The 2023 Voices Annual Meeting Information

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Value in Our Voices, the 2023 Voices of the Staff Annual Meeting is Thursday, June 8!  This hybrid event features speakers and activities designed to motivate and energize you for your Voices service. It's also a chance to meet your team members and facilitators. Plus President Ono is scheduled to attend as a featured guest.

Voices of the Staff Annual Meeting 2023

  • June 8, 2023
  • 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Palmer Commons Great Lakes Rooms
  • Virtual option available
  • Please note: Wear comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for walking (your Voices shirt is preferred if you have one; additionally, maize and blue are encouraged).
  • Directions to Palmer Commons. For Parking information, see scroll down this page and select the blue panel.

New Members

Before the Voices Annual Meeting, be sure to review the orientation information page.  

Returning Members

You are also welcome to check out the orientation materials for a refresher, plus see the 2022 Annual Report

In-person: Masks Optional

Masks are optional for the in-person meeting while indoors. 

Virtual Meeting Link

If you registered to attend virtually, please use this Zoom link

Say Cheese - Optional and Complimentary Profile Photos 

Everyone attending has the option for a free professional-quality profile photo. Just stop by the south elevators after you check in or during the lunch break. Digital files will be shared with the team facilitators for distribution to all team members. The photo is yours to use as you like (for example, on your team’s profile page on the Voices website). 

Share your Voices Annual Meeting experience in Slack

Share your comments and photos to continue the conversation on the umichWORKS Slack workspace in the #voices-of-the-staff channel. For access, please be sure to activate your free U-M Slack account, and join the umichWORKS workspace – it's just for faculty and staff. Once you log in at, you’ll get an automated invitation to umichWORKS. Invitations are sent via the "U-M ITS Slack Attendant" bot every day at about 10:15 a.m. Look for the message in "Apps" at the bottom of the sidebar on the left. You can also share your comments and pictures in this shared Google album.