The 2024 call for proposals window is now closed.

TGIF Theme and Goals

Under the theme of “Accelerating AI For Good,” TGIF will bring together educators, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, policymakers, and many others to be inspired by the possibilities to leverage AI to drive meaningful change, including: implications for implementing AI-powered solutions, iterating on how to remove roadblocks that stand before impactful AI efforts, and forming new connections with partners and collaborators to help inform and support positive, scalable AI innovations.

This year’s theme represents the remarkable potential for AI to help people learn, to help communities thrive, to help people and businesses work efficiently, and to help sustain the planet.

Examples of topics to be represented:

  • Possibilities and potential for AI to revolutionize society and improve people’s lives, across PA, the nation, and the world

  • Real cases of impactful AI innovations across the six conference tracks

  • Knowledge and skill development for use of AI tools for good across sectors and disciplines

  • Challenges and ethical considerations associated with implementation of AI systems and tools

  • Ideas for development of new AI technologies to drive change

Who should submit a proposal?

We invite proposals from anyone who has research, ideas, case studies, strategies, tools, or challenges to share related to the role of artificial intelligence in education, innovation, social mobility, and economic growth across our six tracks. This includes staff, teachers, and administrators from higher education and K-12, policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, non-profit representatives, tech/AI professionals, and diverse industry leaders.

We especially encourage proposals for sessions that include higher education students, our future impact leaders, as part of the presentation team.


Our tracks encompass six core areas where AI is currently having the most impact on society or is ripe with potential for future impact to society at scale.

Each proposal must align with one or more of the following tracks:

  • Agriculture and Food Security

  • Education

  • Energy

  • Life Sciences

  • Longevity and Life Quality

  • Robotics/Virtual Reality

Presentation Formats

Select one format per proposal.

  • All presentations should include applicable resources, tools, or strategies participants can take away from the session and put into action.
  • Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, July 8.

Submission Information

The 2024 call for proposals window is now closed.