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, November 19, 2019

Crossroads of Ideas
How can we move forward on Wisconsin transportation?
Hear from UW-Madison experts and transportation officials as they share how they prepare for future challenges and work together to find sustainable, long-term solutions to the issues facing Wisconsin.
7:00 pm H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

SILO Seminar Series: Andrea Kaplan
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: Nick Sahinidis
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

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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-7:00 pm Town Center, Discovery Building

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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