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Symposium Schedule

Each session provides two panel options: 1) AI Across Industries, 2) Applied AI IRL. 

Select Rocket Center / Space Camp Immersive Activity option will also be available.

Subject to speaker final availability.

Track 1 AI Across Industry

Track 2 Applied AI IRL


Tentative Symposium Schedule

(Subject to Speaker Final Availability)

  Tuesday, Feb. 20th
8:00 am-9:00 am Registration/Morning Coffee  
9:00 am-9:30 am Welcome Dr. Robinson and Mayor Battle
9:30 am-10:30 am Keynote Interviewing AIs Video presentation
10:30 am-11:00 am Coffee Break  
11:00 am- 12:30 Session 1  
Track 1 Security Blanket or Security Burrito: Hype v Reality of AI and Security Lisa Lee & Diana Kelley
Track 2 GenAI for Business Leaders Grant Moyle
12:30 pm- 1:45 pm Lunch  
1:45 pm- 2:00 pm Coffee Break  
2:00 pm- 3:30 pm Session 2  
Track 1 AI in Digital Engineering: A Use Case in Human Performance Dr. Mark Derriso
Track 2 AI on the ISS, Alexa in Space, and AWS AI in Space Jay Naves, Keith Martin & Mirza Nizamuddin
3:30 pm- 3:45 pm Coffee Break  
3:45 pm- 5:00 pm Session 3  
Track 1 Evolution of AI Models Dr. Jeremy Davis
Track 2 Maxmizing the Promise of AI Innovation in Healthcare Dr. Alex Carlisle
5:30 pm- 7:30 pm Cocktail Reception  
  Wednesday, Feb. 21st
8:30 am- 9:00 am Morning Coffee  
9:00 am-10:15 am Session 4  
Track 1 AI, Law, & Ethics Andrew Miller
Track 2 TBD TBD
10:30 am-12:00 pm Session 5  
Track 1 AI and Scientific Discovery Dr. Prasana Balaprakash
Track 2 AI, Work Life and the Human Relationship Robb Kulin & Vinay Gidwaney
  Space Camp Immersive MCC Floor Tour - Max 16 people
12:00 pm-1:15 pm Lunch  
1:30 pm- 2:45 pm Session 6  
Track 1 AI for Science: NASA Perspective Dr. Manil Maskey
Track 2 AI & Entertainment and Storytelling Annie Hanlon, Christina Storm, Ben Hansford & Michael Jung
3:00 pm- 4:30 pm Session 7  
Track 1 FUD vs. FOMO Venus Quates, Rakia Reynolds, and Kurt Steege
Track 2 Trustworthy AI: From Principles to Practice Gilles Fayad, Edson Prestes & Mark A. Vasquez
  Activity Aviation Challenge Immersive
4:30 pm- 5:00 pm Coffee Break  
5:30 pm- 8:00 pm Cocktails & Cosmos Planetarium Event
  Thursday, Feb. 22nd
8:30 am- 9:00 am Morning Coffee  
9:00 am-10:15 am Session 8  
Track 1 AI & Space Exploration Chris Sembroski
Track 2 Cyber Threat use of AI Marcus Sachs
10:30 am-12:00 pm Session 9  
Track 1 Practical Applications of AI Across Business Sectors Keith Crow
Track 2 Leveraging AI in Defense: Balancing Innovation and Trust Monica McEwen, Eric Imsand, Beena Ammanath, and Christopher M. Hill
  Activity Space Camp Immersive
12:00 pm- 1:30 pm Lunch  
1:45 pm- 3:00 pm Session 10  
Track 1 Convergence: Using AI and Spatial Computing Technologies to Create Photorealistic Personalized Immersive Experiences Fox Bonilla
Track 2 Patents and AI Eric Moore
  Camp Immersive Indoor Ropes - Max 16 people
3:15 pm- 4:45 pm Session 11  
Track 1 Safety and Security in Generative AI era Dr. Joshua Kalin
Track 2 AI Foundation Models for Science Dr. Rahul Ramachandran
Practicum Prompt Engineering Practium - max 64 people Dr. Larry Lowe
4:45 pm- 5:30 pm Coffee Break  
6:00 pm- 9:00 pm Sat V Dinner  
  Friday, Feb. 23rd
9:00 am-9:30 am Morning Coffee  
9:30 am-11:00 am Session 12  
Track 1 The TRUST Framework: Ethically Integrating AI into Your Organization Carl Holden
Track 2 The AI-XR Connection: Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality as the interface for AI Nathan Klose
  Activity Space Camp Immersive
11:00 am- 11:30 am Coffee Break  
11:30 am- 1:00 pm Session 13  
Track 1 Open Access to AI Nicholas Shepherd
Track 2 Data is the Challenge, AI is the Opportunity Turning the Flood of Space Data Into Actionable Insights Jim Reilly, Tom Whitmeyer, Dan Wald and Yovonne Ivey-Parker
  Museum Immersive Archive Experience - Max 8 people
1:00 pm- 1:30 pm Closing in SPOC  
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm Adult Space Camp Academy Check-In  




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