WTA Tech Conference 2019

We're sorry, but all tickets sales have ended because the event is expired.
  •  May 8, 2019
     11:00 am - 6:00 pm

WTA Tech Conference 2019

Disruptive Digital Business Transformation

“Digital transformation marks a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology, people and processes to radically change business performance”, says George Westerman, principal research scientist with the MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy. 

Join the WTA as we explore the many aspects of Digital Transformation and provide various sessions that can help you understand and innovate for your organization. 

Potawatomi Bingo and Casino – Conference Hall 

May 8th, 2019 – Starting at 11am 


AGENDAWTA Tech Conference 2019 – Disruptive Digital Business Transformation 

11:00a – 11:30a  Registration 
11:30 – 11:35  Welcome Message  
11:35 – 12:15p  Lunch 
12:15 – 1:00  Keynote Speaker : Todd McLees 
1:00 – 1:30  Break 
1:30 – 2:15  1st Breakout 

  • AI Driven Development 
    • Dr. Derek Riley – Associate Professor of Software Engineering at MSOE
    • In this session, Dr. Riley will introduce the basics of how
      modern AI systems work including a self-driving car example.
  • Disruptive Data
    • Kevin Underwood – Director of Business Intelligence at Advocate Aurora 
    • This session will be an interactive discussion on how organizations
      approach finding this value and what looming technologies have the potential turn
      the current business intelligence and data analytics landscape on its head.
  • The Elastic Edge
    • Ken Hosac – Vice President of IoT Strategy & Business Development at Cradlepoint 
    • As organizations’ technology needs and mobile
      footprint have grown, legacy systems no longer provide the flexibility, speed to
      deployment, and cost-effectiveness required for today’s Connected Enterprise.
2:15 – 2:45  Break 
2:45 – 3:30  2nd Breakout 

  • Responsible Disruption – Ethics & Integrity in Technology
    • Sarah Alt – Founder & President of Triple Ten Consulting 
    • Whether you’re building or buying algorithms for AI, we will break down
      the EU’s guidelines and discuss how to navigate the same for your organization.
  • Smart Cities 
    • Matthew Malcolm – Integration Program Manager at Johnson Controls
    • A look at the current national and local trends in the smart City movement.
      We will wrap up the session with the current smart campus movement within
3:30 – 4:15  Break/Innovative Technologies Demo 

  • TechSee 
  • P4 Infrastructure 
4:15 – 5:00  Executive Panel 

  • Antony D’Cruz – Senior VP, Director of IT & PMO at HSA Bank
  • James Hischke – Senior Director of Tech. Advancement and Outreach at NM
  • Nathan Lasnoski – CTO of Concurrency
  • Mike Rogers – VP of Commercial Innovation at Advocate Aurora Health
5:00 – on  Networking 

The WTA proudly supports:

i.c.stars Milwaukee

i.c. Stars provides an opportunity for change-driven, future leaders to develop skills in business and technology.


1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233, United States