The Tortoise AI Network
A global community of business leaders, academic experts, and policy makers
Artificial intelligence will change how business, governments and societies operate for decades to come. Join us for cutting-edge conversations, timely insights, and valuable networking with other leaders in the field.
Benefits of membership
Monthly virtual roundtables tackling specific themes emerging from the AI Index, exclusively for AI Network and invited experts.
Half or full day discussions with leading experts from around the world on the key themes coming out of the Global AI Index.
Biannual dinners exclusively for members and invited experts. Hosted in London to coincide with our summits in December and May.
The AI Sensemaker
Our monthly newsletter making sense of the latest developments in AI.
The Global AI Index
Access to our raw data. Over 100 metrics across 54 countries, updated biannually.
First look at index updates and methodology changes, with an invitation to review & feedback.
Invite-only socials and special events at AI Summits around the world.
Do national strategies for artificial intelligence really work
29 September, 14:15–15:30 BST
In the past five years, the nations of the world have produced dozens of strategy documents concerned with developing, governing and benefitting from AI. What have these high-level strategies shown us about the relationship between AI and government? And do they appear to be working?
Featuring Megan Smith, Chief Technology Officer under President Obama; Stuart Russell, Professor Computer Science at the University of of California; and Prince Zeid Raad Al Hussein, former United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights
China & AI: What Does China Want?
27 October, 14:30–16:00 BST
The race between the US and China on AI has been a talking-point for years, but its actual strength is rarely calculated with much accuracy. As nations are grappling with looming largest recession in many decades is China able to maintain its focus on AI leadership
- Rana Mitter, Professor of History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
- Azeem Azhar, award-winning product entrepreneur and the curator of Exponential View
- Alexandra Mousavizadeh, Director of Tortoise Intelligence and Partners
- Alexi Mostrous, Editor and Partner, Tortoise
Preview of the Global AI Index 2020 edition
24 November, 14:15–15:30 GMT
To be released on 3rd December. This session will spotlight the UK and Israel.
AI Network Book Club
9 December, 14:30–16:00 GMT