Advancing AI/ML in Federal Procurement

Tue. March 22, 2022 @ 12:00 ET

Moderator: Kathleen Walch, Managing Partner, Principal Analyst at Cognilytica


  • Alexander Canizares, Partner at Perkins Coie
  • Sam Jo, Partner at Perkins Coie
  • Bassel Haidar, AI/ML Practice Lead at Guidehouse

The federal government’s increased interest in acquiring artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) capabilities presents a range of legal and business considerations for government contractors. In this round table discussion, panelists will discuss emerging trends and issues involving AI/ML and federal acquisition, including key agency initiatives involving AI/ML solutions, risk allocation and product development strategies and policies involving AI, and emerging compliance issues and risks in areas such as ethics, Responsible AI, as well as transparency.


  • 12:00pm-12:30: Panel Discussion
  • 12:30-1:00pm: Your Q&A and interaction

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Featured Presenters

Alexander O. Canizares

Alexander Canizares represents government contractors and other companies in litigation, investigations, and regulatory matters involving federal departments and agencies. As a former trial attorney with

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Bassel Haidar

Bassel Haidar is an experienced business technologist who thrives on new challenges in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment. He has a track record of

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Kathleen Walch

Kathleen Walch, Executive Director, GovFuture Kathleen is a serial entrepreneur, savvy marketer, AI and Machine Learning expert, and tech industry connector. She is an executive

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Samuel Jo

Sam Jo is a technology business lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial and licensing agreements, as well as commercial technology product/platform development, integration,

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