STL TechWeek 2023

 

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THE STL DATA KEY

April 25, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

T-REX

911 Washington Avenue, St Louis, MO 63101

Our Lineup of Experts

Chris Kolar

Data Strategy Advisor, TechSTL

Nick Mader, PhD

Senior Researcher, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Christian Denes

Senior Policy Analyst, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

Simon Huang

Chief Technology Officer, City of St. Louis

Paul Sorensen

Co-Director, Community Innovation & Action Center, UMSL

Steven Ley

CEO, Buzzbold

Emily Blackburn

Geospatial Analyst, University of Missouri–St Louis Geospatial Collaborative

Will Werner

Director of Client Services, Decipher

Kate Kieres, Ed.D

Education Consultant, Buzzbold

She-Andra Lowe

Information Technology & Data Analytics Leaders, The Boeing Company

Molly King

Director of Client Experience, Economic Impact Catalyst

Jonathan Leek

Data Engineer

Event Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 AM    |  Registration

9:00 – 9:05 AM    |  Welcome by Christopher Kolar, Data Strategy & STEM Pipeline Advisor, TechSTL

9:05 – 9:25 AM    |  “Data-Driven Ecosystems: National Modeling for Community-First Innovation Hubs” by Molly King, Director of Client Experience with Economic Impact Catalyst

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9:30 – 10:00 AM   |  Breakout Session 1A: “The Chicago Data Collaborative” Presentation with Nick Mader, Senior Researcher, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago and Christian Denes, Senior Policy Analyst, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago 

9:30 – 10:00 AM   | Breakout Session 1B: “Developing a Civic Data Warehouse for the Bi-State” Presentation with Jonathan Leek, Data Engineer

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10:00 – 10:30 AM  |  Breakout Session 2A: “Building the St. Louis Data Partnership” Roundtable with

      • Moderator: Christopher Kolar, Data Strategy & STEM Pipeline Advisor, TechSTL

      • Simon Huang, CTO of City of St. Louis

      • Paul Sorenson, Co-Director, Community Innovation & Action Center, UMSL

      • Nick Mader, Senior Researcher, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago

      • Christian Denes, Senior Policy Analyst, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago 

10:30 – 11:00 AM   |  Breakout Session 2B: “How Data transforms Public Safety” Panel

      • Emily Hemingway, Executive Director of TechSTL

      • Emily Blackburn, Geospatial Analyst, University of Missouri–St Louis Geospatial Collaborative

      • Will Werner, Director of Client Services, Decipher

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11:00 – 11:30 AM  |  Breakout Session 3A: “AI Supporting the Evolution of Higher Ed” Presentation with Steven Ley, CEO of Buzzbold and Katie Kieres, Educational Consultant at Buzzbold 

11:00 – 11:30 AM   |  Breakout Session 3B: “Reliable Data Practices & Modeling” Presentation by She-Andra Lowe, Information Technology & Data Analytics Leader, The Boeing Company

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