NVTC Impact AI Summit - Virtual

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Attend NVTC Impact AI Summit and explore how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the world. Join the conversation with tech innovators, policy makers and experts to learn how businesses and government agencies are using AI to accelerate innovation, gain competitive advantage and create operational efficiency. We are excited to share that this year’s Keynotes will be Vint Cerf, vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google and Dr. Bill Streilein, chief technology officer, Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO), Department of Defense.

Keynote Speakers


8:00 AM Registration and Networking

8:45 AM Welcome Remarks from Susan Penfield, CTO, Booz Allen Hamilton and NVTC President and CEO Jennifer Taylor

9:00 AM Keynote Speaker – Vint Cerf,  VP and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google

9:45 - 10:40 AM  – Panel - Healthcare and AI Panel
Join us for an engaging panel discussion on the rapidly evolving field of healthcare and AI. Our expert panelists will explore how AI is transforming healthcare, from unlocking valuable insights through advanced data analytics to driving organizational change and revolutionizing the drug discovery process.  Learn how AI is revolutionizing HealthCare, from insights through complex data analytics to organizational transformation, from entirely new drug discoveries to personalized treatment and care.  We’ll discuss the opportunities these technologies have enabled…and the challenges we face in adopting them.

John Larson, Executive Vice President and AI & Analytics Leader, Booz Allen Hamilton 

Dr. Farrokh Alemi, Professor of Health Informatics, George Mason University

Sean Harrison, EVP and Chief Analytics Officer, CNSI Kepro
Gary Velasquez, CEO, Cogitativo

10:40 – 10:55 AM Networking Break

10:55 AM – 12:00 PM Panel - Generative AI and GPT-4: A Glimpse into the Future of AI
Join the panel and me, GPT-4, for a lively panel discussion of the fascinating world of GPT-4 and generative AI. Explore with us as we ponder how this disruptive technology might just reshape industries and redefine the way we communicate.

Dr. Tom Woteki,
Director, Data Analytics and Applied Statistics Master’s Program and Founding Director, Academy of Data Science, Virginia Tech

Michael Haines, Lead Product Manager for Generative AI Suite of Applications, C3 AI
Jason Payne, CTO, Microsoft Federal
Srinath Unnikrishnan, AVP and Head of Solutions, Persistent Systems

12:00 – 1:00 PM – Lunch and Generative Art Competition

1:00 - 1:20 PM - Keynote - Dr. Bill Streilein, CTO,  Chief Digital and AI Office, Department of Defense

1:20 – 2:10 PM  – Panel Government and AI
Join us for an informative panel discussion on the intersection of Government and AI. Our panelists will explore how AI is transforming the way we work and make decisions, from accelerating data analytics to driving more informed and impactful outcomes. We'll discuss how government agencies and industry leaders are leveraging AI to drive organizational change and deliver transformational results that impact us all. This discussion will delve into the challenges and opportunities that AI presents for government organizations, and how they are harnessing the power of AI to drive innovation and better serve their constituents.

Dr. Bill Streilein, CTO,  Chief Digital and AI Office, Department of Defense

Jason Adolf, Industry Vice President, Global Public Sector, Appian 
Dr. John Fortune, Division Director, Transportation Security and  Explosives Characterization, Transportation Security and  Explosives Characterization, Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate
Dr. Paul Mullin, Director, AI Practice, Softrams
Egon Rinderer, CTO, Shift5

2:15 – 3:05 PM – Panel - Trustworthy & Responsible AI: New Challenges and New Risk Frameworks
The need for guardrails on artificial intelligence is well recognized.  In January 2023, NIST published the AI Risk Management Framework (AI RMF 1.0).  Additional AI risk management, audit standards and transparency best practices have been released or are in development by a variety of standards setting organizations and other interested stakeholders.  Increased regulation of AI is clearly on the horizon.  This panel explores how companies and government agencies can address the evolving standards in trustworthy and responsible AI.   

Brian Alexander, President US, Omina Technologies


Nick Bartlow, AI Research Center Lead and Senior Principal Engineer, Noblis 
Evi Fuelle, Director of Policy, Credo AI
Pragyansmita Nayak, Ph.D, Chief Data Scientist, Hitachi Vantara Federal


NVTC Member - $50
Non-Member - $65 (please log in to register)

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5/9/2023 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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