MAPLA
Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors

Conference Schedule 2017

 Thursday, September 21 -- Morning (Optional Pre-Conference Trip to the University of Michigan Law School)
9:00am                      Bus to University of Michigan Law School DoubleTree Suites

10:15am 11:00am    Tours of Michigan Law School University of Michigan

11:00am 12:30pm    Discussion and Lunch

University of Michigan
12:45pm      Bus to Hotel

 
 Thursday, September 21 -- Morning/Afternoon
8:00am
6:00pm
   Registration/Check-in Open
           
DoubleTree Suites
12:15pm
1:45pm
   Lunch (for those not going to University of Michigan Law School)
DoubleTree Suites

1:45pm
2:00pm    Break
           
DoubleTree Suites
2:00pm
3:45pm    New Advisor Workshop
           
           OR
   Veteran Advisor Workshop
           
DoubleTree Suites

3:45pm
5:15pm
   Law School Fair
            
           
DoubleTree Suites
               
5:15pm
6:00pm
   Break

DoubleTree Suites
 Thursday, September 21 -- Evening
 6:00pm 6:30pm    Cocktail Reception

DoubleTree Suites
 6:30pm 8:30pm    Dinner and Keynote Address

Please join us for an evening with Dennis Archer.  Dennis W. Archer
has been a leader in the community, the legal academic, and the legal
profession for much of his career.  In addition to serving as the associate
justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, mayor of Detroit and chairman of
one of the state's largest law firms, he has served as the president of the
American Bar Association, the National Bar Association, and the National League of Cities.

            
DoubleTree Suites
 Friday, September 22 -- Morning
7:00am
12:00pm    Registration Open
                        
 
DoubleTree Suites                
7:45am

   Buses to University of Detroit Mercy
                        
            
DoubleTree Suites
8:15am
9:30am
   Breakfast and Roundtable Discussion Topics
                                     
Detroit Mercy
9:30am
9:45am
   Break
           
Detroit Mercy
9:45am
10:45am
   Plenary #1
              The Pre-Law Advisor/Student Dynamic--The Importance of
               Student Autonomy

           
Detroit Mercy

10:45am
11:30am
   Tours of Detroit Mercy Law

Detroit Mercy
11:30am
 
   Buses to Wayne State University

 Friday, September 22 -- Afternoon
12:00pm
1:15pm    Lunch and MAPLA Business Meeting (part 1)

Wayne State
           
1:15pm
1:20pm
   Break

Wayne State
           
1:20pm
2:20pm
   Plenary #2
               LSAC Update

                       
Wayne State
2:20pm
2:35pm    Break

Wayne State
2:35pm 3:35pm    Plenary #3
              JD Advantage Jobs

Wayne State
3:35pm 4:15pm    Tours of Wayne Law

Wayne State
4:15pm 5:15pm    Plenary #4
             Advising Students During Uncertain Times

Wayne State
5:30pm      Buses to Hotel

 
 Friday, September 22 -- Evening
     Twins @ Tigers (bus departing 6:30pm)

           OR

  Dinner on Own

 
 Saturday, September 23 -- Morning
8:00am
8:45am
   Breakfast           

DoubleTree Suites
8:45am
9:45am
   Plenary #5
             Advising Students About Financing Law School


DoubleTree Suites

9:45am
10:00am    Break

DoubleTree Suites
10:00am
11:00am    Plenary #6
              TBA
             
DoubleTree Suites
11:00am 11:30am    MAPLA Business Meeting (part 2)

DoubleTree Suites
11:30am      Conference Closes

DoubleTree Suites
12:00pm      Hotel Checkout

DoubleTree Suites
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