Among them, the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, the Secretary General of the UN Antonio Guterres and the Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni – the only head of state of the G7 to make the trip.
The United Kingdom hopes to convince them to create a group of experts on AI on the model of the IPCC for the climate.
The American billionaire and star entrepreneur Elon Musk, already present at the summit on Wednesday, will speak with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday evening.
In an open letter published Tuesday, several of the “founding fathers” of this technology such as Yoshua Bengio or Geoffrey Hinton pleaded for “the development and ratification of an international treaty on AI”, in order to reduce the risks “potentially catastrophic consequences that advanced systems pose to humanity.”
The challenge is to be able to define safeguards without hindering innovation for AI laboratories and tech giants. The EU and the US, unlike the UK, have chosen the regulatory route.
Last week, several companies such as OpenAI, Meta (Facebook) or DeepMind (Google) agreed to go public some of their security rules on AI at the request of the United Kingdom.
In an open letter addressed to Rishi Sunak, around a hundred international organizations, experts and activists deplored that this summit was held behind closed doors, dominated by tech giants and with limited access for civil society.
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