The Promises and Perils of Generative AI: Misinformation and Other Risks

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2023
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Trustworthy AI

The Promises and Perils of Generative AI: Misinformation and Other Risks

As large generative AI models, such as ChatGPT, capture the public’s attention, people want to know what the implications are for business and society. Yet, AI has been evolving and augmenting human capabilities to solve challenges in society over the last 70+ years. As AI has advanced, so too have the complexities associated with it, such as ensuring reliable and credible information while mitigating bias and ethical risks. This panel of experts will discuss what trustworthy AI is, how it impacts our lives, and top-of-mind considerations for AI to advance successfully and responsibly. An audience Q&A session will follow the panelist discussion.

In this session, attendees will:

  • Discuss what trustworthy AI means,
  • Explore the potential risks and rewards of AI,
  • Describe existing AI governance models,
  • Summarize critical activities underway to enable trustworthy AI today and in the future, and
  • Learn about partnership opportunities with GW’s leading trustworthy AI research and educational programs.

Featured panelists include:

  • Professor David Broniatowski, GW School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Dr. Benjamin Harvey, CEO of AI Squared
  • Pamela K. Isom, CEO of IsAdvice & Consulting, former Executive Director of the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Franklin Urteaga, CEO of Oigetit, former White House technology advisor

The panel will be moderated by Professor Susan Aaronson, GW Elliott School of International Affairs, and Director of the Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub.

This event is presented by the Penn West Equity and Innovation District, and sponsored by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, The George Washington University, and the Washington DC Economic Partnership.

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