Marquette Warrior: Wisconsin Blog “Summit”

Friday, March 03, 2006

Wisconsin Blog “Summit”

Leading bloggers and commentators will gather on Saturday March 18 at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha for the inaugural WisPolitics/WisOpinion Blog Summit.

The event will highlight the impact of blogs on politics and government in Wisconsin and beyond as well as featuring the 2005 Wisconsin blogger of the year award.

The summit is set for Saturday, March 18 from 1 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. at the Country Springs Hotel in Waukesha. It is sponsored by AT&T Wisconsin, WisPolitics, WisOpinion and others.

Attendance is free and open to all interested parties, but attendees must register in advance by contacting John Link at

Participants include some of the state’s leading bloggers:

Ann Althouse, a nationally recognized blogger and UW-Madison law school faculty member. She will deliver the summit’s keynote address.

Charlie Sykes, Milwaukee WTMJ-AM morning radio host and leading conservative voice.

Ed Garvey, Madison attorney and former Democratic candidate for governor and U.S. senator, who blogs from the liberal side at

Brian Fraley, a GOP strategist, who blogs about politics.

State Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Madison, who has his own blog.

Jessica McBride, UW-Milwaukee journalism instructor, radio talk show host and conservative media blogger.

John McAdams, blogger and Marquette professor of political science.

Other participants include: Jennifer L. Peterson, attorney in the Madison office LaFollette Godfrey & Kahn, who will address the legalities of blogging, and UW-Madison political scientist Ken Mayer.

For a tentative schedule, click here:

To register, contact:


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