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2020 MIACADA CONFERENCE | TRAVERSE CITY, MI

Better Together: Advising, Student Engagement, & Community Impact

May 15, 2020 @ Northwestern Michigan College

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REGISTRATION | Now Open!

The 2020 MIACADA Conference Co-Chairs are excited to welcome you to Traverse City, MI and Northwestern Michigan College for this year's Conference. Registration closes April 30, 2020.

Location: The Hagerty Center at Northwestern Michigan College | 715 E. Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

Registration Pricing:

    • MIACADA Member - $60
    • Non-MIACADA Member - $80
*Please note, MIACADA membership is $20/year

CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS

Submissions will need to provide the following. Submission deadline is April 1, 2020.

      • Presentation title
      • 250-word Session Abstract/Narrative
      • 135-word Short Description/Summary for Program
      • Three key take-aways from your session
      • Name of Presenters (email address, title and institution)
*Presenters are expected to be subject matter experts.

NETWORKING NIGHT

Thursday, May 14th 6-8 p.m. @ Rove Estate

 

SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

9:30-10:00 Coffee/Networking Time

10:00-11:00 Speakers Welcome and Keynote

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:05 Concurrent Session 1

12:15-1:15 Lunch

1:30-2:20 Concurrent Session 2

2:20-2:30 Break

2:30-3:20 Concurrent Session 3

3:30-4:00 Closing Celebration

KEYNOTE SPEAKER | John Parker-Der Boghossian

John Parker-Der Boghossian is a diversity, equity, and inclusion expert working in higher education and health and human services. As the former Chief Diversity Officer of Saint Paul College, and Equity and Inclusion Education Manager for Rainbow Health Initiative, John has worked with three of the five biggest health systems in the state of Minnesota. He creates diversity training’s, assesses organizations for equity and inclusion efforts, and recommends policies to advance an organization’s equity and inclusion goals. An in-demand public speaker, John has presented at health and education conferences throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota on topics including: implicit bias, health equity, Intersectionality, LGBTQ health, and intercultural competence. He is a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory, the premier assessment tool used internationally to assess and develop intercultural competence. He is a commissioner on the St. Paul/Ramsey County Food & Nutrition Commission. He serves as Vice-President of the Armenian Cultural Organization of Minnesota and also serves on the board of the Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute. He holds a Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Minnesota.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Updated as of 2/24/2020



Hotel Indigo

Hotel Website


Hotel block link: MIAcademicAdvisingAssoc


The dates of stay will have to be entered as 5/14-5/15, if it does not populate. If there is a problem with the link they can use your block code which is MA3.


RATES: $149 - Thursday | $229 - Friday/Saturday


If there is still difficulty making a reservation, they can call Taylor Salonen 231-932-0500 Press 3


Reservations must be made no later than April 16, 2020 to receive the group rate.



West Bay Beach Resort

Hotel Website


To make a reservation please contact the hotel reservations line at (231) 947-3700 and reference the Michigan Academic Advising Association or group code MAS.


RATES: $139 - Thursday | SOLD OUT - Friday




Cambria Suites

Hotel Website


LODGING: Kings - Sold Out | Queen-Doubles still available

RATES: $139 - Thursday | $199 - Friday

Rates are per night, per Suite, plus 6% state tax and 5% local assessment

You must make reservations no later than April 14, 2020 to receive the group rate

Early arrivals or stay overs will be offered at best available at time of reservation

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL -- 231.778.9000




Comfort Inn Suites

Hotel Website


LODGING: Double Queen Room

RATES: $99 - Thursday | Friday - SOLD OUT

Rates are per room, per night, plus 6% state tax and 5% local assessment

Discounted rate is offered until April 14, 2020

Early arrivals or stay overs will be offered at best available at time of reservation

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL -- 231.778.8000




Best Western

Hotel Website


LODGING: Single King/Queen or Double Queen Room

RATES: $109 - Thursday | $199 - Friday

Rates are per night, per room, plus 6% state tax and 5% local assessment

You must make reservations no later than April 14, 2020 to receive the group rate

Early arrivals or stay overs will be offered at best available at time of reservation


VOLUNTEER | Coming Soon!

 

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