AI for Good Global Summit
The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading action-oriented United Nations platform promoting AI to advance health, climate, gender, inclusive prosperity, sustainable infrastructure, and other global development priorities. The goal of this global event is to identify practical applications of AI to accelerate progress towards the UN SDGs and connect AI innovators with public and private-sector decision-makers to help scale AI solutions globally.
The summit is designed to generate ‘AI for Good’ solutions able to be enacted in the near term, guided by its multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary audience. It also prioritizes networking, experiences, and matchmaking to stimulate collaboration efforts to ensure trusted, safe, and inclusive development of AI technologies and equitable access to their benefits.
Monash Data Futures Institute is a gold sponsor for the Summit.
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Monash Data Futures Institute delegation
Monash Data Futures Institute is bringing a delegation of seven staff representing Monash University's depth and breadth of interdisciplinary research in AI for Good.
Professor Joanna Batstone
[Head of Delegation]
Director, Monash Data Futures Institute
A/Professor Andrea Collevecchio
Research Director, Monash Data Futures Institute
Professor Chris Marsden
Professor of AI, Technology, and the Law, Monash Law
A/Professor Shanti Sumartojo
Department of Design, Monash Art, Design & Architecture
Professor Jesper Kjeldskov
Head of Department, Human Centred Computing, Monash Information Technology
Dr Claudia Del Campo
Manager (Operations), Monash Data Futures Institute
Vijay S Paul
Senior Communications & Events Coordinator, Monash Data Futures Institute
Monash presence at the Summit
Professor Joanna Batstone will deliver the first keynote address at the Leader Lounge, on AI for health, inclusive and thriving communities globally
The Leader Lounge is a day-long, fully catered networking lounge for speakers, UN partners, sponsors and VIPs.
Monash Data Futures Institute will also be hosting an exhibition booth at the Summit, to showcase Monash University's world-leading research on Artificial Intelligence, across all three Global Challenges identified by Monash’s Impact 2030 Strategic Plan – Thriving Communities, Climate Change, and Geopolitical Security.
Our research in AI and data science for social good
Previous engagement with ITU/UN AI for Good Global Summit
MDFI has been keenly engaged with the AI for Good Global Summit since 2020, organising a series of webinars showcasing Monash University’s research excellence in Artificial Intelligence for social good. The AI for Good digital platform has provided a collaborative space for AI innovators, researchers and problem owners to learn, build and connect, to help identify practical AI solutions to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Some of the collaborative sessions hosted by the Monash Data Futures Institute previously include:
- AI at the Intersection of Species Conservation and Climate Action
- Bringing AI Analytics to Big Data to Improve Communities
- AI for Healthy Minds and Healthy Brains
- AI in Tackling Fast Fashion Waste and the Circular Economy
- AI for Sustainable Transformation in Smart Cities, Mobility & Energy
- Human collaboration with an AI musician
- How Can Artificial Intelligence Reduce Disaster Risks in Countries?
- Unlocking Your Inner Eye. Artistic intelligence with Erica Tandori