Header image

AI in Action

How will you lead in a rapidly-changing world?

AI in Action is a five-day experience designed to fuel your curiosity, enhance your technical skills, and broaden your horizons in the rapidly evolving world of Artificial Intelligence. This experience brings together the Northeastern community for a series of engaging virtual and in-person sessions to explore applications of AI across a wide range of fields and disciplines. All students in the Northeastern network are invited to participate and earn a digital badge to demonstrate AI literacy.

AI literacy icon

Learn the language of the future and understand the power behind intelligent machines. Earn your badge to demonstrate your AI knowledge.

AI professional development icon

Discover how to harness AI to land your dream job and supercharge your professional journey.

AI innovation icon

Explore the myriad ways AI is solving real-world problems and fueling impact.

Featured Guests

Headshot of Steve Chien

Opening Plenary Session: Steve Chien

JPL Fellow, Senior Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems; Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology / NASA

The week begins on Monday, April 1 at 6 p.m. ET on the 8th floor of EXP with the Opening Plenary Session. The ceremony will feature Steve Chien, a renowned computer scientist and artificial intelligence leader in robotic space exploration. Chien’s address will explore “Artificial Intelligence in Space and the Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life.”

Headshot of Audrey Tang

Closing Plenary Session: Audrey Tang

Minister of Digital Affairs, Taiwan; TIME Magazine 100 Most Influential People in AI 2023 Honoree

The week will culminate with the Closing Plenary Session on April 5 at 12 p.m. ET at the Alumni Center, where we’ll hear from Northeastern’s own Beth Simone Noveck, Director of The Burnes Center for Social Change, as she introduces and honors Audrey Tang, Taiwan’s Minister of Digital Affairs. Tang’s work focuses on leveraging technology to enhance government transparency and leading Taiwan to an inclusive digital era. Tang and Noveck will discuss “Rebooting Democracy in the Age of AI.”

What to Expect

Free and open to the Northeastern University community. Registration is required to attend.

Register to attend AI in Action on our event page. Your Northeastern email address will be added to the AI in Action Canvas module, and you will receive an email notification when you have been added.

The Canvas module will house all session details, including room details, dates and times, AI literacy badge activities, and links to attend each virtual or hybrid session throughout the week. Please note that not all sessions will be accessible virtually. Explore the schedule page to see which events are available to you and plan your participation over the week. Pre-registration for individual sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, will be available by email to Eventbrite registrants at a forthcoming date.

Registration and Session Selection is available throughout the week for anyone who would like to join! To be able to participate in sessions on a given day, newcomers will need to register on Eventbrite by 2 p.m. ET at the latest on the same day as your desired sessions. This deadline allows our event staff to enter all registrants’ emails into Canvas in preparation for that evening’s sessions. After registering in Eventbrite, the Session Selection form will be emailed to you automatically. In-person space is limited, so it is highly recommended to both register and select sessions ahead of time. If certain sessions do not appear on the Session Selection form, that indicates that capacity has been met.

Please make sure to provide your Northeastern email address during registration. The Canvas module is open only to those with Northeastern emails.

Footer image

More questions about registration? Visit our Attendee FAQ page or email us for further support.