☷Commerce Department Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee
U.S. Department of Commerce ( By Press Release office)
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Commerce Department Launches the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday , May 4 , 2022 Office of Public Affairs publicaffairs@doc . gov Today , the Department of Commerce hosted the launch of the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee ( NAIAC ) . Secretary of Commerce Gina M . Raimondo noted in her address to the NAIAC members that the committee will assist the federal government by providing insights into AI - related issues and complement the Department’s work with international partners – including the U . S . - EU Trade and Technology Council ( TTC ) . Deputy Secretary Don Graves also addressed the NAIAC , emphasizing his hope that the committee’s recommendations would help the nation chart a path for responsible and inclusive AI that will advance economic equity . The NAIAC is administered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology ( NIST ) . NIST Director and Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology Dr . Laurie Locascio emphasized how scientific and technological advances have expanded both opportunities and challenges for standards and measurements that cultivate trust in technology , part of NIST ' s mission . Locascio introduced the 27 NAIAC members , expert leaders from academia , industry , non - profits , and civil society . The meeting also featured speakers Dr . Alondra Nelson , Acting Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy , and Dr . Lynne Parker , Director of the National AI Initiative Office . During the session , NAIAC Chair Miriam Vogel formally established the Law Enforcement and AI Subcommittee . She and Vice - Chair James Manyika led a discussion with NAIAC members about how the group will conduct business moving forward and addressed comments offered by the public in advance of today’s meeting . The next NAIAC meeting is yet to be announced . For more information on NAIAC , visit www . ai . gov/naiac . Bureaus and Offices National Institute of Standards and Technology Tags Artificial Intelligence
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