White House to Host Artificial Intelligence Summit

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Jeff Brody

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy is slated to hold a meeting to discuss the implementation of artificial intelligence technology in government applications, Fedscoop reported Thursday.

According to Lynne Parker, assistant director for AI at OSTP, the meeting will address gaps in research and development efforts and emphasize the usage of AI in updating government services.

Parker added that the government has applied AI approaches in various functions including humanitarian efforts and business processes.

Attendees at the summit will include Michael Kratsios, deputy U.S. chief technology oficer and a 2019 Wash100 winner and Kelvin K. Droegemeier, director at OSTP. The National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense are expected to join the meeting.

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