Why Meet in Madison?
An incubator of great minds. A nursery for ideas. A home to excellence.
Madison is an engineer’s haven.
Nobel prize winners and innovative design have stirred within our city. Inspired and inspiring. Tap into their insights and work when you meeting in Madison.
Here your meeting will come to life. Exceptional local speakers will provide added value to your content.
Come walk within one of America’s premier engineering destinations and see why STEM professionals flock to our city.
See the Madison difference. Meet in Madison.
Peers Who Brought Their Meetings Here:
- U.S. Fusion Energy Science Community Workshop
- American Nuclear Society
- Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center
- Cryogenic Engineering Conference
Number of Speakers
UW-Madison has 18 expert speakers in engineering and physics. For a full list, visit Badger Talks.
- Top 10 in research expenditures in colleges of engineering across the country
- More than 15 consecutive years with more than 100 patent disclosures
- More than 10 annual recipients of College of Engineering awards for outstanding teaching, research and service
- #6 Best Areas for STEM Professionals – WalletHub
Famous Figures Educated in Madison
- Nobel Prize winning physicist John Bardeen invented the transistor leading to advances in superconductivity.
- Nobel Prize winning physicist Jack St. Clair Kilby co-invented the integrated circuit.
- Patrick Hanrahan developed Pixar's RenderMan animation software.
- Michael Dhuey co-invented Macintosh II and the iPod.
- Edward Schildhauer, chief electrical and mechanical engineer on the Panama Canal project.
- Will Harley, founder of Harley-Davidson
- Richard Rhode won NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement
- Charles Lindberg – first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean
Building the Future of the Industry
16,000 undergraduate students and 1,600 graduate students enroll at UW-Madison annually
UW-Madison College of Engineering Notable Alumni