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, March 6, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Friday, March 8, 2024

EVIL Reading Group
The Ethics, Values, Information, and Law (EVIL) reading group pursues scholarship in the intersections of ethics, law, and data and information technologies. The EVIL Reading group meets every three weeks (roughly), Fridays, online, and is hosted in collaboration with the iSchool and ML+X.
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Online

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness and Adaptability
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery's second year exploring resilience, robustness and adaptability in complex systems through faculty and guest seminars.
2:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Friday, March 29, 2024

EVIL Reading Group
The Ethics, Values, Information, and Law (EVIL) reading group pursues scholarship in the intersections of ethics, law, and data and information technologies. The EVIL Reading group meets every three weeks (roughly), Fridays, online, and is hosted in collaboration with the iSchool and ML+X.
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Online

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Monday, April 15, 2024

Text Analysis Workshop
Practical Introduction to Text Analysis using Python
Join this recently developed Carpentries workshop for a practical Introduction to Text Analysis, designed for those with Python experience (how to create functions, for loops, conditional logic, use the pandas library, etc.). The workshop covers Natural Language Processing (NLP) basics, API usage, data preparation, document/word embeddings, topic modeling, Word2Vec, Transformer models using Hugging Face, and ethical considerations.
9:00 am-12:30 pm

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Text Analysis Workshop
Practical Introduction to Text Analysis using Python
Join this recently developed Carpentries workshop for a practical Introduction to Text Analysis, designed for those with Python experience (how to create functions, for loops, conditional logic, use the pandas library, etc.). The workshop covers Natural Language Processing (NLP) basics, API usage, data preparation, document/word embeddings, topic modeling, Word2Vec, Transformer models using Hugging Face, and ethical considerations.
9:00 am-12:30 pm

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Text Analysis Workshop
Practical Introduction to Text Analysis using Python
Join this recently developed Carpentries workshop for a practical Introduction to Text Analysis, designed for those with Python experience (how to create functions, for loops, conditional logic, use the pandas library, etc.). The workshop covers Natural Language Processing (NLP) basics, API usage, data preparation, document/word embeddings, topic modeling, Word2Vec, Transformer models using Hugging Face, and ethical considerations.
9:00 am-12:30 pm



Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Friday, April 19, 2024

EVIL Reading Group
The Ethics, Values, Information, and Law (EVIL) reading group pursues scholarship in the intersections of ethics, law, and data and information technologies. The EVIL Reading group meets every three weeks (roughly), Fridays, online, and is hosted in collaboration with the iSchool and ML+X.
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Online

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness and Adaptability
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery's second year exploring resilience, robustness and adaptability in complex systems through faculty and guest seminars.
2:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Friday, May 10, 2024

EVIL Reading Group
The Ethics, Values, Information, and Law (EVIL) reading group pursues scholarship in the intersections of ethics, law, and data and information technologies. The EVIL Reading group meets every three weeks (roughly), Fridays, online, and is hosted in collaboration with the iSchool and ML+X.
12:00 pm-1:00 pm Online

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

WID Seminar Series
Resilience, Robustness and Adaptability
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery's second year exploring resilience, robustness and adaptability in complex systems through faculty and guest seminars.
2:00 pm Orchard View Room 3280, Discovery Building

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Indigenous Language Table
Open Language Table for Indigenous Languages
Most Wednesdays on the first floor of the Discovery Building and hosted by the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery ID Hub in Room 1145. An Indigenous Language Table is designed to enable language learners to develop spoken language skills outside of the classroom setting, build community, strengthen language purpose, and normalize indigenous language with representation. All learners are welcome to attend!
1:00 pm-2:00 pm Discovery Building



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