Register now for July 23-24 Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium

Second annual event offers statewide connections for researchers, entrepreneurs, investors

The Second Annual Wisconsin Science & Technology Symposium Thursday and Friday, July 23 and 24, brings together science and technology researchers, entrepreneurs and investors from across the state to help them share ideas and spark new collaborations.

Registration is open for the event, which is intended to encourage interdisciplinary research and offer valuable information and networking opportunities. Academic and industry researchers, entrepreneurs, business leaders and interested community members are encouraged to participate. Government officials and representatives from key companies also are expected to attend.

The symposium from 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. in Cartwright Center features the latest scientific discoveries from the UW System and Wisconsin clinical organizations in biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, tissue engineering, bioenergy and clinical sciences. Participants will include representatives from the UW System, Marshfield Clinic, Aurora Health Care, BayCare Health Systems and private industry and state government. This event is a premiere opportunity to network with scientists across the state and form partnerships and collaborations.

In addition to symposium registration, sponsorship opportunities and exhibit space also are available.

The symposium is being organized by WiSys Technology Foundation Inc. and UW-L. For more information, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.wisys.org/. For more information, contact Mike Cenci at mcenci@wisys.org or Chandra Hawkins at hawkins.chan@uwlax.edu.

About WiSys Technology Foundation

WiSys, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), works with the 11 comprehensive UW System campuses to facilitate cutting-edge research programs, protect and generate patentable discoveries and foster the career development and scholarship required for today’s knowledge-based society.