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Fall Conference

2015 Dates

Fall Conference

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Thursday, October 8-Friday, October 9, 2015
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Student Affairs 101 Conference
(for undergraduate students interested in a career in student affairs)
Friday, October 9-Saturday, October 10, 2015

Conference Forms and Registration

Graduate Student Registration – $100 registration fee

Professional Registration – $165 registration fee

One Day Registration –  $100 registration fee

Program Proposal Form  – Due by August 28, 2015 (if you require a later deadline due to being a graduate student, please contact the conference chairs at wcpaconference@gmail.com)

 For group payments please contact the conference co-chairs at WCPAConference@gmail.com

Refund Policy

If you need to cancel you registration to our event, you will be reimbursed based on the following schedule:

More than 14 calendar days prior to the start of the event: You are eligible for 100%

14 days or less before the start of the event: You are eligible for 50% reimbursement

Conference Sponsorship

Interested in being a conference sponsor?

Please contact Jason Bertrand at bertrand.jas@gmail.com or complete the form at this link.

WCPA Talks

See profiles of our  2015 WCPA Talks Speakers!

Hotel Information

The 2015 conference will once again be hosted at the Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness Resort.

Standard rooms are available at a rate of $82 for a single and $99 for a double, triple, or quad room.

2 Bedroom Deluxe rooms are available for $140.00 per night.

The room block expires on Monday, September 8.  Room rates are not guaranteed for reservations past the above cut-off date or in the event the room block fills prior to the cut-off date.

Call 1-800-867-9453 to make your reservation.

When making reservations, please refer to group number 477608 and group name WCPA 2015 Annual Conference.

Please note that to receive tax exempt status for lodging, you will need to bring certain documents with you.  More information can be found by reading this Tax Exempt Information and completing this Tax Exempt Form.

Wisconsin Dells, WI

Schedule

 

Thursday, October 8, 2015

8:30-9:30 Registration
8:30-9:30 Breakfast
9:30-10:00 Welcome, President Address
10:00-10:45 WCPA Talks I: Change
11:00-11:30 Flash Program Session I
11:00-11:40 Past President’s Meeting
11:40-12:20 Lunch/Awards
12:20-12:45 Transition Task Force Update & PP Recognition
1:00-1:30 Flash Program Session II
1:30-1:45 Refreshment Break
1:45-2:45 Program Session I
2:45-3:45 Program Session II
4:00-5:00 WCPA Talks II: Challenge
5:30-7:30 Friends & Alumni of Concordia Social
8:00-10:00 5th Annual WCPA Trivia Social

Friday, October 9, 2015

8:00-8:45 Breakfast
8:15-8:45 WCPA Involvement Breakfast
9:00-9:45 WCPA Talks III: Opportunities
10:00-11:00 Program Session III
Case Study
11:15-12:15 Program Session IV
Case Study
12:30-1:00 Lunch/Awards
1:00-1:45 WCPA Talks IV: Tieing it All Together
1:45-1:55 Closing
2:00 Student Affairs 101 Starts

Past WCPA Conferences

The 2014 Fall Conference “Innovate” was held October 9-10 at the Wilderness Hotel & Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2013 Fall Conference “Community” was held October 17-18 at the Wilderness Hotel & Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2012 Fall Conference “Staying Connected” was held on October 11th & 12th at the Wilderness Hotel & Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2011 Fall Conference “Celebrating the past, Living in the present, Creating the future” was held on October 19th & 21st at the Wilderness Hotel & Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2010 Fall Conference “Being your Best: Navigating from Challenge to Opportunity” was held on October 21st & 22nd at the Wilderness Hotel & Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2009 Fall Conference “Improving our Practice, Renewing Our Passion” was held on October 22nd & 23rd at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2008 Fall Conference “Campus Safety: Everyone’s Responsibility” was held on October 25th & 26th at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2007 Fall Conference “Sustaining our Campus’s Future” was held on October 18th & 19th 2007 at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2006 Fall Conference “Framing our Lens, Finding Our Focus” was held on October 19th & 20th at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2005 Fall Conference “Zing! Bang! Boom!” was held on October 20th & 21st at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

The 2004 Fall Conference “Blueprints for Building Success in Student Affairs” was held on October 13th & 15th at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.