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Exploring AI’s Global Potential from Delaware at AI-in-DE 2024

Jun 28, 2024 11:50:55 AM

Blog Exploring AI’s Global Potential from Delaware

On May 22, 2024, Tech Forum’s AI-in-DE event took place at the Theatre N in Wilmington, Delaware, gathering experts and enthusiasts from both global and local organizations to discuss the transformative potential of artificial intelligence. The event attracted a diverse audience, including global CEOs, government leaders, students, and professionals involved in technology initiatives worldwide. While the event was local, the insights and innovations discussed have far-reaching implications that resonate well beyond Delaware. 

Patrick Callahan, Director of Innovation at LabWare, moderated the event, guiding the conversation through AI's many opportunities and challenges. His expertise facilitated an engaging and thought-provoking evening, highlighting how local developments in AI can influence global practices and policies. 

Global Implications from Event Highlights 

AI as a Technology Enhancer
Solomon Adote, Chief Security Officer for the State of Delaware, spoke about AI as a powerful force multiplier in technology delivery. He emphasized how AI and machine learning are integrated into nearly every aspect of technology, enabling users worldwide to achieve more with less effort and expertise.

AI in Education
Dr. Matthew Saponaro, owner of AIWhoo School, captivated the audience with his presentation on using AI to gamify coding for kids. He shared how students aged 5 to 18 learn to code by creating video games and interacting with AI components as companions and opponents in gameplay. This innovative approach to education has the potential to revolutionize learning environments globally.

AI and Cybersecurity
Jon Schlegel, DuPont's Chief Information Security Officer, highlighted the evolving threat landscape in cybersecurity. He discussed how AI is being used to identify and combat the latest threats, helping organizations worldwide stay ahead of hackers. The strategies discussed could serve as a blueprint for enhancing global cybersecurity measures.

AI in Healthcare
Dr. Cathy H. Wu from the University of Delaware explored AI’s potential in biomedical discovery and promoting health equity. Her research leverages natural language processing and AI to advance gene-disease-drug knowledge discovery, aiming for more equitable healthcare solutions. This approach underscores AI's potential to address healthcare challenges globally.

Tech Forum’s Contribution to Global Knowledge Exchange 

Tech Forum continues to provide immense value to the Delaware Valley and the global tech community by sharing best practices, opportunities, trends, and disruptions in technology. Representing all facets of technology and business life cycles, Tech Forum events like AI-in-DE showcase innovative technology, facilitate knowledge transfer, and strengthen professional networks worldwide. 

LabWare’s Commitment to Innovation 

LabWare is recognized globally as a leader in LIMS and instrument integration software. The Enterprise Laboratory Platform, combining LabWare LIMS™ and LabWare ELN™, helps clients optimize compliance, improve quality, increase productivity, and reduce costs. As a full-service informatics provider, LabWare offers software, professional implementation and validation services, training, and world-class technical support to ensure customers get the maximum value from their products. LabWare’s commitment to innovation drives us to continually improve and adapt our solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients. 

View the Event Gallery and Meet the Speakers 

Don’t miss the image gallery showcasing the highlights of AI-in-DE 2024. You can also learn more about the incredible speakers and their contributions to the field of AI. 

Congratulations to all our panel members and attendees for their participation in this thought-provoking evening, demonstrating that Delaware’s AI initiatives have the potential to inspire and impact the world. 

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