Latino Youth Conference

Ferris State University will host the 2023 Alsame Latino Youth Conference at Big Rapids, Michigan, on May 12, 2023, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We expect 500 high school students from all across the state to attend. Please check this page for updates, to register your group to attend, and to learn about the keynote speaker, artists/entertainment, workshop presenter highlights, the college and career fair, and more!



Alsame Conference Agenda 2023 (PDF)

8:30 – 9:30 am – Check-in, Light Breakfast & Entertainment
9:45 – 10:00 am – Start of Program & Scholarship Presentation
10 – 10:30 am – Keynote
10:30 am – 12 pm – College & Career Fair & Lunch
12:15 – 1:30 pm – Workshops
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Campus Tours

Location & Parking

Address: 805 Campus Drive, Big Rapids MI 49307
Location: David L. Eisler Center Parking in the adjacent lot, 3A.

Keynote Speaker Announced!

Daniel Rivera will be this year’s Alsame Latino Youth Conference keynote speaker. Learn more about Daniel by checking the latest Alsame news article here. 

Conference DJ:

Jonny Botello
Jonny Botello

Conference Artist

ASMA Speeks


Help ensure the conference runs smoothly! Volunteers will be responsible for helping to welcome guests, help students navigate the campus, support reps at the college and career fair, and assist with workshops.
**Volunteers will be provided breakfast, lunch, and a 2023 Alsame Conference t-shirt.

This conference would not be possible without our wonderful sponsors: