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WAFCA Leadership Summit 2024
Park Hotel (Best Western Premier -- on the Square)
22 S Carroll St
Madison, Wisconsin 53703
United States
608-285-8000

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Thursday, March 07, 2024, 8:30 AM to Friday, March 08, 2024, 1:00 PM CST
Category: WAFCA Conferences

Quality communication is at the core of strong teams - from our work with families to our interactions within our agencies to our cross-system engagements. High quality communication delivers impactful results and impactful results must be communicated to elevate and grow the work of our sector.

Join us in Madison on March 7-8 for our annual WAFCA Leadership Summit as we explore the value of robust, strategic and authentic communication.

  • We will hear from member leaders sharing their experience advocating with local elected leaders.
  • We will consider the power of the media to tell our story, move public opinion and impact policy.
  • We will hear strategies from state leaders who are committed to inter-agency communication to streamline complex systems.
  • We will see the fruits of intensive communication and relationship building as provider and county partners share their collaborative efforts to deliver brighter futures.
  • We will explore tools to facilitate more inclusive dialogues that advance a sense of safety, voice and belonging in our places of work and beyond.
Thursday, March 7th
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Featuring presentations by James Madlom of Mueller Communications, DSPS Secretary-elect Dan Hereth, WI Medicaid Director Bill Hanna and WI DCF Secretary Emilie Amundson 
Reception and Dinner to follow - Top of the Park 

Friday, March 8th 
8:30 am - 12:00 pm 
Lunch to follow 

WAFCA Members click here to learn more and register today!

The WAFCA Leadership Summit gathers member leaders from around the state in Madison to meet with state policy makers and state administration leaders.  This 2-day event features timely updates on legislation, a briefing on WAFCA policy and funding priorities, and plenty of time to network with colleagues and state and county partners.


Contact: [email protected], 608.257.5939