AI Summit contemplates Covid-19 with an eye to the future

The online event dwelt on Ireland’s national artificial intelligence strategy, which is seeking ways to involve AI in rebuilding and protecting the post-coronavirus economy

Meeting online on Wednesday, April 21, the third annual AI Summit brought together innovation leaders, chief information officers, engineers and other AI experts for a diverse programme on the theme of “embracing the AI opportunity with a best practice implementation strategy”.

The summit coincided with the EU’s announcement of a world-leading AI rulebook, proposing regulation of ‘high-risk’ AI usage such as facial recognition technologies and ‘social scoring’ systems as used in China.

Minister of State ...