SOCIAL IMPACTS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
ARTIFICIAL, MARITIME, AND CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE,
DRIVING FORWARD AN INCLUSIVE DIGITAL ECONOMY: OCEAN OF POSSIBILITIES
AI Impact Alliance conference 2021 addressed critical issues in artificial intelligence (AI) and its social impact, highlights applications of AI in support of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and focused on strategic solutions that are key to an inclusive economic recovery.
Key aspects featured in the program included:
- The transformative value of gender equality in AI and its beneficial impact for economic recovery
- Natural resource management in the age of Big Data (legal frameworks for partnerships, sharing, international agreements, local applications, data valuation, etc.)
- Smart oceans and sustainable resource development: meet the founder of Whale Seeker!
- Emerging scientific methods to eliminate bias in machine learning
- Start-ups and Algorithmic Art projects AI to Counter bias…in AI: the founder of Armilla AI and makers of PearAI.Art!
There was a break out session focusing on business models for AI with social impact, funding and partnership options, different types of AI, and where the data resides. AI Experts Featured:
- Daniel Harris, experienced Data Scientist AI research and project manager
- Sarah Sparks, Alo Solution’s CEO – Responding to Black and Indigenous child protection challenges using AI
- Michael Rokos, AI Business Strategist
- Deepti Joshi, a Natural Language Processing (AI) expert