AI Innovation Summit

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6.27.24 | Public | Free | Hybrid

2023 Rewind

Looking back on our AI Innovation Summit

Summit Details

This event brings together 250+ startups, investors, corporate partners, and industry experts already in the AI space and those who are curious. 

Together, we’ll celebrate and continue industry innovation by bringing together all players in a business ecosystem for a full day of networking & custom AI programming.

should attend


Early stage startups

Growth startups

Late stage lab partners

Corporate innovators


Get to know our
AI Innovation Lab Cohort!

Our upcoming 2024 AI Innovation Lab cohort will be showcasing their products at the summit, and you won’t want to miss seeing the newest industry tech solutions!

View our 2023 AI Innovation Lab cohort 

2023 Summit Agenda

Location: 1871

Agenda for the day includes the following: breakfast, breakout rooms, pitch competition, networking lunch, expert panel, tech playground, startup booths, pitch finals, and happy hour.

Welcome breakfast

9:00 AM

Networking, coffee, and light breakfast.

Opening remarks

9:30 AM

Betsy Ziegler

1871 CEO Betsy Ziegler 

Morning fireside

A Global Perspective on AI Driven Transformation.

9:45 AM

Serbia’s AI driven transformation, the intersection of AI & Public Service, Responsible AI policies, AI education.

Ana Brnabić, Prime Minister of Serbia

AI breakout rooms

10:50 AM

Topic 1: Practicing Trustworthy and Responsible AI

Topic 2: Design thinking and AI: Growth catalysts for your business 

Topic 3: Quantumblack: How to scale, organize, and win in the artificial intelligence sector

Topic 4: Exploring AI use cases with EX3 Labs

Networking lunch

11:50-12:45 PM

Boxed lunches to move around while you enjoy engaging with our community.

AI Tech Challenge winners announced

12:45 PM

Expert AI panel

Navigating the AI Frontier

12:55 PM

Gain valuable insights from industry leaders on the latest advancements, ethical considerations, and potential societal impact of AI, as they discuss its revolutionary potential to shape industries and our world in the coming years.

AI startup
pitch session

Session 1

1:50 PM

Session 2

2:40 PM

Discover the best of 1871’s AI Cohort during the pitch showcase, featuring the winners of the AI Innovation Lab Pitch Competition. Get inspired as you hear how our founders are reshaping industries and driving innovation with their AI powered solutions.

AI startup alley

3:20 PM

Meet the cohort of startups from the AI innovation lab in this trade show-like experience deemed Startup Alley. Engage with passionate founders, explore their innovative technologies, and foster valuable connections with the founders shaping the future of your industry.


4:00 PM

Scaling AI Infrastructure with Max Hjelm Hosted by Ernie Rogers

Closing remarks

4:50 PM

1871 sends everyone off with warm thanks for joining our celebration of AI innovation.

Happy hour

5:00 PM

Enjoy a wind-down from a full day of programming & content.

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Join Year 2024
AI Innovation Lab

Apps open for 2024 AI Innovation Lab on 02.05.24