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National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC)

Upcoming National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee Meetings 

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  • For additional information contact naiac [at] (naiac[at]nist[dot]gov)

Recent Meetings

May 2, 2024 - NAIAC Public Meeting (Hybrid/Washington, DC)

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The National AI Initiative Act of 2020 calls for the Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Director of National Intelligence, to establish the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC). The NAIAC is tasked with advising the President and the National AI Initiative Office on topics related to the National AI Initiative.

The statute directs NAIAC to provide recommendations on topics including the current state of U.S. AI competitiveness; progress in implementing the Initiative; the state of science around AI; issues related to AI workforce; how to leverage Initiative resources; the need to update the Initiative; the balance of activities and funding across the Initiative; the adequacy of the National AI R&D strategic plan; management, coordination, and activities of the Initiative; adequacy of addressing societal issues; opportunities for international cooperation; issues related to accountability and legal rights; and how AI can enhance opportunities for diverse geographic regions. Read the Committee's year one report.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) provides management support to the Committee. For more information, contact naiac [at] (naiac[at]nist[dot]gov).


The NAIAC consists of leaders with a broad and interdisciplinary range of AI-relevant expertise from across academia, non-profits, civil society, and the private sector. These experts are highly qualified to provide advice and information on science and technology research, development, ethics, standards, education, governance, technology transfer, commercial application, security, economic competitiveness, and other topics related to AI. More information, including current members, is available here.

View the National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee (NAIAC) website to learn more



Created September 14, 2021, Updated May 14, 2024