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Emerging Tech Day: AI in the Financial Sector

 
 

Abstract

On August 6, 2020, the ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest (COI), in partnership with the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Office of Innovation and Transformation, hosted an Emerging Technology Day, a half day virtual event  where industry, academia and government experts discussed the impact artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is having on the financial sector and will showcase examples of projects happening in real-time with insights on how to get started and how to achieve results.  This event was exclusive to Federal government employees.

AGENDA
Time Presentation
9:00AM WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
ACT-IAC Emerging Technology Community of Interest: Jeremy Wood and Todd Hager
9:05AM BUREAU OF THE FISCAL SERVICE WELCOME
Timothy Gribben, Commissioner
9:15AM DEFINING THE AI LANDSCAPE
Jim Kyung-Soo Liew, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance, Johns Hopkins University
9:45AM HOW TO GET STARTED
Renata Marziarz Miskell, Senior Advisor to the Chief Data Officer, HHS OIG
Alex Cohen, Director, Emerging Technology, Office of Government Wide Policy, GSA
Claude Yusti, Partner, AI Practice Leader, IBM
Henry Jia, Data Science Lead, Excella
10:15AM THINGS TO CONSIDER
Mark Beall, Head of Strategy and Policy, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer
Rachael Martin, Mission Director, Business Process Transformation, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC)
10:45AM BREAK
  USE CASES
11:00AM The Future of Finance
Sholthana Begum, Head of RegTech, The Bank of England
Artificial Intelligence and the Bank of England's FinTech Hub
Oliver Thew, Senior FinTech Specialist, The Bank of England
11:30AM Responsible Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Innovation and AML /CFT in the U.S.
Michael Mosier, Deputy Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)
11:50AM LUNCH
12:20PM IRS Return Review Program - Combating Sophisticated Fraud Patterns
Mike Cockrell, Director, Data Delivery Services (DDS) IRS
12:40PM Tools and Technology to Reduce Improper Payments
Steve Bernstein, Executive Director, and Eva Robinson, Managing Director in the Corporate and Investment Bank, JP Morgan
1:00PM Use of ML for Text Analytics of Financial Reports
Mike Willis, Assistant Director, Office of Structured Disclosure, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
1:20PM Turning Point: Policymaking in the Era of Artificial Intelligence
Darrell M. West, Vice President and Director, Governance Studies, Center for Technology, Brookings Institution
1:50PM WRAP UP/HOW TO MOVE FORWARD
Adam Goldberg, Acting Assistant Commissioner (AC) for Financial Innovation and Transformation (FIT)
Cindy Good, Management and Program Analyst for FIT, Bureau of the Fiscal Service
2:05PM NETWORKING / SPEAKER Q&A TIME
2:30PM ADJOURN
Document Date: 
Aug 6, 2020
 
Author (organization): 
ACT-IAC Emerging Technology COI
 
Document type: 
ACT-IAC Internal
 
Interests: 
Emerging Technology
Financial Management