Sen. Dodd: Virtual Town Hall on Artificial Intelligence

Monday, March 13, 2023

SONOMA – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will host a virtual town hall March 21 on the rapid emergence of artificial intelligence, with a panel of experts discussing its implications for privacy and consumer protection and what policy guardrails might be needed.

The town hall will be streamed live over multiple channels and broadcast on KSVY Sonoma. Sen. Dodd and his guests will take questions via email and phone. The call-in line phone number is below.

Who: Sen. Dodd; Alastair Mactaggart, privacy advocate who helped shepherd into law the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018; Jan Leike, alignment team leader, Open AI, creators of Chat GPT; Irina Raicu, internet ethics director at Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics; and Peter Lee, Martin Luther King Jr. professor of law and director, Center for Innovation, Law and Society at UC Davis School of Law.

What: Virtual Town Hall: The Artificial Intelligence Age -- New Innovation, New Challenges

When: 6 p.m., March 21, 2023

How to attend:

Streaming live audio:


The event also will be broadcast locally on KSVY 91.3 FM

Email questions to:

Call-in questions: 707-933-9133  


Senator Bill Dodd represents the 3rd Senate District, which includes all or portions of Napa, Solano, Yolo, Sonoma, Contra Costa, and Sacramento counties. You can learn more about the district and Senator Dodd at