Economic and Investment Outlook for 2019 and Beyond

The University of Wisconsin–Madison is proud to announce UW Insights: a new alumni event series that will bring the UW’s top experts to you.

The UW is home to several renowned leaders in the fields of finance and economics. Meet these financial powerhouses who will discuss economic trends and how they can impact your life. Then hear a campus update from Chancellor Rebecca Blank during a special reception afterward — featuring Babcock ice cream!

  • Ananth Seshadri — A renowned UW professor dedicated to revealing how economics affects real people’s lives, especially when it comes to lifelong financial security.
  • Julie Van Cleave — The CIO of the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association with decades of investment experience at firms such as OppenheimerFunds, Deutsche Asset Management, and Northwestern Mutual.
  • Mike Knetter — The CEO of the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association, as well as a widely published economist with experience advising two former presidents on White House policy.

If you have any questions, please email Kelsey Dodson at or call 608-308-5249.

Event Details

  • 3 p.m. Check-in
  • 3:30 p.m. Program
  • 5–6:30 p.m. Reception

Can’t make it to the full event? You can register for one or both portions!

The Ritz Carlton — Naples Beach Resort
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, FL 34108

Registration is preferred by March 7.
There is no cost to attend.