Wisconsin Science Festival – Fall 2022

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

Celebrate Curiosity Across Wisconsin at Wisconsin Science Festival! The Wisconsin Science Festival is a statewide celebration with activities for people throughout Wisconsin. Events include hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances, tours, pub nights, workshops and more.

Wisconsin Innovation Awards – Oct 12

Memorial Union 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

The 2022 Wisconsin Innovation Awards will be held on Wednesday, October 12. The event will be held at the Wisconsin Memorial Union in Madison, WI, if possible, or virtually.

Cap Times Power Breakfast welcomes Aaron P. Jagdfeld of Generac Power Systems

Edgewater Hotel 1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison, WI

Cap Times Power Breakfast is targeted for those who run a business (or aspire to), or those interested in understanding how major CEOs think. It all begins with the first Power Breakfast on Oct. 12 at the Grand Ballroom at The Edgewater Hotel.

2022 BioForward Wisconsin Biohealth Summit

Overture Center for the Arts 201 State Street, Madison, WI

BioForward Wisconsin’s annual Biohealth Summit is the largest of its kind in Wisconsin and serves as a platform to celebrate Wisconsin biohealth community successes and collaborate on what’s next for our booming industry. SUMMIT HIGHLIGHTS: Meet and network with industry peers, executives, investors, and researchers...

Wisconsin Book Festival – 20th Anniversary

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

This year’s Wisconsin Book Festival is hosting an array of genres and authors. From diving into the waters of the Midwest to exploring the glorious fandom universe to wondering how music affects the way we see the world, these brilliant authors have connected fiction, equity and real world trials into the STEM genre.

VWR Life Science Product Show

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison

Join us for the VWR bioMarke Life Science Product Show on October 13th at the MGE Innovation Center! There will be products, prizes, AND lunch! Come meet your VWR Madison Team including Representatives Sara Liliensiek, PhD and Zachary Havens and your Life Science Specialist Allison Doak.


H.F. DeLuca Forum 330 N. Orchard St., Madison, WI

For Radiolab co-host Latif Nasser, the best part of journalism is that it turns the world into a scavenger hunt. Nasser will share a few of his best tricks to ferret out original and surprising stories that others look right past. From there, he’ll be joined on stage by his friend Soren Wheeler, executive editor at Radiolab; together they will chat about their decade of telling stories together, their biggest triumphs, their biggest mistakes, their hardest-won lessons.

I-Corps Program Information Session

D2P 1403 University Avenue, 53715, WI

Calling campus researchers! Are you working on a science or engineering innovation? Do you want to explore its commercialization potential? The I-Corps program can provide you with entrepreneurial education, mentoring and up to $50,000 in funding.

Science on the Square / Madison Night Market Fusion

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

Join us for one fantastic night that blends science with downtown Madison businesses! Back for its fifth year, the ever-popular Science on the Square event is again fusing with the Madison Night Market to create a unique way to explore hands-on science activities while also supporting local businesses and vendors.


Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Building 330 North Orchard Street, Madison

UW-Madison graduate students and postdocs are invited to join us for Careers and Beers. Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science career options after graduate school through informal conversations. Our October event features scientists who left the lab bench for a role in federal or state government agencies.

WTC Early Stage Symposium – Navigating Choppy Waters

Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium will be held Nov. 9-10, 2022 in Madison. More than 500 people are expected to attend the conference from across the state. Companies will have plenty of chances to interact with angel and venture investors from Wisconsin and beyond.

WI Women in Biohealth – Mentoring Information Session

Online Event

The mentorship program is designed to create connections among women within the biohealth field. Workshop description: Feedback from previous WiB mentoring participants has highlighted a few key topics that would be helpful for future mentoring programs. During this workshop we'll cover the topics that come up most often.

Recurring Event Attend a D2P Open House

Attend a D2P Open House

D2P 1403 University Avenue, 53715, WI

Do you have an idea for an innovative product, service, or novel approach to a social problem? Every month, we host open houses for campus innovators. We also have an on-demand option, or can schedule 1:1 mentor chats for those who are not able to attend the live sessions.

UW Health – Mindful Parenting and Caregiving, Nov 13 or Nov 19

Online Event

Come join us to explore mindfulness as it relates to our roles as parents, stepparents, grandparents, and caregivers of children. We will explore concepts of mindful parenting/caregiving, engage in practices such as yoga and meditation, and have the opportunity to connect with others facing the joys and challenges of parenting/caregiving.

2022 UW–Madison Diversity Forum “The Power of Remembering : Reclaiming Our Legacies to Imagine New Futures”

UW Madison Varsity Hall Union South, 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison, WI

Registration is now open to attend the 2022 UW–Madison Diversity Forum — “The Power of Remembering: Reclaiming Our Legacies to Imagine New Futures” — which will be held Nov. 14 & 15 at Union South with options to participate in-person and online. As always, the Diversity Forum is free and open to the public.

Recurring Event Attend a D2P Open House

Attend a D2P Open House

D2P 1403 University Avenue, 53715, WI

Do you have an idea for an innovative product, service, or novel approach to a social problem? Every month, we host open houses for campus innovators. We also have an on-demand option, or can schedule 1:1 mentor chats for those who are not able to attend the live sessions.

Women in Biohealth Workshop – Level Up Trust or Risk your Bottom Line

Online Event

In this high-energy & high-impact session, you’ll learn why high-trust teams are higher performing, & the 5 Core Behaviors that powerfully & effectively build trust on teams. You’ll learn how to apply these 5 Behaviors to scale trust throughout your team & entire organization. You’ll walk away equipped with strengthened confidence & new tools that you can easily implement right away. Get ready to level up your skills, positively transform your culture, & confidently drive business results!

Innovate with the Department of Homeland Security


Join University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P) for a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate (S&T) webinar about innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities on November 18.

How ‘chemistry of life’ can help fight disease topic of Nov. 22 Tech Council luncheon

Sheraton Hotel 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI

Metabolism is the set of life-giving biochemical reactions that enable human cells to grow, develop and maintain physiological stability while adapting to external change. But what happens when metabolism goes array? Many diseases and conditions, some rare but some as prevalent as cancer, can take root. Researchers from the Morgridge Institute for Research, a private biomedical research body housed within the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, will talk about their work and the broader UW-Madison focus on metabolic health at the Tuesday, Nov. 22, Tech Council Innovation Network luncheon in Madison.