The University of Michigan is an ideal conference venue. Located in Ann Arbor and only 45 minutes from Detroit, the University is considered one of the foremost research universities in the United States.
Ann Arbor is a bustling university town, a culinary hotspot and a tech hub with a walkable downtown that includes world-class arts and culture. The University of Michigan Museum of Art displays works from around the globe and holds collections representing 150 years. Science-focused attractions in the city include the Museum of Natural History and the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, with kid-friendly interactive exhibits. And the University Musical Society, an independent performing arts organization and National Medal of Arts winner, offers over 60 events each year.
You might also consider a visit to the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. This celebration, running June 8-July 1, features the best in theatre, dance, music and comedy for all ages. Top of the Park, a free outdoor component of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, features an eclectic mix of more than 175 performances by local and regional artists, food stands and classic and contemporary movies screened outdoors.