The Need for Transparency in Artificial Intelligence

U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.), Chair of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled “The Need for Transparency in Artificial Intelligence” on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at 2:30 PM ET. The hearing will explore how to increase transparency in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for consumers, identify uses of AI that are beneficial or “high-risk” and evaluate the potential impact of policies designed to increase trustworthiness in the transformational technology.


  • Victoria Espinel, Chief Executive Officer, BSA | The Software Alliance
  • Dr. Ramayya Krishnan, Dean of the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Sam Gregory, Executive Director of WITNESS
  • Rob Strayer, Executive Vice President for Policy, Information Technology Industry Council 


WHAT: Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security
DATE: Tuesday, September 12, 2023
TIME: 2:30 PM ET
LOCATION: Committee Hearing Room, Russell 253
LIVESTREAM: The hearing will stream live on the Committee website here, Twitter here, and Facebook here and YouTube here
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Opening Remarks