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Equity in Tech Summit

October 10, 2023
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
720 E Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee
Event Description
Milwaukee’s Equity in Tech Summit will return for the second year for Wisconsin Tech Month 2023 with a focus on AI!

Milwaukee’s Equity in Tech Summit returns for the second year for Wisconsin Tech Month 2023! Presented by Milky Way Tech Hub, this half-day conference provides leaders with the tools, trainings, and connections needed to build a more inclusive, equitable tech workforce.

This year’s conference will respond to the central theme, “How can AI advance our collective efforts to increase equity in the tech sector?”

Speakers will dive deep into the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence in driving economic inclusion and sustainable solutions to bridge the racial wealth and achievement gaps in our city, while also addressing key practical and ethical concerns around AI tools.

Opening Keynote: ‘An Ecosystem Approach to AI’ Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer at the Kapor Center (Oakland, CA)

Breakout: ‘Responsible AI Leadership’ Sarah Alt, Chief Process & AI Officer at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP (Milwaukee, WI)

Breakout: ‘The Human Side of AI – Nurturing Soft Skills in the Age of Automation’ Chytania Brown, Employ Milwaukee + Thami Hastings, EveryoneOn (Milwaukee, WI)

Breakout: ‘Predictive Analytics in Professional Development and Talent Management’ Lisa Proeber, The Middle Six (Milwaukee, WI)

Breakout: Fostering Inclusion and Belonging through AI’ Benjamin Juarez, Co-Founder and CTO, Rivet and Co-Founder, Latinos in Tech (Milwaukee, WI)

Closing Keynote:Reshaping the Narrative Using Data’ Yeshimabeit Milner, Founder of Data for Black Lives (NYC)

Additional speakers to be announced!

In addition, the conference will include:

  • Networking opportunities
  • Light snacks and refreshments during the day and appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks at a post-event social hour
  • Tactical AI use cases, best practices, and success stories

Attendees will walk away with applicable, real-world AI knowledge needed to remain relevant and competitive within the Midwest and across the US.

Get your tickets today!

Event Venue
Northwestern Mutual, 720 E Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
Event Details
10 October 2023
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
WI Tech Month
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Get your tickets now for just $10 in advance or $15 at the door and join us at 220 East Pittsburgh on May 10th.