Merit Member Conference

Join us in Ypsilanti on Wednesday & Thursday, May 13-14, 2015

Register today and bring a colleague for free!

Make plans now to attend the 2015 Merit Member Conference (MMC) on May 13-14 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. The MMC is a community gathering on the state of the art in IT for organizations, with a focus both on technology and on the many related policy, financial and social considerations of providing information services. This year's agenda features tracks on collaboration, infrastructure, innovation, security, policy and management.

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Featured Speakers

Linglong He photo

Dr. John Tropman photo

Cory Brown

Quicken Loans

Linglong He is the Chief Information Officer of Quicken Loans Inc. With more than 20 years of experience within technology, Linglong is responsible for the overall vision and leadership for technology initiatives across the organization.

Read more about Linglong He.

University of Michigan

Dr. John Tropman has spent his career at the University of Michigan, teaching courses at the School of Social Work and the Ross School of Business.

Read more about Dr. John Tropman.

Cory Brown has worked in national security for his entire career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He transferred to Detroit two years ago and specializes in working with companies and universities to improve their informational security.

Read more about Cory Brown.

Registration Details

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Register now and Bring a Colleague for free!
Member regular registration: $219
Non-Member registration: $269
Wednesday only: $159
Thursday only: $110

Registration for the Merit Member Conference is open only to Merit Members, potential Members from higher education, K-12, libraries, government, health care and non-profits, and sponsors.

Bring a Colleague!

Merit Members who register for the full conference have the limited- time opportunity to register a colleague to attend the conference at no extra charge. Click the Register link for details.

Others may attend the conference only through special arrangement. Please contact for more information.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact at least two weeks in advance. Please note that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time to arrange than others.

Sponsoring the Conference

Sponsor the Merit Member Conference
Merit Network is pleased to make available a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for the Merit Member Conference. This is an excellent way to reach the networking and computing decision-makers at Michigan's leading education, research, library, healthcare, governmental and non-profit organizations.
Download the 2015 MMC Sponsorship Booklet (PDF)

Register as a sponsor today or contact for more information.

Travel Scholarships

Apply for a travel scholarship
Through the contributions of the Merit Community Supporters, Merit is pleased to offer scholarships to assist with expenses for Merit Member representatives who would otherwise be unable to attend because travel funds are not available. Scholarships can cover registration fees, standard federal auto mileage, and/or accommodations at the conference hotel; please describe your specific needs by using the scholarship form linked below. The scholarship application deadline is Friday, April 17.

Apply for a travel scholarship.

Merit Community Supporters

Featured Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors


MMC Archives

View past agendas, presentations, photos and more in the Merit Member Conference Archive.

REACH-3MC Project Celebratory Lunch on May 13, 2015.  Please join us and register to attend.



Merit Members receive a $50 discount when registering to attend both MCRCon and the Merit Member Conference. Please email to register for both events.

Visit the MCRCon web site.

Hotel Information

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A hotel room rate of $149/night is available to MMC attendees. You can reserve rooms online or by phone at 877-757-7133 or 800-228-9290 and identify yourself as part of the Merit Network May2015 group. The group rate is available until Friday, May 1, 2015.

The Merit Member Conference will be held at
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
1275 S Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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