Conference Logistics

2023 Logistics

Classroom location:

Floyd Hall
4601 Campus Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Class registration:

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Registrants should arrive at Western Michigan University by 7:30 a.m. for the 8 a.m. course start time.

Parking directions:

No permit is needed during the course for those driving to the Parkview Campus. Please see attached map for driving directions. We ask that attendees utilize the parking ramp, West Parking Deck (P4), or East Parking Deck (P3), highlighted in pink on the map.  Pull all the way forward on the main level deck for closer parking. Please note it is approximately 200 yards from the classroom. Signs will be posted on doors and in the hallway to guide you to Floyd Hall D-109. If you have limited mobility or need parking assistance, please contact

Shuttle service:

Free WMU shuttle services will be provided to WMU’s campus for the course each day and to and from the off-site dinner. The Radisson Hotel will be the shuttle pickup and dropoff location at 100 W Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49007.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
DepartureRadisson Plaza Hotel to WMU College of Engineering7:15 a.m.
DepartureWMU College of Engineering to Radisson Plaza Hotel5 p.m.
DepartureRadisson Plaza Hotel to Bell's Brewery6 p.m.
DepartureBell's Brewery to Radisson Hotel9 p.m.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
DepartureRadisson Plaza Hotel7:20 a.m.
DepartureWMU College of Engineering5:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
Departure Radisson Plaza Hotel7:20 a.m.
 Departure WMU College of Engineering3:15 p.m.

Course schedule:

Course materials:

All participants will receive a course presentation notebook.

CEU credits:

Earn 14 professional development hours or 1.4 CEUs after completion of this course.


Complimentary morning and afternoon snacks, along with lunch, will be provided.


Weather at this time of the year averages a high of 85 degrees and a low of 63. The dress is business casual, and jeans are okay. The meeting room temperature can be chilly.