November 28 & 29, 2022
Ōtautahi Christchurch

Call for Abstracts is open and closes 30 October

A meeting point for Aotearoa New Zealand's thriving artificial intelligence research community, innovating across many domains.

Highlights from 2021

Aotearoa New Zealand is advancing the state-of-the-art in artificial intelligence through fundamental and applied research, collaborating across academia and with industry, and this conference will provide a further opportunity to network and share experiences, understandings and knowledge.

This annual conference is intended to be the usual meeting point of the Artificial Intelligence research community with the main goal of the event being to foster discussion around the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence.  

Artificial Intelligence Researchers Association members are invited to participate


Interested in sponsoring the event?


Research insights

Senior researchers from around the country will present on a range of topics including fractural learning, deep learning, explainable AI, adaptive problem solving, machine learning for data streams, automation, cybersecurity, fake news detection, autonomous systems, and ethics. Industry sponsors will also have the opportunity to present a talk, and industry is also invited to attend.

Please note

The 2022 Artificial Intelligence Researchers Association Annual Conference is co-located with the 2022 New Zealand Data Science Platform Workshop.

Members of the Artificial Intelligence Researchers Association are invited to attend either the Annual Conference only or both the Annual Conference and the NZ Data Science Platform Workshop.

2022 New Zealand Data Science Platform Workshop

The Data Science Platform Workshop is focused on the eight Data Science programmes funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment’s (MBIE) Strategic Science Investment Fund and Catalyst fund.

The event will be opened by the Honourable Dr Ayesha Verrall, Minister for Research, Science and Innovation and programme leaders will present and discuss their major progress, key members, achievements, and challenges, followed by a question and answering session. 

The 2021 Workshop was hosted by Victoria University of Wellington with the 2022 Workshop being supported by the University of Waikato as Platinum Sponsor of the Artificial Intelligence Research Conference. 

Conference Committee

Professor Albert Bifet

Professor Richard Green

Professor Gillian Dobbie

Professor Mengjie Zhang

Dr Julian Maclaren

Dr Paul Geerstema

Dr Rory Clifford

Dr Daniel Wilson

Phil Mourot

Venue Partner

Platinum Sponsor