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HOLD THAT DATE!!!!

The 18th Annual NAM Conference
Hilton Grand Rapids

Registration Information

PRE-CONFERENCE
registration through September 4, 2004, is $70.  Registrations after September 4, 2004, will be $90.  The registration fee covers morning coffee breaks both days, lunch both days, dinner Friday evening and a conference Best Practices Workbook.

A limited number of scholarships are available.  Contact Bridget Scott, 800.892.9051 or via e-mail Bridget.Scott@ssc.msu.edu for additional information.

A conference registration form is included below.  It can be faxed back to the Michigan Regional Community Policing Institute at 517.432.0727 or mailed with check or money order made payable to:
Neighborhood Associations of Michigan
P.O. Box 4193
East Lansing, MI  48826

Lodging

LODGING is available at the Hilton, 4747 28th  Street, SE Grand Rapids.  The rate for either a double or king bed is $70 (tax included).  To ensure hotel availability, you must make your hotel reservations by August 26, 2004.  Contact the hotel directly at (616) 957-0100 or 800-HILTONS and ask for the NAM Conference rate.

For More Information

For more specific information regarding the conference agenda, registration, lodging, etc. you can contact Marian Barrera-Young, youngbarrera@aol.com or 616.247.9550; NAM President, Dr. Maxie Jackson, [517.482.5761] NAM Secretariat [jackson@msu.edu].


Draft Conference Agenda

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2004
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Conference Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Welcome and Ice Breaker
9:15 am - 10:15 am
Keynote Address
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Plenary Session
Best Practices Panel
Benton Harbor's Silent Observer
Sandra's Trip
Kalamazoo's Building Blocks
Jackson's Partnership Park
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
LUNCH - as a Group
  • Reports from 2003 Mini-Grant Award Recipients
  • Announcements re: annual board meeting & elections
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Breakout Sessions:
  1. Black Ministers Organization
  2. Grantwriting Session
  3. Methamphetamine Labs:  An Update
  4. PRIDE session
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  1. Session to be developed
  2. Grantwriting Session
  3. Community Anit-Terrorism Awareness
  4. Baxter Neighborhood Association presentation
4:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Grand Rapids Area Tour
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
DINNER
  • Annual Board Meeting & Elections
8:30 pm - until
Afterglow & Entertainment


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2004
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Registration
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:15 am
Plenary Session - Confirmed
Identity Theft - Audrey confirming
Detective Brian Fountain, Detroit Police Department
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Plenary Session
10:15 am - 11:45 am
Breakout Sessions:
  1. To be developed
  2. To be developed
  3. Keeping "Community" in Policing
    Safety Town - Officer Tim Coe, Grayling Police Department
    Bicycle Rodeo
    Job Fairs
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
LUNCH
  • Report on NAM Annual Business Meeting & Elections
  • Presentation of 2004 NAM Community Builder Awards
  • Presentation of 2004 Community Oriented Policing Award
2:30 -
ADJOURN CONFERENCE


Conference Registration Form
Word Format
PDF format


For more information contact:
Dr. Maxie C. Jackson Jr.
NAM Secretariat
P.O. Box 4193
East Lansing, MI  48826
phone: 517.482.5761
fax: 517.482.5982
e-mail: namich@msu.edu