Game Changers: Artificial Intelligence Part II, Artificial Intelligence and the Federal Government

Subcommittee on Information Technology
Subcommittee on Information Technology
Hearing Date: March 7, 2018 2:00 pm 2154 Rayburn HOB

  • To examine the federal government’s engagement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and how government agencies can adopt AI to make citizen services more effective and efficient.
  • On February 14, 2018, the Information Technology Subcommittee held the first hearing of a three-part series. During this hearing, the Subcommittee heard from four experts from the private sector and academia.
  • Witnesses made several points about the government’s role in deploying AI. They suggested access to government data, investments in research and development, as well as help in preparing the future AI workforce through investments in STEM education and computer science as specific tasks for the federal government to consider.

Witnesses and testimonies

Name Title Organization Panel Document
Mr. John O. Everett, Ph.D. Deputy Director Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency U.S. Department of Defense
Mr. Keith Nakasone Deputy Assistant Commissioner Information Technology Category Acquisition Management, U.S. General Services Administration Document
Mr. James F. Kurose, Ph.D. Assistant Director Computer Science and Information Science and Engineering National Science Foundation Document
Mr. Douglas Maughan, Ph.D. Division Director, Cybersecurity Division Homeland Security Advanced Research Project Agency, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Document

Related Documents

Name Document
Chairman Hurd Opening Statement Document