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Featured Speakers

avatar for Jacob Frey

Jacob Frey

City of Minnesota
avatar for Chris Benner

Chris Benner

Everett Program for Technology and Social Change, University of California, Santa Cruz
Professor, Environmental Studies and Sociology
avatar for Tawanna Black

Tawanna Black

Center for Economic Inclusion (CFEI)
Founder and CEO 
avatar for Chris Farrell

Chris Farrell

Minnesota Public Radio
Senior economics contributor, Marketplace
avatar for Maggie Koerth-Baker

Maggie Koerth-Baker

Senior Science Writer
avatar for Sondra Samuels

Sondra Samuels

Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)
President & CEO
avatar for Mark Abraham

Mark Abraham

Executive Director
avatar for Bob Tracy

Bob Tracy

Minnesota Council on Foundations
Director of Public Policy and Communications
avatar for Peter Frosch

Peter Frosch

Greater MSP
Vice President of Strategic Partnership
avatar for Mary Kay Bailey

Mary Kay Bailey

MK Bailey Consulting
Founder and Principal 


avatar for Maggie Arzdorf-Schubbe (moderator)

Maggie Arzdorf-Schubbe (moderator)

Bush Foundation
avatar for Kassira Absar

Kassira Absar

APM Research Lab
Research Associate

Andrew Adelmann

Designs for Learning
Director of Evaluation and Organizational Improvement
avatar for Michael Adrian

Michael Adrian

Clear Impact
Implementation Success Manager
avatar for Keith Allen

Keith Allen

Fairview Health Services
Manager Community Collaborations
avatar for Jennifer Anderson-Ochoa

Jennifer Anderson-Ochoa

Applied Survey Research
Project Manager

Steven Aviles

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
Research Associate

Chris Barge

Community Foundation Boulder County
VP of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Gregg Bell

Gregg Bell

The University of Alabama
Senior Data Analyst

Kaile Bower

United States Census Bureau
Chief, Integrated Partnership and Communications Branch Decennial...
avatar for Jo Bradley

Jo Bradley

WNC Health Network
Data Manager and Improvement Specialist
avatar for Susan Brutschy

Susan Brutschy

Applied Survey Research

Jessie Carlson

Dakota County
Manager Dakota County Office of Performance and Analysis
avatar for Ina Cernusca

Ina Cernusca

ND Compass/ Center for Social Research, NDSU
ND Compass Project Director
avatar for Melanie Davern

Melanie Davern

RMIT University
Senior Research Fellow Co-Director Healthy Liveable Cities Group

Elizabeth Davis

University of Minnesota
avatar for Marija Drobnjak

Marija Drobnjak

Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York
Data Analyst
avatar for Andi Egbert

Andi Egbert

APM Research Lab
Sr. Research Associate

Crystal Fashant

Metropolitan State University
avatar for Brittany Fitz-Chapman

Brittany Fitz-Chapman

Prosper Waco
Director of Data and Research
avatar for Abby L Gold

Abby L Gold

North Dakota State University Department of Public Health
Vice Chair
avatar for Todd Graham

Todd Graham

Metropolitan Council
Principal Demographer
avatar for Kristine Grill

Kristine Grill

Ramsey County, Minnesota
Open Data Portal Coordinator

Baris Gumus-Dawes

Metropolitan Council
Senior Researcher
avatar for Ruth Hamberg

Ruth Hamberg

Squaretree LLC
Founder / Owner
avatar for Maurice Harris

Maurice Harris

Research Manager
avatar for Dawn Helmrich

Dawn Helmrich

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County
Director of Research and Evaluation
avatar for Craig Helmstetter

Craig Helmstetter

American Public Media
Managing Partner, APM Research Lab
avatar for Jessie Hendel

Jessie Hendel

CommonBond Communities
avatar for Derek Hersch

Derek Hersch

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Project Leader
avatar for Laura Houghtaling

Laura Houghtaling

Arundel Metrics
Senior Epidemiologist

Rebecca Hutchinson

United States Census Bureau
Big Data Lead Economic Indicators Division
avatar for Ben Jaques-Leslie

Ben Jaques-Leslie

Minnesota Department of Human Services and US General Services Administration
Research Scientist/Data Scientist
avatar for Ann Johnson

Ann Johnson

ACT Rochester
Executive Director
avatar for David Keyes

David Keyes

City of Seattle IT Dept (Seattle IT)
Digital Equity Advisor
avatar for Julian Kittelson-Aldred

Julian Kittelson-Aldred

Minnesota Compass // Wilder Research
Web developer
avatar for Alessia Leibert

Alessia Leibert

Research Project Manager
avatar for Stephannie L. Lewis

Stephannie L. Lewis

Social Impact Strategies Group
Director, Strategic Partnerships

John Lindner

Saint Paul Public Schools
Research, Evaluation and Assessment
avatar for Allison Liuzzi

Allison Liuzzi

Wilder Foundation
Research Manager
avatar for Nicole MartinRogers

Nicole MartinRogers

senior research manager
avatar for Nancy Mattes

Nancy Mattes

University of Waterloo
CIW Community Development Lead
avatar for Paul Mattessich

Paul Mattessich

Wilder Research
Executive Director
avatar for Jonathan May

Jonathan May

Think Small
Director of Innovation

Dr. Jared McEntaffer

Black Hills Knowledge Network
Project Director
avatar for Pamela Meade

Pamela Meade

Designs for Learning
avatar for Joe Munnich

Joe Munnich

Generation Next
Managing Director
avatar for Ariel Neumann

Ariel Neumann

Data Scientist
avatar for Jeffrey Niblack

Jeffrey Niblack

Minnesota Management and Budget
Results Management Specialist
avatar for Daren Nyquist

Daren Nyquist

The Improve Group
Director of Consulting
avatar for Courtney Overby

Courtney Overby

Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Graduate Student
avatar for Erik R. Pages

Erik R. Pages

EntreWorks Consulting
avatar for Zohar Perla

Zohar Perla

Research Associate
avatar for Emily Perlmeter

Emily Perlmeter

Federal Reserve Bank
Analyst, Community Development
avatar for Trina Prior

Trina Prior

Vancouver Foundation
Manager of Partnerships
avatar for Anton Prokopyev

Anton Prokopyev

The World Bank
Data Scientist
avatar for Jennifer Pullen

Jennifer Pullen

MAP Dashboard, Economic and Business Research Center, University of Arizona
Research Economist and Program Coordinator
avatar for Dan Quigg

Dan Quigg

Public Insight Corporation
avatar for Elaine Rasmussen

Elaine Rasmussen

Social Impact Strategies Group
avatar for Jennifer Ford Reedy

Jennifer Ford Reedy

Bush Foundation
avatar for Frank Ridzi

Frank Ridzi

Central New York Community Foundation and Le Moyne College
Vice President Community Investment / Assoc Prof

Charlotte Riggs

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Senior Planner
avatar for Tim Roman

Tim Roman

Ecotone Analytics
Co-Founder & CEO

Kristen Rudlang-Perman

Casey Family Programs
Director, Data Analytics & Visualization
avatar for Krysten Lynn Ryba-Tures

Krysten Lynn Ryba-Tures

Metropolitan Council
Senior Researcher
avatar for Matt Schmit

Matt Schmit

University of Minnesota
Director | Regional Competitiveness Institute
avatar for Jonathan Schroeder

Jonathan Schroeder

IPUMS, University of Minnesota
Research Scientist
avatar for Louisa Shepherd

Louisa Shepherd

Director, Collective Impact

Bryan Smale

Canadian Index of Wellbeing
Professor and Director
avatar for Nadege Souvenir

Nadege Souvenir

Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation
Vice President of Operations & Learning
avatar for Chantal Stevens

Chantal Stevens

Community Indicators Consortium
Executive Director
avatar for Becky Stewart

Becky Stewart

The Improve Group
Chief Practice Officer

James Summers

Senior Research Ecologist
avatar for Megan Swindal, PhD

Megan Swindal, PhD

University of Rhode Island
Senior Research Associate/Data Analyst

Chris Taylor

Minnesota Historical Society
avatar for Jennifer Temmer

Jennifer Temmer

Project Officer

Bo Thao-Urabe

Coalition of Asian American Leaders (CAAL)
Executive Director
avatar for Peg Thomas

Peg Thomas

Sundance Family Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Aseal Tineh

Aseal Tineh

Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP)
Policy Analyst
avatar for Elizabeth Tolzmann

Elizabeth Tolzmann

Ramsey County
Director of Policy & Planning
avatar for Hoang Ton

Hoang Ton

Dakota County
Management Analyst
avatar for Diane Tran

Diane Tran

Fairview Health Services
Senior Director, Community Engagement

Carrie Koss Vallejo

Data You Can Use

Jennifer Valorose

Wilder Research

Rachel Vilsack

MN Department of Employment & Economic Development
Agency Performance Manager
avatar for Stacey Wedlake

Stacey Wedlake

University of Washington
Research Scientist
avatar for Benjamin Winchester

Benjamin Winchester

University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Community Vitality
Rural Sociologist
avatar for Cindy Winters

Cindy Winters

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation
Project Manager