CHICAGO, IL – Artificial intelligence touches the lives of almost every American living today, but what does the future hold for this powerful computing tool? Hundreds of experts from across government, academia, and industry are gathering together in Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy’s InnovationXLab summit on Artificial Intelligence. The summit will focus on effective ways artificial intelligence can be harnessed to make life better for all Americans. 

What:  2019 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) InnovationXLab: Artificial Intelligence Summit
Where: The Drake Hotel, 140 E Walton Pl, Chicago, IL 60611
Dates:  October 2–3, 2019
Times:  Day 1 8:15 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Day 2 8:00 a.m.–12:00 noon

Scheduled Speakers


  • National AI Initiative
  • AI for Energy Grid Optimization
  • AI for Drug Discovery
  • AI for Advanced Materials Discovery & Development
  • AI for Mobility and Transportation
  • AI for Precision Medicine
  • AI for Energy Production
  • AI for Digital Manufacturing and Engineering
  • AI for the Future of Urban Infrastructure and Systems

Additional Information:

The 2019 InnovationXLab Artificial Intelligence Summit is an invitation-only event. There is limited availability for media wishing to attend. Those interested in doing so should send an email to [email protected] to register for the event or contact [email protected]. Additional information about the summit and the complete conference agenda lineup can be found at:  Sessions are all open to the media and interviews may be arranged on request. For those who cannot attend we may be able to arrange for telephone interviews with key experts and officials.


Christopher J. Kramer
Argonne National Laboratory
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Brian Grabowski
Argonne National Laboratory
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Peebles Squire
U.S Department of Energy
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