Call for Presenters: Michigan Tech Global and Community Engagement Conference

The Pavlis Honors College is looking for presenters for the 2022 Global and Community Engagement Conference (formally known as D80 Conference). Michigan Tech hosts this annual conference on campus every fall to give a platform to the voices of those serving communities both domestically and abroad.

This year’s conference will feature keynote speaker Kurt Paterson. Paterson is responsible for organizing the first D80 conference at Michigan Tech back in 2007 while he was an adjunct associate professor of civil and environmental engineering. Paterson most recently served as a Jefferson Science Fellow and is currently the senior sustainability advisor at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

Faculty, staff, students and local organizations are invited to participate in this event. We want to hear more about the work you are doing! This is a great opportunity to share your recent studies, projects or research with the community.

This year’s theme is “Re-energizing Our Communities Through Service.” Please consider submitting a 30-minute presentation proposal or passing this along to students or colleagues to highlight their work. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 29 in the Memorial Union Ballroom, and lunch will be provided.

The conference is open to anyone interested in the development, design and discovery of people and communities!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Darnishia Morris.

By the Pavlis Honors College.