WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

 

Executive Summit: The Future of Data, AI, and Work

Co-Chairs: Ritu Jyoti, Program VP, AI Research, Global AI Research Lead, IDC
David A. Bray, PhD, Inaugural Director, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center; Executive Director, Commission for the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data

In the digital era, AI is at the center stage of business intelligence. Data is the core of the new digital economy and needs to be managed from edge to core to cloud and analyzed in near real time for insights. Due to the complexity and resources required for AI, model creation tends to be time intensive, expensive, experimental, and often "one-off" solutions. Most organizations haven't made it beyond the incremental benefits of a single business process to full production agency wide. At AI World Government 2020 agency and industry executives with experience confronting the challenges of operationalizing and scaling AI will discuss how they are dealing with roadblocks associated with both data and AI governance, lessons learned, strategies in play to move forward, and taking responsible and ethical action to affect outcomes associated with data governance the future of work. 

9:00 am – 4:00 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall Open 

9:00 am Summit Kick Off

Ritu Jyoti, Program VP, AI Research, Global AI Research Lead, IDC

9:10 Three Perspectives on How Data Governance Regimes Challenge the Future of AI Globally

We face a very real short-term future where at least three different data governance regimes (Europe, China, and the United States) exist – probably more for other countries as well. This session  will focus on these challenges, as well as potential opportunities, with regards to the Future of Data and how we work with data.

Speakers:

  • David A. Bray, PhD, Inaugural Director, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center; Executive Director, Commission for the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data
  • Joanne Lo, PhD, CEO, Attica AI
  • Anthony Scriffignano, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet 

9:35 Paths to Business Value in an AI World 

Ritu Jyoti, Program VP, AI Research, Global AI Research Lead, IDC

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing the future while disrupting the present. A clear, well-defined AI strategy is the differentiator between organizations that will succeed and those that will struggle. Join this session to learn proven paths to unlock the transformative power of this disruptive technology in the public sector.

10:00 Executive Roundtable: How Data and AI are Changing How the Government Works

Data analytics and AI are changing how the government works – and even more changes are expected on the horizon. This roundtable will feature experts “on the ground” helping to making it happen in their respective organizations in support of better public service for us all.

Moderator: Curt Savoie, Director, Global Smart Cities Strategies, IDC  

Panelists: 

  • Derry Goberdhansingh, CEO, Harper Paige
  • Wendy Martinez, PhD, Director, Mathematical Statistics Research Center, Office of Survey Methods Research, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Dave Cook, Sr. Director, AI/ML Engineering Services, Figure Eight Federal 

10:35 Coffee Break - View Our Virtual Exhibit Hall

10:50 Executive Roundtable: Why the Future of Work is Being Shaped by Choices Tied to the Future of Data and AI

The Future of Work and the Future of Data are jointly intertwined – the choices we make regarding the use of data and AI in the workplace will impact us all. This roundtable will feature experts who are seeing the early precursors on how data and AI impact how, where, and what we work on together.

Moderator: Amy Loomis, PhD, Research Director, Future of Work, IDC

Panelists: 

  • Rebecca Fair, CEO and Cofounder, Thresher
  • Renata Miskell, Chief Data Officer (Acting), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General 

11:25 A Call to AI Action: Positive #ChangeAgents Across Sectors, Nations, and Communities

Speakers:

  • David A. Bray, PhD, Inaugural Director, Atlantic Council GeoTech Center; Executive Director, Commission for the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data 
  • Anthony Scriffignano, PhD, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet 
  • Joanne Lo, PhD, CEO, Attica AI

12:00 pm Lunch Break - View Our Virtual Exhibit Hall

12:05 - 12:30 Speed Networking

12:30 - 3:00 Seminar 1: AI & Cybersecurity 

12:30 - 3:00 Seminar 2: Putting AI into Practice in the Public Sector 

3:00 - 3:30 AI World Government Connects - View Our Virtual Exhibit Hall

3:00 Close of Day 1

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