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AI FedLab Convenes Federal IT Leaders to Address AI Challenges, Solutions

Key federal leaders and AI researchers unite at inaugural AI FedLab event to discuss the latest advancements in artificial intelligence. 

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June 13, 2024 

Fairfax, Va.GovCIO Media & Research, a leading federal technology media company, hosted the first annualAI FedLab on June 12 in Reston, Va. Key federal leaders and AI researchers united to discuss the latest advancements in artificial intelligence including topics such as data modernization and interoperability, generative AI, machine learning, recruiting AI talent and responsible AI. 

“The AI FedLab was designed to provide an interactive event to allow government leaders to talk with each other about the challenges and solutions they are facing when it comes to AI,” said GovCIO Media & Research President Michael Hoffman. “We’re delighted to have united key federal leaders for a day of enriching networking and insightful roundtable discussions at our inaugural event.” 

AI leaders from across government attended the inaugural FedLab including officials from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Defense Department, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Army Recruiting Command, VA National Artificial Intelligence Institute and Department of Education.  

“It’s [about] driving our culture to accept new technologies and new ways that these technologies might change the way they do their jobs,” said Lakshmi Raman, Chief AI Officer and AI Office Director, CIA. “The way we’re thinking about this is from a human machine teaming perspective. Humans [are] in the loop and [they] are still incredibly important to this process. Communication really is going to be the key here as far as sharing what the use cases are and just working together to really get it done.” 

Visit the GovCIO Media & Research AI FedLab page to view a recap of the entire event and session recordings.  

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GovCIO Media & Research, an independent media company owned by GovCIO, provides insights and analysis on federal IT innovation and is the leading industry solutions resource. Our team utilizes a multi-platform approach to today’s most pressing issues through video, podcasts, events, articles and special reports that keep federal IT decision-makers informed on technology’s impact on government.  

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