U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global AI Forum

Event Artificial Intelligence

September 20, 2023 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST
Add to Calendar 09/20/23 8:30 AM 09/20/23 11:00 AM America/New_York U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global AI Forum How is the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) reshaping the landscape for entrepreneurs and policymakers worldwide?   With leading economies in a global race to accelerate AI development, collaboration is vital…

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How is the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) reshaping the landscape for entrepreneurs and policymakers worldwide?  

With leading economies in a global race to accelerate AI development, collaboration is vital to foster innovation alongside societal benefits.  This advanced technology has the potential to transform all sectors, from Main Street to Wall Street, to across the globe. 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will host the Global AI Forum at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, to advance this critical conversation. Join government and industry leaders as they map out the future of AI. With AI poised to impact every aspect of our lives, we’ll dive into its vast potential, while tackling its potential challenges.  

This international symposium will draw insights from the recent U.S. Chamber’s AI Commission Report and aims to foster a constructive dialogue about this pioneering technology’s responsible use and development. 

Please join us on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at the National Press Club for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global AI Forum.


Arati Prabhakar

Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP)
Chief Advisor for Science of Technology
Co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)

Arati Prabhakar, Ph.D., is Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and Assistant to the President for Science and Technology. In this capacity, Prabhakar is the President’s Chief Advisor for Science and Technology, a member of the President’s Cabinet, and co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

An engineer and applied physicist with broad management and leadership experience, Prabhakar has led two different federal R&D agencies and worked with startups, large companies, universities, government labs, and nonprofits across a wide variety of sectors to create new solutions for critical challenges. She served as director of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, from 2012 to 2017. In 1993, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), becoming the first woman to lead the agency. Between these federal leadership roles, Prabhakar spent 15 years in Silicon Valley as a company executive and as a venture capitalist. In 2019, she founded Actuate, a nonprofit organization to develop new approaches to innovation for society’s essential challenges.

Prabhakar’s family immigrated from India to the United States when she was three years old, moving first to Chicago and then Lubbock, Texas, where she went on to earn an electrical engineering degree from Texas Tech University. She also earned an M.S. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in applied physics from the California Institute of Technology. She started her career in the legislative branch as a Congressional Fellow at the Office of Technology Assessment.

She is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, and was a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University.

Senator Todd Young (R-IN)

U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation
Bipartisan Senate Working Group on AI

Senator Todd Young represents Hoosiers in the United States Senate. He currently serves on the Senate Committees on Finance; Foreign Relations; Commerce, Science & Transportation; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

A fifth-generation Hoosier, Todd grew up watching his parents work hard in order to support the family. His first jobs were delivering newspapers, mowing lawns, and providing janitorial services at the family business.

Todd is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He graduated with honors in 1995 and accepted a commission in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 2000, Todd was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps as a Captain. While serving in the Marines and working as a business consultant, Todd earned an MBA and his law degree.

In 2010, he ran for Congress and served three terms representing Indiana’s 9th District. He was elected to the US Senate in 2016.

Todd married his wife Jenny in 2005 and worked together at a small law firm in Paoli, Indiana started by Jenny’s great-grandfather. Today, they reside in Greenwood, Indiana with their four young children: a son, Tucker, and three daughters, Annalise, Abigail and Ava.

Anne Neuberger

Deputy Assistant to the President & Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber & Emerging Technologies

Ms. Neuberger is the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technologies in the White House. Previously, she served at the National Security Agency (NSA) for over ten years in a variety of senior intelligence and cybersecurity roles. Most recently, she served as director of NSA’s Cybersecurity organization and deputy director of NSA’s intelligence operations, leading an organization of over 20,000 people globally. In both these roles, she drove major change initiatives across operations and technology. She also served as NSA’s first Chief Risk Officer building NSA’s enterprise risk management program and Director of NSA’s Commercial Solutions Center, which leads its private sector outreach. Prior to NSA, she served as the Department of the Navy’s Deputy Chief Management Officer and a White House Fellow in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. 

In 2020, Ms. Neuberger was awarded DoD’s and NSA’s highest civilian awards, the DoD Distinguished Civilian Service Award, and NSA’s Distinguished Service Medal. In 2017, Ms. Neuberger was awarded a Presidential Rank Award. 

Before her government service, Ms. Neuberger was Senior Vice President of Operations at American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, where she directed technology and operations. Ms. Neuberger is a graduate of Columbia University, where she earned an MBA and Masters of International Affairs. 

Charles H. Romine

Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP)

Dr. Romine is the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP). As ADLP, he provides direction and operational guidance for all of NIST’s scientific and technical laboratory programs, and serves as principal deputy to the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director, among other duties.

Prior to becoming ADLP in 2023, Romine was the director of the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), one of six research Laboratories within the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with an annual budget of $160 million, nearly 400 employees, and about 200 guest researchers from industry, universities, and foreign laboratories. As ITL director, Romine oversaw a research program that cultivates trust in information technology and metrology by developing and disseminating standards, measurements, and testing for interoperability, security, usability, and reliability of information systems.

Dragoş Tudorache

Member of European Parliament for Romania
Co-rapporteur of the EU AI Act

 Dragos Tudorache is a Member of the European Parliament and Vice- President of the Renew Europe Group. He is the LIBE rapporteur on the AI Act, former Chair of the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Age (AIDA), and he sits on the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE), and the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with the United States (D-US). 

Dragos began his career in 1997 as a judge in Romania. Between 2000 and 2005, he built and led the legal departments at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the UN missions in Kosovo. After working on justice and anticorruption at the European Commission Representation in Romania, supporting the country’s EU accession, he joined the Commission as an official and, subsequently, qualified for leadership roles in EU institutions, managing a number of units and strategic projects such as the Schengen Information System, Visa Information System, and the establishment of eu-LISA1. 

During the European migration crisis, Dragos was entrusted with leading the coordination and strategy Unit in DG-Home, the European Commission Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs, until he joined the Romanian Government led by Dacian Ciolos. Between 2015 and 2017, he served as Head of the Prime Minister’s Chancellery, Minister of Communications and for the Digital Society, and Minister of Interior. He was elected to the European Parliament in 2019. His current interests in the European Parliament include security and defence, artificial intelligence and new technologies, transatlantic issues, the Republic of Moldova, and internal affairs. 

Christina Montgomery

IBM Vice President and Chief Privacy & Trust Officer

Christina Montgomery is IBM’s Vice President and Chief Privacy & Trust Officer, overseeing the company’s global privacy program, policies, compliance and strategy. She also chairs IBM’s AI Ethics Board, a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the governance of AI and emerging technologies. Christina has served in various roles at IBM, including Corporate Secretary to the Board of Directors. A global leader in AI Ethics and governance, Christina is a member of the United States’ National AI Advisory Committee (NAIAC), established in 2022 to advise the President and the National AI Initiative Office on a range of topics related to AI, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce AI Commission.  Christina is an Advisory Board Member of the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), Advisory Council Member of the Center for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL), and a member of the AI Governance Advisory Board for the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). She received a B.A. from Binghamton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Akihisa Shiozaki

Member of Japan’s House of Representatives
Member of the Liberal Democratic Party
Secretary General of the AI Project Team and web3 Project Team

Akihisa Shiozaki serves as Member of Japan’s House of Representatives, and
is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party, representing District No. 1 of
the Ehime prefecture. He currently serves as the Secretary General of the
party’s “AI Project Team” and “web3 Project Team.”

Previously Akihisa was widely recognized as an expert attorney in corporate
crisis management, including regulatory investigations, white color defense,
product recall, labor/employment disputes, import/export control, media
interaction and various corporate governance issues, especially those with
multi-jurisdictional or parallel civil and criminal components. In recent years,
he has advised both domestic and foreign clients in resolving a number of
the most high profile corporate crises cases relating to Japan, including the
LIBOR/TIBOR manipulation investigation, FX manipulation investigation,
global product recall by a Japan auto-parts manufacturer, international
trade secret theft in the semiconductor industry, government investigations
against a global pharmaceutical corporation operating in Japan, and his
representation of the former CEO of Olympus Corporation who brought
light to the company’s recent accounting scandal. In 2017, Akihisa was
awarded the Compliance / Investigations Lawyer of the Year at the Asian
Legal Awards hosted by The American Lawyer, in association with The Asian
Lawyer, China Law & Practice and Legal Week.

Akihisa worked in the Prime Minister’s office as senior policy advisor from
2006 to 2007 and is knowledgeable in Japanese regulations /rules and
governmental procedures, as well as having rich experience dealing with
the media. He also serves as the vice-chairman of the Anti-Yakuza
Committee at the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association and has authored many
related publications. He graduated from the University of Tokyo (LL.B.),
holds an M.A. in international policy from Stanford University, and
completed his MBA at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
where he served as class president.