8:00-9:30 AM: Attendees arrive; breakfast & studio tours
9:30-9:45 AM: Welcome
9:45-10:15 AM: Opening keynote with Mark Rolston
argo’s founder and chief creative officer, a pioneer in designing human-centered AI tools, shares an overview of emerging AI and how you can use it to playbook your vision of the future.
10:15-11:00 AM: Workshop group introductions
Break up into small groups and break the ice with a generative-AI-powered exercise designed to build your team and show off the power of modern tool sets.
11:15-12:00 PM: Generative AI tool demo
Get your hands (metaphorically) dirty with argo’s Head of Technology Ian Steyaert as he walks you through the latest and greatest in usable tools.
12:00-1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00-3:00 PM: AI Ideation Part One
Developed in-house by our team of seasoned designers and facilitated by Creative Director Kathryn Marinaro, this hands-on workshop lets you explore potential AI-powered solutions to real business challenges. In part one you’ll leverage what you’ve learned in the first half of the day to build AI Ideas that solve for a specific business value. You’ll have deep discussions in small groups to learn how to apply AI transformations to your real business pain points.
3:15-4:00 PM: Interfaces Instead of Applications
Chief Creative Technologist Jared Ficklin is the perfect end to your day, with an energetic, informative talk on how new interface metaphors can create value for a wider audience of businesses.
4:00-5:30 PM: Happy hour at the studio
6:30-9:30 PM: Intimate dinners throughout the city with workshop groups