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The Goal

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Identify practical applications of AI

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Scale solutions for global impact

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Accelerate progress towards the
UN Sustainable Development Goals

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. AI for Good is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – the UN specialized agency for information and communication technology – in partnership with 40 UN sister agencies and co-convened with the government of Switzerland.

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Summit Speakers

Secretary-General
United Nations
*Video address
Secretary-General
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Director-General
World Health Organization (WHO)
Chief Operating Officer
Google DeepMind
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President
Amazon
Group CEO
BenevolentAI
Former UK Minister for Internet Safety and Security
Historian, philosopher, and best-selling author of 'Sapiens' and 'Homo Deus'
Sapienship
(*remote)
Warren Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of San Diego, Author The Equality Machine (An Economist best book of 2022)
University of San Diego
Expert AI Executive & Tech Visionary Leader
UAE
Professor of Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley, Author 'Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control'
UC-Berkeley
Inventor, Futurist & Best-selling author of ‘The Singularity is Near’
Professor in the Computer Science Department
University of Southern California
Carnegie/Uehiro Fellow and Co-direct of the AI and Equality Initiative
Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs
Sr. Director of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
Shutterstock
President, Women in AI
President, Women in AI
Scientist, best-selling author, and serial entrepreneur
New York University (NYU)
CEO
The Atlantic
CTO AI
Cognizant
Founder & Chief Scientist
Privateer
Director General
Federal Office of Communications of Switzerland (OFCOM)
UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology
United Nations
Chief Impact Officer
Planet
Co-founder & CEO
Field AI
Former Group Leader at NASA JPL
Founder
proto.life & Wired Magazine
Serial Entrepreneur and Founder of AI Center of Excellence Africa
AI Center of Excellence Africa
Deputy Secretary-General
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Ambassador, Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Deputy Director General and head of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications
IAEA
Corporate Vice President & Chief Data Scientist
Microsoft AI for Good Lab
CEO
Human Immunome Project
CEO and Founder
SingularityNET
Professor & Director
Monash Data Futures Institute at Monash University
Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor, Cyber & Emerging Tech at National Security Council
White House
*remote
Deputy Director, National AI Initiative Office
White House
Director General of DG CONNECT
European Commission
CTO
Shutterstock
CEO and Founder
Hanson Robotics
Project Lead
World Bank Group
Vice President
ZTE
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of the Republic of Mauritius to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
Artist and Researcher
Portrait XO
Chief Curator of Artistic Intelligence Visionary Initiative
R100 Studios
Cardiologist, CEO & Co-Founder
IDOVEN
AI Artist & Creative Consultant
Co-Founder and CEO
Exponential Destiny
CEO
Blue Frog Robotics
Raytheon (endowed) Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Texas A&M University
Former Real Madrid, FC Porto and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador
IDOVEN
Professor and Director and Founder of Reconfigurable Robotics Lab
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Founder, Chairman & CEO
Immersion4
Professor
Politecnico di Milano
Professor of Robotics and Intelligent Systems
University of Sydney
Head of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Mechanical Engineer and Senior Specialist
NEOM
Global Head of Communications
Shutterstock
Professor of Space Autonomous Systems and Head of STAR LAB
University of Surrey
CEO and Founder
NEURA Robotics
Business Development Manager
ANYbotics
Co-Founder and CEO
The Every Co.
Chairman & Managing General Partner
REDDS Capital
Inventor, BBC "Click" Presenter
BBC News
Head of Innovation Accelerator
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Professor in Electrical Engineering
Universitat de València
Professor and leader of Bendable Electronics and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Group College of Engineering
Northeastern University, Boston, USA
Associate Professor and Director of the Cognition, Aging & Rehabilitation Laboratory
Ben Gurion University
Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Graduate student
University of Cambridge
Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Co-founder
Insikt Intelligence
Independent Research Consultant
Consultant
Creative Director and Project Leader
Ai-Da
Professor and Director
University of Geneva
Chief Digital Officer
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
President
Jam Galaxy
Professor of Department of Systems Innovation, Visiting director of ATR Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories
Osaka University
Vice President of Policy and Government
Boston Dynamics
CPO
Glüxkind Technologies
CEO
Glüxkind Technologies
Chair of ITU/WHO Focus Group on AI for Health
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI)
Professor and Director of the Social, Therapeutic & Robotic Systems Lab
Mississippi State University
Managing Editor
TechCrunch
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
UC San Diego
Student
Stanford University
Generation Connect Americas Youth Envoy
Executive Director
The Wharton School, The University of Pennsylvania Law School
Chair
Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)
Chief Executive Officer
ACSILabs Inc
Associate Professor of Informatics and Cognitive Science
Indiana University Bloomington
CO-Founder and Director
AI Commons
International Artist, Swiss Drummer
ME/MACHINE
Professor of Atmospheric Physics
University of Oxford
Head of the planetary exploration domain
DLR Robotics Institute
Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Stanford University
Chief Scientist
Honda Research Institute Japan
Data Scientist
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
CEO/Founder, Women at the Table and Co-Founder, Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms
Women@TheTable
Luddy Professor of Computer Science
Indiana University Bloomington
Chief Operating Officer
SingularityNET
Head of Standardization and Vice President
ZTE
Director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory
Imperial College London
Generation Connect Africa Youth Envoy
Technical expert
Huawei
Chair for Law and Ethics of the Digital Society, European New School of Digital Studies
European University Viadrina
Deputy Manager for Mobility and Robotics Systems
NASA JPL
Programme Officer
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Chair, Board of Directors (tinyML Foundation)
tinyML Foundation
Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Head of Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Public Policy, EMEA
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Programme Chair, AI for Good Former Deputy Director, TSB,
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
CEO
Flyability
Chief, Strategy and Operations, AI for Good
TSB International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Head of the Innovation Accelerator
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Creative & Technologist & Founder
Journee
Director & Professor
Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
Artist and Researcher
Scilicet
CEO and Founder at Engineered Arts
Engineered Arts
Senior Research Scientist
Idiap Research Institute
Head of Standards Strategy Department
ZTE
Vice President, UN Affairs and International Organisations
Microsoft
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Mexico to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva
CEO
Multiple
Chief Digital Officer
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
AI and Digital Innovation Lead
Fondation Botnar
Assistant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
CEO
Van Robotics
Founder
Drainpipe.io
Contributor - Topic Group AI for Radiology Focus Group AI for Health - WHO & ITU
Chief Senior Research Scientist
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
CTO
KUKA
Associate professor & Director of the Geneva Tsinghua Initiative
University of Geneva
UNDP Global Lead Gender & Digital Transformation
UNDP
Founder and CEO
Cawil.AI Solutions
Research Affiliate
UCL, Institute of Education, iMerc, London, UK
Director
UK Safer Internet Centres
Founder and CEO
Technovation
Generation Connect Visionaries Board Member, Futurist and Founder of Waye
Waye
Ph.D. Student
Stanford Intelligent Systems Laboratory
Ambassador and Director of International Affairs
Swiss Federal Office of Communications
Chair of the Council of Europe Committee on AI
Assistant Director General, Global Challenges and Partnerships Sector
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
CEO, Gorilla Corporation and Founder of Tortora Brayda™ Partnership Excellence™
Gorilla Corporation
Venture Developer
FoundersLane
Philantropist & Author
The Vine
UN Coordination Officer, Priority Africa and External Relations Sector
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Adviser for Artificial Intelligence
European Commission
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Summit Overview

Two days of never before presented, state of the art AI solutions and cutting edge knowledge, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Learn from our AI luminaries, industry leaders and UN partners on the AI for Good, Robotics for Good and SDG Stages

Build collaboration efforts with our ‘AI for Good in Action’ and ‘Innovation Factory’ pitching sessions and the Discovery networking zone

Connect with +3K in-person participants & +15K online Members via the social events and matchmaking App

Programme Snapshot

LEARN
9:00 -
10:45

Welcome Address and Keynote Accessible in personAccesible online

AI for Good Main Stage
The Main Stage features interactive keynote talks from AI luminaries and world-renowned thought leaders, state-of-the-art AI solutions, pitching sessions and performances by AI inspired artists.

CONNECT
10:45 -
11:30

Networking Coffee Break & Stages (July 6-7) Accesible in person

AI SDGs Stage
The UN SDGs provide us with a global compass for a better future.  Discover the latest AI solutions that are helping to accelerate positive human and social development.

Robotics for Good Stage
The future of Robotics for Good has landed in Geneva. Interact with 50+ ground-breaking robots and their human creators through interactive exhibits, talks and showcases.

Discovery Zone
Meet the experts behind the AI for Good Discovery series. Structured networking and discussions provide collaboration opportunities with like-minded subject matter experts to build AI solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Leader Lounge Talks
The Leader Lounge is a fully catered VIP networking lounge for speakers, UN partners, AI leaders, and sponsors. Access is restricted to those with a Leader Pass that can be purchased online or via select sponsorship packages.

LEARN
11:30 -
12:30

State of the Art Accessible in personAccesible online

AI for Good Main Stage
The Main Stage features interactive keynote talks from AI luminaries and world-renowned thought leaders, state-of-the-art AI solutions, pitching sessions and performances by AI inspired artists.

CONNECT
12:30 -
14:00

Networking Lunch Break & Stages (July 6-7) Accessible in person

AI SDGs Stage
The UN SDGs provide us with a global compass for a better future.  Discover the latest AI solutions that are helping to accelerate positive human and social development.

Robotics for Good Stage
The future of Robotics for Good has landed in Geneva. Interact with 50+ ground-breaking robots and their human creators through interactive exhibits, talks and showcases.

Discovery Zone
Meet the experts behind the AI for Good Discovery series. Structured networking and discussions provide collaboration opportunities with like-minded subject matter experts to build AI solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Leader Lounge Talks
The Leader Lounge is a fully catered VIP networking lounge for speakers, UN partners, AI leaders, and sponsors. Access is restricted to those with a Leader Pass that can be purchased online or via select sponsorship packages.

LEARN
14:00 -
15:15

Keynotes Accessible in personAccessible online

AI for Good Main Stage
The Main Stage features interactive keynote talks from AI luminaries and world-renowned thought leaders, state-of-the-art AI solutions, pitching sessions and performances by AI inspired artists.

CONNECT
15:15 -
16:00

Networking Break & Stages (July 6-7) Accessible in person

AI SDGs Stage
The UN SDGs provide us with a global compass for a better future.  Discover the latest AI solutions that are helping to accelerate positive human and social development.

Robotics for Good Stage
The future of Robotics for Good has landed in Geneva. Interact with 50+ ground-breaking robots and their human creators through interactive exhibits, talks and showcases.

Discovery Zone
Meet the experts behind the AI for Good Discovery series. Structured networking and discussions provide collaboration opportunities with like-minded subject matter experts to build AI solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Leader Lounge Talks
The Leader Lounge is a fully catered VIP networking lounge for speakers, UN partners, AI leaders, and sponsors. Access is restricted to those with a Leader Pass that can be purchased online or via select sponsorship packages.

BUILD
16:00 -
17:15

Pitching Sessions Accessible in personAccessible online

AI for Good Main Stage
The Main Stage features interactive keynote talks from AI luminaries and world-renowned thought leaders, state-of-the-art AI solutions, pitching sessions and performances by AI inspired artists.

CONNECT
17:15 -
19:30

Artistic Intelligence Performances & Networking (July 6-7) Accessible in personAccessible online

Artistic Intelligence
AI is bridging our artistic and technological capabilities, unlocking new levels of human creativity and performance. Connect with our ground-breaking artists via captivating performances and art  installations.

Open Drinks Reception & Performance
AI is bridging our artistic and technological capabilities, unlocking new levels of human creativity and performance. Connect with our ground-breaking artists via captivating performances and art  installations.

CONNECT
19:00

Leaders Dinner Accessible in personLeader Pass only

Leaders VIP Dinner

Summit Sponsors

Co-Convener

Diamond

Immersion4-logo-300x

Gold

Artistic Intelligence Sponsor

Networking Sponsors

Digital Art AV Technology Partner

Captioning Provider

Supporter

Media Partners

Interested in supporting AI for Good? Get in touch for sponsorship opportunities

Meet the Robots

Robot
One of its kind
Neura Robotics
Robot
Tele-operated android
Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories
Robot
World's foremost nursing assistant robot
SingularityNET
Robot
World’s first ultra-realistic humanoid robot artist
Aidan Meller
Robot
Drones digitizing the inaccessible
Flyability
Robot
The Portraitist Robot
Sylvain Calinon
Robot
Robot for complex interventions in harsh environments
CERN
Robot
Inspection robot for the accelerator ring at CERN
CERN
Robot
A low-cost agtech robotics solution for smallholder farms
University of Sydney
Robot
Most advanced human-like robot
Hanson Robotics
Robot
One of the most realistic humanoid social robots
University of Geneva - MIRALab
Robot
First robot making raclette
Workshop 4.0
Robot
First robot preparing your apéro
Workshop 4.0
Robot
World’s first ex-proof legged robot
ANYbotics
Robot
Precise global positioning everywhere™
Fixposition AG
Robot
Testing new groundbreaking ideas in construction
Naska.Ai
Robot
Autonomous exploration robot
Unitree Robotics
Robot
Industrial quadruped robot
Unitree Robotics
Robot
Next-generation quadruped robot
Unitree Robotics
Robot
Rock star robot of the Jam Galaxy Band
SingularityNET
Robot
Robotic hand orthosis for therapy and assistance
ETH Zurich - RELab
Robot
Robotic device for assessment and therapy of hand function
ETH Zurich - RELab
Robot
A new era of autonomous delivery robots
Ottonomy
Robot
Revolutionizing the way we grow our food
Suind
Robot
AI-powered self-driving stroller
Glüxkind Technologies
Drone, Robot
Autonomous drones for fire response
Fotokite
Robot
World‘s first direct-drive self-balancing wheeled-leg robot
DirectDrive
Robot
The most advanced life-like robot in the world
Engineered Arts
Robot
Helping people to discover and practice digital technologies
Mobsya
Robot
The ultimate power patrol inspection robot dog solution
DEEP Robotics
Robot
Social robot designed to make people happy
Honda Research Institute Japan
Robot
Interactive Robot for Ikigai Support
Indiana University Bloomington
Robot
World's first social robotics and conversational system platform
Furhat Robotics
Robot
The emotional companion robot
Blue Frog Robotics
Robot
Deep drilling on the Moon and asteroids
University of Surrey
Robot
Reconsidering our relationship between food and technology
ECAL/Erika Marthins
Robot
The next generation of climate-friendly telepresence robots
Blue Ocean Robotics
Robot
cycleWASH Pro - The fully automatic bike wash system
cycleWASH
Robot
Adaptive therapeutic support robotic dog
Mississippi State University
Robot
Agile mobile robot
Boston Dynamics/Leica Geosystems
Robot
Robot
The robot built for people
United Robotic Group
Robot
Integrating robotics into the hospitality industry
United Robotic Group
Robot
The smart robot tutor to improve academic performance
Van Robotics
Robot
Therapeutic robot baby harp seal
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Robot
Bio-inspired quadruped robot
Xiaomi
Robot
Automating Rheumatoid Arthritis assessments
ROPCA
Robot
Hanson Robotics
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Join us in Geneva, Switzerland

The Summit will take place at the International Conference Center Geneva (CICG) on Rue de Varembé 17, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland. You may discover general information about travelling to Geneva below, via the International Geneva Welcome Centre (CAGI). 

The Summit will take place at the International Conference Center Geneva (CICG) on Rue de Varembé 17, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland. You may discover general information about travelling to Geneva below, via the International Geneva Welcome Centre (CAGI). 

The portal dedicated to welcoming internationals to Geneva

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Build connections with innovators and experts, link innovative ideas with social impact opportunities, and bring the community together to advance the SDGs using AI.

Join our new  AI-powered match-making community platform to connect AI innovators with problem owners.

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Greening the Blue

While working with our members to leve​rage digital technologies to monitor, mitigate and adapt to climate change, ITU is also addressing climate change from within. This is in line with UN-wide commitments to ‘walk the talk’ and systematically integrate sustainability across its operations.

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This Summit can help ensure that Artificial Intelligence charts the course that benefits humanity and bolsters our shared values. The United Nations stands ready to be a universal platform for discussion together let us make sure we use AI to enhance human dignity and serve the global goods.

António Guterres

Secretary-General, United Nations

AI for Good provides an outstanding mix of world class presentations and discussion topics from an eminent line-up of global researchers and scientists. It is an important must-attend event for any organization or individual interested in demonstrating the possibilities of AI for societal benefit

Monash Data Futures Institute

Sponsor

It is wonderful to be with everybody in virtual space. […]. These are some of the most enjoyable and inspiring meetings that I have ever been to.

Stuart Russell

Professor, Author of “Human Compatible”