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LWV WI Issues Briefing 2017

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Madison College Truax Building

1701 Wright Street

Madison, WI 53704

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Click the green "Register" box toward the right corner of this page to reserve your space for LWV WI Issues Briefing 2017!

Schedule subject to change.


8:30 Doors Open

9:00 Welcome and Introductions

9:10 Keynote Speaker - Attorney Glorily A. López on Current Issues on Immigration

10:00 Break

10:15 Morning Breakout Sessions

Update on WI Gerrymandering Lawsuit following oral arguments to Supreme Court, with Dr. Robert Yablon, UW Law

Enhancing League Diversity Through Community Alliance, with LWV WI Board Director Consuelo López Springfield and Ellen Penwell, LWV WI Staff

Voter Services: Projects for the 2018 Elections, with Erin Grunze, LWV WI staff

11:30 Lunch with Featured Speaker: Professor Lawrence Berger, UW La Follette School on Poverty and Public Policy in Wisconsin

12:50 Afternoon Breakout Sessions

Overview of Critical Water Issues in Wisconsin with Rebecca Power, UW-Extension

League Transformation: Preparing the League for Its Second Century, with LWV WI Board President Debra Cronmiller

New Members and New Leagues around Wisconsin, with Ellen Penwell and Andrea Kaminski, LWV WI staff

1:50 Break

2:00 Day Summary and Next Steps - Dialogue with State Board and Staff

2:30 Adjourn


What's included in the registration fee?

The registration fee provides access to the full day's events and includes a continental breakfast and lunch (options given on registration page). Tickets are $40 for full attendee and $18 for students.

Do I need to be a member of LWV WI to attend this Conference?

Anyone can attend on Saturday. We welcome members and nonmembers, men and women. No, you don't need to be a member of LWV WI, but we encourage you to join your local League or become a member at large. You can find out more information at Issues Briefing.

Where do I park and enter the building for the event?

Park in the Madison College Visitor Parking Lot located between Hoffman St (to the West) and Wright St (to the East). Enter the main Truax Building on Wright Street. Once inside, follow the signs to the conference room.

If I need a hotel room for Friday and/or Saturday night, what are some options?

If you would like to make arrangements to stay Friday and/or Saturday in Madison, you can reserve a room at the following nearby hotels. These are recommendations. Group rates are not available.

Crowne Plaza Address, 4402 E Washington Ave, ph: 608-244-4703

Comfort Inn & Suites, 4822 E Washington Ave, ph. 608-244-6265

Best Western East Towne Suites, 4801 Annamark Dr, ph. 608-244-2020

How can I find more information?

For updated information on Issues Briefing, go to our website: lwvwi.org

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact LWV WI offices directly by email (lwvwisconsin@lwvwi.org) or by phone (608-256-0827).

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1701 Wright Street

Madison, WI 53704

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