Virtual Symposium | Feb. 23-25, 2021

Innovation has always been important in the field of materials science and manufacturing, but during the pandemic it's critical. During this three-part virtual symposium, presented by the Regional Materials and Manufacturing Network and WiSys, learn how Wisconsin businesses and universities responded to the challenge.

DAY 1: Materials to the Rescue

Recorded  Feb. 23, 2021

During the pandemic, those in the materials science and manufacturing field responded to the unexpected crisis with innovation. Learn how businesses and UW faculty applied their expertise to this extraordinary moment in time, such as repurposing the resources at their disposal to produce much needed personal protective equipment. >>MORE INFO

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DAY 2: Student Showcase

Recorded Feb. 24, 2021

UW System student researchers and innovators, working in the field of materials science and manufacturing, will present their research and innovative technologies, compete for cash prizes (Sponsored by Advance Materials Industrial Consortium) and engage and network with attendees.  >>MORE INFO

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DAY 3: Teaching During the Pandemic

Recorded Feb. 25 

During the time of social distancing, university faculty and staff have had to adapt to the world of remote teaching and learning. Many developed novel approaches or learned how to use new tools to aid in their efforts. In this open mic-style session, meant to spark discussion and exchange, UW System faculty and staff will share their experiences, tips and best practices.  >>MORE INFO

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