Department of Energy

Secretary Perry to Sign MOU With The Weill Family Foundation and Participate In AI Roundtable Discussion

August 22, 2019

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Monday, August 26, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will host an AI Roundtable on DOE-fueled Artificial Intelligence at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He will be joined by a wide array of leaders from the government, private sector and academic communities to discuss the importance of American leadership in Artificial Intelligence. The topics will range from the importance of innovation in novel AI technologies to their impact in a broad range of sectors from Business and Operations, to Cybersecurity, the Energy Sector, Healthcare and Neuroscience.  DOE is home to the fastest supercomputers in the world that are providing an important foundation to America’s success and global dominance in Artificial Intelligence. The Secretary looks forward to hosting these leaders at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for a productive dialogue on these issues.

Following the roundtable, Secretary Perry and Mr. Sandy Weill will sign an MOU between the Department of Energy and the Weill Family Foundation to formally initiate a public-private partnership to apply DOE Fueled Artificial Intelligence capabilities to advance transformative scientific opportunities in biomedical and public health research.

Interested members of the media must RSVP to Shaylyn Hynes (Shaylyn.hynes@hq.doe.gov) and Lynda Seaver (seaver1@llnl.gov) no later than 6pm Pacific Time on Friday, August 23rd.

 

WHAT

MOU Signing and Roundtable Discussion

WHERE

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

7000 East Avenue Livermore, CA 94550

WHEN

Monday, August 16, 2019 at 11:30AM Pacific Time

Press must arrive no later than 10:45 AM Pacific Time

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