BLACK MALE SUMMIT
Sept. 29-30, 2017 | The University of Akron
Join us for the 10th anniversary of the Black Male Summit — two days of leadership and inspiration from leading national experts in African American Male educational achievement. We together will discuss how to build better pathways to how we recruit, retain and graduate African American Males in higher education.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- High school and college students
- Community leaders
Participants may choose between two tracks.
TRACK I: General Conference Track: Participants will be provided with tools, practical training, and best practices through addresses and breakout presentations that address educational achievement among African American students.
TRACK II: Black Male Summit Academy and High School Track. Participating middle and high school students can attend addresses and breakout sessions that specifically focus on best practices for academic achievement.
LOCATION, DATES AND TIMES
DAY ONE: Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
DAY TWO: Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at The University of Akron Student Union, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Includes lunch both days and parking on the second date. There will be a special parking discount for summit participants on lots near the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron.
UA students, free but you need to register.
UA faculty, staff and BMS Committee members, $40 | Register now
UA alumni, $50 | Register now
General conference fee: Now until Sept. 4, $100 | Register now
Late registration fee: Sept. 5-Sept. 15, $125
High School Student Groups:
Conference fee: Now until Sept. 4, $25 students ($100 for group leaders) | Register now
Limited scholarships available. For more information, please email Vice president Jolene Lane at firstname.lastname@example.org
Late Registration fee: Sept. 5 to Sept 15, $125 per group leader
Group rate fee (10 or more):
Conference fee: June 15 to Sept. 4, $100 per person | Register now
Late Registration Fee: Sept. 5 to Sept. 15, $125 per person
General questions: Antoinette East-Jenkins | 330-972-6700 | email@example.com
Registration questions: John Alvarez Turner | 330-972-7008 | firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
You are cordially invited to submit a proposal to present at the 2017 Black Male Summit, celebrating its 10th year. The BMS is your opportunity to share your scholarship, knowledge, academic research, experience as activist, and community engagement.
We offer a variety of prestigious sponsorship packages. Learn how you or your organization can be associated with the 10th anniversary of this national event.