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Event Location. The symposium will be held in Detroit, Michigan, at the historic Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. MSU College of Law has its roots in Detroit. As Detroit College of Law, it was one of the first institutions of higher education to open its doors to women and minorities, admitting Lizzie McSweeney into the first class of students in 1891. In returning to the location where our school was founded, we remember our legacy and endeavor to continue this tradition by advancing the conversation on how to resolve remaining gender disparity in the profession.

The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, Detroit, Michigan, located 20 miles from the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). Taxi cab service is available.

A block of rooms is available at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel for a special rate of $159, which can be obtained by mentioning "MSU College of Law Pipeline to Power" when making a reservation.

Transportation from MSU to the Westin Book Cadillac. MSU Law will coordinate transportation from the Law College to the Westin Book Cadillac. If you would like to carpool, indicate your interest on the registration form.

Directions from MSU College of Law. From MSU Law head west on Shaw Lane. Turn left onto Harrison Road. Take third right onto Trowbridge Road. Take the ramp onto I-496E. Take the exit on the left onto I-96E toward Detroit for 57 miles. Slight left onto I-696E for 8.4 miles. Take exit 8 to merge onto M-10S toward US-24/Lodge Fwy/Telegraph Road for 17.4 miles. Take exit 2B on the left toward Bagley Avenue for .2 miles. Merge onto Bagley, and turn right on Third Street. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue. The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel will be on your left, 1114 Washington Blvd, 313-442-1600. A map is available here.

Parking Information. Valet parking is available at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel. The rate is $10/overnight or $8/day.

Detroit Area Information. Detroit recently was featured in the New York Times article “36 Hours in Detroit.” Additional information about visiting Detroit can be found here.


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