2023 Wisconsin Science Festival

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The weeklong Wisconsin Science Festival features events throughout Wisconsin for people of all ages. Activities include hands-on science experiments, live Q&A sessions and interviews with scientists, demonstrations, performances, behind-the-scenes tours and more.

2023 BioForward BioHealth Summit – The Next Generation of Personalized Medicine

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

Hold on tight, for the future of health is being shaped by the trailblazing companies of Wisconsin, propelling us into an era of personalized medicine that transcends barriers, dismantles inequities, and revolutionizes the very essence of healthcare. Welcome to a world where Wisconsin’s innovation prowess reigns supreme, where the power to heal lies in our hands, guided by the visionaries who call Wisconsin home! Join our sessions to learn more.

2023 Wisconsin Book Festival

Multiple Madison Locations Madison, WI

The Wisconsin Book Festival, presented by Madison Public Library in partnership with Madison Public Library Foundation, presents free, public author events that celebrate books and spark conversations. Each year, the festival creates a robust schedule of accomplished and new writers whose fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books appeal to all ages of readers.

2023 Wisconsin Economic Summit

Fox Cities Exhibition Center 355 W Lawrence St, Appleton, WI, United States

More than 400 business and industry leaders, economic development professionals, and academics from throughout our state will gather Oct. 23-24 in Appleton for the second annual Wisconsin Economic Summit. The theme for this year’s summit is TOGETHER. We will explore how businesses, nonprofits, educators, and economic developers can work together—and connect with public resources—to build an economy that gives all Wisconsinites the opportunity to thrive.

2023 Wisconsin Research Advancement Network Symposium (WiRAN)

Glacier Canyon Lodge 45 Hillman Rd, Wisconsin Dells, WI, United States

Please join us October 23-24, 2023 at Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells for the Wisconsin Research Advancement Network Symposium (WiRAN).

Link between QRM and Contamination Control Strategy

University Research Park 510 Charmany Drive, Madison, WI, United States

Explore the dynamic interplay between Quality Risk Management (QRM) and Contamination Control Strategy (CCS). Discover how this synergy elevates your quality standards, ensuring unparalleled safety. Join us for an enlightening session that redefines industry excellence.

CDIS On The Road – Spotlight, Security of Artificial Intelligence

The Spark 821 E Washington Ave, Madison, WI, United States

Network, enjoy refreshments, and learn how CDIS is making an impact in industry and the state. Patrick McDaniel will discuss what all organizations need to know about AI to leverage its benefits, while remaining secure from adversarial machine learning threats.

Lunch & Learn: Meet your local Nikon imaging specialists

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison, United States

Your local Nikon team will share the latest imaging technologies and industry trends tailored for biotech companies. Topics such as speed, resolution, and depth will be covered, as well as Nikon’s special offerings and services for biotech partners.

University Research Park Blood Drive

University Research Park 510 Charmany Drive, Madison, WI, United States

You can save up to 15 minutes when you donate blood by using RapidPass! Visit for more information. Come give Oct. 21 thru Nov. 9 and get a $10 gift card by email. PLUS, get a chance to win a $5,000 prize to treat yourself! You could be one of three lucky winners (one a week). Terms apply:

Women in Biohealth Presents: The Unwritten Rules of Being a Woman in the Workplace

Catalent Pharma Solutions 726 Heartland Trail, Madison, Wisconsin

Led by the brilliant Diana Pastrana, Conflict and Culture Consultant from DefyNE, this facilitated discussion promises to be a game-changer in your professional journey. Diana will guide us through the art of shifting toxicity to positivity through intentional change and creating a culture of inclusivity and belonging.

Early Stage Symposium

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

The conference will features National keynote speakers and targeted panel discussions featuring leading entrepreneurs, investors and others tied to the tech sector making an impact nationwide.

Life Science Exhibits Vendor Show

MGE Innovation Center 510 Charmany Drive, Room 50, Madison, United States

Visit With 25+ Vendors of Laboratory Supplies, Reagents & Equipment. Enjoy Lunch & Play Scienceopoly!

M+DEV Midwest Game Development Conference

Alliant Energy Center 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, United States

M+DEV is a video game development conference for professional game developers and those seeking to become professional game developers. This conference provides a gathering place for game developers in the state, the region and beyond to discuss and share the latest information on the science, art, mechanics and business of making games.

AI as a Tool for Innovation – Conversation with Tom Davenport

Northwestern Mutual Building 805 East Mason Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

  Join us for our 4 Year Anniversary as we delve into the fascinating world of AI with an engaging conversation, featuring Tom Davenport As we celebrate the 4th anniversary of the MKE Tech Hub Coalition, we look to explore how AI can be a...

Agilent HPLC Method Development Seminar

University Research Park 510 Charmany Drive, Madison, WI, United States

Key learnings of this seminar are: Fast and efficient ways to scout analytical HPLC methods, Development of Robust HPLC Methods, Utilizing the newest technologies in HPLC Instrumentation to perform fast and reproducible HPLC methods, HPLC Column chemistries.

Draper Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) – Q2 Deadline Nov. 15


Administered in partnership between Discovery to Product and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the Draper TIF provides a mechanism to support the additional research often necessary to bring new concepts and inventions to the patent and licensing stage. The program goal is the eventual introduction of new products and processes into the marketplace for the public good.

Crossroads of Ideas: Future of Academia in a Complex World

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

Join us for an interactive discussion with Charles Lee Isbell Jr., University of Wisconsin–Madison’s provost. Provost Isbell has a deep and distinguished background that blends institutional leadership in computer science, research into machine learning and artificial intelligence, and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Careers & Beers: Science and Startups

The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

Enjoy drinks and appetizers while networking with community members and explore alternative science career options after graduate school through informal conversations. Our final event of the fall features scientists who have careers in the startup company space.

WARF Upstart Winter Program – Register by Nov. 24

The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison, WI, United States

It takes more than a good idea to start a successful business. Issues like accounting, financing and marketing may seem overwhelming and connecting with the right resources can be challenging. WARF’s free UpStart program can help.

The Future of Cancer Care: A Path Toward Personalized Treatment

Online Event

Morgridge - Join us for a special webinar to learn about novel approaches to delivering precision cancer therapies. We’ll discuss groundbreaking methods among biomedical engineers and clinicians to tailor treatments to patients.