Sunday Night, October 6th, Social Event – Dinner and Exploration of the Harley-Davidson Museum

The Sunday evening social event for our Midwest MLA Chapter Conference will be dinner and exploration of the Harley- Davidson Museum. Gather at the 3rd Street entrance to the Hyatt Regency Lobby at 5:20 pm to board the shuttles.  Shuttles will depart at 5:30 to take you to the museum.  At 6:00 pm our food stations will open in the Rumble Room.  You will be free to discover the museum and the gift shop at any time.

Harley-Davidson Museum
Photo credit: Visit Milwaukee

Want to take it easy and just connect with friends?  We will have a Milwaukee themed crossword puzzle available for collaboration.

Dress Code: Be casual, jeans encouraged!

The Experience gallery in the museum features motorcycles of various sizes that you are encouraged to touch, sit on and photograph.  At 8:00 pm the shuttles will return to take you back to the Hyatt.

Opening Reception Saturday, October 5 & Walk to Oktoberfest/”Fear District”

The Hospitality committee invites you to our opening reception to meet our exhibitors.  The reception will be held in the Regency Ballroom on 2nd floor of the Hyatt from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Light appetizers will be served.  Your first drink is complimentary and you may purchase additional beverages if you wish.  Casual attire/jeans are appropriate.

Dinner after the reception is on your own.

At 7:10 pm from the main Hyatt Lobby, those interested can walk with the hospitality committee to explore Oktoberfest at the Fiserv Form plaza known as the Deer District.  There are many restaurants along the walk and around the plaza. The walk is approximately a third of a mile north from the Hyatt on either Old World 3rd Street or Vel A. Phillips (4th street) Avenue.  A map to the district is provided in your registration folder.  In addition to the classic German celebration of Oktoberfest, the Deer District will be transformed into the “Fear District” for Halloween. Haunted house tour tickets are available for purchase online or at the Fiserv Forum ticket office.

Dr. Getzin to Join the Social Determinants of Health Panel Discussion

We are pleased to announce that Anne Getzin, MD, will be joining our panel discussion “Social Determinants of Health: From the Patient to the Community and Beyond.”

Anne Getzin, MDAnne Getzin, MD is a family physician with AdvocateAurora Health, a not-for-profit health care system. Her roles include providing full spectrum primary care with low risk obstetrics and is medical director for the Aurora Midtown Health Center. She is teaching faculty in the Aurora Family Medicine Residency Program and an adjunct clinical professor in family medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
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Silent Auction at the 2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Conference

Raise Scholarship Funds for the Midwest Chapter/MLA

See you soon at the annual conference in Milwaukee!  Check out the silent auction items including several new donations.  Learn more about the owl painting purchased on Mackinac Island and donated to the auction.

If you prefer to donate directly to the scholarship fund, we welcome online donations any time or in-person (by check).

  • Use the Midwest MLA online donation form
  • Fill in the form
  • In the Comment field, please state that this is a donation to the scholarship fund. Feel free to specify a specific scholarship or award.

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