The lakefront Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Convention Center was the site for APPAM's fall 2006 conference. The Thursday night reception was nearby at the State Capitol.
La Follette School professor Maria Cancian, second from left, and La Follette School director Barbara Wolfe, right, talk with Gary Sandefur, second from right, and another guest of the reception the Institute for Research on Poverty held at the APPAM conference to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Cancian is IRP's current director, a position Wolfe held from 1994-2000.
Above: La Follette School professors Geoffrey Wallace, left, and Bob Haveman, right, share a laugh with La Follette School alum Chad Cotti at the 2006 conference in Madison. Cotti teaches in the economics department at the University of South Carolina. He graduated from La Follette in 2002 and went on to earn a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Faculty, alumni to share research at conference, November 2, 2010, La Follette School News
Faculty, alumni to present at conference, October 27, 2009, La Follette School News
Faculty, alumni contribute to national public policy conference, November 12, 2007, La Follette School News
Faculty, alumni head to Washington, D.C, for research conference, November 5, 2007, La Follette School News
La Follette welcomes 1,000 to national conference, November 6, 2006, La Follette News
La Follette School faculty, alumni contribute to policy conference, November 13, 2005, La Follette News
The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has a long standing relationship with the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, one of the nation’s premier organizations dedicated to improving public policy and management by fostering excellence in research, analysis and education.
The La Follette School hosted APPAM's fall 2006 research conference, November 2-4 at the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison. A number of La Follette faculty and a student made presentations.
In addition, La Follette School faculty contribute to APPAM's governance as officers and members of the Policy Council, the association's board of directors.
Committee of Institutional Representatives
Carolyn Heinrich, chair, 2009
Strategic Planning Committee
Maria Cancian, co-chair, 2011
Below: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Secretary Roberta Gassman speaks to people attending the 2006 APPAM conference at the Friday breakfast.