Tue 06-12-2022 11:55 AM
ABU DHABI, 6th December, 2022 (WAM) — Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a leading global scientific research centre and the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), today announced its Abu Dhabi AI Connect (ADAIC) 2022, a first-of-its-kind event that will gather some of the brightest minds in the AI field to demonstrate AI’s contributions to humanity and explore the future of this technology.
Taking place from 12-13 December in Abu Dhabi, ADAIC 2022 will offer industry experts and AI practitioners an opportunity to interact with some of the greatest AI pioneers, including Turing awardees and Fields Medal winners and debate future trends that are set to have an outsized impact across the AI landscape. The conference is set to become an annual fixture in Abu Dhabi, with the current edition looking to unpack topics of growing importance in the AI space, such as connected intelligence, AI foundation models, sustainable AI, AI at scale, and AI applications and benefits. These themes will spread across a demonstration track and panels from well-established researchers and leaders in AI.
Prof. Mérouane Debbah, Chief Researcher, AI and Digital Science Research Centre (AIDRC) at TII, said, “AI is transforming our lives at lightning speed and is a field that requires inclusivity and scale to ensure cohesiveness. ADAIC 2022 offers AI experts, researchers, and practitioners across industry and academia an interactive platform to collaborate and combine our learnings to maximise AI’s potential in enabling future societies.”
Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei, General Chair of the organising committee of ADAIC 2022, and Director of AI Cross-Center Unit at AIDRC, said, “AI continues to push the boundaries of knowledge and advanced sciences with its widespread implementation – rapidly transforming sectors and driving emerging technologies. The Abu Dhabi AI Connect is set to become an annual event that convenes the most brilliant minds in AI to discuss and debate the future of this technology, and AI’s contributions to humanity.
“The conference aims to serve as a way-finder and attract AI scientists and global stakeholders to build mutually beneficial synergies and shape a comprehensive AI ecosystem. In the UAE we are in prime position to lead global advancements in AI. ADAIC 2022 invites all those whose lives are impacted by AI to attend and contribute to the sessions.”
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