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:


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

CANCELED: Crossroads of Ideas
Crossroads is a public lecture series that brings campus and the community together to learn about challenging and engaging social science topics such as politics, policy issues, ethics, public perceptions, law and science and society.
7:00 pm H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

CANCELED: Crossroads of Ideas
Crossroads is a public lecture series that brings campus and the community together to learn about challenging and engaging social science topics such as politics, policy issues, ethics, public perceptions, law and science and society.
7:00 pm H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

CANCELED: Crossroads of Ideas
Crossroads is a public lecture series that brings campus and the community together to learn about challenging and engaging social science topics such as politics, policy issues, ethics, public perceptions, law and science and society.
7:00 pm H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Tiny Earth Symposium
Studentsourcing Antibiotic Discovery
Students, instructors, and community members from around the world will come together to share ideas, present research, and continue to develop the Tiny Earth program and its far-reaching network of antibiotic discoverers. Due to public health concerns, this year's symposium will be an online conference.
12:00 am TBD

Thursday, June 11, 2020

Tiny Earth Symposium
Studentsourcing Antibiotic Discovery
Students, instructors, and community members from around the world will come together to share ideas, present research, and continue to develop the Tiny Earth program and its far-reaching network of antibiotic discoverers. Due to public health concerns, this year's symposium will be an online conference.
12:00 am TBD

Friday, June 12, 2020

Tiny Earth Symposium
Studentsourcing Antibiotic Discovery
Students, instructors, and community members from around the world will come together to share ideas, present research, and continue to develop the Tiny Earth program and its far-reaching network of antibiotic discoverers. Due to public health concerns, this year's symposium will be an online conference.
12:00 am TBD

Thursday, August 27, 2020

WID Symposium
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery annual internal symposium
WID's annual symposium features lightning talks, poster sessions, networking opportunities, and more. The event focuses on building community and shared expertise within WID.
9:00 am-5:30 pm Great Hall, Memorial Union

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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 16, 2020

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 17, 2020

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

Sunday, October 18, 2020

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



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