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 ~ $129.00/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

Grand Rapids Community College

Bahrain

Adrian College

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

Grand Valley State University

Iraq

Grand Valley State University

Jordan

University of Michigan – Dearborn

Kuwait

Lebanon

Wayne State University

Libya

Aquinas College

Mauritania

Morocco

Grand Valley State University

Oman

Hope College

Palestine

University of Michigan – Dearborn

Qatar

Grand Valley State University

Saudi Arabia

Aquinas College

Somalia

Sudan

Syrian National Coalition

Ferris State University

Tunisia

Aquinas College

UAE

Spring Arbor University

Yemen

Wayne State University

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