2023 News

Reflecting on an Amazing Summer at the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame: Revolutionizing the Future with AI!

As the summer of 2023 comes to a close, we can’t help but marvel at the incredible progress and discussions surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI) that have taken place at the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Floridians have been at the forefront of advancing AI, and we are proud to have partnered with esteemed organizations and experts to bring you the Florida Innovation Summer Innovation Series: Revolutionizing the Future with AI. 

The Florida Innovation Summer Speaker Series was launched in the summer of 2020, and presents a platform about Floridians for Floridians to gain valuable knowledge about the leading inventors and innovators who are driving our state’s economy and shaping the trends in innovation. 

In collaboration with the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention and the Florida House on Capitol Hill, Florida Inventors Hall of Fame presented this summer’s engaging virtual program that explored the transformative power of AI across various industries. The series launched on June 13th at 2 pm and continued every Tuesday in June and July, providing valuable insights into how AI can impact everything from gaming to agriculture. 

Throughout the Summer Innovation Series, we were privileged to host an exceptional lineup of speakers who shared their expertise and shed light on the trends and advancements in AI. These visionaries included Dr. Joe Glover (University of Florida Provost), Chris Malachowsky (Co-Founder of NVIDIA), Matt Donovan (CEO of Agriculture Intelligence), Ora Tanner (Technologist and Founder of Black Unicorn Education), Captain Rob Betts (Executive Officer of the Naval Warfare Training Systems Division), and Dr. Russell Barnes (CEO of Systro Solutions). Each speaker brought unique insights and experiences, showcasing how AI is revolutionizing their respective fields. 

We extend our deepest appreciation to our amazing partners, the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention and the Florida House on Capitol Hill for their unwavering support in making this series possible!  

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to our esteemed series moderators, James Di Virgilio and Richard Miles, for their invaluable contributions to the Summer Innovation Series. James Di Virgilio, a leading fiduciary investor and financial planner, brought his expertise as the moderator. His impressive accomplishments, including being featured on prominent news networks and receiving prestigious awards, are a testament to his exceptional expertise. Richard Miles, co-founder of the Cade Museum for Creativity & Invention, also served as a moderator, bringing a wealth of international experience and insight to the discussion.  

We would also like to express our gratitude to Jamie Spurrier, Program Manager at the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, Kate Bracht from the Florida House on Capitol Hill, and Edgar O’Neill-Figueroa and Carmen Hurtado, from the Cade Museum for their diligent coordination of the speaker series.  

As we bid farewell to an exceptional summer, we look forward to building upon the momentum and inspiration generated through our Summer Innovation Series. The Florida Inventors Hall of Fame remains committed to fostering a culture of innovation, empowering inventors, and driving progress in the dynamic world of AI and beyond.