Saudi Arabia strives for AI leadership with Global Summit in October

By Backend Office, Desk Reporter
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Saudi Arabia will host The Global AI Summit organized by the Saudi Data and AI Authority (SDAIA) under the support of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman between October 7-8 under the theme “AI for the Benefit of Humanity”.

The data and artificial intelligence (AI) summit will be virtual in nature because of the current safety precautions mandated by the Saudi government to handle COVID-19 spread.

The summit will discuss topics such as;

  • How AI trends will help the global recovery from the coronavirus pandemic,
  • Positive insights into the future needs of regulators, investors, and companies in the AI ​​sector and
  • Evolution of AI in the future.

The participants of the summit will include several prominent speakers and experts from various countries who will cover a variety of topics that are divided into four segments; Shaping the New Normal, AI and Governments, Governing AI and The Future of AI.

The event will discuss global changes and their effect on AI transformation and how AI technologies can be used to create a better future for all, along with highlighting the most prominent technological issues facing the global AI community today and how AI technologies can be implemented in a secure and ethical manner in different applications that affect human life.

The summit would also include the announcement of the launch of Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and Artificial Intelligence, which was recently adopted by King Salman as part of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 to achieve global leadership through a data-driven economy and AI.