AI: Association Innovation Lab

Many associations are embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT, Claude, Bing, and Bard and learning how to integrate them into their operations. This hands-on workshop offers beginner and intermediate users a fundamental understanding, a deepening of their understanding of AI and its potential applications.

January 11, 2024
Austin, TX

TCEA Offices
3100 Alvin Devane Blvd
Building B
Austin, TX 78741



This workshop will mix expert-led experiential learning and an open peer discussion from attendees to identify the opportunities and apprehensions about the new technology.

  • Learn about the latest trends.
  • Participate in focused sessions for newbies and those more skilled with AI.
  • Discover how AI can be used to improve your association.
  • Network with other association professionals who are interested in experimenting with the technology.

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AI: Association Innovation Lab Schedule

Thursday, January 11
8:30 - 9:00 AM Registration Opens
9:00 - 10:30 AM

Lab 1:

Introduction to AI

Lori Gracey, CAE, Executive Director, TCEA

Join us for an engaging hands-on workshop where you'll dive deep into the realm of AI chatbots like ChatGPT, Claude, Bing, and Bard. Whether you're a tech newbie or just curious about AI, this session promises a user-friendly experience tailored for you. Come with your device and leave with newfound skills and tools that can revolutionize your daily tasks. Plus, address any AI apprehensions with our expert presenter.

Lab 2:

Experienced AI User

Dr. Bruce Ellis, Director of Professional Development, TCEA

Ready to elevate your AI game? For those already acquainted with the basics, this immersive workshop is your next step to AI mastery. Dive deeper into the functionalities of familiar chatbots and discover advanced tools that can further streamline your work and enhance member engagement. Engage in hands-on exercises that push the boundaries of what you thought AI could do. Plus, get the chance to exchange insights with fellow professionals and our expert guide. Bring your device and your curiosity and leave with a toolkit of strategies and techniques that will set you apart in the digital age.
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Connecting the Pieces: An Open Discussion on Uses for AI

Kent Prickett, Principal, Infinity Management

As you develop your knowledge and skills for using AI, you will start to incorporate it into your workflow. What are the ways best to utilize this technology? How can your organization maximize the uses to support your team and processes? What are some ethical considerations? This session will incorporate small and large group discussions to explore these topics.

*Schedule subject to change

CAE Hours: 3


Fee Schedule



TSAE Member $175
Non-Member $299

Group Rate

5+ or More Attendees From the Same Organization






Cancellation Policy

The cancellation deadline is 14 days prior to the event. No refunds will be issued after the cancellation deadline. Cancellations received in writing to the TSAE office at before 14 days in advance, will receive a refund, minus a 20% processing fee. Registration transfers are available from TSAE member to member at no charge. Transfers from a TSAE member to non-member will pay the difference in registration fees. Member account credit to use for future events is not available.

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