Thursday, May 30, 2024
9:00am – 6:00pm
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Promoting Competition in AI

The event is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, focusing on Promoting Competition in Artificial Intelligence.
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Stanford University

As consumer and business adoption of AI accelerates, the market landscape for AI providers, customers, and investors, continues to evolve rapidly. Join the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and Stanford University for a one-day conference focused on promoting competitive markets for AI solutions on Thursday, May 30, 2024.

This event will engage industry leaders, researchers, investors, and government officials on a range of topics, including:

  • Economic and Regulatory Perspectives of AI
  • Competition in Foundation Models, Large Language Models, Text/Image, and Beyond
  • Competition in Microprocessing Hardware/Chips
  • Competition On, Between, and Beyond the Cloud
  • Creators Rights, Intellectual Property and Innovation
  • AI Standards and Accountability Systems
  • Healthcare AI Applications

Detailed agenda to follow.

In-person registration is by invitation-only. For questions regarding in-person attendance, please contact

This is a free of charge, hybrid event. This event will be livestreamed to the public. A link to our livestream event will be available on this page on the morning of our program.

Featured Speakers

Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Kanter

Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Chief Economist Susan C. Athey

Chief Economist of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice; The Economics of Technology Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)

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National Executive Director at SAGAFTRA

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Chief Data, Technology and Insight Officer, CMA

Michael Fricklas Image

Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Advance

Venky Ganesan Image

Partner at Menlo Ventures

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Founder of Conviction

Percy Liang

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University; Director, Stanford Center for Research on Foundation Models

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at

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Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

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Founder, DeepLearning.AI; Founder & CEO, Landing AI; General Partner, AI Fund; Chairman and Co-Founder, Coursera

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The Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy, Tad and Dianne Taube Director, Hoover Institution, Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy, Hoover Institution, Professor of Political Science, School of Humanities and Sciences, and Senior Fellow (by courtesy), Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

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Economist and Head of Information at Stripe

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Associate Director for Emerging Technologies, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

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Partner at General Catalyst

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Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Chris Wolf Image
Global Head of AI and Advanced Services at Broadcom