The federal government on Friday introduced to postpone the nation’s first summit on Synthetic Intelligence (AI) that was scheduled to be held within the Capital in October amid the rising coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Titled ‘RAISE 2020 (Accountable AI for Social Empowerment 2020),’ the summit on October 5-6 was introduced as a worldwide assembly of minds to alternate concepts and constitution a course to make use of AI for social transformation, inclusion and empowerment in key areas like healthcare, agriculture, schooling and sensible mobility, amongst different sectors.
“The registrations are open for all members and the method will stay the identical as earlier than. All AI startups are welcome to take part via the identical process for the Startup Pitchfest,” stated Abhishek Singh, President and CEO, Nationwide e-Governance Division (NeGD), the Ministry of Electronics and Data Expertise (MeitY).
“The step to postpone the summit is a public well being measure for containment and mitigation of the present COVID-19 outbreak,” he added.
The ‘Startup Pitchfest’ is a platform for startups to showcase their concepts to be used of AI in accelerating social transformation, inclusion and empowerment.
The summit goals to create a data-rich atmosphere as India has the potential to be the world’s main AI laboratory that may ultimately rework lives globally.