Britain to host world’s first AI safety summit at home.
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In June, the British Government will host the world’s first artificial intelligence safety summit in Bletchley Park, the site of the codebreakers who ended World War II.

The government said in a Thursday press release that it would host the meeting — which will convene international governments, leading AI firms and experts in research — to discuss the “safe development and use of frontier AI technology.”

On Nov. 1 and 2, the British government is hosting an event to discuss the risks of artificial intelligence, especially at the frontier of development, and how they can be mitigated through international collaboration.

“We must grasp and tackle the risks of AI in order to ensure that it develops safely in the years to come,” British prime minister Rishi Sunak said.

“With the combined strength of our international partners, thriving AI industry and expert academic community, we can secure the rapid international action we need for the safe and responsible development of AI around the world.”

As of now, it is not clear which companies, governments, or researchers will attend.

Google, which owns the generative AI chatbot Bard, and Meta, which developed the Llama open-source language model, are the frontrunners in the AI race.

UK is home to several leading companies involved in the research, development and commercial production of AI, including DeepMind, the U.K. AI lab, and Synthesia, a digital media platform that lets users create AI-generated videos.