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APF CANADA INSIGHT - South Korea’s tech prowess takes centre stage at AI Seoul

29 May 2024

academia, and civil society discussed the Seoul AI However, South Korea’s challenges in passing domestic Business Pledge, which promotes responsible AI AI legislation prior to the summit were a sobering development, ensures equitable benefits from AI reminder of the difficulties countries face in converting advancements, and supports international standards. [...] He global AI norms and governance, was attended highlighted Canada’s proactive role in AI governance by politicians and entrepreneurs from around the and noted the country’s recent investment in a world, including the G7, EU, Australia, Canada, and C$2.4-billion AI initiative, including C$50 million to Singapore, as well as heads of prominent international establish a Canadian AI Safety Institute. [...] Pursuing opportunities for South Korea–Canada collaboration The broad consensus on the principles of AI The AI Seoul Summit also set the stage for South governance marked a positive step towards Korea and Canada to intensify their collaboration international co‑operation. [...] on AI safety and governance and casting doubt on The summit accentuated the difficulties of balancing South Korean President Yoon’s commitment to make regulation and innovation. [...] In alignment with this shift, Canada and were invited to the ministerial session and the AI the U.
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