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Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Badger Startup Summit

Sponsored by: Baker Tilly
Sponsored by: Findorff
Sponsored by: Kollath CPA
Sponsored by: Makin' Hey
Sponsored by: Murphy Desmond
Sponsored by: WARF
Now in its seventh year the Badger Startup Summit is a highly interactive event connecting Badger entrepreneurs * everywhere - share ideas, exchange experiences and meet new contacts. - Hear from Wisconsin entrepreneurs during the Disruptive (r)Evolution Showcase talk about how their technologies are shaping new business solutions.- Make connections with all the key players in the Madison startup tech scene during the lunch time 1 Millon Cups VenFair.-...

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

  • Conference
  • Startup
  • Mentor
  • Pitch Event
  • Showcase
  • networking
  • entrepreneur
Badger Startup Summit

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Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Social Media for All of Us: Making Content Accessible and Inclusive

Hosted by Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

Have you ever wondered how your content is accessed by people who are blind or visually impaired? As web accessibility and creating inclusive communities becomes more prevalent, it’s vital to evaluate what you’re doing each day on social media to ensure everyone can participate. People often do not know where to start in making posts accessible. In this session, we’ll give you the tools you need to take t...

10:30 am – 11:30 am

Madison Public Library – Central

  • workshop
Social Media for All of Us:  Making Content Accessible and Inclusive

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Thu, Aug 29, 2019

Reverse the Health Effects of a Sedentary Job

Sitting or standing at a desk for hours at a stretch comes with health risks. For IT and office workers, these risks may lead to stress, chronic pain and unnecessary fatigue. For employers, all of this can get expensive, fast. Understand what you and/or your employees are up against as purveyors of technology, and what to do to mitigate. We'll cover both "outer" and “inner” strategies. We'll talk about: The...

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

DreamBank Library

  • HR
  • talent
  • Tech/Software
  • health
  • posture
  • employee health
  • Workstation Ergonomics
Reverse the Health Effects of a Sedentary Job