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WMC Policy Day 2018

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:15 pm




Registration Now Open!


Policy Day 2018 will be the can’t-miss event of the summer when it comes to local, state and federal legislative updates. Featuring multiple tracks on different topics and top-notch general session speakers, this event is sure to make headlines. If you want the latest information on how November’s elections and potential policy changes will impact your business, mark down Policy Day 2018 on your calendar.



Policy Day features three breakout tracks each on Tax Policy, Human Resources Policy and Environmental Policy.

Note: CEU cedits will be requested


8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Opening Session: John Koskinen, Chief Economist, Wisconsin Department of Revenue
9:50 am Breakout Tracks Session 1
Human Resources: A Year Later: Real Employment Reforms from the Trump Administration
Environment: Energy: Where’s the Industry Going and How it Impacts Your Business
Tax Policy: TBA
10:45 am Morning Break
11:00 am Breakout Tracks Session 2
Human Resources: Smart Hiring in a Tough Environment
Environment: Modern Environmental Litigation: What Businesses Need To Know To Stay Out of Trouble
Tax Policy: TBA
12:00 pm Luncheon: U.S. Senate Republican Candidate Forum
Kevin Nicholson, U.S. Senate Candidate; Leah Vukmir, U.S. Senate Candidate
1:00 pm HR Professional of the Year Awards, presented by Ogletree Deakins and WMC
Business Friend of the Environment Awards, presented by WMC
1:15 pm Breakout Tracks Session 3
Human Resources: Substance Abuse in the Workplace, 2018 and Beyond
Environment: EPA Region 5 Update
Tax Policy: TBA
2:15 pm Wisconsin Legislative Leadership Panel
Speaker Robin Vos (invited); Senator Roger Roth (invited)
Representative Gordon Hintz (invited); Senator Jennifer Shilling (invited)
Moderated by JR Ross, WisPolitics.com Editor
Note: Schedule subject to change



$75 / person ~or~ $600 / table of 8


A hotel room block is available at the Park Hotel, 22 S. Carroll Street, Madison. Contact the hotel directly at 608.285.8000 and reference “WMC Policy Day 2018.”

CANCELATION POLICY: Cancellations must be submitted in writing 7 business days prior to the event date for a full refund. Cancellation received less than 7 business days of the event date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations received with less than a 24-hour notice will forfeit refund. No refunds will be made on uncancelled registrations or no-shows. Substitutions are accepted at any time. We reserve the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment, or other circumstances which would make the event nonviable. If we cancel an event, registrants will be given a full refund. Please contact us if you have any questions about the event.




Program sponsorships are available. Contact Brittany Rockwell at WMC for details, 608.258.3400.

Donations to WMC are not deductible as a charitable contribution.





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August 6
8:00 am - 3:15 pm
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Brittany Rockwell


Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703 United States
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