Tech & Innovation

Tech & Innovation

About

The Technology & Innovation Policy Team works to promote local, state and federal policies, programs and funding that further technological innovation and scientific advancements. This work is focused on but not limited to issues in data privacy, cyber security, autonomous vehicles, AI, broader scientific funding, and skilled immigration.

We also work to communicate with policymakers on these issues, educate them on the benefits of emerging technology, and address the concerns they may have about the implications of emerging tech and policies related to it.

Legislative Priorities

Data Privacy
Cybersecurity
Scientific Research Funding

Legislative Priorities

Data Privacy
Cybersecurity
Scientific Research Funding

Recent Wins

Funding Increases
Autonomous Vehicles
Artificial Intelligence
Skilled Immigration and Comprehensive Reform

Events

March 2024

Responsible AI Working Group

Monthly meeting of the Responsible AI Working Group Please contact Peter Leroe-Muñoz at pleroemunoz@svlg.org for more information NOTICE PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR VOICE, NAME, AND/OR LIKENESS BEING USED, WITHOUT COMPENSATION, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, IN PERPETUITY. YOU RELEASE THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP ...
28 Mar
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
April 2024

Responsible AI Working Group

Monthly meeting of the Responsible AI Working Group Please contact Peter Leroe-Muñoz at pleroemunoz@svlg.org for more information NOTICE PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR VOICE, NAME, AND/OR LIKENESS BEING USED, WITHOUT COMPENSATION, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, IN PERPETUITY. YOU RELEASE THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP ...
25 Apr
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
May 2024

Responsible AI Working Group

Monthly meeting of the Responsible AI Working Group Please contact Peter Leroe-Muñoz at pleroemunoz@svlg.org for more information NOTICE PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR VOICE, NAME, AND/OR LIKENESS BEING USED, WITHOUT COMPENSATION, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, IN PERPETUITY. YOU RELEASE THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP ...
23 May
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Event
Virtual Event
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Tech & Innovation Committee

To learn more about joining the committee, please contact us at tech@svlg.org.

Latest News

Five Bills That Preview California’s AI Approach in 2024

When Governor Newsom introduced his Executive Order on generative AI last summer, he highlighted California’s leadership in all things artificial intelligence. The Order noted that the Golden State is home to 35 of the world’s 50 largest AI companies, while San Francisco and San José produce a quarter of all AI patents, conference papers, and …

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