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​Wisconsin Lakes Partnership

2011 Convention Archive

April 12-14, 2011
KI Convention Center, Green Bay, WI

Speaking for Lakes

For over three decades, the Wisconsin Lakes Convention has provided an exceptional opportunity for people to come together and share their water interests with other concerned citizens and lake professionals. This year, hundreds of attendees united to celebrate, protect and speak for Wisconsin’s legacy of lakes. If you were not able to attend all of the sessions you had hoped, or you would like to view a particular presentation again, you're in luck! The following archive is here for your perusal. If you do not find the archived information you are looking for, please contact us at or 715-346-2116.    

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Tuesday, April 12th

8:00am                 Registration Desk Opens
9:00-6:00pm         Exhibit Hall Open
9:00am-12:00pm  Morning Workshops (click here for details)
10:15-10:45am     Refreshment break in Exhibit Hall
12:00-1:00pm       Lunch (click here for details)
                             Welcome to the 33rd Annual Wisconsin Lakes Convention 
1:00-3:15 pm        Plenary Session - Speaking for Lakes (click here for details)
                             Eric Eckl, "The World Outside: What They Say About Why Your Work Matters"
                             Celebrate What's Right in the World - a DVD by Dewitt Jones
3:15-3:45pm         Refreshment break in Exhibit Hall
3:30-5:30pm         Meet and Greet the Artists and Scientists and view the debut of the traveling exhibit
                             "Drawing Water: Artists and Scientists Explore Northern Lakes" (click here for details)
4:00-5:00pm         Special Sessions (click here for details)
5:00-7:00pm         Networking time - Dinner on your own
7:00-8:30pm         Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and A Land Ethic For Our Time (click here for details)
8:00-11:00pm       Wisconsin Lakes Convention Welcome Reception (click here for details)

Wednesday, April 13th

6:45-7:45am          Sunrise Yoga (click here for details)
8:00am                  Registration Desk Opens
8:00am-6:00pm     Exhibit Hall Open
8:00-8:50am          Wisconsin Lakes Annual Meeting (click here for details)
9:00-10:30am        Plenary Session - Blending Arts & Science (click here for details)

Artists & Scientists, "Drawing Water: Artists and Scientists Explore Northern Lakes" 
Eric Engbretson, "A Fish Eye View of Lake Life"
Digital Production "Speaking for Lakes"

10:30-11:00am     Refreshment break in Exhibit Hall
11:10-11:50am     Concurrent Sessions I (click here for details)
12:00-1:30pm       Lunch & Poster Presentations Session (click here for details)
1:45-2:25pm         Concurrent Sessions II (click here for details)
2:35-3:15pm         Concurrent Sessions III (click here for details)
3:15-3:45pm         Refreshment break in Exhibit Hall
4:00-5:00pm         Concurrent Sessions IV (click here for details)
5:00-6:00pm         Networking Time
5:00-6:00pm         Regional Leadership Teams - Wisconsin Lakes (click here for details)
6:00-8:00pm         Wisconsin Lake Stewardship Banquet & Awards Ceremony (click here for details)
8:00-10:00pm       Speak for Lakes through Words, Art or Song (an informal gathering to relax, rhyme and 

Thursday, April 14th

6:45-7:45am         Sunrise Yoga (click here for details)
8:00 am                 Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 am                 Registration Opens
9:00 - 9:40 am      Concurrent Sessions V (click here for details)
9:00am-4:00pm    Lake District Commissioner Training (click here for details)
9:00 - 11:30pm     County Lakes Roundtable (click here for details)
9:50-10:20am       Refreshment break in Exhibit Hall
10:30-11:30am     Concurrent Sessions VI (click here for details)
11:45am-12:45pm Lunch/Closing (click here for details)
1:00-4:00pm         Afternoon Workshops (click here for details)


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