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Empowering Data Driven Business

Empowering Data-Driven Business

Our mission is to foster and grow the data ecosystem in Wisconsin and the upper Midwest.  Our experienced speakers and tutorial leaders will guide software engineers, data scientists, and data professionals through new tools and techniques to grow their careers!

Join us in our fifth year as the State's premier data and advanced analytics conference!

Tutorials:          July 24
Conference:       July 25
Milwaukee School of Engineering, Diercks Hall 
Direct Supply Innovation & Technology Center at MSOE | Milwaukee, WI

Registration Coming Soon! 

Business Track
Data Engineering Track
Data Science Track


A Day of Insightful Talks
July 25, 2024
Registration & Breakfast
Conference Begins
Direct Supply Innovation & Technology Center at MSOE
Milwaukee School of Engineering  |  Diercks Hall
Floors 1, 2, 3, 4

Keynote Speaker

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Speaking Tracks

Speakers will be split into three tracks, covering all aspects of data science / machine learning / AI, data-intensive systems, and their applications in business, science, government, and health.  Attendees can expect topics to include the usage and business impact of making data-driven decisions. There will also be technical introductions to AI models, data-intensive tools, and applications development.

Data Science
Data Engineering

Business Track


A Day of Hands-on Learning
July 24, 2024
Registration & Breakfast 
Tutorials Begin
Direct Supply Innovation & Technology Center at MSOE
Milwaukee School of Engineering  |  Diercks Hall
Floors 1, 2, 3, 4

Half Day Tutorials

Participating in hands-on tutorials and workshops is an opportunity to grow knowledge and skills leading us to be a data-driven community.  Most tutorials consist of a lab session or interactive exchange between the presenter and the audience to facilitate a collaborative learning environment. Examples of previous tutorials can be seen here.   



Greet. Eat. Network.
Direct Supply Innovation & Technology Center at MSOE
July 24, 2024
Appetizers & 
Opening Remarks
Dinner Begins

2019's dinner was a huge success, with 78% of attendees taking advantage of being able to meet and discuss topics with our Speakers, Tutorial Leaders and Attendees. 

We are pleased to offer this unique opportunity to all of our attendees again.



Zettabyte Sponsors
Exabyte Sponsors
Petabyte Sponsors
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The Conference

The Conference

For year five, Data-Driven Wisconsin Conference is pleased to take place at Milwaukee School of Engineering and Direct Supply's Innovation and Technology Center in downtown Milwaukee!


Diercks Hall at Milwaukee School of Engineering will be our home for both the first day of Tutorials and the second day of Speaker Presentations.

Diercks Hall is located at 1025 N. Milwaukee St.,  Milwaukee, WI 53202.

Direct Supply's Innovation and Technology Center will host the first day's Networking Dinner, with breakfasts and lunches on both days.

Direct Supply's ITC building is located at 1020 N. Broadway,  Milwaukee, WI 53202.


All day parking is available at many Parking Structures in downtown Milwaukee. Click here for more information.

Volunteer Organizers

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Randall Kirk
EVP & Chief Scientist - Direct Supply
RJ Nowling, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - MSOE
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Jeremy Kedziora, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, PieperPower Endowed Chair of Artificial Intelligence - MSOE
Ernesto Guerra Vallejos, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - MSOE
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Robert Bardunias 
Managing Director - Digitiamo
George Kroeninger, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Center for Professional Education - MSOE
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Andreana Moody 
Program Manager, Center for Professional Education - MSOE
Stephanie Schultz
Administrative AssistantDiercks Hall - MSOE
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