Rutgers University, Newark

Rutgers University, Newark School of Public Administration is partnering with Rutgers Graduate School Division of Global Affairs to host the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition! 

Your Site Leader: Christopher Kozak – Director of Debate, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Public Administration 

Your Technical Leader: Joshua Richey – Technology Specialist, Rutgers University, Newark, School of Public Administration 

Introducing your Site Judges:
Duarte Geraldino Journalist/ Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour.
Sarah Rosengaerter Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute
Eva Richter Executive Committee Member, NGO Committee on Migration
Prachi Rao Field Organizer for Amnesty USA
Suzanne Shledon Senior Policy Advisor, Global Compact for Migration
Irene de Lorenzo-Cáceres Cantero Advocacy and Policy Specialist (Child Migration) at UNICEF

Please find below pertinent information about the student networking session on February 22, travel and lodging. 

IMPORTANT: please remember to bring your own laptop computers to the competition. You must have GOOGLE CHROME installed. This is the only browser compatible with the simulation. Tablets are NOT compatible with the simulation. 

February 22 Student Networking Event: 

  • The Networking event will be held in the SPAA building from 7-9PM. It will be held in and around room 309 on the third floor

Hotel Accommodations:

We have reserved a hotel block at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel Downtown that is right near the campus.

We also recommend the following hotels in the area.