Events, opportunities to share and collaborate, and initiatives providing a voice for AI research

Our purpose

Promote Artificial Intelligence (AI) research for the advancement of the field in a manner that is both ethical and beneficial to society.

Connect AI researchers to support the development of AI research and education in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Encourage collaboration between researchers, industry and government in AI-related fields.

Raise public awareness of AI and help inform government policies concerning AI, based on sound and independent research.

2022 Artificial Intelligence Researchers Association Conference

Aotearoa New Zealand is advancing the state-of-the-art in artificial intelligence through fundamental and applied research, collaborating across academia and with industry, and this conference will provide a further opportunity to network and share experiences, understandings and knowledge.

Quarterly Webinar Series

August

Submissions

The Artificial Intelligence Researchers Associations put forward a submission on the Te Ara Paerangi – Future Pathways Green Paper.

Whitepaper

The Association has released a whitepaper discussing current AI capabilities in Aotearoa New Zealand and offering recommendations for establishing Aotearoa New Zealand as a research centre of excellence and trust in AI.

2021 Workshop

  

We launched our annual event in April 2021 as the usual meeting point of the AI research community with the main goal being to foster discussion around the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence.  

One of the outcomes of the inaugural workshop was the establishment of the Association.

At a glance

  • All eight Universities
  • Crown Research Institutes
  • Regional Research Institutes
  • Private research organisations
  • Researchers based in industry

If you would like to organise an activity or event let us know and we may be able to work with you to help make it happen.

If you know of an existing activity or event that may be of interest to our members get in touch.

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