Academic Staff Institute

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newasijpgThe 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). 

This year’s conference will be held on March 27, 2019 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.

Time: 7:45-1:30
Cost: $18 (includes a breakfast and lunch)
Registration Link:
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019
Registration Deals: Join ASPRO between now and March 15, 2019, 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

8:30 – 8:45 – Welcome

8:45 – 9:20 – Keynote Presentation, Erin Barbato, Director of the Immigrant Justice  Clinic, UW Law School

9:30 – 10:25 – Breakout Session 1

10:35– 11:30 – Breakout Session 2

11:40 – 12:35 – Breakout Session 3

12:35 – Lunch

Keynote Speaker:
Erin Barbato, Director of the Immigrant Justice Clinic, UW Law School

Full Breakout Sessions

ASPRO Legislative Update – Kathi Kilgore, Academic Staff Professionals Representation Organization Lobbyist

Career Counseling – Elizabeth Schrimpf, Career Counselor, Division of Continuing Studies

Pronouns and Inclusivity – Warren Scherer, Director, Gender and Sexuality Campus Center

More to be announced soon!

Short Breakout Sessions

Academic Staff Governance Opportunities – Donna Cole, Administrator at the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute and Member of the Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC)

Employee Well-being at UW-Madison – Nicole Youngberg, Chief Employee Wellness Leader, Office of Human Resources

Employment Immigration at UW – Jennifer Taylor, Director, International Faculty and Staff Services

OHR Training Opportunities – Lynn Freeman, Director of Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources

Supporting International Students on Campus – Tetyana Schneider, Asssistant Director, International Student Services

More to be announced soon!

2018 Academic Staff Institute Program

2017 Academic Staff Institute Program

2016 Academic Staff Institute Program

2015 Academic Staff Institute Program

2014 Academic Staff Institute Program

2013 Academic Staff Institute Program

2012 Academic Staff Institute Program