Oklahoma City Community College: Responsible AI in Education Symposium Oklahoma City Community College: Responsible AI in Education Symposium

23 FEBRUARY 2024

OCCC Visual & Performing Arts Center

Symposium Schedule

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Check In, Coffee, & Networking

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Welcome and Navigating the AI Landscape: OCCC's Vision

Dr. Juanita Ortiz, Travis Draud, Nathan Kelly and Keri Paniagua

Explore OCCC's current stance on AI, guided by insights from participant surveys. Introduce the POIETO methodology as a tool for collaboratively addressing OCCC's information needs.

8:50 AM - 9:35 AM

Demystifying AI

Christine Meinders, Robert Ruiz, Keri Paniagua and Jade Newton

Delve into the fundamentals of AI and explore the critical aspect of responsibility and inclusivity within the AI framework.

9:35 AM - 9:40 AM

Intro to AI in Education Panel

Robert Ruiz

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM

AI in Education: Current Trends and Future Prospects

Dr. Bucky Dodd, Dr. Laura Dumin, Nathan Kelly, Travis Draud

Moderated by Robert Ruiz

Engage with education experts as they share insights on the role of AI in education, and its application in classrooms, academic and administrative departments, and the wider campus community.

10:20 AM - 10:35 AM

Break

10:35 AM - 10:40 AM

Intro to AI in Business Panel

Samuel Alleyne

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

AI in Business: The Critical Role of Data

Mark Beffort, Dr. Megan Oftedal, Jenae Goodin, Nicholas Jayanty

Learn from business leaders as they delve into the ethical and practical aspects of data collection, analysis, and application, and discuss AI's evolving role across business from startups to enterprise.

11:10 AM - 11:15 AM

Intro to Mapping Cultural Knowledge to Critical Data Practices: Information Preservation and Stewardship

Samuel Alleyne

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Mapping Cultural Knowledge to Critical Data Practices: Information Preservation and Stewardship

Adrienne Lalli Hills, Pablo Barrera, Keri Paniagua

Learn from knowledge stewards as they engage in a critical discussion around the ethics of artifact and knowledge preservation.

11:45 AM - 11:50 AM

Intro to Keynote by Dr. Charlton McIlwain

Christine Meinders

11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

Keynote by Dr. Charlton McIlwain: All-In with AI: Lessons from the First AI Revolution

Dr. Charlton McIlwain

Dr. McIlwain shares some key lessons about education and inclusion from the 1960s computing revolution that can help us ensure that all of us share in the benefits of today and tomorrow’s AI revolution.

12:15 PM - 1:25 PM

LUNCH / Integrating AI in Your Role at OCCC Break Out Workshop

— Break Out Workshop Leaders

Attendees head to their individual departments for lunch and a hands-on, collaborative discussion to explore practical ways of integrating AI into OCCC educational settings and departments.

1:25 PM - 1:40 PM

Workshop Share Out

— Break Out Workshop Leaders

Attendees return to VPAC. Breakout Workshop Leaders present key learning outcomes from breakout sessions with the entire symposium body.

1:40 PM - 1:45 PM

Intro to Opportunities in Higher Ed: Navigating Career and Academic Paths Panel

Jade Newton

1:45 PM - 2:25 PM

Opportunities in Higher Ed: Navigating Career and Academic Paths

Dr. Charlton McIlwain, Dr. Susan Stansberry, Jacob Dearmon

Moderated by Jade Newton

Explore opportunities in higher education, career paths, and academic trajectories influenced by AI.

2:25 PM - 3:00 PM

Applying Responsible Practices in AI: Learning from Software and Real-World Applications

Christine Meinders, Jade Newton, Keri Paniagua, Dr. Laura Dumin

Join POIETO and special guests as we showcase our Responsible AI curriculum, tools, and practices, followed by an interactive Q&A with the POIETO team.

3:00 PM - 3:05 PM

Acknowledgements and Thank Yous from POIETO

Christine Meinders

3:05 PM - 3:20 PM

Closing Remarks

Dr. Mautra Staley Jones

Reflect on the day's discussions and insights as we conclude the symposium with closing remarks from OCCC's President, Dr. Mautra Staley Jones.