Monthly Digital Transformation Series set at St. Norbert College

DE PERE, Wis. — Advancing AI Wisconsin and the Schneider School of Business and Economics at St. Norbert College will offer a new monthly seminar series designed for industries being challenged by the rapid pace of technological advancements.

The Digital Transformation Series will begin July 10 at St. Norbert College and extend through December.

Oliver Buechse, AAIW co-founder and executive director, sees the series filling a critical need in the region.

“Many Wisconsin businesses, large and small, are at a significant crossroads with respect to technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, 5G, 3-D printing and more. These technologies are changing the competitive dynamics in our state’s mainstay industries, creating both challenges and opportunities,” Buechse said.

The series includes:

— July 10, 3-5 p.m., “The Invisible War at Your Doorstep: Cyber Threats and Defensive Options for Businesses,” presented by Dirk Mahling and Jerry Eastman of Wisconsin Cyber Threat Resource Alliance.

— Aug. 7, 3-5 p.m., “Understanding Artificial Intelligence Like Never Before,” presented by Buechse and Sarah Alt, founder and president of Triple Ten Consulting.

— Sept. 11, 3-5 p.m., “Welcome to a New Reality: Introduction to Augmented and Virtual Reality and More,” presented by Eric Lien, CEO of Green Zebra Partners, and Buechse.

— Oct. 9, 3-5 p.m., “Would You Like Some AI With That?: The Future of the Customer Experience in an Increasingly Digital World,” presented by Jake Beyer, director of customer care at EDCi, and Eric Schmidt, founder of OneDayOne Marketing.

— Nov. 6, 3-5 p.m., “From Toys and Tools to the Fabric of Our Lives: How Robots Will Evolve and Impact Our Future,” presented by Oliver Buechse.

— Dec. 11, 3-5 p.m., “Bitcoin Versus Organic Tomato: The Promises and Challenges of Blockchain,” presented by Buechse and Rhommer Varilla, principal consultant at SafeNet Consulting

For more information or to register, go to snc.edu/go/digitaltransformation or contact Dave Wegge, interim dean of the Schneider School of Business and Economics at St. Norbert College, at dave.wegge@snc.edu.

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