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La Follette Forum 2023: All Policy is Implementation

March 1 — 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

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At the fourth annual La Follette Forum, leaders across sectors and levels of government will discuss collaborating effectively to deliver high-quality public services.


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This event is free and open to the public. A livestream will be available

The conference will include two keynote speeches, small-group discussions over lunch, and three 90-minute sessions on a variety of issues, with subject-area expert presenters and Wisconsin-based panelists engaging in solution-based discussions. Each session will include an audience Q&A.

Recordings of each session will be available to watch after the event on the La Follette School’s YouTube channel.

This event is generously funded by the Kohl Initiative and chaired by Public Affairs Professor Manuel Teodoro.

2023 Advisory Committee

David Haynes, Retired IdeasLab Editor, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Rob Henken, President, Wisconsin Policy Forum

Benoy Jacob, Director of the Community Development Institute, UW Division of Extension

Cavalier Johnson, Mayor, City of Milwaukee

Kirsten Johnson, Secretary-designee, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Mike Koles, Executive Director, Wisconsin Towns Association

Bob Lang, Director, Legislative Fiscal Bureau

Jeff Mayers, President, WisPolitics.com

Julia Taylor, Former President, Greater Milwaukee Committee

Liliana Keomanivong Teniente, Secretary, La Follette School Student Association

Becky Valcq, Chair, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

Dawn Vick, Division of Intergovernmental Relations Administrator, Wisconsin State Tribal Relations Initiative

Curt Witynski, Retired Deputy Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities

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March 1
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
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Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703
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Live stream available