South Korean Delegates from Samsung, Naver, and Government to Participate in Britain’s AI Safety Summit

Seoul — Naver Corp., Samsung Electronics Co., and the South Korean government will be part of a delegation attending an artificial intelligence (AI) safety summit in Britain next month, according to an announcement made by Naver on Sunday.

According to a new release by Yonhap News Agency, Science and ICT Minister Lee Jong-ho, Cheun Kyung-whoon, chief technology officer of Samsung Electronics' Device eXperience Division and president of Samsung Research, and Ha Jung-woo, head of the Naver Cloud Innovation Center, have received invitations to the summit from the British government. The information was shared by Ha Jung-woo on his Facebook page.

The summit aims to bring together officials from the Group of 7 (G7) countries, AI company executives, and AI experts to discuss the potential risks associated with AI and explore countermeasures. The G7 consists of the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the European Union.

Among the notable attendees of the summit, which will take place at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, on Wednesday and Thursday (local time), are U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, and Demis Hassabis, the CEO of Alphabet's AI-focused unit DeepMind.

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