Summit Program

MARCH 12-13, 2015 | Fluno Center

601 University Avenue, Madison (map)

Thursday, March 12

5:30 pm
6:30 pm
Wild Rice, a dance by Peggy Choy, Assistant Professor, UW-Madison Department of Dance
7:00 pm
Introductory remarks: Lawrence Roberts, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior
7:20 pm
Keynote lecture: Jacqueline Pata, Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians
Open to the public

Friday, March 13

8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:40 am
9:00 am
Welcome, Invocation
9:15 am
Leadership Roundtable: The Wisconsin Idea and Tribal Communities
Leaders of native nations describe priority issues and reflect on research relationships with UW: What models do and don’t work? What would be of real and lasting value?
10:45 am
11:00 am
Select Research Presentations by UW Faculty Members
Current and potential partnerships and projects
12:30 pm
2:45 pm
4:20 pm
Next steps
5:00 pm

Sponsored by:

nelson summit
global lakes initiative
american indian studies
global health initiative