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This year, we are celebrating 10 years of AHEPPP with the conference theme, AHEPPP 2018: Celebrating Our Past - Shaping Our Future. 

Conference Schedule and Sessions

The conference begins the evening of Monday, November 12 with a Welcome Reception sponsored by CampusESP and concludes the evening of Wednesday, November 14 with an Awards Dinner. 

Please click here for the conference schedule.*
Please click here for accepted Educational Sessions descriptions.*

*Subject to change. 

Pre-Conference Workshops

AHEPPP Institute: Fundraising Track (new this year!)

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us for the AHEPPP Institute: Fundraising Track, Monday, November 12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Attendees will learn the role of parents and family members in the greater context of university fundraising, approaches to engage parents and family members in annual giving and major gifts, and identify and discuss the various campus partners necessary for a successful parent and family fundraising program. The format of the day will include breakout sessions, panels and roundtables. The schedule will also include a networking luncheon where attendees will be able to connect with colleagues and broaden their professional network.  This track will concentrate on topics for parent/family professionals who are new to fundraising and/or for whom it is only a portion of their job.

Participants will:

  • Identify the role of parents and family members in the context of fundraising and university advancement.

  • Identify opportunities and methods for engaging parents and family members in annual giving and major gifts.

  • Discuss the various campus partners necessary for a successful parent and family fundraising program.

AHEPPP Institute: Professionals New to Family Programming Track

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Join us for the AHEPPP Institute: New Professional Track, Monday, November 12 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Attendees will engage and interact with colleagues in the field to begin building their professional network and learn high impact practices which can be utilized on their campus. The format of the day will include breakout sessions, expert panels and roundtables. Attendees will also enjoy a mentoring lunch with seasoned parent and family program professionals. This track will concentrate on topics for professionals who have been working with parents and families for less than three years.

Participants will:

  • Be able to identify the mission, vision, and structure of AHEPPP

  • Begin to establish a network of mutually supportive parent and family programing professionals

  • Be able to identify elements of successful parent and family programs and ideas for implementation by networking and learning from seasoned professionals in the field.

Please note that AHEPPP Institute tracks run concurrently. Participants may choose between the two options. 

Conference Keynote

Jamie WashingtonRev. Dr. Jamie Washington is the President & Founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG). In October of 2015, WCG was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator, and consultant in higher education for over 34 years.  He is the President and Co-Founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and the President of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).


Please join us for Dr. Washington's Keynote: 
This is US: AHEPPP Preparing for the Next Round

The popular television program “This is Us” reminds us of how everything we are today is based upon where we come from and how we came to be.  As we celebrate our 10th anniversary lets remember our past and explore its impact on our current state as we prepare to create a future that is congruent with a vision that is bright and full of possibilities.

Hotel and Conference Location

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AHEPPP 2018 will be held at the Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown. A historic building with a contemporary, boutique-like ambiance, Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown boasts a fantastic location next to the Fourth St. Live! entertainment district with its many restaurants and bars, and is just three blocks from Whisky Row, where you can take a bourbon tour of several distillers. This all-suite hotel in downtownLouisville, Kentucky, is also just blocks from the KFC Yum! Center, Museum Row, the Kentucky Center for Arts, and the Muhammad Ali Museum. A daily breakfast and on-site happy hour are included with your hotel stay.

We've reserved a limited block of rooms and we encourage you to make your hotel reservation as soon as possible to ensure the group rate of $179 per night. Once our block of rooms is full, we cannot guarantee this rate.  Please utilize this link to make hotel reservations.  

Interested in Sharing a Room?

The Conference Hospitality Team has created a roommate matching program for those attendees looking to share the cost of a room at the conference hotel with another guest.  If you are looking for roommates for AHEPPP Louisville please complete this form. This form is open to anyone with the link—utilize the contact information on the document to contact potential roommates. If you are no longer seeking a roommate, please remove your information from the spreadsheet. 

Registration Fees

 

Early Bird
(By August 1 
5:00 pm EST)

   Regular    
(By October 21
5:00 pm EST)

AHEPPP Member

$485

$560

Non-Member

$625

$700

Student

$150

$150

AHEPPP Institute
(pre-conference workshop add-ons)

$115

$115


An opening reception and one dinner are included. Those staying on site are provided with a daily breakfast and evening happy hour with their room reservation. 

The last day to register for the conference is Friday, October 21 at 5:00 pm EST. Late registrations are subject to a $150 late fee and will be accommodated only as space permits. 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received by AHEPPP ([email protected]) in writing on or before before October 21 2018, 5:00 pm EST. A refund will be issued, subject to a $150 cancellation fee. We are unable to issue refunds after October 21, 2018, 5:00 pm EST.

AHEPPP Institute fees are nonrefundable.

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Questions? Contact Lindsay McKinney at [email protected] or 920-333-2437