Schedule & Location

WSTS 2018 Tentative Schedule

Day 1 - Monday, July 30

8:00 – 9:00am Registration & Breakfast, University Ballroom
Special Networking Breakfasts:

  • WSTS First Timers, Poplar Room
  • Women in Science, Spruce Room
  • Student Researchers and Innovators

9:00 – 10:00am Welcome & Keynote

  • Dr. Thomas Krummel, Stanford University - "The Best Way to Predict the Future... is to Invent it!"

10:00 – 10:45am Women in Science

  • Francis Mann, UW-Parkside
  • Elizabeth Glogowski, UW-Eau Claire
  • Hanwan Jiang, UW-Platteville

10:45 – 11:00am Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00pm Student Innovators

  • Cassie Van Hoof, UW-Parkside
  • Sam Hunt, UW-Green Bay
  • Caleb Dykema, UW-Platteville

12:001:00pm Lunch

1:002:30pm WiSys Quick Pitch State Final, Cinema

  • Chelsea Buchanan, UW-Platteville
  • Kaitlyn Bruggentheis & Josie Zimmel, UW-Eau Claire
  • Nicole Cuba, UW-Parkside
  • Rachel Harris, UW-River Falls
  • Sydney Kloster, UW-Superior
  • Elizabeth Laskowski, UW-Eau Claire
  • Montana Lins & Rebecca Storlie, UW-River Falls
  • Chelsea Snowden-Smith, UW-Parkside
  • Sura-attha Umasangtongkul, UW-Whitewater
  • Allison Welter, UW-Eau Claire
  • Melanie Zens, UW-Eau Claire

2:30 – 3:00pm Networking Break

3:00 5:00pm Poster Symposium & Innovation Showcase, Lower Main Place, Wyllie Hall

5:00 5:30pm Networking Reception

5:307:30pm Evening Banquet, Awards Ceremony & Networking, Upper Main Place, Wyllie Hall

Day 2 - Tuesday, July 31

8:00 – 9:00am Breakfast & Networking, University Ballroom

9:00 – 9:30am WiSys Update

9:30 – 10:45am Parallel Sessions:
Faculty Track: Faculty Open Mic
Student Track: Career Panel

10:45 – 11:00am Networking Break

11:00am – 12:00am Cleantech Accelerator Panel

  • Greg Keenan, WARF
  • Maruf Hossain, UW-Green Bay
  • Pawel Olszewski, UW Oshkosh

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch & Day 2 Keynote

  • Alan Yeung, Foxconn

1:00 – 2:00pm WiSys Grant Awardees

  • Yijun Tang, UW Oshkosh
  • Seth King, UW-La Crosse
  • Ken Webb, UW-Green Bay
  • Lynn Gilbertson, UW-Whitewater

2:00 – 2:30pm Closing Remarks

  • Provost Rob Ducoffe, UW-Parkside