HECA Conference 2014
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HECA Conference 2014: Confluence

Portland, Oregon. June 16 – 20, 2014



Cyndy McDonald Service Award
Do you know a HECA colleague who has provided exemplary volunteer service to HECA or the greater consulting community during this past year?  Please nominate that person for the Cyndy McDonald Service Award here.  (Current board members are not eligible.)  The recipient of the award will receive reimbursement for the early bird registration fee and recognition at the HECA Conference 2014 in Portland.


Conference Program:

A two-tiered curriculum of educational break-out sessions will offer essential programs for new consultants and advanced topics for veterans. Pre-conference events will be offered as well as the Counselor College and Exhibitor Fair where consultants can learn from and connect with admission representatives and explore options for their businesses.

Keynote Speaker:

Jeffrey Selingo, contributing editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education and Author of College Unbound.
Weblink – www.jeffselingo.com

College of the Future Panel:

Featuring representatives from Arizona State University, Lynn University, and Westminster College, each highlighted in the book, College Unbound.

Conference Workshops:

We are pleased to offer a diverse educational experience to members, including two pre-conference workshops, two all-conference sessions, and a choice of thirty workshop break-out sessions this year. Read about conference sessions and workshops here.

Conference Social:

Dinner and dancing aboard the beautiful Portland Spirit - is included in the conference fee. Plus, there's an option to purchase additional guests tickets for friends or family traveling with you. If you are not bring one or more guests to this HECA conference social you do not need to register.

PORTLAND is located near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. Because of its public transportation networks and efficient land-use planning, Portland has been referred to as one of the most environmentally friendly, or "green", cities in the world. For more than a century, Portland has been known as the "City of Roses", with many rose gardens – most prominently the International Rose Test Garden. The city is also known for its abundant outdoor activities, liberal political values, and beer and coffee enthusiasm. Portland is home to a collection of independent microbreweries, micro-distilleries and food carts that contribute to the unofficial but widely utilized slogan "Keep Portland Weird". Come early or stay longer to really explore this amazing area. 

HECA 2014: Confluence

June 16 - 20
Portland, OR

Registration Opens:

February 15th

Opportunities for Colleges and Exhibitors:

November 5th

Conference Schedule:

Now Available!






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