WATER. ENERGY. MANUFACTURING. HEALTH.
Topics with great impact around the globe. Spend two innovation-packed hours with us on Friday afternoons in February and join the discussions around the latest technological advances from across academia and industry.
This is the collaboration you’ve come to expect from SE Wisconsin’s top tier research university.
With a different research focus area each week and lightning rounds of speakers, you’ll make the most of your time. Attend one session, a few or all four.
Virtual Sessions: Fridays, 2:30-4:30 pm
- Feb. 5: Evolving Energy Platforms: Leading-Edge Sustainable Systems for Transportation and Grid Applications
- Feb. 12: Advanced Manufacturing: Harnessing Data to Lead to Transformation
- Feb. 19: Biomedical Engineering Innovation in Milwaukee: Fostering New Connections
- Feb. 26: Cleaner, Safer Water
Keynote Speakers Include:
- UW System President Tommy Thompson, former United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary and four-term Governor of Wisconsin.
- Mary Bunzel: Executive Director, Connected Systems Institute, UWM
- Russ Klisch, Lakefront Brewery, President and Founder
- Alexis C. Lewis, National Science Foundation, Deputy Division Director for the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation in the Engineering Directorate
- Ted Miller, Ford Motor Company, Senior Manager, Energy Storage and Materials Strategy and Research
- Frank A. Pintar, Medical College of Wisconsin, Professor, Neurosurgery; Founding Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering
- General Admission: $25/session; $75 for series
- Student Admission: $10/session; $30 for series
Continuing Education Units (CEU)/Professional Development Hours (PDH) available.
It was beneficial . . . to have learned the information I did on the industry trends, as well as make powerful networking connections.
– 2019 MERC Attendee