Annual Minnesota Policy Conference

33rd Annual Minnesota Policy Conference
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Commons Hotel, East Bank Campus, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, 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

2017 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
Minnesota Management and Budget
Wilder Research

For Registration Questions
Contact 612-625-2900

For Program Questions

Contact Maddie Grover at or 612-624-4938

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 page. 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.