Below is an overview of the topics. The full agenda will be posted soon. Subject to change as details are confirmed.
wednesday, April 24
By now, we’ve all tried ChatGPT, Midjourney, and perhaps even Synthesia. Results and reactions have ranged from amazed to dismayed. And the bottom-line question on everyone’s mind is: what now? Can we use this, can we trust this, can we afford not to?
The advent of generative AI has put before us an almost infinite number of new uses cases for AI. The question we need to ask before we take one single step is not “what could we do?” but “what should we do?”
Should We Open AI?
The open-source approach to software development has democratized access to software, ensured transparency, and improved security for 25 years now. Some say we need to apply this methodology to AI models. Some say we don’t. We discuss.
The Digital Politician
Over the last twenty years, technology has played an increasingly prominent role in elections. From amplifying candidates' voices to the ethical challenges of misinformation, AI and digital strategies are reshaping the modern politician and the future of democracy.
Isn't that Interesting
Fundamentally, AI is a tool. And like any tool - be it a hammer or pen - what matters is how people use it. There are some fascinating, inspiring, and truly innovative uses of AI happening that we need to show you.
Thursday, April 25
In the ever-evolving landscape of technology and AI, each advancement fortifies the foundation for future innovation. As breakthroughs continue to unfold, they not only bring new capabilities but also propel us toward faster, more impactful innovations. Brace yourself for the imminent era of accelerated AI innovation.
Beyond Generative AI
AI's evolution is far from linear. As we grapple with harnessing generative AI's potential, innovators are already shaping the next AI era. We peer into the labs of the large model makers in a search to discover what lies beyond generative AI.
From The Labs of Academia
From cutting-edge technology to pioneering scientific breakthroughs, this session provides a sneak peek into the forefront of innovation emerging from the renowned laboratories of MIT. Explore the possibilities currently hosted in the imaginations of MIT’s leading researchers.
Strengths, weakness, opportunities, threats. Analyze AI as much as you want, ultimately you need to plot a course and set sail. We speak to organizations that have moved forward with AI execution plans despite the risk of the unknown. For these innovators, AI action trumps endless analysis.
We have all been amazed by AI's ability to get us from point A to B, recommending music for the ride and to write the words we want to say upon arrival. So, now what? We wrap up our two days with a look at amazing and inspirational uses of AI in areas off the beaten path.