What we're about

FutureGov.AI is a meetup group that aims to demystify artificial intelligence and explore opportunities for application of emerging technologies in government.

Past Meetups:

• April 2019 - Innovation & Automation at BC Assessment - Demos of recent AI-related projects, including RPA, Machine Learning, Chatbots, Linear Regression, and more

• September 2018 - Intro to Einstein: Salesforce's "AI for Everyone"

• December 2017 - AI Risks and the Control Problem - presentation by Peter Scott

• October 2017 - Limbic Consulting Presents (http://prezi.com/x-a0b17mcmwz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share) - Canadian Open Data Summit report, and Machine Vision POC & demo using open medical imaging data

• April 2017 - Dr.Dimitri Marinakis and Helen Fotos Present: Introduction To Artificial Intelligence (http://prezi.com/tvxohpe90dcv/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share) - a primer on AI and emerging tech concepts, and a Machine Vision demo by Kinsol Research using BC Ministry of Transportation data

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Social Justice Through Automation: Can emerging tech enable economic equality?

Journalist & science writer Leigh Phillips (Nature, Scientific American, New Scientist, Guardian, Telegraph) joins us for a presentation and discussion about how advancements in technology can enable democratic planning and decision making at vast scales.

Leigh will present key themes from his new book with Michal Rozworski: "The People’s Republic of Walmart: How the World’s Biggest Corporations are Laying the Foundation for Socialism" and we'll discuss ways that automation and emerging technologies can be leveraged in government to promote economic equality and social justice.


We will schedule the meetup for later in 2021, or as soon as we're able to meet safely in person.

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