Developing Data Analytics Capabilities Conference

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Data Analytics Conference


Please join us for a two-day conference to learn about current innovations in data analytics, connect with experts in the field, identify your organization’s data readiness, and consider next steps for increasing your data analytics capabilities.

The Developing Data Analytics Capabilities conference will offer keynote sessions, plenary speakers, and sessions focused on policy areas such as education, criminal justice, economic development, and more.

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Date & Location

April 26–27, 2023

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 S. Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602

Registration for the conference has closed.

Agenda & Topics

Plenary and keynote sessions covering the following topics:

  • What executives need from data analysis
  • Sharing data and working across agency boundaries
  • From spreadsheets to business intelligence: one agency's story
  • Practical tips for implementing change in your organization
  • How data analytics transformed how governments evaluate programs

Breakout Sessions covering the following topics:

  • Going from data to insights: lessons from higher education

  • Economic development data: how to find it, present it, and make it work for your community

  • How to use OASIS to prioritize community health outcomes

  • From flat files to repository: lessons from building a data warehouse

  • Directing the dollars, how data tools are used to inform broadband grants allocation

  • Getting smart about data science

  • Supporting stakeholders with data-informed decision making: GaDOE's lessons learned with Georgia insights

  • Local government GIS: three counties’ journeys

Lunch presentation

McKinsey & Company is sponsoring a lunch session about "Impact Unleashed: Practical Examples of Using Enterprise Data and Analytics to Maximize Mission Impact."

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Who Should Come?

This conference will benefit those involved in data informed decision-making with state and local governments as well as universities, colleges and school systems.


The room block at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel has closed. Please contact the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel directly to inquire about any available lodging they may have.

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel website

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event. Please contact Anna Wrigley Miller to discuss opportunities to support the event.

Contact us for questions about the conference

Hong Zeng