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MAVA Conference 2020    

MAVA's Annual Conference, Connecting People: Inspiring Action will be held June 3 - 5, 2020 at Hamline University in St. Paul.

Our goal for this conference is to design and deliver an assortment of volunteer engagement and management sessions including an exciting plenary and over 40 breakout workshops to choose from to help you grow as a professional and network with your peers.  Come learn and grow with colleagues from all over Minnesota, the nation, and the world! 

Current News

Pre-registration is now open! Onsite registration will begin June 3, 2020 at 10 AM in the Anderson Center at Hamline University.

The MAVA Conference Team is now seeking proposals for workshops!
Click here to send us your workshop ideas. MAVA’s Conference Team will review all submissions. Proposals will be evaluated on the quality of each presentation and how well they align with the conference themes. Deadline for proposals is January 15, 2020.

Questions about proposals? Contact the Conference Content Committee.

MAVA Conference at a Glance

Workshop Themes

Foundational Skills
- Expand your personal toolbox at work through skills-based sessions that focus on the everyday logistics of volunteer management.

Re-Defining Volunteerism
- Explore the current data and research, diversity, and the ever-changing landscape of the volunteer world.

Professional Advancement
- Enhance your professional persona in the workplace through career networking, elevating the profession, and getting a seat at the decision-making table.

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, June 3rd

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Conference Orientation, Lunch Networking Session, Opening Keynote and First Two Sessions

5:30 - 9:30 p.m. – Optional Evening Activity (TBD)

Thursday, June 4th

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Breakout Sessions 3 and 4, Lunch, Breakout 5, and General Session

6:00 p.m. – Optional Evening Activity (TBD) 

Friday, June 5th

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. – Breakout Sessions 6 and 7, Lunch, Next Steps, Closing Remarks


Conference Registration Rates and Options: 

MAVA Members All Conference One Day Only
Early Bird
$325 $125
3/1/20 thru 6/1/20
$350 $150
6/1/20 thru event
$400 $200

SPECIAL OFFER FOR NON-MEMBERS: Includes one year MAVA Membership
3-Day Price 1-Day Price
Early Bird
$400 $200
(3/1/20 thru 6/1/20)
$425 $225
(6/1/20 thru event)
$475 $275
Non-MAVA Members 3-Day Price 1-Day Price
Guest Rate $600 $300

Highlighted Speakers at the MAVA Conference 2020

Rob Jackson
Rob Jackson Consulting Ltd.
Engaging and inspiring people to bring about change - www

More details coming soon!

Special Events at the MAVA Conference 2020

Coming January 2020