Michigan Regional

 

MICHIGAN REGIONAL UNIVERSITY
MODEL ARAB LEAGUE

Hotel  |  Schedule  |  Councils  |  Country Assignments

February 13-15, 2014

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

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Contacts

Local Coordinator National Council Representative
Dr. Coeli Fitzpatrick Josh Hilbrand
Grand Valley State University National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
(fitzpaco@gvsu.edu) (Josh@ncusar.org)
616-331-3748 202-293-6466
   
Secretary General Assistant Secretary General
Lizzy Heyboer Maddy Mihaly
Grand Valley State University Grand Valley State University

Hotel Information

Sleep Inn and Suites Allendale
4869 Becker Drive
Allendale Charter Township, MI 49401
$89.99 – 2 Queen size beds per room
(616) 892-8000

Council Chair Positions

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Councils

Council Chair Location
Joint Defense Council Matt Bassett
Aquinas College
KC 2215/6
Council on Palestinian Affairs Marika Rietsema
Aquinas College
KC 2201
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Tyler Clark
Aquinas College
KC 2266
Council on Political Affairs Evelyn Vargas
Aquinas College
KC 2270
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers David Baker
Univ. of Michigan – Dearborn
KC 1142
Arab Court of Justice Rachel Lanczak
Aquinas College
KC 0042

For topics by council, see the agenda.

Schedule

Thursday Time Location
Pre-Conference Speaker (TBA) 1:00pm KC 2250
Registration and Pizza Reception 5:30-6:30pm KC 2250
Opening Session 6:30-7:45pm KC 2250
Break 7:45-8:00pm See above
Plenary Session 8:00pm KC 2250
Committee Session I until 9:15pm See above
Friday
Committee Session II 9:00am-12:00pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00am-12:00pm KC 2227
Council Officers Meeting 12:00-12:30pm KC 2228
Lunch (on your own) 12:00-1:30pm
Council Session III 1:30-5:30pm See above
Council Officers Meeting 5:30-6:00pm KC 2228
Middle Eastern Appetizers 6:00pm KC 2250
Saturday
Committee Session IV 9:00am-12:00pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00am-12:00pm KC 2227
Lunch (on your own) 12:00-1:00pm
Summit Session 1:30-3:00pm KC 2250
Awards Ceremony 3:00-3:30pm KC 2250

Country Assignments

Algeria

 

Bahrain

Aquinas College

Comoros

Adrian College

Djibouti

 

Egypt

Saginaw Valley State University

Iraq

Eastern Michigan University

Jordan

DePaul University

Kuwait

Grand Valley State University

Lebanon

University of Michigan – Dearborn

Libya

Aquinas College

Mauritania

Morocco

Spring Arbor University

Oman

Hope College

Palestine

Grand Valley State University

Qatar

Northwestern University

Saudi Arabia

University of Michigan – Dearborn

Somalia

 

Sudan

 

Syrian National Coalition

Aquinas College

Tunisia

Eastern Michigan University

UAE

Saginaw Valley State University

Yemen

Spring Arbor University