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Business Innovation and Emerging Tech Workgroup Meeting
Thursday, June 01, 2023, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: Albany Workgroup Meeting

Business Innovation & Emerging Technology Workgroup
Thursday, June 1, 2023
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Chat GPT and the rapidly emerging use of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

In this presentation, we delve into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its application in ChatGPT, an advanced language model developed by OpenAI. We explore the foundations of AI and its impact on human-computer interactions, focusing on the remarkable capabilities of ChatGPT in natural language processing and generation. Participants will gain insights into the underlying technologies behind ChatGPT, including deep learning and neural networks, as well as the ethical considerations associated with AI-powered conversational agents. By the end of the presentation, attendees will have a deeper understanding of the potential and challenges surrounding AI and ChatGPT in transforming communication, business and enhancing user experiences.

Guest Speaker:
David Adkins  - Professor of Practice and Undergraduate Director of Cybersecurity at the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity at SUNY Albany

In addition to teaching, Dave is also a consultant focused on Cybersecurity, Training, Energy Grid security, and IT Management areas. David was formerly the CIO (Chief Information Officer) for NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research & Development Authority. He was responsible for managing the Authority's Information Technology, Data Governance/Analytics/Architecture and Web Operations units.

Prior to this, he served as part of the Senior CIO Executive Team at NYS ITS leading End User Services for over 120,000 members of the state workforce and oversaw WebNY, a division supporting over 160 websites across New York State. Before State service, he held various technical and leadership roles in for -profit and non-profit organizations.

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