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Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium

Wednesday, April 18
Madison, WI
This Symposium, coordinated by the Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center, at UW-Madison and the BTC Institute,  brings together leading researchers advancing human pluripotent stem cell products to clinical applications for a range of degenerative diseases. Progress in clinical trials will be highlighted as well as major barriers for developing these revolutionary new therapies. More.

Wisconsin Institute for Healthcare Systems Engineering Annual Conference

Wednesday, May 2
Register today for the WIHSE 2018 meeting: Achieving an Engineered Healthcare System. Features panel sessions and small group discussions.  Dr. David Bates, Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Brigham and Women’s Hospital and international expert in health IT and patient safety will be the keynote speaker.  Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, Director of the National Library of Medicine, will be our closing keynote. More.


Entrepreneurial Training Grant Program

Applications Due April 5
Applications are being accepted for this grant program from the UW Small Business Development Center that provides a BizSmart class along with one-on-one consulting, financial templates, and networking assistance to help you create the business plan you need for your business to succeed. Learn more and apply today. More.


Explore UW-Madison Evening or Executive MBA Programs

Thursday, March 22
Explore your options and attend on-campus information sessions for the Wisconsin School of Business Evening MBA or the Executive MBA programs. Admissions staff will be on hand along with current students to give you insight into the program and answer questions you may have.

WIN Luncheon: Federal role in manufacturing, cybersecurity

Tuesday, March 27
Madison, WI
Learn more about Manufacturing Extension Partnership, a 30-year-old federal program, and the National Institute of Standard and Technology, which provides advice on Internet of Things, blockchain and cybersecurity among other services and research. More.

How can Madison’s Tech Sector Get more diverse?

Wednesday, April 11
Madison, WI
Madison’s blooming tech sector is a major source of the city’s and the state of Wisconsin’s economic vitality, but the sector’s workforce doesn’t reflect the population of either one. Silicon Valley and other areas have similar problems. Attend a disccion about what Madison and people in the city’s tech sector can do to improve diversity and open up the industry’s economic benefits to more people More. 


Strategic Staffing and Workforce Planning

April 11-12 and April 12-13
Critical for every human resources professional and supervisor; learn how to strategically recruit, hire, and retain the best talent in a competitive labor market while avoiding biases and legal pitfalls. Discover effective recruitment strategies to attract a diverse workforce, techniques for interviewing and selecting the best candidate, and strategies to plan for future workforce needs. More.


Africa – the Next Emerging Market

Tuesday, April 10
Madison, WI
With news that investors in the emerging markets are deploying nearly 10% of their portfolio funds in African countries, the focus of MITA’s april session is on looking at the sectors with the highest potental  across Africa’s quickly growing economies. Learn from experts on how to obtain market intelligence, locate business partners and buyers across Africa. More.


COURSE: Quantitative Methods for Process Improvement

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
With this online, self-paced course, you will develop a solid understanding of the basic concepts underlying quantitative analysis and business statistics important to any business problem, and especially so for Six Sigma projects. Gain the knowledge and the tools to dissect complicated business problems and provide quantitative analysis to problems instead of relying on intuition and instincts. More.

Capstone Certificate: Foundations of Professional Development

Online, self-paced via UW–Madison
This online certificate provides a complete toolkit for well-rounded professionals. Graduates gain a competitive edge by learning how to lead teams, create and deliver dynamic presentations, effect change, and understand legal, financial, and marketing concepts, among other essential skills. More.


Digital Engagement Series

Wednesdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28
Select one two or all four of the offerings in this digital engagement series that cover the range of needs you may have for your business. The sections focus on leveraging the internet for your business,email marketing automation, search engine optimization and return on investment for Social Media. More.

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