Friday February 28, 2020

Automatic for the people

Ireland currently ranks as the sixth ‘most-digital’ economy in the EU. Last week’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Summit provided an overview of where we are now, and where AI can take us in the future, writes Róisín Kiberd

10th March, 2019
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At the AI & Machine Learning Summit 2019, from left: Irfan Rasul, principal solutions consultant, Oracle Business Analytics; Dejan Cusic, business director, Ireland and UK, Comtrade Digital Services; Paul Verkaik, director, EMEA solution strategy, IPsoft; Clare Dillon, technology evangelist, Pat Breen, TD, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation; and Mark Kelly, founder of AI Ireland and chief customer officer at Alldus International Pictures: Maura Hickey

Taking place in Croke Park, the inaugural Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Summit explored the possibilities of an automated future, including ways Ireland can profit from AI, coming trends, public policy, AI ethics and risk management.

Pat Breen, Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, delivered the opening address, discussing digital transformation for the EU as well as on a national level. Thirty initiatives were announced by the...

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