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Conference Venue

“Consumer Culture and the Ethical Treatment of Children” Conference takes place on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

All activities are located in the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center. For your convenience, meeting rooms, hotel rooms and restaurants are located within the facility with ample enclosed parking.

Kellogg Hotel

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
55 South Harrison Road
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Mi

We have secured a special conference rate of $94/night if you book by October 12, 2009. Single and double bed rooms are available through the Reservation Line: (800) 875-5090 or online.

Additional Hotels

However, there are several other lodging options located in the area.

Conference Travel

East Lansing is located in mid-Michigan, within driving distance of several major cities, including Detroit (~1.5 hours), Chicago (~4 hours), Cleveland (~3.5 hours), and Toronto (~5 hours).

fly lansingLansing Capital City Airport (LAN) is the closest airport with connections through Detroit, Chicago, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, and Atlanta. However, there are a number of airports that you can fly into to reach the East Lansing area, including:

Alternatively, Amtrak’s trains and the Greyhound Bus Line service the East Lansing Train Station daily - 1.7 miles/6 minute drive (directions).

Michigan State University

spartyMichigan State University founded in 1855 as the pioneer Land grant institution is internationally known as a major public university in the United States, with a global reach. With over 45,000 students and 10,000 faculty and staff, we have advanced knowledge and transformed lives through innovative research, academics, and outreach for over 150 years. MSU is a member of the Association of American Universities, the National Association of State Universities and land-grant Colleges, and the Big Ten athletic Conference. Michigan State University is committed to intellectual leadership and excellence in both developing new knowledge and conveying that knowledge to its students and to the local, national and global community.

East Lansing Area

east lansingEast Lansing is a warm campus town nestled just east of Lansing, the capital of Michigan. East Lansing is the home of Michigan State University. The East Lansing downtown area caters to the university community with unique shops, bars and restaurants, and speciality stores.

Surrounding Area

Michigan handFrom the Michigan Capital in downtown Lansing, to the art galleries of Old Town, to the vibrant campus community in East Lansing, the Greater Lansing area offers a wide variety of entertainment, arts, culture, shopping, and dining experiences. More information is available from the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau.


Pure MichiganMichigan is known for its expansive sandy beaches (surrounded by the Great Lakes, it has more freshwater coast line than any other of the 50 states), lush countryside, midwest hospitality, great universities, and of course, the U.S. auto industry. November is a perfect time to visit Michigan as the temperature usually remains moderate while the trees begin to take on their beautiful fall colors.