Latinos in the Heartland:
Shaping the Future: Leadership for Inclusive Communities

University of Missouri - Kansas City
June 10-12, 2015
 Last Updated: 5 June, 2015

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Pre-conference registration is no longer available. You can register at the conference starting at 11am on June 10, at the conference registration desk outside UMKC Student Union room 401 AD.

Members of the UMKC community can register here.


A 3-day parking pass can be purchased during the registration process for $14 (please pick it up at the registration desk when you arrive). Parking will be in the Cherry Street Parking Garage (map). You may also purchase a parking pass upon arrival at the conference, from the registration table. A one-day parking pass is also available for $7.

If you do not purchase a pass, there is metered parking at UMKC that is metered during the day and night.


The Conference is offering University of Missouri Extension Continuing Education Units. When registering, please remember to indicate if you are requesting CEUs. The cost of CEUs is included with your registration fee (no additional payment is needed). We are also willing to work with your school district or other authority for other types of continuing education credits. Let us know.

Registration Fees

Early bird registration is $175, and the regular registration fee is $200.00 per person.  This fee includes all breaks, one lunch, and one dinner, as well as a conference packet. A late registration fee of $25.00 should be added for applications received on or after June 1. There are special rates for full time students (please see schedule below).

Some need-based assistance/scholarships will be available; please send inquiries to We particularly invite community members to request assistance, particularly those people who do not have a professional organization or affiliation that could support their participation.

The conference registration fees are as follows:

Early Bird registration (through May 22, 2015)
Includes meals, breaks and conference packet


Regular registration
Includes meals, breaks and conference packet


Student rate
For full-time students (copy of ID required); includes meals, breaks and conference packet


Late Registration fee
Please add this amount if registered June 1, 2015 or later



Refund Policy
All cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted in writing to the MU Conference office by fax (573-882-1953) or email. There will be a $5 processing fee for canceling. Please note that no refund requests will be honored after May 27, 2015. However, substitutions (transferring your registration to someone else) are always welcome!
Please send refund requests to: 
MU Conference Office
344 Hearnes Center 
Columbia, MO 65211
Local: 573-882-4038
Toll-free: 1-866-682-6663
Fax: 573-882-1953
If you have questions about registration or need special assistance, please contact the Conference Office at any of the addresses above.