Experiential Learning

 

Alberta Intercollegiate Model United Nations (AIMUN)

Overview

The Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies (EJPS) at Mount Royal University is pleased to host the 24th Annual Alberta Intercollegiate Model United Nations (AIMUN) March 6-8, 2020 in the Lincoln Park Room at MRU.  The conference will convene post-secondary students from across the province to represent country delegations in a simulated UN Conference to discuss this year’s theme of Cyber Security.

Key contact information

The conference organizer is Dr. Kari Roberts. Please direct conference questions or concerns to kroberts@mtroyal.ca

The UN session will be chaired by experienced Model UN students. Further information will be forthcoming. Please direct questions about working papers to Dr. Kari Roberts at kroberts@mtroyal.ca


Registration

*Conference registration is not yet available, but will begin in January 2020.

Please note that registration for the conference has two components:

  1. The Registration Form must be completed and emailed to kroberts@mtroyal.ca
  2. Payment for registration can be made by certified cheque or money order only. The fee is $100 and covers the cost of conference administration as well as lunch on Saturday, the Saturday evening banquet, and coffee/snack breaks throughout the weekend.

**Please note that country selections will only be confirmed upon completion of both components of the registration process.

 Accommodation

The conference hotel is the Grey Eagle Resort: https://www.greyeagleresortandcasino.ca/

3779 Grey Eagle Drive SW, Calgary AB, T3E 3X8

Reservations must be made by phone: (403) 719-8777. Function name: MRU Model United Nations

The Grey Eagle Resort room rate is inclusive of a hot buffet breakfast, as well as a shuttle from the Resort to campus.  

Transportation/parking

All conference participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements to Calgary. Parking at the hotel is free and a return shuttle bus will be provided by the hotel to transport students to and from campus each conference day (Mar 7 and 8).

Parking on the MRU campus is $16.50 per day (Saturday) and is free on Sunday. 

Campus Map

Meals

The registration fee covers the cost of lunch and dinner on Saturday, March 7, as well as coffee breaks, with snacks, throughout the conference.

Participants with special dietary requests are asked to indicate their requirements on their registration forms, please.

Conference program

The tentative conference schedule is available HERE. A final version of the conference schedule will be available during check-in/registration at the hotel on March 6th.   

Wifi

Free wifi will be available on campus during conference hours. For access: 

  1. Select the MRvisitor wireless network on your wireless device.
  2. Open your web browser on your device.
  3. Click the Accept button to accept the Terms of Use and connect.

 

Country Matrix

 Countries will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Every effort will be made to accommodate first or second choices. Please indicate country preferences, and delegation members, on your registration form.

Every effort will be made to update this list regularly. Please contact the conference coordinator with any questions or concerns about country selection.   

A Country List can be found HERE. This matrix will be updated regularly once registration opens.

Draft working papers

Delegations wishing to submit draft working papers to the Secretariat for the consideration must do so no later than February 25th Please email resolutions to kroberts@mtroyal.ca

Tips for drafting working papers will be available in January

 

Conference theme background information

This year’s theme is Cyber Security. Background information will be available in January.

 

Rules of procedure

Rules of procedure for the simulation will be available in January.