Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union 

1442 W Wisconsin Ave,

Milwaukee, WI 53233

Empowering Data Driven Business

Empowering Data Driven Business

Our mission is to foster and grow the data ecosystem here 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 fourth year as the State's premier big data and advanced analytics conference!

Tutorial Day:   July 30
Conference:     July 31
Marquette University Alumni Memorial Union 
Milwaukee WI
 

Tutorials

A Day of Hands on Learning
Marquette University
Alumni Memorial Union
Floors 1 & 2
July 30 2019
7:30 am
Registration & Breakfast
8:30 am
Tutorials Begin

Full Day Tutorials

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8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Half Day Tutorials

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8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Dinner

Greet. Eat. Network.
Marquette University
Alumni Memorial Union
Ballroom 3rd Floor
July 30 2019
5:00 pm
Appetizers & 
Opening Remarks
6:00 pm
Dinner Begins

Last year's dinner was a huge success with almost half of the 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.

 

Speakers

A Day of Insightful Talks
July 31 2019
Marquette University
Alumni Memorial Union
Ballroom 3rd Floor
Registration & Breakfast
Conference Begins
7:30 am
8:30 am

Keynotes

8:30 am - 9:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaking Tracks

Business Track

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9:40 am - 10:30 am
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10:40 am - 11:30 am
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1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
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2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pm

Data Engineering Track

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9:40 am - 10:30 am
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10:40 am - 11:30 am
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1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
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2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pm

Data Science Track

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9:40 am - 10:30 am
10:40 am - 11:30 am
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1:40 pm - 2:30 pm
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2:40 pm - 3:30 pm
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4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
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5:00 pm - 5:50 pm
 
 
 
 
 

The Conference

For the second year in a row the Data-Driven Wisconsin Conference is pleased to take place at Marquette University's Alumni Memorial Union in downtown Milwaukee!

Venue

The Marquette Alumni Memorial Union will be our home for both the first day of Tutorials, the Dinner, and the second day of Speaker Presentations.

Marquette’s Alumni Memorial Union is at 1442 West Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Parking

All day parking is available for a modest fee in two structures located at 1240 W. Wells St, Milwaukee, WI 53233 and 749 N. 16th St, Milwaukee, WI, 53233 

Volunteer Organizers

Randall Kirk
EVP & Chief Scientist - Direct Supply
Pitt Fagan
Data Scientist for Enterprise Data & Analytics- Zendesk
Megan Sheffer-Czuta, PhD
Asst. Director of Analytics - NM Data Science Institute
Tipan Verella 
Data Scientist - Kohl's Dept Stores
Beau Plath
Principal Engineer - Cloudera Inc.