NJ AI Summit

April 11, 2024
Princeton University

NJ AI Summit, hosted by Princeton in partnership with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the NJ Economic Development Authority, takes place on April 11, 2024, on Princeton's campus. The summit will convene leaders from the region and beyond to explore AI applications in health, finance, sustainable energy and technology, while also addressing the societal implications of AI and the opportunities to advance AI education and workforce development.

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Program Schedule

8:00 am9:00 am
Continental Breakfast & Check-In
9:00 am9:10 am
Welcome
Speakers
Jennifer Rexford
Provost
Princeton University
9:10 am9:40 am
Foundations of AI
Speakers
Tom Griffiths
Session Chair, Henry R. Luce Professor of Information Technology, Consciousness and Culture of Psychology and Computer Science, Director of Center for Statistics & Machine Learning
Princeton University
Sanjeev Arora
Director of Princeton Language and Intelligence, Charles C. Fitzmorris Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University
Kristin Dana
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of SOCRATES, NSF National Research Traineeship (NRT) in Socially Cognizant Robotics
Rutgers University
Mengdi Wang
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning
Princeton University
9:40 am10:10 am
AI for Technology and Engineering
Speakers
Sigrid Adriaenssens
Session Chair, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Princeton University
Ryan Adams
Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University
Johan Grape
Vice President, Technology and Innovation
Siemens Digital Industries
Thierry Klein
President of Bell Labs Solution Research
Nokia Bell Labs
10:10 am10:55 am
Coffee Break
10:55 am11:25 am
AI for Finance
Speakers
Sylvain Chassang
Session Chair and Speaker, Professor of Economics
Princeton University
Michael Demissie
Managing Director, Head of Applied AI and Practice
BNY Mellon
Kjersten Moody
Chief Data Officer
Prudential Financial
11:25 am12:15 pm
Education and Workforce Development
Speakers
Margaret Martonosi
Session Chair, H. T. Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University
Olga Russakovsky
Session Chair and Speaker, Associate Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University
Andy Gunawardena
Full Teaching Professor of Computer Science
Rutgers University
Jennifer Jennings
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
Princeton University
Patricia Morreale
Professor of Computer Science
Kean University
Brenden Rickards
Provost and Vice President
Rowan College of South Jersey
12:15 pm12:30 pm
Remarks
Speakers
Christopher L. Eisgruber
President of Princeton University
Phil Murphy
Governor of New Jersey
12:30 pm2:00 pm
Luncheon and Keynote Address
Speakers
Brad Smith
Vice Chair and President of Microsoft Corporation
2:00 pm2:40 pm
AI for Health
Speakers
Olga Troyanskaya
Session Chair and Speaker, Director of Princeton Precision Health, Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics
Princeton University
Hisham Hamadeh
Senior Vice President, Data Science and AI
Genmab
Jeff Headd
Vice President, Commercial Data Science
Johnson & Johnson Innovative Medicine
Greg Meyers
Chief Digital & Technology Officer
Bristol Myers Squibb
2:40 pm3:10 pm
AI for Sustainable Energy
Speakers
Jean Paul Allain
Associate Director for Fusion Energy Sciences
Department of Energy Office of Science
Steven Cowley
Director of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and Professor of Astrophysical Sciences
Princeton University
Shantenu Jha
Professor of Computer Engineering at Rutgers-New Brunswick, Director of Data-Driven Discovery at Brookhaven National Library
Rutgers University, Brookhaven National Laboratory
3:10 pm3:40 pm
Coffee Break
3:40 pm4:25 pm
Compute and Data Resources for AI
Speakers
Margaret Martonosi
H. T. Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science
Princeton University
Elad Hazan
Professor of Computer Science, Director of Google DeepMind Princeton,
Princeton University and Good DeepMind Princeton
Brian Venturo
Co-founder and CTO
CoreWeave
4:25 pm5:25 pm
AI, Society and Policy
Speakers
Arvind Narayanan
Session Chair, Professor of Computer Science
Princeton
Arthur Spirling
Class of 1987 Professor of Politics
Princeton University
Jonathan Mayer
Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs
Princeton University
Ed Felten
Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Offchain Labs
Beth Noveck
New Jersey State Chief Artificial Intelligence Strategist
State of New Jersey
5:25 pm5:30 pm
Closing Remarks
Speakers
Jennifer Rexford
Provost
Princeton University
5:30 pm7:00 pm
Networking Reception