Silicon Valley Leadership Group Opens Call for Submissions for 2024 Annual Tech and Innovation Summit

SVLG Invites Industry Experts, Thought Leaders, and Policymakers to Share Insights on Artificial Intelligence and Other Emerging Technologies

SAN JOSE, Calif. (June 7, 2024) – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) today announced the “Call for Submissions” for the annual Tech and Innovation Summit on September 13. The summit will focus on “Igniting Innovation: Driving the Next Tech Evolution” and convene leading experts in artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies from across the nation.

SVLG is seeking experts, advocates, and practitioners who are working to build, test, and deploy breakthrough AI tools and technology innovations across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, housing, and sustainability. SVLG will focus on elevating key panels and speaking topics that promote greater inclusivity and equity in both the development and the application of these transformative solutions.

“Silicon Valley is the global epicenter of innovation, and California is pioneering the next wave of transformative AI breakthroughs. This summit provides a vital forum for industry leaders and policymakers to explore the latest trends and opportunities in AI and beyond,” said Ahmad Thomas, CEO of SVLG. “We’re excited to open our call for submissions and hear from the experts pioneering the cutting-edge technologies that will shape our future.”

Interested speakers should submit proposals showcasing their expertise through SVLG’s online application by Friday, June 28. Selected presenters will be notified by Friday, July 19 to be featured at the summit taking place on September 13 in East Palo Alto, CA.

Under the guidance of SVLG’s Institute for California AI Policy (I-CAP), the Tech and Innovation Summit will also explore key policy considerations to ensure AI and emerging technologies are developed responsibly to benefit community well-being.

For more details and to submit a speaker proposal, please click here.

About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group:

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) is the leading business association representing the innovation economy and its ecosystem. Founded by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, SVLG has worked for 45 years to address issues that affect the region’s economic health and quality of life. Today, SVLG Is focused on accelerating the next era of Silicon Valley leadership, activated by our three new Centers of Expertise (COE): Innovation & Technology, Sustainable Growth, and Inclusion & Belonging. SVLG members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and contribute more than $3 trillion to the worldwide economy. For more information, visit