New York, NY

Join a16z for the Inaugural Data and AI Forum!

The event features industry experts sharing their insights on the future of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, as well as strategies for building AI applications and next-generation data infrastructure that will enable future innovation. Our speakers have worked on large-scale AI/ML and data-analysis systems at places such as Google, OpenAI, Facebook, and AWS, and have founded and invested in some of the leading companies in their fields.

Among other topics, attendees will learn about:

  • "/The future of generative AI and its impact on all businesses—from entertainment to law.
  • "/Real-world examples of companies that have successfully modernized their data infrastructure.
  • "/Best practices for implementing systems to power AI, analytics, data science, and other data-centric workloads.
  • "/Why “big data” is the wrong goal for most companies.
  • "/The continued integration of data and AI into every facet of our professional and personal lives.

Confirmed speakers and participants include Sarah Wang (a16z general partner) and Jordan Tigani (MotherDuck founder and co-creator of Google BigQuery), as well as a wide range of startups such as Coactive, DBT Labs, Fivetran, Hex, OpenAI, PlanetScale, Replicate, and many others.

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March 16 - Thursday
  • 12:30–1:00p.m. Arrivals and check-in

    Light refreshments will be served upon arrival.

  • 1:00–4:30p.m. Programming

    Speakers from the following companies:

    • OpenAI
    • Hex
    • Character.AI
    • Starburst
    • MotherDuck
    • AWS

  • 4:30–6:30p.m. Reception

    Networking, Innovators Pavilion, Cocktails and Appetizers.

Venue Information

Park Lane Hotel
36 Central Park S
New York, NY 10019