Our full day of events on 11/11 expands conversation around AI education, creativity, and establishing AI culture bearers in New Orleans.
Symposium (10AM – 4:30PM)
Coffee and pastries are provided.
|10:10AM||AI in the Classroom |
Conversation with Dr. Vicki Mayer (Tulane), Julia Lang (Tulane), and Dr. Supratik Mukhopadhyay (LSU). Focus on ethical and practical considerations around using AI with students, and developing new learning tools.
|11:11AM||New Orleans 2033: How NOLA Becomes Culture-Bearer of the AI Generation|
How can New Orleans nurture a new generation of creativity? A discussion with State Representative Aimee Adatto Freeman, Ramgopal Mettu (Tulane), and Gerard Ramos (Revelry). Moderated by Blake Bertuccelli-Booth (Equalify).
|12:00PM||Using LLMs for Early Childhood Learning|
Justin Obney (PayStar) introduces the state of Large Language Models and how AI tools can be used for early childhood learning.
|12:15PM||ACX Lunch and Learn|
Food from Sweet Soulfood is provided to all participants. Additionally, we’ll include a special discussion of Pause For Thought: The AI Pause Debate from Astral Codex Ten.
Eleven-minute performance by Simon Lott.
|1:11PM||Alex Ebert’s EEG Machine|
Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe) presents his latest musical creation.
|1:40PM||AI x-Risk: An Introduction to AI Existential Risk|
A discussion with Noah Siegel (Google DeepMind) about his path to working with Google and his work on AI existential risk.
|2:10PM||Helping Students Read with AI|
Shauntel Cooley introduces lessons learned from her work with AI reading assistant, Amira.
|2:25PM||AI From LLMs to Agents: A Journey Through the LangChain Ecosystem|
Explore the LangChain ecosystem with Dustin Hughes and learn how it simplifies the process of building complex language models that make decisions and take actions based on user input.
|2:55PM||AI + Chess in New Orleans|
The history of chess in New Orleans and the intersection of chess & AI with Baylee Badawy (ChessCave).
|3:10PM||AI for the Visual Creator|
A conversation on using AI visual tools with Beau Ross (New Orleans Cinematic Universe), Luke Hawley (IBM), H. Cole Wiley (Tulane), and Zachary Pine (Tulane). Moderated by Joseph Makkos (IA).
|3:50PM||AI + Accessibility |
How is AI being used to help people with disabilities? A conversation with Adam Wood (Adobe), Kevin Andrews (Georgetown), and Dr. Saad Hassan (Tulane). Moderated by Blake Bertuccelli-Booth (Equalify).
|4:20PM||Closing Remarks & Performance|
Music by Sly Watts.
New Orleans Jazz Museum
400 Esplanade Ave., NOLA
Live Performances (5PM – 9PM)
The program includes:
- Foodtrucks (food for purchase)
- Chess Games (Chess Cave)
- AI Creations from The Electric Monks
- A performance Very Cherry
- Plus, more!
Live Performances Location:
514 Franklin Ave., NOLA
Afterparty (10:22PM – till)
Come for DJs, dancing, & food (for purchase)
DJ sets from C’est Funk & The Archivist.
800 Lesseps St., NOLA