29th Annual 
Parenting Awareness Michigan (PAM)

Virtual Conference

Two Half Days of Learning

The PAM conference provides attendees with learning opportunities about relevant issues, programs, and resources related to parents and families. This includes two keynote presentations, workshops, exhibits showcasing parenting programs and resources, and opportunities to network and earns continuing education credits.

Who should attend? Individuals who work with parents and families, educators, services providers, school personnel, parent networks, coalition members, parent leaders, volunteers, and anyone interested in parenting.

Attend Monday and/or Tuesday

$40/day or $75 for both days!

Increase to $45/day or $80 for both days after  10/25/21

RFP - Workshop Proposal Request

Suggested feedback from last year includes the following topics: collaborating with other agencies on how to support parents; cultivating change and racial discrimination; generational trauma; fatherhood; anxiety; suicide prevention; mental health; trauma; adverse childhood experiences; special needs; LGBTQ; mindfulness; resilience; and substance misuse. More topics include. Click here

  • Closed Proposal Online

The presenter with one co-presenter will receive complimentary registration for the day you are presenting. The conference budget will not provide honorariums for workshop presenters.
The deadline to submit a proposal is Monday, June 7, 2021

Exhibitor Space:
To be considered, you must submit a proposal 

Space is limited. You are not guaranteed a display table.

When we receive your request before October 26, 2020.
You will receive an email confirming your exhibit proposal with instructions and a link to register.


Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Platinum: $1000+

  • Gold: $500-$999

  • Silver: $250-$499

  • Bronze: $100-$249

  • Prize Contributor: Item with a value of $25, or more for end-of conference drawing

Click Here for further details

Planning Committee:​
Login to Review and Download Criteria and Guidelines with the Summary Overview 

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Monday, November 8, 2021

Offering Up to 3.25 -pending approval

Tentative Virtual PAM Agenda


8:45 am - 9:00 am      Welcome & Housekeeping 

9:00 am -10:15 am         Keynote       1.25

                                              Nefertiti Poyner, Ed.D
Session I

10:30 am -11:30 am    4 Breakouts      1.0

Session II 

11:45 am - 12:45 pm    4 Breakouts     1.0

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm     Exhibitor Space/Networking

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Offering Up to 3.25 -pending approval

Tentative Virtual PAM Agenda


11:30 am - 11:45 am   Welcome & Housekeeping 

Session I

11:45 am -12:45 pm     4 Breakouts             1.0

Session II 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm        4 Breakouts             1.0

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm       Closing Session  1.25

                                            Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm       Exhibitor Space/Networking

Thank you to our generous sponsors
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Private contributions