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Nov. 3: MNSure Conference

Conference is free and open to the public.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-29-2013

Mankato, Minn. – The Campaign for the Minnesota Health Plan is holding a free public conference, “MNSure and Beyond: the Minnesota Health Plan,” from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3 in Ostrander Auditorium in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Centennial Student Union.

Event schedule:

  • 1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
    Welcome and on-site registration
  • 2 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
    “Overview of MNSure, Minnesota’s New Health Insurance Exchange”
    (Presented by Paul Sobocinski and Megan Buckingham, Land Stewardship Project)
  • 2:45 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
    “Next Steps for Health Care Reform and the Minnesota Health Plan”
    (Presented by Chuck Sawyer, board member, Health Care for all MN)
  • 3:50 p.m., Ostrander Auditorium
    Participants choose one of six group discussions (full list available at

Speakers will be available to answer questions.

Parking (free on Sundays on campus) is available in Visitor Lot 4, immediately south of the Centennial Student Union, on South Road. The cafeteria in the student union will be open during the event. Pre-registration information is available at

For more information about this event, contact Sharon Schmidt, Campaign for the Minnesota Health Plan, by phone at 952-996-9070 or through the “contact the organizer” link at

This event is sponsored by the Nonprofit Leadership & Certificate Program within the Department of Sociology & Corrections in Minnesota State Mankato’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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