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Location and Logistics

Wynalda Teaching and Learning Institute conference breakout and keynote sessions will be held at Davenport’s Lettinga campus. Parking is available on site.

Hotel Information

  • Conference lodging as well as Thursday evening cocktails and dinner will be held at the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids-Airport. Pre-registration is required for networking cocktail hour and dinner.
  • Individuals wishing to reserve a single-room should contact the hotel directly at 616-957-1770 to reserve a room in Davenport's block of reduced-price rooms.  Our group code is DVU.  Be sure to mention this code when you make your reservation to ensure the best possible price.  Please see the registration form for additional details about rooming and to register for the event.

All faculty, including adjuncts, distinguished adjuncts, full-time faculty and lab coordinators as well as full-time library, testing, and tutoring staff plus our academic leaders are invited to present and participate in this event, either in-person or virtually via web streaming and online resources.

We are working to increase adjunct participation in this event-- distinguished adjuncts and any adjunct who is presenting are invited to participate in the live event. Currently, all other adjuncts are invited to participate online via live streaming.  Teaching and Learning Coordinators (TLCs) are invited to participate either online or in-seat (the choice is up to you).  Travel costs cannot be reimbursed beyond shared mileage from a DU campus location.

For those presenters, TLCs and full-time faculty attending the in-person event in Grand Rapids, hotel rooms will be double occupancy and mileage will be reimbursed for groups of 3 traveling together from other campuses. Full information on these and other logistical details will be provided later during the registration process.

Please note that many of the conference sessions, including breakouts, will be Live Streamed and/ or recorded. By agreeing to present at this conference, you are agreeing that your session can be Live Streamed and/ or recorded for ongoing educational use by Davenport University students, faculty, staff, or community members.



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