Higher education leaders in Wisconsin, from its private colleges to its technical campuses to the University of Wisconsin System, will outline how they are working to strengthen the state’s tech-based economy during an upcoming luncheon in Wauwatosa.
Learn more by attending the Thursday, Sept. 14, Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon at the UW-Milwaukee Innovation Accelerator, 1225 Discovery Parkway, Wauwatosa.
Panelists include Morna Foy, president of the Wisconsin Technical College System; Eric Fulcomer, president of the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; and Jay Rothman, president of the UW System.
Registration, networking and hors d’oeuvres start at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for students and returning veterans, $25 for individual members, $35 for non-members and included for Tech Council corporate members. Click here to register.
“Different elements in Wisconsin’s higher ed structure help support the tech-based economy in many ways, from workforce training to research to partnerships.” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council, who will moderate. “It will be instructive to learn how Foy, Fulcomer and Rothman view the future and how they can work together where it make sense.”
The Wisconsin Technology Council is the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and Legislature, with events, publications and outreach that contribute to Wisconsin’s tech-based economy. To join, go to www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com or call 608-442-7557.