Date: 3.11.23
Location: Phillips Building
A world driven by AI, cultivated by the people, and accessible to all. A future built on universal power to create, explore, benefit, and enjoy. A new era we can trust because we all have a hand in it.
Livestream Event
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Doors Open
10:35AM - 11:05AM
Innovative Startup Approaches to AI Democratization
  • Leo Hentschker, CTO of Column
  • Libby Ediger, CEO of Holberton School
  • Devaki Raj, CEO of CrowdAI
  • (Moderator) Allie Brandenburger, Founder of TheBridge
11:05AM - 11:30AM
11:35AM - 12:05PM
Panel - Building AI Across America
  • Jennifer C. Shieh, PhD, Director of Ecosystem Development at Small Business Administration, Office of Investment and Innovation
  • Heather Wilson, President of University of Texas, El Paso
  • Ronaldo Lemos, Board Member, Oversight Board, and Professor, Rio de Janeiro State University’s Law School
  • (Moderator) Austin Carson, Founder & President, SeedAI
12:30PM  - 2:30PM
Exercise: Houston Community College (HCC) x AI Village @ DEFCON Prompt Detective
12:10PM - 1:30PM
1:35PM  - 1:50PM
Talk: Teaching the Teachers: How to Prepare Community College Students for AI Careers
  • Olivia Igbokwe-Curry, Lead for US Federal Affairs, AWS
2:00PM  - 2:25PM
Armchair: How Congress is Building AI Policy from the Ground Up
  • Congresswoman Robin Kelly, Co-Chair of the Tech Accountability Caucus
  • Chairman Michael McCaul, Co-Chair of the Congressional AI Caucus
  • (Moderator) Austin Carson, Founder & President, SeedAI
2:30PM  - 3:10PM
3:15PM  - 3:45PM
Recap & Panel: What did we learn at the HCC x AI Village @ DEFCON Prompt Detective?
  • Sven Cattell, Founder of AI Village @ DEFCON
  • Samir Saber, Dean of the Digital & Information Technology Center of Excellence, Houston Community College
  • Asad Ramzanali, Chief of Staff, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
  • Austin Carson, Founder & President, SeedAI
Day Event Closes
5:00PM - 8:00PM
Reception @ Google celebrating SeedAI's AI for the People event