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Held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince GLOBAL AI SUMMIT COMMENCED TODAY

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.

More than 200 industry experts and decision-makers will participate in the international event organized by the Saudi Data & AI Authority (SDAIA). The summit is set to encourage significant dialogue, both in terms of recovery from the pandemic and identifying trends that shape the field of artificial intelligence, and will discuss vital factors related to creating an effective system for AI, nurturing cooperation between leaders in the field, and exploring national-level strategies.

The Global AI Summit’s sessions and activities will be live broadcasted through the summit's official website, as well as its social media accounts: Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn, and everyone is invited to interact via the hashtag #GlobalAISummit.

The Global AI Summit comes in line with the Kingdom's ambitions to become a leader in AI and data-driven economies. The summit also highlights the role of the Saudi Data & AI Authority in spearheading alternative economies, in cooperation with other relevant entities, to achieve the goals of Vision 2030.