussion on AI, its importance, applications and impact on societies, economies and politics.
The Global AI Summit was announced on the sidelines of the Foreign Investment Initiative (FII 2019) during a talk given by H.E. Dr. Abdullah Bin Sharaf Alghamdi, President of Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA).
“AI is playing a central role in the Digital Transformation of all sectors of human activity, from business and enterprise, to key national industries, government, healthcare and many more areas beside,” said Dr. Abdullah.
“AI is bringing us new insight and new capabilities that is reshaping the world around us. The Global AI Summit will become an international platform to discuss those changes and to understand how AI technology can be utilised for the benefit of all.”