About this Report
AI + Public Policy: Understanding the shift was among the first of its kind in Canada, designed to develop a shared understanding of the core technical concepts and historical context among multi-sectoral participants, and to encourage deliberation surrounding the cross-cutting challenges and public policy implications of AI. This one-day conference, hosted in partnership with the Government of Ontario’s Policy Innovation Hub, explored changes in technical capabilities of AI, their commercial applications, and changes needed in how government responds and how sectors collaborate.
This report provides a summary of the opportunities and challenges that AI presents to policy makers, analyzing insights from guest speakers and facilitated participant discussions.
Read this report to help you:
- Understand the technical and commercial evolution of AI research and industry
- Identify the public policy implications of AI and the challenges and opportunities that AI poses to society
- Gain insight into the role of government in this evolving technical landscape