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Equity in Tech Summit

October 10 -12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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.

The opening keynote speaker will be Lili Gangas, Chief Technology Community Officer at the Kapor Center out of Oakland; she will discuss responsible AI leadership. The closing keynote speaker will be Yeshimabeit Milner, Founder of Data for Black Lives out of New York City. Other speakers include Sarah Alt, Chief Process & AI Officer at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, and Ben Juarez, Co-Founder of Latinos in Tech.

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!


October 10
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Northwestern Mutual
720 E Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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