Announcing AI LA Earth Summit 2024 🌍

Founders/Investors, AI Policy, Biotech, and more...

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Here's the latest in the AI LA Community:

  • Earth Summit 2024 is back on April 18th! Join us at the stunning and newly-opened UCLA South Bay Campus overlooking Catalina Island and the Golden Coast.

  • Pre-sale tickets for AI on the Lot sold out in 24hrs!! AI on the Lot Tier 1 tickets are still available! Coming up on May 16th at LA Center Studios and SynapseVP.

  • LA Founders and Investors returns on 3/27 – at Techstars LA.

  • Next Thursday: Don’t miss our March Biotech mixer on 3/28!

Announcing… AI LA Earth Summit 2024

The annual AI LA Earth Summit is back on April 18th for its landmark fifth year, illuminating the intersection of technology and sustainability while empowering participants with education, inspiration, and connectivity. Join us at the stunning and newly-opened UCLA South Bay Campus in Palos Verdes, overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island.

​The summit is a collaborative environment bringing together Los Angeles' foremost sustainability advocates, tech innovators, startups, and enterprises, catalyzing a community-driven movement toward sustainable development. By emphasizing innovation, practical solutions, and strong partnerships, we aim to foster a culture of sustainability that drives impactful change across the city and beyond.

Featuring Evan Rapoport from Google as our keynote speaker, this session will teach you how your choices and innovations can drive significant change, from battling climate change to enhancing biodiversity. It will inspire you to reflect on your legacy and the positive impact you can create by merging technology with a deep commitment to our planet.

Other speakers include leading industry experts from Google, NASA JPL, Starburst, Hydrosat, Blue Bear Capital, Aegeon Asset Management, and more!

Please join us on this transformative voyage and emerge as the catalyst for the change our planet needs.

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Upcoming Events

AI on the Lot – 5/16 (DTLA)

Join us at AI on the Lot, the premier summit where Hollywood's creative minds meet the innovators of AI technology. This event is set to revolutionize how we think about filmmaking and storytelling.

Scheduled for May 16th 9am-10pm at the iconic LA Center Studios and Synapse VP stage in downtown LA. This event, sponsored by industry giants Dell and NVIDIA, promises to be a melting pot of ideas and innovations. From the writer's room to post-production and beyond, explore how AI is reshaping animation, VFX, and even entertainment business models. Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness the future of film and television, where independent filmmakers, studio executives, and AI tech leaders come together to redefine the boundaries of creativity and technology.

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LA Founders & Investors – 3/27 (Culver City)

Back by high demand, come join us for an evening of networking, connection, and inspiration, featuring a fireside chat with Joshua Y. Lee, CEO and Founder of Ardius (acquired by Gusto).

BioSync AI Mixer – 3/28 (Atwater Village)

Venture into the cutting-edge crossroads of AI and Biotech at our BioSync AI Mixer! ​​Headlining the event is a Fireside Chat led by Jake Hostetler, Associate Director of Business Development at Emerald Cloud Lab.

The talk will be followed by an opportunity to connect, collaborate, and expand your network within a diverse community of enthusiasts, innovators, and industry leaders! 

AI Policy Happy Hour – 4/11 (DTLA)

​Join us for an AI Policy happy hour in the vibrant heart of downtown LA! This unique event brings together curious minds in artificial intelligence, policy-making, and tech innovation to exchange ideas and insights.

Recent Blogposts:

Recap – AI and the Space Economy

By Ameed Taylor

AILA's Aerospace Group had a nominal and successful launch of its first event, AI and the Space Economy, on March 7th, 2024.

Adam Judelson of First Principles Catalyst presenting at AI and the Space Economy

The event took place in the stunning Gridspace meeting and events room at Gridspace Headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, attracting an enthusiastic and diverse crowd eager to listen to the speakers and connect with fellow space enthusiasts.

The evening began with a casual meet and greet, offering attendees the chance to mingle over drinks and bites. The event was anchored by insightful presentations from three industry experts: David Kalinske of ViVum Computing, Adam Judelson from First Principles Catalyst, and Anthony Scodary of Gridspace.

Audience members enjoying the speakers' presentations

Each expert shared their perspective on the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in the aerospace sector. They covered a range of topics, from improving satellite communication efficiency to advances in Neuromorphic AI.

Recap – BioSync February Mixer

By Fil Graniczny

AI LA's recent event, in collaboration with Emerging LA and Skylar Consulting, dived into the intersections of AI, biotech, and synthetic data. Evan Tsang's opening talk on commercial scalability set the stage for a deep dive with Wim Kees Janssen into synthetic data's role in biotech and privacy concerns. They explored synthetic data's benefits for medical research, addressed technical and ethical challenges, and discussed regulatory landscapes.