Annual Minnesota Policy Conference

32nd Annual Minnesota Policy Conference
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Continuing Education and Conference Center, Saint Paul, Minnesota 

About the Conference

The conference provides an opportunity for individuals involved in policy work to explore major questions facing Minnesotans through a number of lenses: research and analysis, policy design and implementation, and evaluation and refinement. Participants will be able to take lessons learned in areas such as analysis, design, and evaluation to their own policy work. 

Who Should Attend

The conference brings together people involved in informing, designing, and developing policy impacting Minnesotans, including individuals in government, education, business or nonprofit organizations; students of all ages; or others interested in Minnesota’s future. 

College of Continuing Education, University of Minnesota

2016 Cosponsors
Center for Policy Design
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota
Hamline University School of Business
Hennepin County
League of Minnesota Cities
Metropolitan State University
Wilder Research

Founded by
Economic Resource Group

For Registration Questions
Contact 612-625-2900

For Program Questions
Contact Maddie Grover at or 612-624-4938


Guidebook Mobile App

The Minnesota Policy Conference has gone mobile! Attendees can plan their days with a personalized schedule and browse concurrent sessions, exhibitors, and venue maps. The app is compatible with iPhones, iPads, and Android devices. Windows Phone and Blackberry users can access the same information via the mobile site:

iOS and Android users:

• Download ‘Guidebook‘ from the Apple App Store or the Android Marketplace

• Scan the following image with your mobile phone’s QR Code reader

Minnesota Policy Conference

Join the Conversation with #mnpolicy


We invite you to join the conversation about the Minnesota Policy Conference by tweeting about the conference or posting updates to your LinkedIn and Facebook pages. The Conference hashtag is #mnpolicy. Type this hashtag in your tweets/posts to continue the conference backchannel; you may also search Twitter for this hashtag to view the tweets online. These social media efforts will help participants network and meet new colleagues prior to and during the conference.