General Information

When: April 10-12, 2013
Where: Chicago Hilton Suites, Magnificent Mile
Hosted By: Eastern Illinois University School of Continuing Education and Academy of Lifetime Learning

The conference planning committee is comprised of representatives from several states. This conference will bring together providers of lifelong learning programs from Illinois and neighboring states to share program ideas and research findings. Potential participants include staff and directors of community college and university-based lifelong learning programs, senior centers, area agencies on aging, nursing homes and assisted living centers.

John Holton, Ph.D., director of the Illinois Department on Aging, will provide the welcome at the opening session. Nancy Merz Nordstrom, M.Ed., of Road Scholar Elderhostel Institute Network, will present the Keynote address.

Conference Planning Committee Members

Dr. Doug Brauer, Richland
   Community College
Jo Brownlie, Saginaw Valley
   State University
Cheryl Brunsmann, Southern
   Illinois University,
Chris Catanzarite, University of
   Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Pam Collins, Eastern Illinois
Beth Craig, Eastern Illinois
Carol Davis, Spoon River
JoEllen Hickenbottom, Eastern
   Illinois University
Marita Metzke, Eastern
   Illinois University
Jon Neidy, Bradley University
Judy Wagenblast, Lincoln Land
   Community College