Southern Spark Conference

July 12 to July 13, 2024

Mississippi Museum of Art

380 S Lamar St
Jackson, MS 39201

Southern Spark Conference

Mississippi Museum of Art

380 S Lamar St
Jackson, MS 39201

  • Admission: $100

Overview

Join us in celebrating the contributions of thought leaders from every corner of the state as we collectively shape the future of AI in Mississippi.

Southern Spark 2024 is not just a conference; it's a dynamic convergence of Mississippi's educators, businesses, and communities, fostering networking and idea exchange. It serves as a catalyst for positioning the state at the forefront of practical AI implementation across diverse industries. This gathering will shine a spotlight on the impactful initiatives of the MS AI Collaborative, including the AI Agency, Educator Accelerator, and Up-skilling programs.

Keynote speakers:

Kristina Ishmael

Strategic Advisor, Ishmael Consulting and Former Deputy Director Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education.

Dr. Nashlie Sephus,

Principal AI/ML Evangelist for Amazon Founder and CEO of The Bean Path

Krystal Chatman

Co-founder of the Mississippi AI Collaborative and Professional Learning & Community Manager at Computer Science Teachers Association

July 12-13, Mississippi Museum of Art