Global AI Summit
Riyadh, October 22, 2020, SPA -- The Global AI Summit, which was held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, was concluded today. It was held under the title "AI for the Good of Humanity" and was organized by the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA).
During the summit, the speech of His Royal Highness the Crown Prince was delivered on his behalf by Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, SDAIA's President. The speech emphasized that the year 2020 is extraordinary year to test the potential of artificial intelligence (AI), as we witness the formation of a new global normal that is redefining our ways of life, working and learning.
The summit included 30 sessions, in which nearly 60 speakers participated, including ministers, leaders of global entities, academics, investors, and entrepreneurs from 20 countries.
During the first day of the summit, the Kingdom launched the National Strategy for Data and Artificial Intelligence (NSDAI) with an ambitious vision to make the best of data and AI a tangible reality. The strategy aims to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of data and AI at the national and global levels.