University of Wisconsin–Madison
Providing central coordination for the undergraduate advising and career services communities

UW-Madison Advising & Career Services Conference

Join your advising and career services colleagues for a conference experience that is refreshing and restorative, engaging, centered on community and connections, accessible, relevant, and fun!

Save the Dates!

  • Tuesday, February 22 | Virtual Morning Session | Keynote Speakers
  • Wednesday, February 23 | In-person Breakout Sessions | Full Day at Gordon Dining & Event Center
  • Thursday, February 24 | Lunch & Closing | Afternoon at Union South

About the Conference                   Conference Schedule                   How to Get Involved

About the Conference

  • Will the conference be in-person or virtual?

    There will be both in-person and virtual events.

    • Tuesday, February 22 | Virtual Morning Session | Keynote Speakers
    • Wednesday, February 23 | In-person Breakout Sessions | Full Day at Gordon Dining & Event Center
    • Thursday, February 24 | Lunch & Closing | Afternoon at Union South
  • Who can attend this conference? Can I still register?

    The conference is designed for the UW-Madison advising community and career services professionals to support their professional growth.

    At this time we are unable to open the conference to non-UW-Madison employees but it is something we’re considering for future years.

    Registration coming soon!

  • What will Conference sessions focus on?

    Advising

    Some examples may include: Holistic student support, support in a hybrid model, theory & practices of advising, faculty connections, supporting our sophomore students, etc. 

    Career Services

    Some examples may include: Employment outcomes, international student career development, working with employer partners, barriers to internship participation, etc.

    Leadership and/or Supervision

    Some examples may include: Successful hybrid work models, supporting supervisee success, strong office culture, seeking team feedback, etc.

    Personal & Professional Development

    Some examples may include: Professional organization involvement, individual career satisfaction, financial wellness, work/life boundaries, employee wellbeing

  • Who hosts the conference?

    This year the Advising & Career Services Conference is planned by the Office of Undergraduate Advising in consultation with the Advising Training & Development Team (ATDT) and Career Services Council Professional Development (CSCPD). 

Questions?

Conference Questions?

Please reach out to the 2022 Advising & Career Services conference co-chairs:

Kala Grove, Assistant Director for Advising Training and Professional Development

Tara Milliken, Assistant Director for Career Services Training and Communication

Tech Questions?

Having technical difficulties joining a Conference session, navigating Zoom, accessing resources, or any other tech hiccups? Ask through our Microsoft Teams Team and an OUA staff member will help as soon as possible!

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Tech Tips

Find tech tips and help for Conference participants, including what to know about Zoom before the Conference starts, tech troubleshooting information, and accessibility resources.

Review Tech Tips

“I thought the keynotes were both terrific. They both shared experiences and insights that I took away to think about and will definitely influence my work with students and colleagues.”

2016 Advising Conference participant

“Every year I look forward to this conference! It does an amazing job of bringing together our community, informing us about trends and allowing time for reflection.”

2017 Advising Conference participant

“All of the sessions I attended included concrete, actionable information. I also very much enjoyed the cohesiveness of the advising conference around the [wellness] theme.”

2018 Advising Conference Participant