WID Events

The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and its collaborators host events focused on nucleating research at UW–Madison and beyond, creating opportunities for new connections, and engaging with the public. Most WID events take place in the Discovery Building, though it is important to note that not all Discovery Building events are affiliated with WID. For a full listing of events in the Discovery Building, please visit discovery.wisc.edu/events.

Please join us for these upcoming events:


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm TBD

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Crossroads of Ideas
Quantifying the Impact of Disruptive Trade Policies: Theory, Computation and Policy Impact
Mainstream economic wisdom has been challenged by a wave of disruptive trade policies. Prof. Thomas Rutherford and Praveen Dixit, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade Policy and Analysis, will explore the models used to study trade agreements.
7:00 pm H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

SILO Seminar Series: Kevin Jamieson
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Discovery Building

Friday, October 18, 2019

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Discovery Building

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Discovery Building



WID100 Annual Breakfast
Celebrating the Founding Class of WID100 Donors

8:00 am-9:30 am Discovery Building

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Wisconsin Science Festival
Curiosity Unleashed!
Held across campus and throughout Wisconsin, the four-day festival is packed with activities for people of all ages. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.
12:00 am Discovery Building

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Friday, November 1, 2019

National Science Policy Network Symposium
Leveraging Science and Technology to Benefit Marginalized Populations
The annual National Science Policy Network (NSPN) symposium is a two-day event focused on bringing together early career scientists with an interest science policy, advocacy, and diplomacy. The schedule includes speakers, panels, and workshops, and aims to provide an environment where scientists nationwide can interact and form connections that will lead to new collaborations and projects. This year's symposium is hosted by UW–Madison's Catalysts for Science Policy & WID.
1:00 pm-4:00 pm Town Center, Discovery Building

Saturday, November 2, 2019

National Science Policy Network Symposium
Leveraging Science and Technology to Benefit Marginalized Populations
The annual National Science Policy Network (NSPN) symposium is a two-day event focused on bringing together early career scientists with an interest science policy, advocacy, and diplomacy. The schedule includes speakers, panels, and workshops, and aims to provide an environment where scientists nationwide can interact and form connections that will lead to new collaborations and projects. This year's symposium is hosted by UW–Madison's Catalysts for Science Policy & WID.
9:00 am-8:00 pm Town Center, Discovery Building

Sunday, November 3, 2019

National Science Policy Network Symposium
Leveraging Science and Technology to Benefit Marginalized Populations
The annual National Science Policy Network (NSPN) symposium is a two-day event focused on bringing together early career scientists with an interest science policy, advocacy, and diplomacy. The schedule includes speakers, panels, and workshops, and aims to provide an environment where scientists nationwide can interact and form connections that will lead to new collaborations and projects. This year's symposium is hosted by UW–Madison's Catalysts for Science Policy & WID.
9:00 am-12:00 pm Town Center, Discovery Building

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm Researchers' Link, Discovery Building

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

SILO Seminar Series:
Seminars are usually Wednesdays at 12:30PM in the Orchard room (3280) at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building and lunch is provided unless otherwise noted. Take the elevators behind Aldo's Cafe.
12:30 pm 3rd Floor Orchard View Room, Discovery Building

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Illuminating Connections at WID
Exploring Hubs at Discovery
Join us for celebration of WID’s hubs with an open house for researchers to learn how the hubs can serve campus and the state. All members of the campus community are welcome.
3:00 pm Town Center, Discovery Building



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