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Register today! Make plans to attend the 2015 Merit Member Conference


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

Register by April 3, 2015, & lock-in last year's price. Plus 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.

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Call for Presentations
Share your knowledge about network management and operations, computing infrastructure, IT policy, distance learning, and other key areas in technology! Of special interest are presentations on emerging technologies and case studies of technology implementation. Presentation slots are 40 minutes in length. Presenters may attend the full conference at no cost.

The submission deadline is Friday, March 13, 2015. Notification will be made by approximately March 23. To submit a proposal, please complete the Call for Presentations form.

Registration Details
Early Bird Registration
Member early-bird registration (through April 3, 2015): $179
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 event sponsors.

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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 more information.

Others may attend the conference only through special arrangement. Please contact learning@merit.edu for more information.

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

Travel Scholarships
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
Merit Community Supporters: ADVA Optical Networks, Cisco Systems, Data Strategy, EMC, Juniper Networks
MMC Archives
2014 Merit Member Conference Cover



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






Sponsoring the 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. Please contact sponsorship@merit.edu for more information.

Download the 2015 MMC Sponsorship Booklet (PDF)


Eagle Crest Conference Center photo
 
Hotel Information:

The 2015 Merit Member Conference will be held at
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
1275 S Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI

Hotel registration will be available soon.
 


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