UW-Extension Cooperative Extension

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Calendars and Conferences


Cooperative Extension Master Calendar

Upcoming Conferences


Northwest Region All Colleague Conference

February 10 & 11, 2016

Southwest Region All Colleague Conference

February 25 & 26, 2016

East-Metro Region All Colleague Conference

March 14 & 15, 2016

North Central Region All Colleague Conference

March 16 & 17, 2016

Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (PILD)

April 10-13, 2016 
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Crystal City, VA 
Contact:  Stormy Cooley 

JCEP Conference

April 19-20, 2016 
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI  
Contact:  Meg Sage

New Colleague Orientation

May 12-13, 2016 
Pyle Center, Madison, WI 
Contact:  Auric Gold 

New Colleague Orientation

October 25-26, 2016 
Pyle Center, Madison, WI 
Contact: Auric Gold

Conference Archives


Cooperative Extension State Conference

Nov. 11-13, 2015
Monona Terrace, Madison, WI

Conference Website

Contact :

Kate Wodyn
Outreach Program Manager


New Colleague Orientation

September 29-September 30, 2015
Pyle Center, Madison, WI

County Leadership Conference

May 19-21, 2015
KI Convention Center, Green Bay, WI

Conference Website

Capitol Connections 2015

April 30, 2015
The Madison Concourse Hotel

For more information:  http://blogs.ces.uwex.edu/capitolconnections/

2015 JCEP Conference

April 28 & 29, 2015
Wisconsin Paper Valley Hotel
333 West College Avenue
Appleton, WI
(920) 733-8000

JCEP Conference website
Hotel Reservations
Questions:  Patrick Nehring, patrick.nehring@ces.uwex.edu, (920) 787-0416

Public Issues Leadership Development

April 12-15, 2015
Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, VA

New Colleague Orientation

March 31-April 1, 2015
Pyle Center, Madison, WI

Southwest Regional All Colleague Conference

March 26-27, 2015
Chula Vista Resort
2501 River Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Contact:  Terry Kraft,  terry.kraft@ces.uwex.edu

North Central WACEC Meeting

March 19, 2015
The Waters, Minoqua, WI

North Central All Colleague Meeting

March 18 & 19, 2015
The Waters, Minoqua, WI

East-Metro Regional All Colleague Meeting

March 16 & 17, 2015
Osthoff Resort
101 Osthoff Avenue
Elkhart Lake, WI
(855) 671-6870

WNEP Annual County Coordinators Meeting

March 10-12, 2015
Wausau, WI

Northwest Regional All Colleague Meeting

February 17 & 18, 2015
Heartwood Conference Center and Resort
N10884 Hoinville Rd.
Trego, WI 
(715) 466-6300

Reservation Deadline:  December 15, 2014
Questions:  Julie Keown-Bomar, julie.keown-bomar@ces.uwex.edu,  (715) 232-5477



African American Employee Resource Group Meeting

December 5, 2014
Sheraton, Madison, WI

Classified Staff Annual Meeting

November 12, 2014
Pyle Center, Madison, WI

Event Site

Registration - Registration closes October 31.

WNEP Professional Development One-Day Conferences

November 5-7, 2014
Tentative Locations: Eau Claire, Wausau and Madison or Locations TBD

Please note: A one day conference will be held in three locations on consecutive days in the state

New Directions In Community Engagement and Scholarship

Joint Family Living and CNRED Scholarship Symposium and Professional Development

October 28-29, 2014
Chula Vista Resort - Wisconsin Dells, WI

Event site

ANRE All Colleague State Conference

October 20-22 , 2014
Chula Vista Resort, WI Dells

Northwest Region All Colleague Meeting

October 10, 2014
Ashland, WI

Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (WITC)
2100 Beaser Avenue, Ashland
Workshop venue - unknown
(715) 682-4591

North Central Region All Colleague Meeting

October 7, 2014
Wausau, WI

Jefferson Street Inn
201 Jefferson St, Wausau
Workshop venue - Grand Ballroom
(715) 845-6500

East-Metro Region All Colleague Meeting

October 3, 2014
Fond du Lac, WI

Holiday Inn
625 W Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du Lac
Workshop venue - CDE - part of the banquet facility.  Enter at the main entrance, it is down the hall to the left (at the end of the hall)
(920) 923-1440

Southwest Region All Colleague Meeting

October 1, 2014
Wisconsin Dells, WI

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center
1305 Kalahari Drive, Wisconsin Dells
Workshop venue - tentatively set for Suite 4
(877) 254-5466

New Colleague Orientation

September 23-24, 2014
Pyle Center, Madison

WACEC State Conference

June 23-24, 2014
Clarion Hotel Campus Area, Eau Claire, WI

Conference Site

County Leadership Conference

May 5-7, 2014
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells

Conference Site

Public Issues Leadership Development (PILD)

April 6-9, 2014
The Westin Alexandria
Alexandria, VA

East-Metro All Colleague Meeting

April 2-3, 2014
Blue Harbor Resort, Sheboygan, WI

4-H Centennial Day at the Capitol

March 19, 2014
10:00am - 2:00pm
Capitol Rotunda, Madison, WI

Legislative breakfast, displays in the Capitol Rotunda and legislative visits throughout the day

North Central Region All Colleague Meeting

March 18-19,2014
Heidel House Resort & Spa, Green Lake, WI

JCEP Conference

March 12-13, 2014
Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, WI

WNEP County Coordinators’ Annual Statewide Meeting

March 3-5, 2014
Kalahari Resort and Convention Center, Wisconsin Dells

Please note:  March 3rd is only for new Coordinator’s, 3 years or less, all will meet on March 4-5, 2014.  

Northwest Region All-Colleague Conference

February 25, 2014
Florian Gardens, Eau Claire, WI

Southwest Region All Staff/Support Meeting

February 20 -21, 2014
The Great Wolf Lodge, Wisconsin Dells, WI

New Colleague Orientation

February 18-19, 2014
Pyle Center, Madison



4-H Youth Development All Colleague Conference

November 6 & 7, 2013
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells

4-H State Conference site

New Colleague Orientation

October 29-30, 2013
Pyle Center, Madison

CRD Symposium/CNRED Colloquium

October 29-30, 2013
Pyle Center, Madison

Classified Staff Annual Conference

October 24, 2013
Pyle Center, Madison

2013 ANRE All Faculty & Staff Conference

October 9-11, 2013
Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells

2013 JCEP Wisconsin Conference

April 17-18, 2013
Glacier Canyon Lodge and Convention Center
Wisconsin Dells, WI

2013 State WACEC Conference

April 8-10, 2013
Madison Concourse Hotel
Madison, WI

2013 County Leadership Conference

February 27-March 1, 2013
Osthoff Resort, Elkhart Lake


4-H Youth Development All Staff Conference

4-H Youth Development All Staff Conference
November 13-15, 2012
Chula Vista Resort & Conference Center
Wisconsin Dells

Conference site

ANRE 2012 All Staff State Conference

ANRE 2012 All Staff State Conference
Oct. 10-12, 2012
Chula Vista
Wisconsin Dells, WI

2012 State WACEC Conference

2012 State WACEC Conference
June 25 - June 26, 2011
Tundra Lodge Resort
Green Bay, WI

Pre-conference: 100th Anniversary of Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration
Lambeau Field Atrium
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Sunday, June 24, 2011

Download Flyer
Conference site

2012 JCEP Wisconsin Conference

April 11-12, 2012
Holiday Inn
Stevens Point, WI

JCEP Wisconsin Conference site

2012 County Leadership Conference

SAVE THE DATE – Mark your calendars for the 2012 County Leadership Conference
March 7-9, 2012
Holiday Inn, Stevens Point

County Leadership Conference Site (Since this is an internal site you will need to use your Extension ID and password.)


2010 Cooperative Extension All-Colleague Conference post-conference archive

Connections Engagement
Cooperative Extension All-Colleague Conference and Post-Conference Materials
October 19 - 21, 2010
Monona Terrace, Madison, WI

Extension Conference Centers