The AI for Good Global Summit will be held on 7–9 June 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. The summit is organised by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the XPRIZE Foundation, in partnership with several United Nations agencies, including the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the United Nations Global Pulse.
The summit will be focused on exploring the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) innovation for society, and will showcase AI applications in addressing global challenges such as proverty, hunger, health, and gender equality. It will bring together representatives of government, industry, UN agencies, civil society and the AI research community to explore the latest developments in AI and their implications for regulation, ethics, and security and privacy. Breakout sessions will invite participants to collaborate and propose strategies for the development of AI applications and systems to promote sustainable living, reduce poverty and deliver citizen-centric public services.
More information on the programme of the event will be made available on the dedicated webpage.