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2024 Events

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Come celebrate Engineering Week 2024!! – Feb. 20th, 2024

Come celebrate Engineers Week with WTS after WisDOT Engineering Opportunity Day come to join WTS for a happy hour!

When: Feb 20th, 4pm-6pm

Where: Pooleys Sports Bar

PRIOR EVENTS

 

WTS lunch Wed Oct. 4th, 2023

Join us for a WTS lunch at Café Hollander in Wauwatosa on Wednesday Oct, 4th from 11:30-1:00.  When: Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 11:30-1:00  Where: Cafe Hollander in Wauwatosa, 7677 W State Street, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Let's Taco-bout Networking!! - Apr. 14, 2023

Join WTS Wisconsin members and guests for a casual networking lunch. All are welcome, you do not need to be a WTS member to attend. 
🌮 When: Friday, April 14, 2023 at noon
🌮 Where: Señor Machetes at 121 E. Main Street in Madison

STH 130 Wisconsin River Crossing Presentation: Inception to Design-Build Procurement - Mar. 28, 2023

How much do you know about the first design-build project in Wisconsin? Join the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and WTS Wisconsin to hear about the bridge history, the corridor study phase and the eventual move to design-build. This is the first presentation in a WTS series. Presenters: Lindsay Kaufmann, PE, Dean Arnold, Ben Thompson, Ph.D., LEED A.P.

Virtual Networking Session & Technical Presentation - Dec. 7, 2022

Compact roundabouts are gaining momentum in Wisconsin communities. Join us Dec. 7 for a virtual networking session and technical presentation from Amanda DeAmico and Nathan Cook from MSA Professional Services on compact roundabouts in Wisconsin. Did we mention it is free and you can gain PDH credits?  Registration is now closed.

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Late fall 2021 events

WTS Central Region Conference (Free, Virtual & Open to All) - November 10, 2021 

Registration is now closed.

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WTS Central Region Program

 

Social Event at Schuster's Farm - October 15, 2021 (6 - 10pm)

Love a good bonfire? Corn maze? Join WTS for a fun evening at Schuster's Farm in the Madison area. WTS members, bring family, co-workers and anyone interested in learning more about WTS! To find out more, click here.

WI WTS Joint Virtual Meeting with ITE Wisconsin - September 22, 2021

Please join us for a joint virtual meeting with the ITE Wisconsin Chapter on Wednesday, September 22 from Noon to 1:00 pm. We will have brief announcements from both ITE and WTS WI and a technical presentation by Elizabeth Schneider, from the WisDOT Traffic Management Center titled “Madison Flex Lane TMC Planning”.

ITE Wisconsin is hosting the virtual lunch meeting via Teams and there is no cost to participate. Please RSVP using the link below or on the ITE Wisconsin website.

ITE non-members can register on the ITE Wisconsin website by registering as a guest. If you prefer to sign up via e-mail or phone, please RSVP to Kelly Trac by e-mail at: [email protected] or by phone at 608-663-1218.

 

Leadership Throughout Your Career Webinar - September 23, 2021

The WTS Central Region Council, which is comprised of members of each chapter in the region, have organized a Leadership Throughout Your Career Webinar on Thursday, Sept 23, from 11:15 - 12:30 CST. Members of all Central Region chapters are invited to attend! Free. Read more.

WI Chapter All Members Meeting - August 25, 2021

Wisconsin chapter members, watch your inbox for information about an all member / state-of-the-chapter meeting on August 25th. Networking opportunities to follow!

Technical Program - Electrification of Transportation

On Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 11:30am to 12:30pm join us for a virtual networking session and technical presentation on electric infrastructure. 

The emergence and increasing use of electric vehicles and bicycles is presenting unique opportunities and challenges within the existing transportation infrastructure. Join presenters Chuck Wade (WisDOT Director of Bureau of Planning and Economic Development) and Morgan Ramaker (Executive Director, BCycle LLC) for a discussion regarding the "electrification of transportation". Cost: FREE!

After the technical presentation, we will break into groups for a virtual networking session. 

With the cancellation of many events over the past year, we have had a hard time raising money for the WTS Scholarship fund.  We are offering an option to donate to the scholarship fund when you sign up for the event.  Everyone who donates will be entered into a drawing for a $10 gift card!

Attendance of the event will earn you 0.5 PDH credits. Zoom meeting information will be emailed to registrants before the event. If you have questions, please contact Ashley Schulze at [email protected].

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WTS International Annual Conference Stipend

WTS International is hosting the 2021 Virtual Annual Conference from May 10 - 14, 2021! Hear from a variety of speakers and panelists, and participate in virtual tours and professional development workshops! Sign up here

Our chapter offers a limited number stipends to defray costs. Download the request form and apply today!

Download Stipend Request Form 

 

WTS Wisconsin Social Event - Virtual Escape Room

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WTS Wisconsin Escape Room Event

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don't forget to register for our Virtual Escape Room and Meet-and-Greet Social Event!

We'll break into groups and "walk" through a themed room using immersive 3-D technology finding clues to solve puzzles and conquer challenges. More info at confundrumescaperooms.com.

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

7:00 PM Escape Room, 8:00 PM Social Hour

$10 WTS WI Members, $25 Non-Members

Register Now