Last year, our tickets sold fast so don’t miss out. REGISTRATION DEADLINE FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

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We offer an empowering experience

Drawing individuals from various cultural backgrounds, academic training levels and geographical backgrounds together to learn, network and inspire...

The [YU?] Bi-annual Confab Spring 2019 offers cutting-edge presentations, posters, developmental workshops and panel discussions on emerging issues and challenges facing minority and/or underrepresented students, parents and communities we serve. This conference provides an opportunity for individuals, especially scholars, mentees and young professionals, to discover, inspire, reinforce aims, trigger thoughts, touch dreams, plan innovatively, and realize potentials.


Accommodations & Travel Information


For hotel accommodations at the discounted rate of $129 guests can make reservations online or call 1-800-424-6835 and reference group code L58 and/or block name “The “Why You?” Initiative Confab”. All reservations must be made by Wednesday, March 6, 2019 and will be offered based on availability. Click here to make reservation online.

Self-Parking at hotel: $10.00 / Valet Parking is $45.00
Airport: Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (IATA: MSP, ICAO: KMSP, FAA LID:MSP)
Hotel Address: InterContinental Minneapolis–St.Paul Airport Hotel, 5005 Glumack Drive, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55450 (Located at MSP Terminal 1)

The 5 Pillars of Confab

Workshops, Sessions, Panel Discussions, Keynote Speeches, and Poster Presentations are designed to address components of each pillar.

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