This October: Leading AI Experts Convene to Discuss the Perils and Promises of AI in Business

By: Tyler Wells Lynch

The Institute for Experiential AI is thrilled to announce the date, location, and initial speakers for our second annual business conference, Leading with AI Responsibly. Bringing together top leaders from industry and academia, this special event presents a unique opportunity to explore the cross-industry opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence.

The event will take place Oct. 18, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT at Northeastern University’s East Village, located at 291 St. Botolph St., Boston, MA 02115. Speakers include the following world-renowned leaders in AI and business, with more to be announced:

  • Peter Norvig from Stanford and Google

  • Cynthia Dwork from Harvard University

  • Michael Nieset from Heidrick & Struggles

  • Michelle Gansle from McDonald's

  • Rudina Seseri from Glasswing Ventures

  • Ashok Srivastava from Intuit

  • Usama Fayyad from the Institute for Experiential AI

  • Ricardo Baeza-Yates from the Institute for Experiential AI

  • Cansu Canca from the Institute for Experiential AI

Join us for keynote presentations and interactive breakout sessions. Discover the sophisticated analytics and unprecedented predictive powers of machine learning and natural language processing. And learn how various ethical and technical challenges make AI such a unique force in the history of innovation.

“AI has the potential to vastly impact our lives and society. It is therefore critical that AI be developed and applied responsibly,” said Usama Fayyad, executive director of the Institute for Experiential AI at Northeastern University. “This conference will help demystify the ethical, technical, and legal borders of AI with a mind towards the human in the loop (what we call experiential AI) to augment human decision-making and to leverage human intervention to keep the AI algorithms on the right track.”

Sessions will explore such hot button topics as generative AI, the technology behind ChatGPT, and the importance of adopting a responsible framework of use.  

This year’s conference will be part of a week-long AI event. Spanning Oct. 17-20, “Leading with AI, Responsibly” includes an invite-only workshop on Responsible AI, an executive education session, and a career fair, in addition to the Institute’s yearly business conference.

Tickets are available for purchase here.

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