Artificial Intelligence 101: Community Digital Literacy on AI (in English)

Community Event
The Smart City PDX program and the Office of Equity and Human Rights are opening a space for collective conversation and collaboration, where experts and community members can work together and contribute to the greater social good in Portland.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Available Online

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The Smart City PDX program and the Office of Equity and Human Rights are opening a space for collective conversation and collaboration, where experts and community members can work together and contribute to the greater social good in Portland.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is appearing in the news often and many people do not understand this technology. The goal of this session is to provide information about basic concepts of AI and how the City of Portland is working on strategies to create safeguards and assure equitable benefits to all Portlanders.

You do not need any understanding of technology to this introductory session. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions live. Portlanders can also ask questions in advance by sending an email to smartcitypdx@portlandoregon.gov or using the registration form to this event.

Proposed agenda

  • Presenters’ introduction
  • What is artificial intelligence?
  • Why is artificial intelligence important now?
  • How is artificial intelligence impacting Portland communities?
  • How is the City of Portland working on artificial intelligence?
  • What is next?

About Smart City PDX

Smart City PDX is a program of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability of the City of Portland, and its mission includes using data and technology responsibly to support a healthy, safe, more affordable, and prosperous Portland for everyone.

About the Office of Equity and Human Rights

The Office of Equity and Human Rights holds the City accountable by providing leadership and developing policies, practices, and procedures that dismantle systems of oppression and build equitable foundations for systemically excluded and institutionally oppressed Portland communities.

Services provided

Please let us know as soon as possible if you need special accommodation, ASL or interpretation services. Email us at smartcitypdx@portlandoregon.gov about any accommodations needed.