September 16, 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

In this section, we have compiled a list of the more commonly asked questions and their answers. If you do not see your question below, or if the answer provided does not fully address your concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

General Questions

When is GLIMUN 2019?

The GLIMUN 2019 Conference takes place Wednesday, December 4, 2019 through Saturday, December 7, 2019.

Where is GLIMUN 2019?

The GLIMUN conference will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Kalamzaoo, Michigan.
RADISSON PLAZA HOTEL AT KALAMAZOO CENTER
100 W MICHIGAN AVE , KALAMAZOO, MI 49007

What are the important dates and deadlines for GLIMUN 2019?

The important dates and deadlines for GLIMUN 2019 are:

  • Registration opens 9/23
  • Early Registration Deadline 10/11 (discount on advisor fee)
  • Registration Deadline 11/1
  • Delegate Drop Deadline 11/11
  • Position Paper Deadline 11/15
How do I register for GLIMUN 2019?

Registration requires you to create, or sign into, your account, select the conference you wish to register for, provide us with the number of students attending and your committee and country preferences, and indicate whether or not you will be making use of GLICA’s discounted room block. The Registration pages for our upcoming conferences are linked from the GLICA homepage, the individual pages for the conferences, or can be found here: Register for GLIMUN 2019.

What are the advisor/delegate fees for GLIMUN 2019?

The fee for each delegate is $50, or $60 if not staying at the conference hotel’s discounted room block. The fee for each advisor is $40, but if you recruit a new school, you advisor fee can be waived! Contact us for more details.

What are the room rates for GLIMUN 2019?

The hotel’s discounted room rates for GLIMUN 2019 are:

  • Single-occupancy (Advisor) Room: $144
  • Double-occupancy Room: $144
  • Triple-occupancy Room: $154
  • Quad-occupancy Room: $164
What is the conference schedule for GLIMUN 2019?

The detailed schedule can be found in your advisor or delegate handbook. Each day is broken down as follows:

Wednesday

Evening:

  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Committees in session

Thursday

Morning:

  • Committees in session

Afternoon:

  • Committees in session

Evening:

  • Game/Trivia Night

Friday

Morning:

  • Committees in session

Afternoon:

  • Plenary in session

Evening:

  • Delegate Dance

Saturday

Morning:

  • Plenary in session

Afternoon:

  • Closing Ceremonies
What is expected of students?

Students are assigned to represent one of the countries in a particular committee. Students are expected to have read the committee background guides, to have conducted independent research into their country’s position on the committee topics, and to have drafted and submitted a position paper on each of the committee topics. Once at conference, students are expected to engage productively in committee debate and to participate in drafting written resolutions to address the ideas at-issue. Student conduct should be professional at all times while at the conference.

How do I submit position papers?

Position paper submission requires you to sign into your account, select the committee topic you wish to submit the position paper for, and fill out the text fields presented. Position papers do not have a minimum or maximum length, but should adequately outline your country’s position on the topic and suggest at least the broad outlines of the direction you wish to see the committee go.

What is the dress code?

The dress code for all GLICA conferences is western business attire. Questions about what constitutes western business attire can be referred to your advisor.

Is food provided?

GLICA does not provide meals or meal service at any of its conferences. GLICA takes care to select only conference venues which offer a variety of conveniently accessible meal options within easy walking distance.

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