Venues & Travel Information


Nov. 2 -5, 2020 – Kansas City, MO


Kauffman Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, Missouri

The Kauffman Foundation Conference Center is a nationally recognized Convening site located adjacent to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Offices. This key asset welcomes 70,000 thought leaders per year to an atmosphere of candor and purpose, where innovative thinking and dialogue lead to action

Kansas City

November 2-5, 2020

Airport: Kansas City International Airport with 56 non-stop flight locations

Kauffman Conference Center
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

The conference center is a part of the broad-ranging Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation which focuses efforts in education, entrepreneurship and KC Civic. The Kauffman family, at one time, owned the Kansas City Royals.

The Advanced program had to fit the Foundation mission to be allowed to use the conference center and, because of our education, training and entrepreneurship curriculum, the application was endorsed by the Foundation leadership.

Getting To/From the Airport to the Conference Center
The hotel and conference center are a reasonable taxi, Lyft or Uber ride from the airport and all the major car rental companies are also available.

Hotel Information: Coming Soon


May 17-20, 2021 – Long Beach, MS


The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park Campus

Through its 52-acre beachfront campus in Long Beach, Mississippi, the University serves as the only four-year public institution located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 50 distinct academic fields. The Gulf Park campus is also home to the state’s only bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering and the only film studies pathway offered at a public institution in the state.

Long Beach

May 17-20, 2020

Airports: Gulfport-Biloxi International, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport or Mobile Regional Airport

University of Southern Mississippi
Gulf Park Campus
730 East Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, MS 39560

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