Upcoming Conferences

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Sponsors:
United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Wisconsin in collaboration with Fight to End Exploitation and The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread, facilitated by Kane Communications Group and supported by the Racine Community Foundation.
Goals:

The purpose of this conference is to bring law enforcement executives together to foster collaboration and explore new approaches to the human trafficking problems facing Southeastern Wisconsin.  The conference will seek to provide vital information, including resources to help officers identify signs of human trafficking, provide guidance on resources and organizations available to help support victims, and identify additional free training programs available to officers on human trafficking.

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - Saturday, March 23, 2019
Sponsors:
ELI and The George Washington Law School
Goals:

To begin a dialogue among high-level legal practitioners and academics about what changes need to be made in the nation’s environmental legal framework to better address the critical problems the nation now faces in these areas of the law and to identify how a new consensus can be created to support needed change.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 - Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Sponsors:
Potomac Riverkeeper network and Pisces Foundation
Goals:

To develop and begin to implement a coordinated nationwide strategy to combat harmful algae outbreaks in freshwater and estuarine resources. 

Friday, April 26, 2019 - Sunday, April 28, 2019
Sponsors:
MacArthur Foundation
Goals:

Connect 2018 and 2014 Fellows with each other, inform Fellows about each others' work, spark collaborations.

Monday, March 16, 2020 - Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Sponsors:
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
Goals:

The purpose of the 2020 Wright Site Directors Summit is to convene the directors of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed public sites across the country to discuss key issues that are unique to Wright historic sites and house museums.  Topics will include engaging younger, non-traditional audiences; strengthening organizational governance; and developing fundraising and conservation management plans to ensure the continued preservation of the physical building and the sustained growth of its function as a historic site.