2013 MAEOPP McNair Students Leadership Conference

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The Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP) is excited to host its 39th Annual McNair Student Leadership Conference from October 11-13, 2013 at the Hilton Garden Inn in St. Charles, Illinois.

 

The theme for MAEOPP 2013 is “The Cornerstones of Educational Opportunity: Accountability, Advocacy, and Alliances.”

Conference Information

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Concurrent sessions presented by TRiO professionals and subject matters experts

  • Program roundtables for you to interact with professionals addressing many of the same challenges and situations you are encountering

  • Featured speakers from the Council for Opportunity in Education and the U.S. Department of Education

  • The opportunity to interact with regional exhibitors

  • Attending your chapter business meeting and the MAEOPP annual business meeting

DOCUMENTATION

MAEOPP's Annual McNair Student Leadership Conference is one of the largest gatherings of TRIO College participants in the MidWest and offers the best value in education opportunity sessions and access to Higher Education Professionals. Take a leading role in your academic development as you learn from leaders in the profession and network with your peers. With more than ## educational sessions to choose from, this is where you’ll find engaging speakers and like-mindedpeers eager to share their experiences.

 

  • Registration Form

    All inclusive conference and hotel forms

    • Standard Registration Form

    • Double occupance form

    • Hotel Reservation form

  • ​Conference Welcome

  • Call for Proposals

  • Code of Conduct & Agreement

  • Conference Tracks

  • Tentative Conference Schedule

  • Leadership Award & Nomination

  • Volunteer Award Info & Nomination

  • Program Sponsor Responsibilities

  • Single occupance form

  • Hotel reservation form 

PRESENTATIONS

Excitement is building!  MAEOPP's Profesional Development Committee is looking forward to review innovative presentation proposals for MAEOPP's Annual McNair Student Leadership Conference.

 

Presenters will be notified soon and once you have been selected to present.

 

 

 

 

Questions about presenting? Contact us for answers!
Name Last Name
Position, MAEOPP
Phone number

proposals@maeopp.org

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

TRiO nominations are open! Please contact NAME at (EMAIL) for the nomination packet. Nominations are due by August 30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE                             EARLY - BIRD                           REGULAR                         LATE AFTER

                                                                               4/01/2014 - 6/30/2014                     7/01/2014 - 9/30/2014                10/01/2014 - 11/09/2014

 

FULL REGISTRATION

(Pre-conference workshops, activities, and awares luncheon tickers can be purchased at the published rates)

 

MAEOPP Member                                                          $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

MAEOPP Students Member                                         $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Retired TRIO professional                                            $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Non-Member                                                                  $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

 

ONE DAY REGISTRATION

(One-day registration is for all conference events for the particular day purchased. It is not valid on any other day. Pre-conference workshops, tours, and awards luncheon tickets can be purchased at the published rates.)

 

MAEOPP Member                                                          $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

MAEOPP Students Member                                         $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Retired TRIO professional                                            $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Non-Member                                                                  $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

 

GUEST REGISTRATION

(Bring a spouse, significant other, friend, or relative to the conference. Does not include pre-conference workshops or any educational sessions. Restrictions do apply. Guest registration is only available with the purchase of a full.)

 

GUEST                                                                              $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

PRE-CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES

REGISTRATION TYPE                             EARLY - BIRD                           REGULAR                         LATE AFTER

                                                                               4/01/2014 - 6/30/2014                     7/01/2014 - 9/30/2014                10/01/2014 - 11/09/2014

 

FULL DAY

(Available Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Two half day workshops do not constitute one full-day workshop.)

 

MAEOPP Member                                                          $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

MAEOPP Students Member                                         $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Retired TRIO professional                                            $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Non-Member                                                                  $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

 

HALF-DAY REGISTRATION

(One-day registration is for all conference events for the particular day purchased. It is not valid on any other day. Pre-conference workshops, tours, and awards luncheon tickets can be purchased at the published rates.)

 

MAEOPP Member                                                          $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

MAEOPP Students Member                                         $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Retired TRIO professional                                            $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

Non-Member                                                                  $###.##                                           $###.##                                        $###.##

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

The following credit cards will be accepted for payment: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express.

 

Changes in payment method or credit card after initial payment is processed are NOT permitted, no exceptions. Please be sure that you are using the appropriate credit card for this transaction.

 

 

Purchase orders will be accepted for registration. Please plan accordingly to allow the correct time for your accounting office to have a check cut for your registration payment.

 

Payments must be received by the appropriate deadline. If payments are not received by the registration deadlines, the appropriate late fee will be assessed

 

 

Check payments will be accepted through the mail. If you will be paying by check, please indicate that during the online registration process.

Use your registration confirmation as your invoice. Please submit a copy of the confirmation with your check payment to assure payments are processed in a timely manner.

There will be a $## processing fee assessed for all returned checks. Checks should be made payable to MAEOPP and mailed, along with registration confirmation to, MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference:

 

Attn: MAEOPP Annual Profesional Conference
 

 

All payments must be received by the appropriate registration deadlines. If payments are not received by the established deadlines, the appropriate late fee will be assessed

CONFERENCE AMMENITIES

Hilton Garden Inn in St Charles Illinois

4070 E Main St St Charles, IL 60174

(630) 584-0700

 

Hotel arrangements at the Hilton Garden Inn can be secured by contacting the hotel at (630) 584-0700. 1st night's deposit required per room. 

Download '13 hotel registration form

 

 

REGISTRATION POLICIES

General Policies

  • Customer Service: For questions about registration and housing, contact MAEOPP's  Conference Chair NAME (north.org)

  • Required Attendee Registration: All individuals attending the conference must pay a registration fee. All workshops and educational session presenters MUST be registered!

  • Substitutions: Substitutions are allowed by individuals within the same institution/company. Substitutions should have the same member classification so that the payment is an even exchange transfer of payment. Please email or fax your request, along with a completed registration form for the substitute attendee, to NEED EMAIL ADDRESS with message heading Professional Conference.

  • Meals: Meals are provided during the conference. Exhibit hall breaks may offer coffee or ice cream. Some institutions, knowledge committees, and other sponsored groups will choose to host receptions / meetings that may have food and beverage available but this is not guaranteed.

  • Registration Rate Deadlines: The deadlines that have been established for registration are POSTMARK deadlines.

Special Rates and Attendees

  • Member Rate Qualifications: In order to qualify for member rates, you must have a current individual membership, valid through the 2014 MAEOPP Annual Conference. You should have your own individual ID number. You will NOT get the member rate by using your institutional ID number. If you receive the member rate and your membership lapses, but is not renewed by Month Day, Year, the non-member rate will be assessed at the prevailing rate. Anyone whose membership is scheduled to expire should plan to renew their membership promptly, to avoid additional fees.

  • Student Rates: Student rates are for full-time member students only. Those who are employed full-time and are taking courses are not eligible for these rates.

  • Press Registration: Complimentary Press registrations are available. The person asking for a press pass must be a credentialed journalist who works for a publication, news service, broadcast outlet or news Internet site that is regularly issued, published primarily for the dissemination of news, and operates independently from any commercial, political, government or special interest. You may register online by using discount code NAMEHERE. For questions regarding this, please contact 

  • Guest Registration: Guest registrations can only be purchased in addition to a full registration. All guests will be identified with an appropriate name badge. A guest is defined as a spouse or significant other, friend, or relative who is not a member of MAEOPP, is not qualified to become a member, and does not work in a student affairs related occupation. If you want to bring a guest, please provide their name and pay the registration fee during your online registration process. All guest must check-in at the registration desk onsite. Guest registrations DO NOT include pre-conference workshops or any educational sessions.

Cancellation Policy

  • To cancel a registration and request a refund, a written request must be sent to NEED EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter "2014 MAEOPP Annual Conference Refund" in the subject line. Telephone requests will not be honored.

  • Credit card refunds are processed within 72 hours after receipt. For check refunds, please allow 10 business days for processing. After February 1, 2014, all check refunds will be processed within 10 business days following the 2014 MAEOPP Annual conference. Exceptions to the policy will be considered on a case-by-case basis and decisions made within two weeks after the conference.

 

Refund Request Deadlines

  • Refund requests postmarked by MONTH DAY, YEAR will receive a full refund, less a $## service and processing fee of the registration fee. Pre-conference workshops, awards luncheon tickets, and special events are refundable at 100% at this time.

  • Refund requests postmarked between MONTH DAY, YEAR will receive a refund equal to ##% percent of the appropriate registration fee. Pre-conference workshops, awards luncheon tickets, and special events are refundable at 100% at this time.

  • Refund requests postmarked after MONTH DAY, YEAR will not be honored.

  • Awards Luncheon and Pre-conference Workshop fees, as well as any payments for tours, service projects, etc., will be refunded in full if written request is postmarked by MONTH DAY, YEAR. After MONTH DAY, YEAR, no refund will be available.

FREQEUNTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We understand, attending a conference can be a bit overwhelming. To help, we’ve assembled a list of our most common questions so that you can get the answers you need.

 

Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact Our 2014 Annual McNair Student Leadership Conference 

GENERAL

 

  • What are the official dates of the Annual Conference?

The Annual Conference will take place 

 

  • Where is the conference located?

The conference will take place in 

 

  • How many people will be at the conference?

The MAEOPP  Annual Professional Conference has about ### attendees each year.

 

  • How can I become an exhibitor?

We have many different exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities at the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference! Exhibitor information can be found in the Sponsor/Exhibit section of the Annual Professional Conference website page.

 

  • Are there volunteer opportunities available?

YES! There are many ways to volunteer for the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference. HOW NEEDS TO BE EXPLAINED

 

  • What are the different session formats?

We have many different session formats during the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference. A description of each session type can be found in the Program section of the Annual Conference website.

 

  • Where can I find information on the conference hotels?

All hotel information can be found on the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference website in Plan Your Trip.

 

  • Will there be transportation to the conference center from the conference hotels?

Maybe, transportation is 

 

  • What is the headquarter hotel?

  • The headquarter hotel is the 

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

  • Can I pay my membership dues and conference registration fee all at the same time?

No, you must pay your membership dues first. Once your membership has been paid for, you can register for the conference at the member rate.

 

  • Can I add other items to my registration at a later date?

Yes, you can log back into your profile and register for pre-conference workshops, or other conference activities after you purchase your conference registration.

 

  • What is a Guest registration? Who is it for?

Guest registrations can only be purchased in addition to a full registration. All guests will be identified with an appropriate name badge. A guest is defined as a spouse or significant other, friend, or relative who is not a member of NASPA, is not qualified to become a member, and does not work in a student affairs related occupation. If you want to bring a guest, please provide their name and pay the registration fee during your online registration process. All guest must check-in at the registration desk onsite. Guest registrations DO NOT include pre-conference workshops or any educational sessions.

I want to register for a pre-conference workshop, but I don’t see them available. How can I register for a pre-conference workshop?

Attendees can register for a pre-conference workshop starting October 1st. If you have already registered for the conference, you can log back into your profile and add a pre-conference workshop to your registration.

 

  • Can I only attend a pre-conference workshop, and not the entire MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference?

There are only a select number of pre-conference workshops you can register for without having to register for the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference. These include the Conference Workshop. In order to register for any other pre-conference workshop, you MUST be registered for the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference.

 

  • Are there any meals included with the conference registration fee?

Meals are NOT provided during the conference. There will be light appetizers served during the opening reception and exhibit hall breaks may offer coffee or ice cream. Some institutions, knowledge committees, and other sponsored groups will choose to host receptions / meetings that may have food and beverage available but this is not guaranteed.

 

 

PRESENTING

 

  • How can I present a session?

Please visit the Present section of the conference website to submit your program.

 

  • Do you have to be a MAEOPP member in order to present a session?

You do not have to be a MAEOPP member in order to submit a session for the MAEOPP Annual Professional Conference. 

 

  • Do I have to register for the conference if I’m presenting a session?

Yes, you must register for the conference if you are presenting a session. There are no discounts for presenters.

 

  • What is the deadline to submit a presentation proposal?

The deadline to submit a program is Month Day Year.

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