ATLANTA – State Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia) will participate in a community engagement panel on advanced technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) for manufacturing sectors on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Rockdale Career Academy in Conyers.
The purpose of the panel discussion is to help demystify advanced technologies such as AI by providing access and exposure to the Georgia-Artificial Intelligence Manufacturing (GA-AIM) Project and technology modules. The discussion also seeks to generate awareness around educational pathways that exist in the manufacturing industry, create energy for opportunities and careers in advanced manufacturing and technology and demonstrate how learning this technology gives job seekers an advantage in this evolving industry.
In addition to Carter, other panelists include local stakeholders with expertise in community assets and challenges; local leaders in workforce development, educational programs and pathways; leaders in the advanced manufacturing industryand advanced technology.
The goal of this event is to create a space for a community conversation around advanced technology and connect with stakeholders to advance the manufacturing industry and industrial economy of Georgia. The event seeks to grow an equitable and diverse manufacturing workforce with a focus on reaching, supporting and engaging in predominantly Black, rural and distressed communities.
This community engagement panel session is hosted by the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs and UGA College of Engineering coalition of members working on the Georgia- Artificial Intelligence Manufacturing (GA-AIM) Federal grant awarded by the EDA under the Build Back Better Regional Challenge. GA-AIM is working to leverage evolving technology to create jobs in the AI, technology and manufacturing communities.
WHO: Rep. Doreen Carter (D-Lithonia)
WHAT: Community Engagement Panel and Listening Session on AI’s Impact on Manufacturing
WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 19, 202 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Rockdale Career Academy 1064 Culpepper Drive SW
Conyers, GA 30094