2018 Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar

October 10, 2018

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions
1305 Kalahari Dr
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Registration Information

Registration Fee: $125
(includes all sessions, materials, breakfast and lunch)

Registration is now closed.


Workshop Session Descriptions

Before registering, review the session descriptions here.

Cancellations, Substitutions and No Shows

Full refunds granted upon receipt of written request to uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu. Request must be received by October 2, 2018. Refunds requested after October 2, 2018 will be assessed a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given after October 8, 2018. Substitutions can be made at any time, but no shows will be responsible for the full conference fee. Last minute registrations cannot be guaranteed meals or materials.


Contact UWSP Continuing Education at uwspce-conf@uwsp.edu

​Join us in October!

The 2018 Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar is a specialized session on alcohol policy for local officials, law enforcement, coalition leaders, and advocates offering alcohol policy topics in multiple 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.

This one-day event will focus on evidence-based policies, practices and their enforcement to prevent and reduce excessive or illegal alcohol consumption.

Seminar Schedule

​7:30 - 9:00 a.m.​Registration and Breakfast Buffet
​9:00 - 10:00 a.m.​Opening General Session
Approaches to Reduce Alcohol Outlet Density and its Related Consequences
Mark Sparks, Sparks Initiative
​10:10 - 11:10 a.m.​Workshop Sessions #1
​11:15 - 12:15 p.m.​Workshop Sessions #2
​12:25 - 1:10 p.m.​Lunch
Four Ignite Presentations
​1:20 - 2:20 p.m.​Workshop Sessions #3
​2:25 - 3:25 p.m.​Workshop Sessions #4
​3:30 - 4:30 p.m.​Closing General Session
Place of Last Drink
Cheif Shane Mikkelson, Osseo Minnesota Police Department
Sheila Nesbitt, Partnership for Change, North Memorial

The seminar has been approved for 6.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education.

Continuing Education Hours (CEHs)

Continuing Education Hours are a measure of participation in continuing education programs. A 2-ply certificate of completion form will be in your registration folder when you arrive at the conference and will be your proof of attendance and continuing education hours. It is your responsibility to report your hours earned to your appropriate credential or licensing board.
The 2018 Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar has been approved for 6 CEHs.

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The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar is accepted by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services as 7.5 hours of training required to receive or retain Certified Prevention Specialist certification.
The Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Seminar is a program of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Wisconsin Alcohol Policy Project through support by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.