Policy analysis conference will examine the cost of disparities to our society

The 29th annual conference on policy analysis will examine the cost of disparities to our society, who is responsible for reducing or eliminating disparities and why it matters. The conference will also consider the policy, political and implementation aspects of proposed solutions.

The conference — Access and Opportunities: All Things Not Being Equal — is set for Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus.

The conference is designed for appointed and elected officials, economic and policy analysts from all levels of government as well as educators and administrators from the business and nonprofit communities.

Following the keynote presentation — Politics, Policy and Inequality — conference participants will be able to attend three of the sessions listed below:

The registration fee is $175, if the registration is postmarked by Oct. 2. After Oct. 2, the fee is $200.

The conference is sponsored by the College of Continuing Education - University of Minnesota. Co-sponsors are the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs - University of Minnesota, Hamline University School of Business, Humphrey School of Public Affairs - University of Minnesota, and The Center for Policy Studies. The conference is funded by the Economic Resource Group.

For more information visit www.cce.umn.edu/policyanalysis or contact Nick McArdle at cceconf3@umn.edu or 612-625-5969.


Published Oct 2, 2013