Ideas That Are Changing Our World

Meet just a few of the movers and shakers of UW–Madison and discover how your university is changing the ways we think and live. Join us for lightning talks with top UW experts who will answer your questions.

Wisconsin in the Information Age and the Future of Data Science at the UW

Hear from leaders who are transforming the way UW–Madison approaches data science.

  • Tom Erickson ’80 — a technology entrepreneur dedicated to strengthening the future of computing education and research at the UW
  • Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau — a leading computer systems researcher focused on the future of data storage
  • Michael Lehman ’74 — the interim CIO at UW–Madison, coleading the charge to advance data sciences on campus

Hear a campus update directly from Chancellor Rebecca Blank, and help us honor your local Badger of the Year Award recipient John Hale ’82. Then join your fellow alumni and UW leaders for a strolling supper. Cocktails will be included.

Alumni of Color Pre-Reception

This is an opportunity for Badgers of color to connect in a smaller, more casual gathering before the main program begins. Join us anytime from 4–6:15 p.m. for complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and socializing.

Questions? Contact Kelsey Dodson at or call 608-308-5249

Event Details

  • 6 p.m. | Check-in
  • 6:30 p.m. | Program, followed by a strolling supper
  • 9 p.m. | Event concludes

Quadrus Conference Center
2400 Sand Hill Road #204
Menlo Park, CA

$40 per person
$25 for young alumni

Register by April 7, 2019.