2020 Virtual Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 26

7:00 PM

Can Wisconsin end extreme gerrymandering? A conversation with Eric Holder

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

Moderator: Jessie Opoien
Panelist: Eric Holder

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Sunday, Sept. 27

2:00 PM

HOMELAND ELEGIES: A CONVERSATION WITH AYAD AKHTAR

Moderator: Lindsay Christians
Panelist: Ayad Akhtar

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7:00 PM

FREE TO MEMBERS: ‘THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT’ AND AUTHORS’ Q&A

Moderator: Chris Murphy
Panelists: John D’Agata & Jim Fingal

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Monday, Sept. 28

1:00 PM

RETHINKING RESTAURANTS: HOW COVID-19 IS TRANSFORMING THE SERVICE INDUSTRY

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7:00 PM

THE POLITICS OF RADICAL LOVE: ILHAN OMAR ON FORGING TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE

Moderator: John Nichols
Panelist: Ilhan Omar

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Tuesday, Sept. 29

1:00 PM

COVID-19 TESTING IN WISCONSIN: WHAT’S BEEN DONE, WHAT LIES AHEAD

Session sponsored and curated by Exact Sciences

Moderator: Amber Noggle
Panelists: Kevin Conroy & Andrea Palm

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7:00 PM

A VERY STABLE GENIUS: A CONVERSATION WITH AUTHORS CAROL LEONNIG AND PHILIP RUCKER

Session sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn

Moderator: David Maraniss
Panelists: Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker

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Wednesday, Sept. 30

1:00 PM

ONE ONE ONE WITH RICHARD GRABER

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

Moderator: Katelyn Ferral
Panelist: Richard Graber

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7:00 PM

BEYOND THE PROTESTS, THE FUTURE OF MADISON POLICING

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

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Thursday, Oct. 1

1:00 PM

WHAT’S NEXT FOR CONSERVATIVES IN WISCONSIN?

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

Moderator: Katelyn Ferral
Panelists: Charles Sykes & Brian Reisinger

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7:00 PM

A TIME TO ACT: HOW DOES MADISON MAKE PROGRESS ON RACIAL EQUITY?

Session sponsored and curated by Quartz

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Friday, Oct. 2

1:00 PM

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN WISCONSIN ON NOV. 3?

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7:00 PM

Smarter Than You Trivia

Moderator: Paul Guse

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Saturday, Oct. 3

1:00 PM

HOW SHOULD WISCONSIN LEADERS TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE?

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7:00 PM

SUPREME MISRULE: A CONVERSATION WITH RUTH MARCUS

Moderator: David Maraniss
Panelist: Ruth Marcus

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Sunday, Oct. 4

1:00 PM

HOW SHOULD WE PREPARE FOR THE NEXT PANDEMIC?

Moderator: Kelly Tyrrell
Panelist: Kristen Bernard

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7:00 PM

REBECCA BLANK ON THE FUTURE OF HER FLAGSHIP CAMPUS

Moderator:Paul Fanlund
Panelist: Rebecca Blank

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Monday, Oct. 5

1:00 PM

WHAT IS THE BEST HOPE FOR MADISON’S POST-COVID RETAIL SCENE?

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7:00 PM

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER A COVID-19 VACCINE ARRIVES?

Session sponsored by UnityPoint Health – Meriter

Moderator: Abigail Becker
Panelists: James ConwayMalia Jones & Nasia Safdar

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Tuesday, Oct. 6

1:00 PM

WITH MADISON FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY, WHY ARE LATINO ISSUES BEING MISSED?

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7:00 PM

After COVID-19, what about Madison’s economy?

Session sponsored by Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Moderator: Jason Joyce
Panelists: Zach Brandon, Seth LentzSabrina Madison

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Wednesday, Oct. 7

1:00 PM

How can Madison attract and retain more professionals of color?

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

Moderator: Dawn Crim
Panelists: Aaron Bird BearEsther Cepeda, & Patrick Sims

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3:00 PM

How will COVID-19 change local health care institutions?

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

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6:00 PM

How 2020 Changes Everything About Politics and Governing

Moderator:  John Nichols
Panelists: Francesca HongGwen Moore

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Thursday, Oct. 8

1:00 PM

Protest politics: What makes real change happen?

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7:00 PM

One on one with Tony Evers

Session sponsored by HealthX Ventures

Moderator: Briana Reilly
Panelist: Tony Evers

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Friday, Oct. 9

1:00 PM

How will COVID-19 change K-12 education?

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7:00 PM

Members only: The state of journalism with Cap Times staff

Moderator: Chris Murphy
Panelists: Cap Times reporters and editors

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Saturday, Oct. 10

7:00 PM

‘Rage:’ A conversation with Bob Woodward

Session sponsored by UBS — The Burish Group

Moderator: David Maraniss
Panelist: Bob Woodward

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