AI Innovation Summit

Artificial Intelligence Innovation Summit

We are excited to offer this event at two great locations. Both events will be in-person and will feature aligned agendas and speakers. Our goal is that attendees can choose which event location is best for them without compromising their learning experience.

Summit West | October 16-18 | SeaTac, WA

DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188

Summit East | October 17-19 | Spokane, WA

The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

District and building teams are invited to join education partners for the first statewide conference exploring the transformative role of artificial intelligence in Washington State’s K-12 education system! Whether you’re just beginning to explore AI’s potential or you’re already implementing AI technologies, the knowledge, strategies and collaboration shared will provide valuable insights to inform your work.

To make attending as convenient and cost-effective as possible, the AI Summit will be held simultaneously at two different venues within the state. We urge all school districts to prioritize this investment in learning how AI can transform K-12 education and reclaim valuable time for educators.

The AI Innovation Summit is ideal for district and building teams, including board members, administrators, educators, and IT professionals. The Summit will offer valuable insights and strategies for anyone involved in shaping the future of education in Washington State.

Summit Highlights

Visionary Keynotes

Hear from leading voices in AI and education who will share insights and inspire action towards a future where AI integration elevates student learning and potential.

Role-Specific Breakouts

Participate in breakout sessions designed to meet the unique needs of your role – whether you’re crafting policies, leading educational systems, or directly impacting students’ lives in the classroom.

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Collaborative Exploration

Engage with peers and experts in purposeful discussions on AI’s role and its potential to revolutionize educational practices and outcomes, promoting a collective effort towards the successful adoption of AI in education.

Actionable Strategies

Develop concrete, actionable plans to enhance your team’s engagement with AI, supported by a continuum of learning and partner-provided supports.

Event Partners

The AI Innovation Summit is a collaborative effort between statewide educational organizations, including:

AESD
WASA
AWSP
WSSDA
OSPI
WSIPC

Agenda

DAY 1

Learn through Hands-on
Play & Practice

Attendees will engage in hands-on learning sessions that meet them at their current state of AI use and understanding.

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DAY 2

Application to Your Role

Participants will engage in job-alike groups for considering ways to engage AI to support their specific roles.

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DAY 3

Practice + Application = ACTION

Participants will bring together learnings from Days 1 & 2 into a plan for moving forward as individuals and teams.

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Keynotes

Additional Keynotes and presenters will be added soon!

Abran Malonado

Abran Malonado, OpenAI Ambassador

Abran Maldonado is a true visionary in the world of artificial intelligence. As co-founder of Create Labs, a Black and Brown founded startup, Abran is leading the charge in the AI and metaverse design space, bringing his unique perspective to an industry that has historically been dominated by a narrow set of voices.

As one of the first AI prompt engineers of the GPT era, Abran’s impact has been at the forefront of the AI revolution, pushing the boundaries of what is possible with this groundbreaking technology. For Abran, the future of AI is “diversity. We need to make sure that the voices of all communities are represented in the development of these systems.”

Chris Reykdal

Chris Reykdal, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Superintendent Reykdal was born and raised in Snohomish, Washington, as the youngest of eight children. He has served as a high school history teacher, local school board member, state legislator, and budget and policy executive for our state’s community and technical college system. Superintendent Reykdal has dedicated his entire career to public education, and he is currently serving in his second term as the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. He and his wife, Kim, live in historic Tumwater with their two children, Carter and Kennedy.

Register Now

Reserve your spot at the AI Innovation Summit and be at the forefront of educational innovation and excellence.

Summit West
October 16-18 | SeaTac, WA

DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188

Summit East
October 17-19 | Spokane, WA

The Davenport Grand Hotel
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, WA 99201

As a registered Attendee of the AI Innovation Summit, you agree to these Rules and Conditions.

Lodging

We have secured guest rooms for the AI Innovation Summit at each venue. Use the information below to book your room under the room block applicable to the location you are attending.

Summit West

Online: Book your room now
Phone: Call 800-222-8733 and refer to the group code CDT95K

Reservations using the room block must be made by September 24, 2024. Parking will be discounted for Summit attendees at $14.00/day (with taxes and fees the total is $19.83). If staying at the hotel, parking will be billed on the guest folio daily. If attending during the day only, attendees will receive a discounted parking ticket and pay each time they exit the hotel lot.

Summit East

Online: Book your room now

The Davenport Grand, Autograph Collection is offering a group rate for the AI Innovation Summit for $165/night. The last day to book at the rate is September 18, 2024.

Sponsors

We are extremely grateful to all of our sponsors for their support and participation! If you are interested in sponsoring the AI Innovation Summit, please contact jvavrus@waesd.org to learn more.

Premier Sponsor

Microsoft
AESD
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