Livestream: Artificial Intelligence Commission on Competitiveness, Inclusion, and Innovation (Washington, DC)

Event Description

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Artificial Intelligence Commission on Competitiveness, Inclusion, and Innovation (AI Commission) is hosting a field hearing on July 21 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM ET in Washington, DC. During the field hearing, the Commission will be reviewing testimonies on the topics of national security, intellectual property, and other important artificial intelligence issues.

*While the hearing will be in person, we will be offering a livestream. Please register to receive the access link.

About the Commission: The Commission Co-Chaired by former Congressmen John Delaney and Mike Ferguson will convene thought leaders with experience in government, industry, and civil society to address the advancement and challenges regarding the adoption of artificial intelligence within our society. The Commission will release a report based on public testimony proposing policy solutions that accomplish the goal of ensuring the United States continues to lead in innovation while fostering fairness in the deployment of this revolutionary technology.


Thursday, July 21, 2022
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


1:00 PM ET - Opening Remarks 

  • Suzanne P. Clark, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

1:05 PM ET - Introduction / Opening Statements  

  • Co-Chair Rep. Mike Ferguson 

1:10 PM ET - Testimony – AI Governance   

  • Brenda Leong, Partner, 
  • Evi Fuelle, Global Policy Director, Credo AI
  • Evangelos Razis, Senior Manager, Workday

1:50 PM ET – Testimony – IP and AI

  • Rama G. Elluru, Senior Director for Society and Intellectual Property, Special Competitive Studies Project
  • Appolo Tankeh, Professor, Bowie State University 
  • Wen Xie, Partner, Global IP Counselors, LLP
  • Andrei Iancu, Former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Christian Hannon, Patent Attorney, Office of Policy and International Affairs, United States Patent and Trademark Office

2:50 PM ET - Testimony – National Security

  • Yll Bajraktari, National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
  • Terry Roberts, Founder and CEO, White Hawk 
  • Benjamin Harvey, Founder and CEO, AI Squared 
  • Brian Drake, Federal Chief Technology Officer, Accrete AI Government

3:45 PM ET - Testimony – National Security

  • Colin Carroll, Director, Applied Intuition 
  • Sean Gourley, Founder and CEO, 
  • Ryan Lewis, Partner, SRI Ventures
  • Mark Elszy, Regional Vice President, Federal, Dataiku

4:40 PM - Closing Remarks / Fireside Chat

  • Miriam Vogel, President and CEO, EqualAI 

4:55 PM – Closing Statements

  • Co-Chair Rep. John Delaney