Conference Information


The Public Affairs Conference will be held Sept. 20-22, 2022. All events are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary to attend.


Live virtual sessions are presented via Zoom webinar.  Zoom links for each individual virtual panel session can be accessed from the conference's Schedule webpage.  Zoom links will be available online one-month prior to conference.   

Closed captioning will be provided for all virtual events.  


Several conference events are in-person only.  In-person events will not be recorded or broadcasted virtually.  Seating is available on a first-come basis. No registration or tickets are required for entry. 


Free on-campus parking is available for in-person speaker events.  No permit is required to park in Bear Park North or Bear Park South parking garages during conference events.  For more information and directions contact 417-836-4825 or


Missouri State University provides reasonable accommodation with adequate notice. Please contact Disability Resource Center, Meyer Library, Suite 111 , Springfield, MO 65897 or 417-836-4192 or 417-836-6792 (TTY), at least three business days prior to the program date in order for adequate arrangements to be made.

On the West Plains and Mountain Grove Campuses, students should contact the Advisement and Academic Coaching Center for Empowering Student Success (AACCESS), 128 Garfield, 417-255-7222,

Contact Information

Public Affairs Conference
Office of Public Affairs Suppport
Missouri State University
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

For information on the Public Affairs Conference, please contact one of the following individuals:

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