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Conference Program

Teaching in the Age of AI:
Nurturing Connections and Empowering Learners

Friday, September 22, 2023
2023 HILT conference
Harvard Business School

Morning Session  Klarman Hall
8:30 am Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
9:00 am Welcome Remarks and Introduction

  • Dustin Tingley, Professor of Government (FAS); Deputy Vice Provost for Advances in Learning; Faculty Director of the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT)

Framing Remarks: “Elevating Teaching and Learning through Generative AI.”

  • Mitchell B. Weiss, Richard L. Menschel Professor of Management Practice (HBS)
9:25 am Morning Plenary: “Forecasting the Role of Generative AI on the Future of Higher Education”

  • Kristina Ishmael, Deputy Director, US Department of Education, Office of Education Technology
  • Ethan Mollick, Associate Professor of Management and Academic Director, Wharton Interactive, UPenn
  • Jeffrey Schnapp, Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature; Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature (FAS); Faculty co-director of Berkman Center for Internet and Society (HLS)
  • Moderated by: Bridget Terry Long, Dean of Faculty; Saris Professor of Education and Economics (HGSE)
10:30 am Break
Breakout Sessions & Lunch Batten Hall
10:50 am Concurrent breakout sessions
(see descriptions)
12:00 pm Lunch and networking
Eat, refresh, network, learn about HILT Affinity Groups, or demo the HUIT Generative AI Sandbox during this lunch hour.
Afternoon Session Klarman Hall
1:00 pm Afternoon Plenary: “Next Steps: Developing a Harvard Strategy for AI in Higher Education”

  • Alan Garber, Provost of Harvard University
  • Amanda Claybaugh, Dean of Undergraduate Education; Samuel Zemurray, Jr. and Doris Zemurray Stone Radcliffe Professor of English (FAS)
  • Tsedal Neeley, Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Research (HBS); Author of The Digital Mindset: What It Really Takes to Thrive in the Age of Data, Algorithms, and AI
  • Moderated by: Bharat Anand, Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (CADM); Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration (HBS)
2:00 pm Close

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