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

UW-Madison Advising Conference

February 26, 2020

Connect with colleagues, transform your practice

Join 300+ UW-Madison academic and career services professionals from across campus for the largest advisor professional development event of the year! The day-long conference features a keynote speaker and engaging concurrent sessions.

Proposal Submission Now Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal for the 2020 Advising Conference! A member of the Advising Conference Committee will contact proposers in early January.

Keynote & Program

We are pleased to announce Adrienne Thunder as the 2020 Keynote

“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

Topics & Themes

We strive to offer a variety of sessions – including hands-on workshops, presentations, and panels – that are appropriate for new and experience advisors. Previous sessions topics and themes include:

Student Health & Wellness
Career Development and Exploration Strategies
Trauma-Informed Advising
Data and Technology
Supporting International Students
Financial Wellness