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THE 2020 MIACADA CONFERENCE HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO CONCERNS OVER COVID-19.

All registrations for the conference will be transferred over to the new 2021 date.

2021 MIACADA CONFERENCE | TRAVERSE CITY, MI

Better Together: Advising, Student Engagement, & Community Impact

May 21, 2021 @ Northwestern Michigan College

Registration    |    Schedule    |    Keynote    |    Hotel    |   Volunteer 

REGISTRATION | Now Open!

The 2021 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, 2021.

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

Information coming soon.

NETWORKING NIGHT

Thursday, May 20th 6-8pm @ 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 


ROOM RATES


   Wed 5/19  Thurs 5/20  Fri 5/21  Sat 5/22
 Hotel Indigo

 $149.00

 $149.00  $229.00  $229.00
 West Bay Beach Resort  n/a  $139.95  $139.95  $139.95
 Comfort Inn  n/a  $99.00  n/a  n/a
 Best Western Plus  n/a  $109.00  n/a  n/a
 Cambria Suites  n/a  $139.00  $229.00  $229.00

Rates are for single/double occupancy  |  King and (2) Queen rooms available

Hotel Indigo | Hotel Website

Reservations must be made no later than April 21, 2021 reservation instructions coming soon...


West Bay Beach Resort | Hotel Website

Reservations must be made no later than April 19, 2021 and can be made by calling (234) 947-3700 and indicating they are part of the Michigan Academic Advising Association group.


Comfort Inn | Hotel Website

Reservations must be made no later than April 19, 2021 and can be made by calling (231) 778-8000 and indicating they are part of the Michigan Academic Advising Association group.


Best Western Plus | Hotel Website

Reservations must be made no later than April 19, 2021 and can be made by calling (231) 946-8424 and indicating they are part of the Michigan Academic Advising Association group.


Cambria Suites | Hotel Website

Reservations must be made no later than April 19, 2021 and can be made by calling (231) 778-9000 and indicating they are part of the Michigan Academic Advising Association group.

VOLUNTEER | Coming Soon!

 

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