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Economic Indicators

Posted 1:36 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

Economic Indicators event begins at 7 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in The Bluffs in the UWL Student Union, 521 East Ave N. Breakfast will be served at 7 with the program at 7:20. The event will end by 9 a.m. Cost is $25. Pre-registration is required; seating is limited. Read more →

Breakfast discusses robotics and AI impact on the Coulee Region

The upcoming 7 Rivers Region Spring Economic Indicators event will look at the use and impact of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in the area.

AI refers to computer use to replicate intelligent behavior. It has increasingly been applied to a wide range of issues that arise in robotics, agriculture, medicine and diagnoses.

During the event UWL Professor TJ Brooks will share his insights on the innovative topic. A panel of business and medical professionals will also explain and share how robotics and artificial intelligence is impacting the way companies make decisions. The panel includes: Mark D. Sawyer, M.D., Surgeon, Mayo Clinic Health System; and John Seehafer, President, Seehafer Refrigeration Inc.

The event begins at 7 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in The Bluffs in the UWL Student Union, 521 East Ave N. Breakfast will be served at 7 with the program at 7:20. The event will end by 9 a.m. Cost is $25. Pre-registration is required; seating is limited. Registration is due Monday, March 2, at: https://economicindicatorsspring2020.eventbrite.com.

Economic Indicators: An Update for the 7 Rivers Region is a regional business forum. State Bank Financial sponsors this event in collaboration with the UWL College of Business Administration and The La Crosse Tribune. The event is coordinated by the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UWL. For additional information, contact the center at sbdc@uwlax.edu or 608.785.8782.


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