The Academic Staff Institute is an annual professional development conference for UW-Madison academic staff held during the spring semester. The first institute was held in 2002 and organized by the Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC).
The 2016 conference will be held on March 1, 2017 at Union South. The conference is a joint effort between the Madison Academic Staff Network, ASEC, Secretary of the Academic Staff office, and the Academic Staff Assembly.
Cost: $15 (includes a breakfast and lunch)
Registration Link:Registration is closed.
Registration Deadline: February 17, 2017
Registration Deals: Join ASPRO between January 18 and February 17, 2017 and receive free registration to ASI. All attendees will receive free membership to the Madison Academic Staff Network for the remainder of the academic year.
7:45-8:30 Registration and Breakfast
8:35-9:10 Keynote Speaker
9:20-10:15 Breakout Session I
10:30-11:25 Breakout Session II
11:40-12:35 Breakout Session III
12:35 Box Lunch
2017 Academic Staff Institute Program
Community Building & Racial Tension-How to Address it Correctly?
Michael Johnson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County
1. Enhancing Your Sphere of Influence in the Workplace – Rosa Garner, Ombuds, and Susan Fuszard, Employee Assistant Office
2. County Health Rankings & Roadmaps – What’s It All About? – Kate Konkle, Action Center Team Director
3. Cheese Research: Old School and New Frontiers – Mark Johnson, Distinguished Science, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research
4. Robert’s Rules and Effective Meetings – Jake Smith, Deputy Secretary of the Academic Staff
1. Just Add Water: Communities of Practice as Containers for Transformative Learning – Harry Webne-Behrman, HR Communities of Practice Office, and Katherine Loving, University Health Services
2. Maximizing Your Benefits: Getting Your Money’s Worth – Thomasin Propson, Benefits Specialist
3. Global Design & Microenterprise Project – Julia Fillingame, Business Analyst for 4W Initiative’s Design & Microenterprise Project
4. What does Your UW-Madison Contract/Appointment Mean? – Patrick Sheehan, Director of Workforce Relations, Office of Human Resources, and Heather Daniels, Secretary of the Academic Staff
1. ASPRO Legislative Update – Kathi Kilgore, ASPRO lobbyist
2. UW MIA Recovery and Identification – Tom Zinnen, Outreach Program Manager III, Biotechnology Center; Chuck Konsitzke, Associate Director, Biotechnology Center; Leslie Eisenberg, Honorary Associate, Department of Anthropology; and Ryan Wubben, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health
3. Results from the Academic Staff Worklife Survey: A First Analysis – Russell Dimond, Social Science Research Services, and Heather Daniels, Secretary of the Academic Staff
4. Bias Issues on Campus-Student Reporting – Kathy Kruse, Assistant Dean of Students, and Satya Chima, Bias Response and Advocacy Coordinator