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Friday May 6th, 2022 (10am-noon EDT)

Topic: Learning about AI in libraries


10:00 Welcome note and intro (10 min) by Sylvester Johnson (VT) & Jill Reilly (NARA)

10:10 Review pre-workshop survey results

10:20 Agencies highlight some of their current AI work/activities


10:50 Define breakout activity

10:55 Break

11:00 Breakout room discussions


11:40 Plenary conversation – reporting out from breakouts

Noon Close

Friday May 13th, 2022 (10am-noon EDT)

Topic: Ethical AI: Mitigating risks in AI


10:00 Welcome and reflection on last workshop

10:05 Keynote speaker: Elham Tabassi (Chief of Staff, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology)

10:25 Q&A


10:45 Define breakout activity

10:55 Break

11:00 Breakout room discussions: Balancing Benefits and Risks


11:40 Conclusion

12:00 Workshop End