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KFSCIS Tech Summit 2023

This is a past event.

Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

CBC - College of Business Complex, R233
11200 SW 8th ST, College of Business Complex, Miami, Florida 33199

Inaugural FIU Tech Summit, hosted by the Knight Foundation School of Computing and Information Sciences (KFSCIS) at Florida International University, on November 30th and December 1st. 

This year, we are diving deep into the transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) across various sectors including Education, Healthcare, Finance, Climate, and more. Join us to explore the thriving technology landscape in Miami, and engage with industry leaders, academic heads, faculty, and students in meaningful conversations.

Event Details:

Dates: November 30th - December 1st

Location: Florida International University (11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199)

RSVP: Please confirm your attendance at as places are limited.

Day 1: Thursday, November 30, 2023

9:00 am – 9:45 am       Registration   

9:45 am – 9:55 am       Opening Remarks – FIU President Kenneth A. Jessell

9:55 am – 10:00 am     Introduction to the Tech Summit - Interim Dean Ines R. Triay

10:00 am – 10:30 am   Keynote Speaker: Raul Moas, Director, Miami Program, Knight Foundation

10:30 am – 11:00 am   Keynote Speaker: Pete Martinez, CEO SIVOTEC and KFSCIS IAB Chair 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm   AI Empowerment and Transformation Forum, Chaired by Pete Martinez

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm     Lunch & Learn with Experiential Learning in Technology  - Bridgette Cram

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm       Research Symposium & Poster Session Showcase

Day 2: Friday, December 1, 2023

1:30 pm – 1:40 pm       Welcome Remarks - Jason Liu, KFSCIS FIU

1:40 pm – 2:00 pm       Keynote Speech - Joe Smolarski, Kaseya

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm       Students Showcasing Capstone Projects   

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm       Top Student Project Recognition - Masoud Sadjadi, KFSCIS FIU

Please visit the website for more information and event registration.

We look forward to welcoming you to an eventful two days of learning, networking, and celebrating innovation at FIU and KFSCIS.

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences, Workshops & webinars


Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public



Free - Registration required

Knight Foundation School of Computing & Information Sciences

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