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2019 North Central Region Conference

  • 10 Oct 2019
  • 12 Oct 2019
  • East Lansing, MI


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 2019 North Central Region AAAE Conference

Michigan State University – East Lansing, Michigan

October 10-12, 2019

Final Schedule

Call for Round Table-Ideation Proposals

Call for Research Proposals

Call for Innovative Poster Proposals

Call for Learner Centered Teaching Presentations

PLEASE NOTE: This is the second year of significant changes to the submission and acceptance processes!

Submission: There will not be separate submissions for Research POSTERS. All research proposals will be submitted at the same time. There will be two formats for presentation of research:

  1. Paper Presentation
  2. Poster Presentation

Upon acceptance for presentation, the lead author will be asked to provide their preferred format of presentation. All effort will be made to meet the preference, but there will be a need to have both paper and poster presentations. As a result, some will not receive their preference.

Acceptance: You will receive acceptance/rejection notification as similar to previous years. Notification of acceptance will be followed with an email with more details of the acceptance and requesting your presentation preference. An additional communication will be made to indicate the final decision on type of presentation. Higher scoring abstracts will be given preference for paper presentations.

Innovative Idea Posters: Nothing has changed, the call for posters is also attached to this email.

Learner Centered Teaching Presentations: We have a new opportunity this year as we conduct the National Conference on Learner-Centered Teaching in conjunction with North Central AAAE.

Roundtable Discussion: As in 2018, we will have roundtable discussions. Changing for 2019 is that there will be separate call for roundtable discussions. This call will be made 4 to 6 weeks prior to the conference.

Conference Details

Note. Thursday will include an opportunity to engage in the 4th National Learner-Centered Teaching Conference, starting at 8AM. The National Learner-Centered Teaching Conference will also be held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

Conference hotel

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

$125 for Single or Double Room

Click here to reserve your hotel rooms today. The room block is reserved until Sept. 9.

After entering your reservation dates, click “More Options,” then enter “1910CENTRA” within the group code box for a discounted rate.

The Kellogg Hotel offers a shuttle service from the Lansing Airport or Michigan Flyer drop-off location. Please contact the Kellogg Hotel (517-432-4000) for more information about the shuttle service.

Potential Overflow Hotel

If the Kellogg Hotel is sold out, there is a block of rooms available at the Springhill Suites, 1100 E. Towbridge Rd, East Lansing. Phone: 517-763-2033. Select Special Rates / Group, then enter code: North Central Association for Agricultural Educators

Rates are King = $119 per night; Queen Suite = $124 per night.

Cutoff date is September 9, 2019.

Transportation details

Available Airports include:

  • Lansing - Capital Region International Airport (LAN)
  • Detroit - Detroit Metro International Airport (DTW) consider using the Michigan Flyer for bus transportation to East Lansing (will have to use Uber or Lyft to get to hotel once in East Lansing).
  • Grand Rapids - Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)
  • Flint - Bishop International Airport (FNT)

For ground transportation, the Kellogg Hotel offers a shuttle service from the Lansing Airport or Michigan Flyer drop-off location.

Uber, Lyft, or renting a car are other ground transportation options.

Other activities

Provided below is a brief list of attractions within driving distance from East Lansing. We will not have an organized tour.

For more information, contact Aaron McKim (amckim@msu.edu)

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