Queen’s Hall to discuss AI and Creative sector – Express 25th Aug 2023

Newspaper: Express
Date Published: August 25th 2023

‘Cultural and creative industries can be an enormous catalyst for social change. They create jobs, help diversify economies, fuel innovation, and are socially inclusive since almost 50 per cent of their workers are women. Without question, culture is a productive agent of change and development,’ said Trinidad Zaldivar, head of the IDB’s Creativity and Culture Unit.

And now Trinidad and Tobago’s artistic landscape is on the brink of a major shift as Queen’s Hall’s QH TOGETHER: AI Symposium, takes centre-stage next month.

The one-day event aims to spark conversations about the merging of artificial intelligence (AI) and creativity in the region.

‘QH TOGETHER: AI Symposium, brings together local experts from both the technology and creative industries. The event is open to tertiary-level students in the technological, creative and performing arts faculties. It will feature two panel discussions: ‘Artificial Intelligence and the Performing Arts: The Caribbean Paradigm’ and ‘H-A.I Mas: Transforming Trinidad and Tobago Carnival with Artificial Intelligence’, a release stated yesterday.

Panellists scheduled to be at the symposium include a professor of Carnival studies, a Microsoft innovative expert, a representative of the world governing body for pan, as well as intellectual property law and digital transformation experts.

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