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Learn about new developments and tools in AI and their effect on your organization, career and community. This half-day conference from Hawaii Business Magazine will explore AI platforms you can use now plus AI’s impact on cybersecurity, work, education, law and more.

Featured Keynotes

Mike Trinh, Associate General Counsel, OpenAI

Michael Trinh is currently Associate General Counsel at OpenAI working on litigation and regulatory matters. He was formerly Head of Litigation Advance at Google where he led a team handling a broad portfolio of litigation strategy, research, amici briefs, and proactive/enforcement litigation across the company’s product areas.

Previously, he was a technology/IP litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe in San Francisco. He also handled national security issues while representing, pro bono, Guantanamo Bay detainees challenging their indefinite incarceration without ever being charged. Mike graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center (2005) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2002, B.S. Comp Sci). While he grew up in Raleigh, NC, he now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and a string cheese-seeking dog (who was once featured in the Financial Times).

Natalie Kim, Senior Counsel, OpenAI

As senior counsel at OpenAI, Natalie Kim works on investigations, compliance and cybersecurity. From 2016-2023, Natalie was counsel at Google, first focusing on internal investigations involving ethics & compliance and later on affirmative litigation matters in the consumer protection and cybersecurity space. Before joining Google, Natalie worked for five years in the Washington, DC and Hong Kong offices of Ropes & Gray LLP.

Natalie holds a J.D. from Cornell Law School and an A.B. from Dartmouth College. She clerked for the Honorable Susan Oki Mollway at the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.


  • Rebecca Cai — Chief Data Officer, State of Hawaii
  • Chase Conching — Principal & Creative Director, Library Creative
  • Brent Grimes — Founder and CEO, Reef AI
  • Megan Hall — Founder, Segment X
  • Ryley Higa — Machine Learning Engineer, Sumo Logic
  • Martin Hsia — Partner, Cades Schutte LLP
  • Natalie Kim — Senior Counsel, Open AI
  • Olin Lagon — Co-Founder, Purple Maia
  • Yolanda Lau — Hawaii Center for AI
  • Emile Loza de Siles — Assistant Professor of Law, William S. Richardson School of Law
  • Michael Mattmiller — Senior Director of Government Relations, Microsoft
  • Summer Rankin — Senior Lead Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Scott Robertson — Professor and Chair, UH Information and Computer Sciences Department
  • Liya Safina — Head of Digital Design and Innovation, Safina & Shekhtman, Inc
  • Mike Trinh — Associate General Counsel, OpenAI
  • Helen Turner — Professor of Biology, Chaminade University
  • Gabriel Yanagihara — Head Coach, Iolani School


11:00 am – 11:30 am
Registration, Networking, Complimentary Lunch

11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Opening General Session
Is AI Useful, Disruptive or Unsettling? All of the Above

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Breakout Sessions I

AI and the Future of Work
Shaping Tomorrow’s Minds: AI’s Impact on Education

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
Breakout Sessions II

Leveraging Innovative Apps and Platforms Now
Navigating the Legal Ramifications of AI

3:30 pm – 4:25 pm
Closing General Session
AI’s Impact on Cybersecurity

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