Hosted by the university's AI-X Foundry, the day-long event in Shriver Hall featured industry leaders and researchers diving deep into aspects of AI related to a range of disciplines, from linguistics and anthropology to cognitive science, biomedical technology, and materials science. "[The new AI technology] blows my mind," he said. AI can significantly speed up the process of finding precisely the right material compound among hundreds of billions of possibilities, Taheri indicated. "How do we actually change society with what we can do in AI and materials, and how do we come together and sit together in that room?" Here, topics ranged from using AI to aid everything from medical imaging and gene delivery to airplane safety and social media analysis.