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 Claudia Boerigter
Assistant Secretary General Angel Bista
Assistant Secretary General Jorgen Regerg

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

RESERVATION DEADLINE:

JAN 28, 2020

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 Claudia Boerigter
Assistant Secretary-General Angel Bista  & Jorgen Regerg
Joint Defense Council  Mary Ngoma  EC 215-C
Council on Palestinian Affairs  Casey Saenz  EC 215-D
Council on Political Affairs Tiana-Marie Peavey  EC 215-G
Council of Arab Social Affairs Ministers  Zachary Briggs  EC 215-E
Council of Arab Environmental Affairs Ministers  Aidan Saggers  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

Film: Laila’s Birthday

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

University of Maryland

Bahrain

Grand Valley State University

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

University of MI Dearborn

Iraq

Grand Rapids Community College

Jordan

Grand Valley State University

Kuwait

Spring Arbor University

Lebanon

Libya

Aquinas College

Mauritania

Morocco

Oman

Palestine

Grand Valley State University

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

University of MI Dearborn

Somalia

Sudan

Hope College

Syrian National Coalition

Aquinas College

Tunisia

Grand Valley State University

UAE

Yemen

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