NMDSI Symposium on untapped AI, April 13

The Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute (NMDSI) will host its inaugural symposium, “Untapped AI — Next Frontiers,” on Thursday, April 13, at Northwestern Mutual’s downtown campus. 

This event is free and open to the public and will focus on AI research, ethics, emerging trends and best practices. Attendees will hear from a variety of experts in the data science industry and academia and have the opportunity to network with industry peers.

The NMDSI is a collaboration among Marquette, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Northwestern Mutual with the goals of furthering research, corporate and community applications, and talent development in data science.

The event will kick off with a keynote address from Dr. Desmond Patton, a nationally recognized AI expert. Following, the NMDSI will host a fireside chat conversation with NMDSI leadership, including:  

  • Dr. Anju Gupta (moderator), vice president of data sciences and analytics, Northwestern Mutual
  • Dr. Michael R. Lovell, president of Marquette University
  • Dr. Mark Mone, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Don Vu, chief data officer, Northwestern Mutual  

Attendees will then hear from a variety of NMDSI experts via a series of topical Lightning Talks.  

The day will conclude with a student poster session highlighting students from Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as well as Northwestern Mutual employees, who will create and share posters to showcase their research projects.

Participants will present to attendees and judges and should be willing to answer questions and discuss their work.  

Apply online to be a part of the poster session by Friday, April 7.  

Join the NMDSI for a networking reception with refreshments during the poster session.

The event will take place virtually and in person at Northwestern Mutual’s downtown Milwaukee campus.  

Learn more and register via Eventbrite.  

With questions, contact Stephanie Van Wieringen.