Understanding the Challenges of AI in Genealogy

April 3rd, 2024 by Matt Menashes

SKEY Artificial Intelligence and Genealogy: A Discussion of Issues and Concerns

May 18, 2024

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Blaine Bettinger leads a thought-provoking panel discussion on AI during Saturday’s plenary session as the conference continues its dive into the exciting world of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it intersects with family history.

Generative artificial intelligence tools such as ChatGPT, Bard, and DALL-E have created a buzz among genealogists and hold great potential to assist with our research. But as with any groundbreaking technology, there are challenges and limitations we need to explore. How will generative AI impact researchers and the pursuit of family history?

Join Blaine Bettinger and a group of experts in the emerging generative AI and genealogy field. Together, they will explore the critical issues and concerns surrounding the use of AI. The panel will illuminate AI’s potential implications, from copyright and plagiarism to big data and records preservation. With access to massive amounts of data, AI can help us make sense of genealogical information, but it also raises questions about data privacy and security.

We’re thrilled to have Blaine Bettinger leading this panel discussion. With his extensive knowledge of intellectual property, genealogy, and DNA, his expertise is sure to provide valuable insights.

Please mark your calendars and join us for this captivating plenary session on artificial intelligence and genealogy. Let’s explore the possibilities and tackle the challenges that arise as we navigate the exciting world of AI.