University of Wisconsin–Madison
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 AGeNda

 Wednesday, August 23 | Union South | Varsity Hall

8:00–9:00 a.m. Registration begins and Campus Showcase opens

Get a jump on your day and connect with units and departments ready to engage with business and industry. Light breakfast served.

9:00–10:00 a.m. Campus Welcome and Corporate Engagements 101

Campus welcome: Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
Learn the essentials on how to do business with UW–Madison from Office of Corporate Relations Managing Director,
Susan LaBelle.

10:00–10:45 a.m. Campus Showcase and Engagement Conversations

Connect one on one with representatives from units and departments from across UW–Madison who are ready to engage with business and industry.

11:00–11:50 a.m.  “RED” Talks – Research, Education, Discovery at UW–Madison

Enjoy a Badger spin with these quick, thought-provoking talks from five of our leading researchers.

Life with out UW–Madison” Laura Heisler, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
“Math and Food Carts” Jordan Ellenberg, Mathematics, College of Letters and Science
“Influencing Creativity” Page Moreau, Marketing, Wisconsin School of Business
“How can you NOT be interested in Weather?” Jonathan Martin, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, College of Letters and Science
“Design Thinking Sarah Marty, Arts Program Area Director, Division of Continuing Studies

 Noon – 12:45 p.m.  Lunch and Networking

 Connect with dozens of campus business engagement representatives and network with peers.

12:45–1:15 p.m. Keynote Address and Q and A

Tom Falk ’80, Chairman and CEO, Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

 1:30–2:30 p.m. ImPaC Talks –  Partner and Collaborate with UW–Madison

Businesses share their experiences and outcomes in the areas of recruitment, research partnerships, and professional development.

Recruiting @UW-Madison
Moderator: Jamie Marsh, Chair, UW–Madison Career Services Council
Industry Partners: Rebecca Verhulst, Covance, and Kevin Nelson, Bemis, Co.

Research Collaborations
Moderator: Richelle Martin, UW–Madison Office of Industrial Partnerships
Industry Partners: Kevin Duffy, Caterpillar and Gayle Paul, Promega.

Professional Development Outcomes
Moderator: Jeff Russell, UW–Madison Division of Continuing Studies
Industry Partners:  Michael Mucha, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District and Suzanne Sherry, Rexnord.

2:30–3:15 p.m. WIDENing your view –  Wisconsin Idea – Delivering Emerging kNowledge

The needs of today’s workforce have UW–Madison experts expanding the scope of their research and focus, as the university faces many of the same issues as other employers. This session will provide insights and actionable strategies in the areas of diversity, digital media and mindfulness.

“Making the Case: Diversity and our Values in the 21st Century” Patrick Sims, Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate
“The Secrets to Success Online” Dexter Patterson, Digital and Social Media Specialist, Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association
“Mindful Workplace” Shilagh Mirgain, Clinical Psychologist, Health and Sport Psychology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

3:15–4:00 p.m.  Babcock and Bucky – Reception

Join us for additional networking, Babcock Dairy Hall Ice Cream, and a visit from everyone’s favorite Badger.

3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  Super Sessions – West End, Varsity Hall, Union South

Recruiting: Grab a scoop and meet employer relations teams from across campus for a one-on-one discussions regarding recruiting at UW-Madison.

Research: Interested in learning more about research agreements?  Meet our Office of Industrial Partnerships contracts team for a quick overview of opportunities.

 

 

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Thank you to our sponsors

  • Fluno Center
  • Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
  • UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations