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The Engaged Campus: Driving Innovation through Partnerships

May 19-21, 2013
Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, MI

Register now for this showcase of advanced and innovative efforts in campus civic engagement including experimentation with creative partnerships and a focus on holistic practice—collective, strategic and aligned institutional involvement in local communities.

This conference will showcase and celebrate advanced and innovative efforts in campus civic engagement including experimentation with creative partnerships and a focus on holistic practice—collective, strategic and aligned institutional involvement in local communities. We appreciate the support of the Ford Motor Company Fund and our other generous sponsors.

Over the course of three days, attendees will

  • Engage in discussions and dialogues addressing the future of community-based learning and campus-community partnerships.
  • Learn about current and future innovations to the long-term campus-community partnerships for the common good, including the Ford Motor Company Fund C3 program.
  • Participate in a venue that will spark and support peer-to-peer networking, sharing and learning.

Click here to see the full conference program.

Click here to see a listing of the conference sessions.

Featured Speakers

Tonya Allen, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Program, The Skillman Foundation

 Herb Childress, Dean of Research and Assessment, Boston Architectural College

 Ceasar L. McDowell, Professor of the Practice of Community Development, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 John Viera, Global Director, Sustainability and Vehicle Environmental Matters, Ford Motor Company

 

Conference Costs & Travel

Registration Fee: $300
REGISTER NOW!
Due to Campus Compact’s obligation to the hotel and other vendors, registration cancellations after May 10 cannot be refunded. Paid registrations can be transferred to other individuals if necessary.

Conference Location/Lodging:
The Historic Dearborn Inn
20301 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, MI 48124
313-271-2700

The special conference room rate deadline has passed for lodging at the Dearborn Inn. The hotel has graciously agreed to honor that rate but ONLY IF SPACE IS AVAILABLE. In order to get the negotiated rate, please contact Robert George at the Dearborn Inn directly to make this request. It will not be honored by calling Marriott’s reservations line and may not be honored by the front desk. Robert’s number is 313-271-3461. Please only contact Robert for this reason. All other conference questions can be directed to Ryan Fewins-Bliss at rfewinsbliss {at} compact(.)org.

Parking: Parking at The Dearborn Inn is plentiful and free. Valet parking available for $12/day.

Internet Availability: For those staying as a guest in The Dearborn Inn, wireless internet service has been negotiated as part of the conference reservation rate.  Limited wireless internet will be provided to conference participants throughout the conference area during the conference. Presenters who request access to the internet for their workshop will be accommodated.

How to Get There:
Nearest Airport: Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)
Ground Transportation: Detroit Metro Airport provides a comprehensive list of ground transportation options at www.metroairport.com/transportation.  The hotel is approximately 12 miles Northeast of the airport. Estimated Taxi Fare is $25.

Questions

If you have questions about the event, please email Ryan Fewins-Bliss at rfewinsbliss {at} compact(.)org.

Sponsors

We thank The Ford Motor Company Fund for its generous support of this conference.

We appreciate additional support from the following sponsors: Jenzabar, Inc., University of Michigan Dearborn, Lyon Software, Noblehour, Michigan Campus Compact, and CMS Energy

Companies and organizations can buy an exhibitor space for $1,500. Exhibitor Form can be accessed here. Questions, please contact Amy Smitter at 517.231.7981 or asmitter {at} compact(.)org

More information on Sponsorship Opportunities.

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