Michigan Model Arab League

Hotel | Schedule | Councils | Country Assignments

February 13-15, 2020

Grand Valley State University
Allendale, Michigan

**Open to Collegiate Institutions**
Conference Fees: $45/delegate

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Contacts

Local Coordinator National Council Representative
Dr. Majd Al-Mallah Sidney Jones 
Grand Valley State University National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
(almallam@gvsu.edu) (sidney@ncusar.org)

 

616-331-3634 202-293-6466
   
Secretary General
Assistant Secretary General
Assistant Secretary General

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Downtown Grand Rapids
310 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 235-7611
Group Name: Model Arab League
Singles/Doubles Available ~ $139.00/night +tax

Council Chair Positions

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR OPEN CHAIR POSITIONS. TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT APPLY FOR COUNCIL CHAIR.

Councils

Council Chair Location
Secretary-General Kyle Hibbard
Assistant Secretary-General Abbie Zysk
Joint Defense Council Jim Hicks  EC 215-C
Council on Palestinian Affairs Sarah Toppen  EC 215-D
Council on Political Affairs Marissa Ebels  EC 215-G
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers Mary Ngoma  EC 215-E
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers Cole McEldowney  EC 215-F

For topics for each Council, see the agenda.
***Please note that most of the Councils have different rooms for each day of the conference.***

Schedule

Thursday Time Location
Secretariat Meeting 3:00 – 4:00pm  EC Foundation Room
Registration and Pizza Reception 5:30 – 6:30 pm EC Lobby/East Lobby
Opening Ceremonies 6:30 – 7:45 pm  EC Auditorium 201-03
Break 7:45 – 8:00 pm
Council Session I 8:00 – 9:15 pm See above
Friday Time Location
Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 am EC 215-AH
Council Session II 9:00 – 12:00 pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00 – 12:00 pm  EC Foundation Room
Secretariat Meeting 12:00 – 12:30pm EC Foundation Room
Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Council Session III 1:30 – 5:30 pm See above
Middle Eastern Food Reception

Comedy Show by Amer Zahr

5:30 – 6:30 pm

6:30 pm

 EC East Lobby
Saturday Time Location
Secretariat Group Interview 8:00 – 8:30 am  EC Foundation Room
Secretariat Meeting 8:30 – 9:00 am EC Foundation Room
Continental Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 am  EC 215-AH
Council Session IV 9:00 – 12:00 pm See above
Faculty Advisers Meeting 11:00 – 12:00 pm  EC Foundation Room
Lunch (on your own) 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Summit Session 1:30 – 3:00 pm EC Auditorium 201-03
Award Ceremony 3:00 -3:30 pm  EC Auditorium 201-03

Country Assignments

Algeria

Bahrain

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

Iraq

Jordan

Kuwait

Lebanon

Libya

Mauritania

Morocco

Oman

Palestine

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Somalia

Sudan

Syrian National Coalition

Tunisia

UAE

Yemen

Featured image: “The Kirkhof Center at Grand Valley State University” by Kjetil Ree licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Student Leadership Development Program from the National Council on US-Arab Relations