NVTC to Host Impact AI 2019 on March 21, 2019

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AI Leaders from Microsoft and Accenture to Keynote at Event

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today it will host a first-ever Impact AI summit on March 21, 2019. Impact AI will showcase companies in our region that are making inroads in the advancement of technology around Artificial Intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence is gaining momentum in broad applications from manufacturing to healthcare, energy to telecommunications. The application of machine learning, natural language processing, and robotics to challenges in virtually every industry provide significant motivation for companies to exploit the competitive and strategic advantages that exist.

Impact AI 2019 will feature outstanding and informative content from keynotes, informative panels and “Tech Talks,” our version of the popular Ted Talks.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr. Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture Applied Intelligence
  • Toni Townes-Whitley, President, US Regulated Industries, Microsoft

Confirmed Panelists and Moderators:

  • Michele Bennett, PhD, Data & AI Executive, Avanade
  • F. Brett Berlin, Data Analytics Engineering M.S. Faculty & Capstone Director, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
  • Kirk Borne, Principal Data Scientist and Executive Advisor, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Jay Crossler, Director, Chief Engineer of Operations, The MITRE Corporation
  • Melissa Edwards, Managing Director, Advisory, Intelligent Automation, KPMG
  • Kevin Gorman, Head of Product & Data, People Analytics, Capital One
  • Kim Hayes, CEO and Co-founder, The Ambit Group
  • Jennifer Hill, Vice President, Data Science, Enterprise Model Risk, Capital One
  • Angela Johnson, Director of Development, Allegis
  • Kamran Khan, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Katherine Lavelle, Managing Director, Accenture
  • Dov Levy, CTO and Founder, Dovel Technologies
  • Dr. Sally Morton, Dean, VA Tech College of Science
  • Carolyn Nguyen, Microsoft and Technology Strategist
  • Charles Onstott, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, SAIC
  • Tim Palvick, CTO, PhD, Attain
  • Joanna Pinkerton,CEO of Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)
  • Curt Rasmussen, Future Forecasting/Planning Scientist, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Anthony Robbins, Vice President, North America Public Sector, NVIDIA
  • Malcolm Ross, VP of Product Marketing, Appian
  • Dr. Lance Sherry, Director of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research at the Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
  • Ingrid Solis, AIM Champion, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • Michael Stevens, Chief Innovation Officer, City of Columbus
  • Dr. Russell Vane III, Department of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Carolina Young, Policy Advisor on Future of Work, U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s Office

Impact AI will deliver tremendous business development and educational value to the Greater Washington technology community or anyone interested in how AI is being applied in a variety of industries. View the complete Summit agenda at http://www.nvtcimpactai.org/agenda/.

DATE: March 21, 2019

TIME: 7:00 am – 4:30 p.m.     

LOCATION: Inova Center for Personalized Health Conference Center
8100 Innovation Park Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22031

REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Bethany Blackwell at 703-904-7878, ext. 207 or email bblackwell(at)nvtc(dot)org.

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

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The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 300,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; and the NVTC Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that supports the NVTC Veterans Employment Initiative and other priorities within Virginia's technology community. Visit NVTC at http://www.nvtc.org.

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