Rise of the Machines: The Coming of the A.I. Revolution

LADCO’s 62nd Economic Forum will feature an internationally renowned business futurist, and a prominent local company CEO.  Together, they will be addressing the profound changes in store for American business, and life with the Artificial Intelligence revolution.

Patrick Schwerdtfeger, who will be speaking at our 2017 Fall Economic Forum on Nov. 8th, is a world-renowned speaker who has given presentations to some of the world’s largest and most influential companies.  Patrick is a business futurist, and the explosion of big data technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) has led to dramatic advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning. These technologies are fueling innovation in predictive analytics, autonomous vehicles, virtual reality and countless other fields. Patrick has accumulated dozens of case histories and success stories in a variety of different industries, allowing him to explain the trends in a way that people understand. His technology keynotes highlight trends and strategies for executive and managerial audiences.

Andrew Temte, PhD, CFA, is president of Kaplan Professional, a division of Kaplan, Inc.  As president, Dr. Temte oversees and leverages assets, capabilities, and talent across Kaplan’s global footprint. Kaplan Professional offers a large portfolio of professional development programs and helps individuals earn industry-recognized licenses, certifications, and designations. Based in La Crosse, WI, Kaplan Professional maintains operations throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong.


Dr. Temte will be enlightening the audience on how Artificial Intelligence is directly impacting his line of work, and how it applies to the businesses of La Crosse, WI.

Do not miss this amazing opportunity to expand your knowledge on this ever-so-increasingly important topic.  Register for the event now by clicking HERE, filling out the registration form, and either email or mail it back to us.

As a reminder, the event is being held at the La Crosse Center Ballroom.  Breakfast will start at 7 AM, and the program will commence at 7:15 AM.  The price is $45/person.

Email: ladco@centurytel.net  Mailing Address: 601 7th Street North, La Crosse, WI 54601.