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Central Michigan University's Detroit Office

Overcoming Urban Challenges in the Era of Globalization

October 17-19, 2016

Central Michigan University
One Kennedy Square (on Campus Martius)​
Detroit, Michigan (view map)

The workshop seeks to learn from Detroit's and Flint's exceptional histories and showcase their present-day​ opportunities and challenges so that nonprofit organizations and their partners in the public and private sectors can learn from their rise, fall and potential resurgence.

>>Click here to vie​w the draft program


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Hotel Information

Please use the information provided to make your own hotel reservations. We will process reimbursements, if noted in your invitation, during your participation. Let us know if you have any questions or problems making this reservation. 

For the portion in Detroit, October 16-18, we reserved a block of rooms at the Atheneum in Greektown. We have a special rate of $129.00 per Deluxe Suite, plus 15% tax. This special rate is based on single/double occupancy, and there is an additional charge of $20.00 per person for third and fourth party. You can call 800-772-2323 and tell them that you are with the CMU Political Science Group. 

For the portion in Mt. Pleasant, October 19-21, please see the information from the following link: http://www.lssu.edu/mipsa. ​

Parking Information

Parking is available in the Kennedy Square Garage for $20/day. Other options include valet service across the street on Griswold between Fort and Congress at the Ford Building. (view map)