Cambio de Colores is a multistate conference about integration of immigrants in new destinations in the Midwest.
It is a professional development opportunity that engages practitioners, researchers, and those working with immigrant communities in sharing experiences and knowledge that facilitate the integration of immigrants in new settlement areas.
|Cambio de Colores Conference will host four plenary speakers, including:|
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This conference is made possible thanks to the generous support of our sponsors at the University of Missouri System, at the University of Missouri - Columbia, and our external sponsors including Missouri Foundation for Health and others. The full list of sponsors is available here. Thank you!
November 2015: Call for Presentations circulated
February 1, 2016: Presentation abstracts deadline. Submissions are no longer being received.
April 15, 2016: Last day of early-bird registration
June 2, 2016: Late fees are added to normal registration fees starting on June 2.
June 8-10, 2016: Fifteenth Cambio de Colores – Latinos in the Heartland conference
August 19, 2016: Deadline for submission of papers for publication in Proceedings
Proposals for presentations during the 2016 conference were due on February 1.
May 23, 2016: The proceedings from the 2015 conference are available.
May 6, 2016: Details are available on the student gathering prior to the conference in the morning of Wednesday, June 8th.
May 4, 2016: Friendly reminder that the discounted room block is available through May 11. Reserve today.
April 29, 2016: A draft of the Full Program is available on the Program Page.
April 22, 2016: Announcing keynote speaker Dr. Gustavo Carlo. See Program for details.
April 20, 2016: The program-at-a-glance is available with titles of the breakout sessions within the five tracks.
April 14, 2016: Want to share your work? The conference is receiving new poster proposal submissions on a rolling basis. Please read details here.
April 6, 2016: Announcing keynote speakers Dr. Sandy Magaña. See Program for details.
March 28, 2016: Announcing keynote speakers Dr. Juan Andrade, Jr., and Dr. Edmund 'Ted' Hamann. See Program for details.
February 2, 2016: Submissions were received through February 1 and are no longer being accepted.
November 2015: Follow the conference by joining the Facebook event.
September 2015: The conference planning committee is organized and preparing the Call for Presentations.
June 2015: The proceedings of the 2014 conference were published and distributed. See the PDF version.
Click here to download this flyer to print and circulate!
Youth Development Track flyer available here.
Press Release: available here.
Read the 2015 Conference Review.
The 2015 conference was an exciting gathering of practitioners, researchers, educators, community members, students, and other professionals from across the Midwest and the United States. Many thanks go out to everyone involved: presenters, plenary speakers, site visit hosts, conference organizers, our hosts at UMKC, participants, and the actors from Vang.
This energetic annual meeting of people working from different disciplines, locations, and approaches to immigrant integration continues to grow and foster new ideas through the exchanges of research and best practices across many fields.