2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena
The 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference will be help at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs in Minneapolis

2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference
Advancing Social Equity: Implementing and Measuring Change in the Public Arena
June 10-12, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN

The 19th Annual Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC) is co-sponsored by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) and co-sponsored and hosted by the Humphrey School of Public Affairs (HHH) at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities.

Registration for the conference and sponsorship reservations are now live. We will continue updating this website in the coming months, including planning committee membership, a full agenda, and a call for panelists.

For more information, contact: hhhselc2020@umn.edu.

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Conference Registration

Register for the 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference

Conference Registration Information:

Your registration fee includes all breakfasts, lunches, and receptions during the conference. Thursday dinner is optional at an additional cost ($30).

Registration Costs:

  • $200 for academics and practitioners
  • $75 for students or single-day registration

Important Registration Policies:

  • Registration fee is fully refundable if canceled on or before April 10, 2020.
  • 50% refund available from April 11 through May 10, 2020
  • No refunds available after 11:59 p.m. (CST) on May 10, 2020.

Registration How-to:

1. Go to the SELC 2020 registration website
2. Log in or create an account (University of Minnesota users: Your x500 is your login)
3. Select a registration package:

  • Full Conference: $200
  • Full Conference - Student Rate: $75
  • Single Day Pass - Wednesday: $75
  • Single Day Pass - Thursday: $75
  • Single Day Pass - Friday: $75

4. If applicable, you may add on the optional, ticketed Thursday night dinner ($30)
5. Select your payment method

  • Online by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover)
  • UMN users can pay using EFS chartstring

6. Complete your registration; you will receive a confirmation email.

Questions? Contact us: hhhselc2020@umn.edu.

Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available for organizations and schools looking to advertise during the 2020 Social Equity Leadership Conference.

Download: SELC 2020 Sponsorship Opportunities [pdf]
Reserve Sponsorship: SELC 2019 Sponsorship Reservation

All reservations, materials, and files are due by May 1, 2020.

For more information, or to submit your artwork, contact: hhhselc2020@umn.edu.

Advertisement Sizes

  • Full-page = 7.5”w x 10”h
  • Half-page = 7.5”w x 4.75”h

Hotel & Travel

Please note that all SELC 2020 sessions and panels take place at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs on the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities campus (301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455).

Hotel Information

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown

Conference room blocks are available until May 19, 2020 at the Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown. A limited number of rooms are available; we encourage you to book well in advance.

Mention the group name ‘Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC)’ via phone (877-699-3216).  To book online use the reservation link below.

Book your group rate for Social Equity Leadership Conference (SELC)

Other Lodging Options

The University of Minnesota maintains a list of nearby lodging options; please note that these hotels are not affiliated with the conference and room blocks are not available.

Travel Information

Maps & Directions: Getting to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Airport: Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)

Mass Transit

The Humphrey School is easily accessed by MetroTransit bus and light rail service. The West Bank station on the Green Line is closest to the School and located on 19th Avenue; after exiting to street level, proceed south to the School. The Cedar Riverside station on the Blue Line is only a few blocks away from the School. Both bus routes 2 and 7 serve the stop at 19th Avenue South and Riverside Avenue, approximately one block from the Humphrey School. Visit the MetroTransit website to find other routes that serve the area.

Ridesharing

Apps like Lyft and Uber are available in the area, providing both rideshare and private car services.

Walking Directions from the Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (10 mins)

  • Head east on S Washington Ave (276 ft)
  • Turn right onto 19th Ave S (0.2 mi)
  • Destination will be on your left: Humphrey School of Public Affairs, 301 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Parking Information

Campus parking: Attendees can park in the 19th Ave. Ramp (closest ramp; across the street from the Humphrey School), the 21st Ave. Ramp (two blocks walking distance), or Lot 94.

Planning Committee

RaJade Berry-James
Associate Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, North Carolina State University

Brandi Blessett
Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati

Laura Bloomberg
Dean, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

An Garagiola
Research Assistant, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Gary Glickman
Chair, Standing Panel on Social Equity, NAPA

Sean McCandless
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois 

Samuel Myers
Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Marilyn Rubin
Research Fellow, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University

Jodi Sandfort
Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Blue Wooldridge
Fellow and Immediate Past Chair of the Standing Panel on Social Equity and Governance, NAPA