Upcoming Events


2nd Annual Business and Generative AI Workshop

September 5 | 06:00 AM
Wharton San Francisco at Hills Bros. Plaza
San Francisco

Wharton Neuroscience Summit

November 1 | 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
The Wharton School

Wharton Sports Business Summit

November 8 | 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
The Wharton School

Women in Data Science @ Penn Conference

February 14 | 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
University of Pennsylvania

Beyond Business

NOVEMBER 15, 2022

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST

The Analytics of Finance

How Data Can Help Govern and Grow the Economy

More than ever, analytics is influencing critical decision-making in the field of finance through machine learning, big data, and algorithms. Learn how the financial landscape will evolve with these trends, and what obstacles — and opportunities — to expect.

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DECEMBER 14, 2022

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST

Using Data to Protect and Serve

How Analytics Can Drive Social Good

When faced with challenging societal issues such as police reform, human trafficking, and media transparency, analytics can offer surprising ways to increase accountability and drive social good. Discover how data can lead us to more effective solutions.

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JANUARY 19, 2023

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. EST

More Than a Game

How Analytics Gives Sports Teams a Competitive Advantage

Sports analytics has taken the spotlight as a driver of competitive advantage for professional teams, elevating the value of data both on and off the field. Explore how the sports industry can embrace data science in order to create dynasties.

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Previous Events


The Wharton AI & Analytics Initiative and Penn Engineering had the distinct pleasure of hosting the fifth annual Women in Data Science @ Penn Conference on February 8-9, 2024. After an informative tour of the Penn Museum kicked the event off on Thursday evening, more than 120 attendees came to campus at the Wharton School on Friday to hear from industry, academic, and student experts, and to network and collaborate with like-minded peers.

2021 Annual Analytics Conference

The Wharton AI & Analytics Initiative hosted the Annual Analytics Conference virtually on May 3-7, 2021. Industry leaders – including keynote speaker Jamie Moldafsky, WG’89, CMCO of Nielsen – spoke about the latest trends in business analytics.


The Wharton AI & Analytics Initiative Presents: Timnit Gebru, PhD

On January 24, 2020, Timnit Gebru spoke at the Wharton School on “Consent, Power, Inclusivity, Transparency, Ethics, and Privacy in Collecting Sociocultural Data in Machine Learning: Lessons from Historical Archives.”