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Summer Conference Schedule

Follow the link below to see the sessions and speakers of this year's conference.

2023 Annual Adult Education Conference

The 2023 Annual Adult Education Conference will be June 12-14, 2023 at the MSU Riley Center at 2200 5th St, Meridian, MS 39301. We will start registration on Monday, June 12th at 8:30 a.m. and the welcoming remarks will begin at 9:30 a.m.  We will conclude Wednesday, June 14th.  Our conference them is Mission Possible: Agents of Change.  This year we will have a reception at the MAX (Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience) with access to tour the museum. Join your colleagues from across the state for outstanding professional development and networking opportunities.

To register for the conference, please click the “Registration” link below. Registration is required.  There is a $300 per person conference fee.  Invoices will be sent from MAACE to programs following registration.  Your program will pay the fee for you.  This conference is open to Federally Funded Adult Education Programs funded through the Mississippi Community College Board.

Please contact the hotel if your institution is paying with a check.  You will need to make arrangements with the hotel.


If you have any questions concerning the OAE/MAACE Summer Conference, please contact Brandi Ratliff at or Cindy Heimbach at


See you there…

Beth Little

Director of Adult Education 


Hotel Information

The Threefoot Hotel, Meridian, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel for
$149  – $249 per night

The Threefoot Hotel is across the street from the Riley Center.

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Meridian for $119 per night 

The Fairfield Inn is about 2 miles away from the Riley Center.

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