Initiatives

Our initiatives aim to enhance science technology and innovation in Kuwait and specifically finding new innovative solutions that address the challenges facing our country. Some of our initiatives include organizing conferences, seminars and talks that aim to develop the capacities of researchers, policy makers and business executives and collaborating with renowned international institutions to transfer and apply new technologies.

The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future Symposium

November 19, 2018

Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikha Aida Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of H.H. Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah Informatics Award, and co-sponsored by the United States of America Embassy- Kuwait, KFAS held The Promise of Artificial Intelligence: Present and Future Symposium.


The evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is exemplifying the reality of Science Fiction. The rapidly growing fields of artificial intelligence, advance machine learning, and super-computing devices is amplifying Human Ingenuity. The future super-intelligence will transfer technologies from machine learning to machine sensing and comprehending. The legacy of Artificial Intelligence will have a profound impact on a wide range of social and economic approaches.

The event focused on three pillars: 


AI is Advancing Science and Technology: the first pillar is dedicated to presenting how AI is advancing science and technology to new frontiers. The session will explore the advances in algorithms and technology for Big Data, advanced computational biology and Bioinformatics, and machine learning current efforts and future outlooks. 

AI is Changing our Lives Profoundly:  this session will showcase success stories of AI innovations impacting our social and professional identities. The session will highlight success stories of fascinating human ingenuity looking at AI implementations stories in local and international context. 

AI is Shaping the Future of Education:  the last day will focus on advances in artificial intelligence and its crucial role in bringing the future of education to the next level.