Second Thursday of every month
8:30 – 10:00am
Meetings will be hosted virtually on Zoom.
There are no formal presentations scheduled for CPO for this semester. However, we will still be holding the meeting space monthly as an informal opportunity for staff to remain connected and discuss community-engaged work and its continued relevance and improvement.
CPO colleagues are encouraged to share this event calendar with their networks and encourage people to submit environmental arts events within Dane County. https://50.nelson.wisc.edu/
Thursday, July 9
Agenda: As the COVID pandemic continues to shift, we are all having to find ways to alter our work and engage with community in new and innovative ways. We hope you are able to join us in this conversation as we share our ideas, strategies, and concerns. Please find the Zoom info for the meeting below.
Thursday, August 13
Agenda: Traci Gaydos is the Signature Events Manager in the School of Medicine and Public Health. In this role, she oversees between 50-60 events annually. Her portfolio ranges from large productions like graduation, orientations, and other extensive honorary ceremonies to consulting on a wide variety of projects, events, and conferences within the school. Traci draws on her background in theatrical production to inform the audience’s experience as event attendees and is committed to inclusion and stakeholder engagement.
This presentation — “Together, Apart” — will focus on best practices for virtual events. We’ll address the key components of what makes special events “special” and learn a framework for translating that into virtual spaces. You’ll come away with resources and tools to assist you in thinking about events from both strategic and tactical standpoints — and a top secret link to my stash of resources and templates. Come prepared with questions and we’ll learn from one another on how to bring people “Together, Apart.”
Thursday, September, 10
This month’s topic will be voting and our guests are Ingrid Rothe from the League of Women Voters and Beth Allen from the BadgersVote Student Coalition. Our presenters will address the following questions:
- How can we as engaged citizens plug-in to LWV efforts and get adults and young people in our non-work lives out to vote?
- What should we know about voting and the work of the League of Women Voters?
- What is the BadgersVote Coalition and what resources are available on campus to support students in voter engagement efforts?
Ingrid is the former co-president of the LWVDC , is the co-chair of the Dane County Voter ID Coalition, and the chairperson of the LWV-Wisconsin legislative committee. Beth Allen is a Vote Everywhere Ambassador and member of the BadgersVote coalition.