Day 1 Morning keynotes:

  • Mary Wakefield, Former Acting Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Brent Sanford, Lieutenant Governor of North Dakota
  • Dr. William Gropp, Director, National Center for Supercomputing Applications; P.I. on the Midwest Big Data Hub

Day 1 Afternoon keynotes:

  • Ed Schafer – Former President of UND, 30th Governor of North Dakota and Former United States Secretary of Agriculture
  • Dr. Roberto Gallardo – Assistant Director of the Purdue Center for Regional Development, Purdue University: “The Digital Age & Rural Communities”