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A national research and advisory institute focused on technology policy and best practices in state and local government.


The Artificial Intelligence Council brings together the key technology leaders who are leveraging AI as a strategic asset at the state, local, department, and agency levels.

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April 3 | 8:30am-9:30am PT
The State of AI in GovTech: Charting the Course
Artificial intelligence is advancing at a dizzying pace and already transforming public sector service delivery and back-office operations. In this virtual meeting, Dustin Haisler, president of e.Republic, will discuss the current state of AI in state and local government and predictions for where it’s headed.
May 30 | 11am-12pm PT
Shaping the Future of AI: A Discussion on Law, Policies and Guidelines
As state and local government leaders look to adopt AI technologies and leverage tools, they will need to formulate administrative rules, policies, and standards that guide the ethical design, deployment, and use within their agencies.
September 13 | 11am-12pm PT
How to Procure AI Technologies
The regulatory environment for AI is still evolving and state and local governments face uncertainties about how to proceed with the acquisition of AI technologies. In addition, public sector procurement rules and processes are notoriously complex, out of date and lack the flexibility required to accommodate the acquisition of new and innovative technologies. Government agencies have struggled to purchase cloud technologies or incorporate industry recommended cybersecurity requirements due to archaic procurement rules and regulations and seemingly unadaptable terms and conditions. Clearly, AI technologies will present new challenges and put further strain on these legacy procurement practices.
November 8 | 11:30am-12:30pm PT
Ensuring Transparency, Disclosure and Ethics in AI
As artificial intelligence continues to play an increasingly prominent role in government operations, transparency, disclosure, and ethical considerations are paramount to build public trust and confidence in AI initiatives.