Area Information

Topic Areas: Special Events

Date: 
May 14, 2014 - 10:00am - May 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Location: 
Rackham, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1070

 


This 3-day interdisciplinary, multi-sector conference will focus on identifying and combating barriers that women living in poverty face as they seek economic security and mobility. National researchers and practitioners will join U-M faculty, bringing multiple perspectives to this complex concern with policy recommendations as the expected outcome. Women & Economic Security is a joint conference presented by the Center for the Education of Women (CEW), University of Michigan, and Re:Gender (formerly the National Council for Research on Women).          

Use Hashtag:  #MakeEndsMeet

 


Conference Agenda | Day One with Keynote Sheryl WuDunn

Day Two Breakout Sessions | Day Three Action Agenda

Conference Registration | Speakers | Sponsors

Area Information | General Conference Information

 

State Street, Ann Arbor


 

Restaurant Guide & Map
 

All sessions will take place in the Rackham Building915 East Washington Street.

Interactive U-M Campus Map: Type in "Rackham" and then choose "Rackham Horace H School Of Graduate Studies" from the drop down menu to locate the conference venue.

Or click here for an interactive Google map that includes Rackham, along with the surrounding restaurants and parking garages (shown below).

 


 Hotel Information

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels in the area. 

Residence Inn Ann Arbor
Guests can reserve a room by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-321-2211. When calling to reserve your room, please specify that you are booking a room in the block reserved for the University of Michigan CEW Women's Economic Security Conference. Individual reservations for the block must be made no later than Wednesday, April 22, 2014, however rooms may still be available. Or, click on this link to reserve online.

Map/Directions to Residence Inn Ann Arbor

 

Holiday Inn & Suites
Guests can reserve a room by calling the hotel directly at 734-213-1900. When calling to reserve your room, please specify that you are booking a room in the block reserved for the University of Michigan CEW Women's Economic Security Conference. Or, click on this link to reserve online.


Map/Directions to Holiday Inn & Suites

 

Hampton Inn Ann Arbor-South
Guests can reserve a room by calling the hotel directly at 734-665-5000. When calling to reserve your room, please specify that you are booking a room in the block reserved for the 2014 CEW Women's Economic Security Conference. Or, click on this link to reserve online.

Map/Directions to Hampton Inn Ann Arbor-South

 

 

Sheraton Ann Arbor
Guests can reserve a room by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-627-7098 or 1-800-368-7764. When calling to reserve your room, please specify that you are booking a room in the block reserved for the 2014 CEW Women's Economic Security Conference. Individual reservations must be made no later than Wednesday, April 16, 2014, however rooms may still be available. Or, click on this link to reserve online.

Map/Directions to Sheraton Ann Arbor



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Transportation Information


Ann Arbor Bus Routes and Maps:

The Ride - Ann Arbor Transportation Authority

University of Michigan's 'Magic' Bus

State Street Park & Ride Lots
 - Drop off your car and take the AATA- 36 Wolverine Shuttle to campus for $1.50.

Car Services:

MetroCars (to and from Detroit) - 800-456-1701

Ann Arbor Yellow Car / Custom Shuttle - (734) 662-4444

Ann Arbor Cab - (734) 272-8009 or (734) 709-5454

Blue Cab - (734) 547-2222

Tree Town Transportation/A Cab Ann Arbor - (734) 213-1100 (mobile) or (734) 668-2222 (landline)


Airport Transportation:

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW, aka Metro-Wayne County) is the closest airport servicing all major airline carriers domestically and internationally. It is located approximately 25 miles east of Ann Arbor. Taxis, shuttles, and rental car agencies are available. All forms of transportation accept cash or credit cards. Driving time to Ann Arbor from the Detroit Metro Airport is approximately 30-40 minutes assuming no traffic hold-ups.

AirRide - Public transit to and from Detroit Metro Airport. TheRide is proud to bring you frequent, quick, and convenient public transit service connecting Ann Arbor with Detroit Metro Airport. Daily round trips serve downtown Ann Arbor, the Briarwood Mall area, and both DTW terminals.







The Megabus picks up in Ann Arbor, and makes stops in Chicago, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Toledo, and offers a variety of travel times and prices. Visit their website to learn more and make reservations.

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 Ann Arbor Area Information

Please see the links below for further information online:

Destination Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor Interactive Map

Restaurant List

Ann Arbor Events Calendar



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Thank you!
This event is one of the Michigan Meetings, a series of annual interdisciplinary meetings on topics of national and international significance sponsored by the Rackham Graduate School.

CEW thanks TIAA-CREF, our Premier Anniversary Sponsor for their generous support of all of our Anniversary events. We also thank our Event Contributing Sponsors, Morgan Stanley and Ford Motor Company Fund, and The Ford Foundation for support of the Michigan Partners Project (MPP). 

$150.00
Please choose which day(s) you will attend.
If you are registering for Day 2 of the conference, please choose one breakout session to attend.
Please choose one if you will be attending Day 1.
Please choose one if you will be attending Day 2.
Please choose one if you will be attending Day 3.