NACo's Artificial Intelligence summit will bring together Administration officials, federal agency leaders, and subject matter experts to discuss the rise of generative artificial intelligence. Attendees will discover the transformative power of artificial intelligence through a keynote address from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, a fireside chat with the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on the agency's role in protecting consumers, and an executive panel discussion from federal agencies and subject matter experts on how artificial intelligence is transforming governance and the economy.

About the Summit

The NACo Artificial Intelligence summit convened Administration officials, federal agency leaders, and experts to explore generative artificial intelligence's impact. Highlights included a keynote from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, a discussion with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director on consumer protection, and a panel on AI's role in transforming governance and the economy.

Speakers

 Grace Abuhamad

Grace Abuhamad

Chief of Staff, Office of the Assistant Secretary, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce
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Hon. Andy Brown

County Judge, Travis County, Texas
 Rohit Chopra

Rohit Chopra

Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Dr. Arati Prabhakar

Dr. Arati Prabhakar

Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and Assistant to the President for Science and Technology, White House
Helena Fu

Helena Fu

Director, Office of Critical and Emerging Technology, U.S Department of Energy
Nadia Hansen

Nadia Hansen

Digital Transformation Executive, Salesforce
Gerry Petrella

Gerry Petrella

General Manager, U.S. Public Policy, Microsoft
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Hon. Gregg Weiss

Commissioner, Palm Beach County, Fla.

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