Hello from Detroit!
Forward with Vitality, Relevance, and Sustainability in Our Changing World”
The energetic and inspiring atmosphere
of Motor City and Motown await conference
participants in this beautiful city! Join your
DKG colleagues at the historic and newly
renovated Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in
downtown Detroit to relax and strengthen
Preconference offerings will include
opportunities to enhance your mind and
body. Hone and expand your key leader-
ship skills with a preconference workshop
on Wednesday, July 12, with a deep dive
into parliamentary procedures and use of
Robert’s Rules of Order. Participation will
require the purchase of RONR in Brief and
a ticketed lunch. The other Wednesday preconference
offering will be an opportunity to enhance
mind and body with a full-day session
of classroom yoga and social-emotional
learning practices good for you and for students! The cost of the mindfulness and classroom-based yoga will
be purchase of a ticketed lunch. These preconference opportunities are sponsored by the Cornetet Award Fund.
Thursday will begin with a luncheon featuring the first exciting keynote speaker of the conference, followed
by many opportunities to dive deeper into topics of interest at other sessions.
Later that afternoon, “NewBees”
will gather, and a welcome event will focus on reconnecting and networking with colleagues.
Friday and Saturday will offer more opportunities for fun and enhancement of mind and body! Speakers will
present on a variety of thought-provoking and energizing topics, including motivation for our members from Debbie LeBlanc, DKG International President 2022–2024, and Nita Scott, DKG Executive Director. Be sure to register
to enjoy general sessions with our speakers; forums; workshops on a variety of topics; panel discussions; and
time to reflect and focus on your well-being in mind, body, and spirit.
The Society Expo will be available on Friday and Saturday with time to shop, learn, and have fun! Vendors and
exhibitors will be sharing and selling a wide range of items, and the Expo will include an area for participants to
share their talents in an Arts and Humanities display. Our fun will conclude before heading back home with a
casual and entertaining Saturday night tribute to Motown’s greatest music in an interactive experience that you
won’t want to miss!