2013 Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar:

Forward Progress: Creating a Productive Alcohol Environment

A specialized session on alcohol policy for local officials, law enforcement, coalition leaders, and advocates offering 11 alcohol policy topics in 15 workshops. Both experienced community leaders and new advocates will benefit from this one-day session that outlines the proven policies and practices Wisconsin communities can implement to reduce alcohol related disorder, harm and expense in their community.

Mark your Calendars!

October 17, 2013
 
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
1355 West 20th Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54902

Registration Fee: $100 (includes materials, continental breakfast, and lunch)

Register online here.  

Lodging Information

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn for the evening of October 16 at the rate of $70. Rooms must be reserved by September 9. Call 920-966-1305 for reservations; block code is OCT 16.

A second block of rooms has been reserved at AmericInn Lodge & Suits, Oshkosh, 1495 West South Park St. This block will be held until September 16. Call 920-232-0300 for reservations; request WI Alcohol Policy Seminar block.

Seminar Schedule:

​8 a.m. ​Registration check-in opens
​8:30 a.m.

Welcome

​8:40 a.m.

General Session - Their Story is Our Story: Lessons in Local Control and the "What's Next?"

Diane Riibe, Chairperson, US Alcohol Policy Alliance

​9:45-11 a.m. Workshop Session 1 (choose from 4 options)
1​a. Employment Impact of Alcoholic Beverage Tax Increases
​1b. No Serve Lists and No Serve Policies: Creative Approach to Alcohol Access
​1c. Alcohol Licensing and Policy in Wisconsin: The Basics
​1d. Community Festivals: Making a Change in Community Culture
​11:10 a.m.-12:25 p.m. Workshop Session 2 (choose from 4 options)
​2a. Preemption 101: An Introduction
​2b. Public Impairment Ordinances: Do They Work? What Elements Shape Them?
​2c. Preserving a Positive Alcohol Environment: The Village of Oregon's Experience
​2d. The Burden of Alcohol Misuse in Wisconsin
​12:30-1:30 p.m. Buffet Lunch in Atrium
​1:35-2:50 p.m. Workshop Session 3 (choose from 4 options)
​3a. Employment Impact of Alcoholic Beverage Tax Increases
​3b. Preserving a Positaive Alcohol Environment: The Village of Oregon's Experience
​3c. Saturation Patrols: Effective Approach to OWI
​3d. Over-Serving in Wisconsin: What can Municipalities do to Prevent and Sanction Over-Serving?
​2:55-4:10 p.m. ​Workshop Session 4 (choose from 3 options)
​4a. Preemption 201: Lessons from Tobacco Control and Other Areas of Public Health
​4b. No Serve Lists and No Serve Policies: Creative Approach to Alcohol Access
​4c. Community Festivals: Making a Change in Community Culture
​4:15 p.m. ​Conference Adjourns

 

Alphabetical Listing of Workshops with Descriptions can be found by clicking here.  

Registration form:

A printable registration form can be downloaded here or register online by clicking here

Download the conference brochure here.

CLE Credit

The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar has been approved for seven (7) Continuing Legal Credits (CLEs). For more information visit the Wisconsin Court System Continuing Legal Education web page.
 
Please check with your licensing entity to see how this training matches your continuing education requirements.
 
The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar is supported by the University of Wisconsin - Law School, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety and the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.