Attendee Guide

cdc_logo16thYour one-stop shop for navigating the 16th annual Cambio de Colores conference.

Quick guide:


The 16th annual Cambio de Colores conference, as well as the Extended Education Track, will take place at the University of Missouri – St. Louis in the J.C. Penney Conference Center (see map here) on June 14, 15, and 16. The venue has free WiFi for participants. And has many floors – see the building map.

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Parking information

Participants are able to park for free at the MSC North Garage (Lot 54 on this map).  You do not need a parking permit for this space. If you have accessibility needs, you can be issued a parking permit that allows for closer parking. Please contact with this request.

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Conference program

See the official conference program here. Additionally, the Program-at-a-Glance is available for a more visual representation.

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See the full conference program
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See the Program-at-a-Glance

Site Visits (June 15)

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore relevant places in St. Louis during the conference site visits, which take place from 10:45am–1:45pm during the second day of the conference.

Locations include:

Conference abstracts

The draft abstracts document is intended for the convenience and exclusive use of conference participants, and is not intended for citation. Abstracts will be published in the book of Proceedings. Abstracts are listed by the first author’s last name.

Speaker biographies

The biographical information about the conference presenters is available for the convenience and exclusive use of conference participants.

Plenary sessions

Learn more about each plenary speaker

“For the Sake of All: Improving Health and Well-being in St. Louis Post-Ferguson”
June 14 at 2pm
Dr. Jason Purnell

“Facilitating Integration through Collaboration and Unity in St. Louis”
June 15 at 9:30am
Dr. F. Javier Orozco
Karlos Ramirez
Jaime Torres
Eileen Wolfington

“Strategies and Collaborations for Latino Empowerment: The Role of Community Colleges”
June 15 at 2:15pm
Dr. Karen Hunter Anderson
Dr. Anthony Cruz

“Explorando Juntos: Exploring the Organic Intellectualism of Immigrant Students and Communities”
June 16 at 9am
Dr. Mariana Pacheco