North Central Region Network Conference

Connect, Discover, Action

NUEL North Central Region Network Conference

May 18-19, 2020 in Madison, WI

Join National Urban Extension Leaders for the NCR Network Conference to engage with colleagues from your region. The conference will be held at the Pyle Conference Center on the University of Wisconsin – Madison campus located in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin.

Conference Goal: To build a network of Urban Extension professionals in the North Central Region that leverages the knowledge and life experiences of the participants.

Conference Objectives:

    • Provide an affordable and high-quality professional development experience for Urban Extension colleagues in the North Central Region.
    • Showcase Urban Extension models that are successful.
    • Leverage the knowledge and life experiences of the Urban Extension professionals to improve work in our respective urban communities.

Download the Conference Agenda

The NUEL Steering Committee will meet on May 20 & 21 following the NCR Network Conference – All are welcome to attend! Be sure to register for the steering committee if you plan to attend.

NUEL North Central Region Network Conference Registration

Early Bird registration by March 30 $200
Presenter registration ($25 off discount code) $175 early bird or $225 regular
Regular registration March 30 – May 1 $250

 

NUEL Steering Committee Meeting

Early Bird registration by March 30 $150
Regular registration March 30 – May 1 $200

Register Here

Submit a presentation proposal by Feb 28, 2020. Click here for more information.

Nominate an individual or team for the NUEL North Central Region Leadership Award! Click here for more information.


Conference Hotels:

Both are located 1 block from the Pyle Conference Center

Lowell Center


Graduate Madison


Travel Information:

Airports
For those traveling by air, Madison is served by the Dane County Regional Airport that connects to several major airline hubs.

Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International airport (MKE) is 80 miles East of Madison, with a regular Badger Bus service between the two cities.

The Badger Bus (phone 1-877-292-8259) leaves outside the baggage claim area (lower level, south end of airport). The trip to Madison takes two hours. The service departs daily every two and a half hours between 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and and costs $25. The UW Campus stop is located at 250 North Lake Street.

Chicago’s O’Hare International airport (ORD) is 150 miles to the South East of Madison and has an hourly Coach USA/VanGalder coach service between the two cities. The CoachUSA/VanGalder bus leaves from the Chicago airport and arrives at the 250 North Lake Street in Madison right on campus.

From Chicago O’Hare, take the Van Galder Bus (phone 1-800-747-7407) from either the (international) Terminal 5 (lower level, gate 5E) or the Bus Center (in the main parking garage between terminals 1, 2 and 3). The trip to Madison is three hours. The coach departs daily about every hour between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m., and costs $30 (plus a small service fee) one way.

Madison Taxi Services
If there is not a taxi available at the airport, call:

Badger Cab: 608-256-5566
Green Cab: 608 255-1234
Madison Taxi: 608 255- 8294
Union Cab: 608 242-2000

Taxi fare from the Dane County Regional Airport to downtown Madison and the University of Wisconsin campus costs approximately $16-$20 one way.

For more information regarding transportation: http://www.visitmadison.com/plan/maps-transportation/