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MI-ACE Network 2015 Conference
MI-ACE Network 2015 Conference

American Council on Education Michigan Women's Network 2015 Annual Conference

June 8-9, 2015
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at
Michigan State University

Join the Michigan ACE (American Council on Education) Women's Network annual conference. Hosted by Lansing Community College, this year's conference Make a Difference: Leadership • Inclusion • Connections offers an exciting and unique opportunity to connect with professionals working to enhance, improve and evolve higher education.

About MI-ACE Network 2015 Conference

The MI-ACE Women's Network annual conference is designed by women in higher education for women in higher education, and for those who share their mission, to provide opportunities for professional development in an environment that values connection, inclusiveness, and developing leadership potential. Sessions are tailored with the goal of bringing women together with their peers to engage on topics impacting women in academe today, including issues around public policy and women's equity. Through this active collaboration, the MI-ACE Women's Network strives to improve the climate, and enhance professional recognition and career advancement for women working in all of Michigan's public and private colleges and universities.

The MI-ACE Women's Network Public Policy Priorities for 2012-2015

  • Advancement and Support for Women Professionals
  • Changing Demographics - Access and Opportunity in Higher Education
  • Funding for Programs that Impact Girls and Women
  • Cost and Funding Issues in Higher Education

The Michigan ACE Network is committed to identifying, developing the leadership of, advancing, and supporting the retention of women in higher education throughout the state. The MI-ACE Women's Network 2015 Annual Conference provides a place where Michigan women leaders may find opportunity for professional development, networking, mentoring, advocacy, and support. It will allow time for those who attend to learn new leadership strategies and network with other women in leadership positions across the state.

Call for 2015 Proposals

Call for Proposals are open now

The 2015 Michigan ACE Women's Network Conference takes place June 8-9, 2015 at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing, MI. The link above is the Call for Presentations for concurrent sessions, which will be part of the conference's program on June 9. Selected sessions will focus on themes of the conference:

  • Leadership
  • Inclusion
  • Connections

we encourage you to include how your presentation exemplifies one of these themes in the description/abstract.

The deadline for submission is March 13, 2015 at noon. Applicants will be notified of proposal status by March 27, 2015. All sessions will be 60 minutes in length. Proposals should be submitted to Margie Clark, 2015 Conference Planning Committee chair, at

Thank you and we look forward to an excellent conference and networking opportunities at the 2015 MI ACE conference.


  1. Complete and submit the registration form below.
  2. Once submitted, you will be able to select conference events and submit payment information.

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2-day Package Professional Rate - Early Bird rate (prior to May 8) $280
This includes all conference events and meals (including Legislative Dinner)

2-day Conference: Professional - Early Bird rate (prior to May 8) $230 *

2-day Conference: Professional (May 8-conference) $250 *

2-day Conference: Graduate Student $150 *

1-day June 8 (Women of Color Collaborative—WOCC) only: Professional $75 *

1-day June 9 only: Professional $175 *

1-day June 8 (WOCC) only: Graduate student $ 75 *

1-day June 9 only: Graduate student $ 75 *

Legislative Dinner (June 8) $50

Lunch only Tuesday, June 9 $30

* Please register separately to attend the Legislative Dinner event.

For More Information:

Phone: (517) 483-9853

Hotel Details:

There is a room block for participants at the Michigan State University Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center at 219 Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823. The cost is $ 105 per night. Please contact the hotel directly at (800) 875-5090 and mention the MI-ACE Conference to obtain this reduced rate. This rate is in effect until May 7, 2015.

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