Session 1F: Driving Industry Innovation: Integrating Generative AI into the Caribbean’s Sustainable Development Strategy [SDGs: 7 – Affordable and Clean Energy, 13 – Climate Action]

July 9, 2024

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

his panel examines the pivotal role of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) in spurring industrial innovation, specifically within the context of the Caribbean’s sustainable development strategy. The focus is on how generative AI can be a transformative tool for industries in the region, contributing to sustainable growth and development. The session will bring together industry leaders, AI experts, and policymakers to discuss the practical integration of AI technologies in key sectors such as tourism, agriculture, renewable energy, and healthcare. Discussions will center on the potential of AI to optimize resource management, enhance efficiency, and drive economic growth while adhering to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Additionally, the panel will explore the challenges and opportunities of adopting AI in the Caribbean, including infrastructure requirements, workforce development, and policy frameworks. By highlighting successful case studies and innovative applications of AI, the session aims to provide a roadmap for integrating advanced technologies into the Caribbean’s industry sectors, aligning with the global agenda for sustainable development and technological advancement.