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Artificial Intelligence Working Group Launch Agenda

July 15, 2019 at NASA HQ: 300 E St SW, West Lobby, west auditorium Washington, DC 20546
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July 15, 2019

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11:00 AM

Registration and Opening

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies have made incredible advancements over the past couple of years. But what are the implications of putting AI to use within the DoD and Federal Government? This ATARC Artificial Intelligence half day launch will examine ethics and responsible AI, as well as the impacts we can anticipate of AI on our labor market. This will kick start the ATARC AI Working Group activities. We will wrap up with an open discussion on new objectives for the AI Project Teams in 2019.
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12:00 PM

Welcome Remarks and Visionary Keynote

John Sprague

John Sprague

Acting Associate CIO for the Transformation & Data Division, NASA

During this keynote, Acting Associate CIO for the Transformation & Data Division at NASA, John Sprague, will brief the audience on how NASA has turned to AI and how the agency employs this technology,
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12:20 PM

Visionary Panel: AI Working Group Project Teams

Societal changes driven by technology, like the one’s we are experiencing with AI and automation, always provoke concern and fear. How do we make sure that AI systems are ethical, responsible, transparent, and explainable? This panel will look at the impact of artificial intelligence for the following Project Teams: Autonomous Systems, Ethics and Responsibility, Conversational Augmented Intelligence, Hyperpersonalization, and IoT. 
Alexander Measure

Alexander Measure

Economist, BLS, Government Chair: Predictive Analytics, Decision Support & Patterns/Anomalies

Dr. Steven Harrison

Dr. Steven Harrison

Computer Scientist at DoD JAIC, Government Chair: Standard Data

Moderator: Tom Suder

Moderator: Tom Suder

Founder/President, ATARC

Mike Kanaan

Mike Kanaan

Enterprise Lead for Artificial Intelligence, HQ USAF Intelligence, Government Chair: Autonomous Systems

Ron Schmelzer

Ron Schmelzer

Managing Partner and Principle Analyst, Cogilytica, ATARC AI Analyst Chair

Joseph Ronzio

Joseph Ronzio

Deputy Chief Technology Officer, VHA , Government Chair: IoT

Nevin Taylor

Nevin Taylor

Senior Advisor, USAF Deputy CTO Special Programs, Harvard Nation International Security Fellow, White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, Government Chair: Value Proposition of AI and ML

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1:15 PM

Visionary Panel: AI Working Group Project Teams (cont.)

This panel will look at the impact of artificial intelligence for the following Project Teams: Predictive Analytics, Decision Support & Patterns/Anomalies, Emerging Disciplines, Cognitive Automation, Recognition, and the Value Proposition of AI and Machine Learning.
Edward Dowgiallo

Edward Dowgiallo

Office of the Chief Information Officer, DOT, Proposed Chair: Hyper-Personalization

Keith Nakasone

Keith Nakasone

Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Acquisition, GSA , Government Chair: Conversational Augmented Intelligence

Moderator: Tom Suder

Moderator: Tom Suder

Founder/President, ATARC

Mitch Winans

Mitch Winans

Special Assistant at IRS, Government Chair: Cognitive Automation

Kathleen Walch

Kathleen Walch

Managing Partner and Principle Analyst, Cognilytica, ATARC AI Analyst Chair

Anil Chaudhry

Anil Chaudhry

Director, Customs & Border Protection, Government Chair: Ethics and Responsible AI

Pamela Wise-Martinez

Pamela Wise-Martinez

Chief Enterprise Architect, DOE, Government Chair: Emerging Disciplines/Organizational Considerations

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2:10 PM

5 Minute Break

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2:15 PM

Open Discussion: Project Team Objectives

ATARC Working Groups are led by IT thought leaders within government, academia and private industry, to promote collaboration and thought leadership within the Federal IT community. Each Working Group includes Project Teams that examine emerging technology challenges within the Federal Government, providing recommendations for agencies to become more efficient and cost effective using cutting-edge IT solutions and technologies.
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2:30 PM

Closing Remarks

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