The Global AI Summit, organized by the Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) and G20 Saudi Secretariat as part of The International Conferences Program, honoring the G20 Saudi presidency year 2020, held in its inaugural edition virtually on 21 and 22 October 2020, is the world's premier platform for dialogue that brings together stakeholders from public sector, academia and private sector, including technology companies, investors, entrepreneurs and startups to shape the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
The Global AI Summit will be a unique global opportunity to explore what the new global era means to AI, how AI's transformational potential can be best used to create a better future for all, and what this means for policy and decision makers interested in leveraging the potential, for the good of humanity.
Saudi Arabia highlighted its students’ capabilities in the “NEOM AI Challenge”, by challenging them to provide innovative solutions for the city of NEOM in 3 main tracks: energy, entertainment, and mobility. This challenge brought together more than 400 participants from 39 Saudi universities around the Kingdom.Read More
AI Artathon winners illustrate the potential of human creativity empowered by advanced artificial intelligenceRead More
Riyadh, October 2020: The Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to support global cooperation in the field of artificial intelligence. The MoU will also see the development of an internationally-recognized system for countries to mobilize resources, providing assistance for official agencies that want to adopt AI technologies, and accreditation to meet economic requirements.Read More
NCAI and Huawei will partner on knowledge sharing, upskilling and technology development to build Saudi Arabia’s AI expertiseRead More
SDAIA and Alibaba Cloud will partner on transforming Saudi Arabia’s cities with AI and intelligence-driven smart city technologyRead More
Riyadh, October 22, 2020: Organized by the Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) and held under the royal patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the second day of the landmark Global AI Summit opened with signing three strategic agreements with IBM, Alibaba and Huawei.Read More
Riyadh, October 22, 2020: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recently hosted a consultative roundtable to discuss the establishment of a UN-proposed advisory body tasked to lead all artificial intelligence efforts.Read More
On the first day of the summit, more than 25 experts and decision-makers discussed the current reality and future of artificial intelligence around the world.Read More
Riyadh, October 2020: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Data and Artificial Intelligence Authority (SDAIA), launched a new partnership with the World Bank as part of the country’s joint efforts with the international financial institution to strengthen local economies in developing countries, enabling them to accelerate the development of artificial intelligence technologies and catalyze economic growth while managing the risks associated with the use of AI. The partnership was announced on the first day of the Global AI Summit, which is being held virtually under the theme "AI for the Good of Humanity" from 21-22 October.Read More
National Strategy for Data & AI (NSDAI) to position Saudi Arabia as a global leader in AI by 2030 Multi-phase strategy will be led by Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) Strategy aims to attract $20bn in FDI and local investment over ten yearsRead More
Riyadh, October 21, 2020: Convened by the Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA) and held under the patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, the first day of the Global AI Summit commenced with a speech from His Royal Highness the Crown Prince delivered by His Excellency Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, President of SDAIA. HE Dr. Al-Ghamdi, speaking on the Crown prince’s behalf, emphasized that the goal of the Global AI Summit was to foster artificial intelligence, mobilize its capabilities and utilize its potential for the good of humanity.Read More
Riyadh, October 2020: The Global AI Summit, held under the theme ‘AI for the Good of Humanity’, commenced today under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense. The summit continues until tomorrow October 22.Read More
The Saudi Data & Artificial intelligence Authority (SDAIA) announces that the Global AI Summit will take place virtually on 21-22 October 2020.
This announcement comes in line with the global efforts and the precautionary measures that are being taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to protect participants and attendees from Covid-19.
Riyadh, 22 December, 2019: Riyadh is set to host the ‘Artathon’, a competition which brings together artists and artificial intelligence experts, to create art using advanced artificial intelligence tools, techniques and methods.Read More
Riyadh, 25 January, 2020: Under the patronage of His Highness Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan Al Saud, Minister of Culture, the closing ceremony of the AI Artathon took place this evening at the King Abdullah Financial Center in Riyadh, during which the winners of the first round of the competition were announced.Read More
Riyadh, 23 January, 2020: The world’s first AI Art hackathon – the AI Artathon - has opened today in Riyadh, with 300 experts in data science and AI, graphic designers and artists competing to create visual arts using artificial intelligence..Read More