All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI)
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence (APPG AI) was set up in November 2016 with the aim to explore the impact and implications of Artificial Intelligence, including Machine Learning. The APPG AI is co-chaired by Stephen Metcalfe MP (Conservative) and Lord Clement-Jones CBE (Liberal Democrat). The Group Officers are Chris Green MP, The Right Reverend Doctor Steven Croft, Baroness Kramer, Lord Janvrin, Lord Broers, Mark Hendrick MP and Carol Monaghan MP. Big Innovation Centre was appointed as the APPG AI Secretariat.
The Group supporters – Barclays, BP, Deloitte, EDF Energy, KPMG, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP, Oxford University Computer Science, PwC – enable us to raise the ambition of what we can achieve.
Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and Automation
The pace of scientific and technological advance is accelerating; in particular, there are likely to be as many transformative so-called general purpose technologies (GPTs) introduced in the twenty-first century as over the past five hundred years. Examples of GPTs from the past and present include printing, steam power, electrification, mass-production, the Internet and many others.
The new sources of economic growth and jobs in the future must come from boosting the economy’s ability to take full advantage of these technologies – the digital and low carbon economy, life sciences and health economics, and in other areas impossible to predict but which will surprise us – that underpin current and future innovation waves.
The acceleration of innovations in the 21st century has ever more uses. Artificial Intelligence, robotics, automation, sensor technology and big data are examples of this phenomenon. The boundaries between industries and sectors are stretching and changing beyond recognition. Supply chains are integrating into new intertwined business models which deliver smart cities, smart health, smart finance, intelligent houses.
General purpose technologies are the ultimate in economic creative destruction – they create and destroy industries and business models, remake markets and our lives, and they overturn the established corporate order.
AI, robotics and automation are changing the way we live, work and play
The Future of AI is a programme of physical and digital convening as well as showcasing, with the aim of understanding how AI, robotics and automation are changing the way we live, work and play. The programme will explore how AI accelerates markets for open innovation networks, widens opportunities for other product and process innovations along the supply chain and also creates opportunities for SMEs alongside larger organizations.
We showcase a positive vision of the future and aim to unleash new economic growth and business opportunities through embracing AI as a new general purpose technology.
How to take part?
DISRUPTIVE FORCES EVENTS
Horizon scanning for future AI technologies and cross-sector learning on how these may be transferred from one industry to another
Round table debates on ethical or moral questions, eg in relation to the use of AI in cars, aeroplanes, on the battlefield
THOUGHT LEADERSHIP REPORTS
Are you an organization, business or public agency leading an AI field or market (AI technology, AI product, AI cluster), or would like to be? We will work with you to create and publish a bespoke co-branded thought leadership report using evidence from your leadership and our AI evidence base
BUSINESS AND POLICY FORUMS
Workshops involving business and policy makers to gather evidence on the market potential for AI
PITCH EVENTS & AI SHOWCASES
Featuring SMEs with AI products and services to build market networks and highlight positive applications of AI
MAPPING AI CAPABILITIES IN REGIONAL CLUSTERS: SCOPE FOR INVESTMENT
Map of AI capabilities to establish what could be scaled and scope for investment.
Contact our APPG AI Coordinator: Alice Piterova