2019 Region XI Conference

From "The Woo" to the World: Amplifying Our Impact. Join us in Worcester, MA October 29-31 for our 2019 Regional Conference!

Registration Ends

 Conference Dates

October 29 - 31, 2019

 Conference Location

DCU Center

50 Foster St Worcester, MA 01608

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The official conference hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn, located across the street from the DCU Center. Make a room reservation in the Region XI block.


F1 Basics
Lead Trainer: Nia DeYounge, Bentley University

F1 Intermediate
Lead Trainer: Janet Ray, Providence College

J1 Intermediate
Lead Trainer: Rajan Eapen, University of Vermont

Risk Assessment and Crisis Management
Lead Trainer: Fern MacKinnon, UMASS Lowell

Specific dates, times, and prices to be released in mid to late August.

Call for Proposals

The deadline for proposals has passed.

Session proposal information, deadlines, and submissions

Sponsorships and Advertising

By supporting the Region XI Conference, sponsors are able to increase their organization’s visibility while contributing to various activities throughout the conference.

Exhibitor Information

Find costs, timelines, shipping information and more.

Registration Fees

Type of Registration Early Bird Normal On-Site
Full Conference Member $285 $360 $435
Full Conference Non-Member $340 $415 $490
Presenter Member $245 $320 $395
Presenter Non-Member $300 $375 $450
Student $185 $260 $335
Academy $185 $260 $335
Retiree $185 $260 $335
Single Day Presenter/Presenter Only $105 $180 $255
Single Day Member $145 $220 $295
Single Day Non-Member $170 $245 $320
Single Day Student $95 $170 $245
Single Day Academy $95 $170 $245
Single Day Retiree $95 $170 $245

Important Dates

Event Date
Conference rates available on website Mid-April, 2019
Session proposal system opens Mid-April, 2019
Session proposal system closes Mid-June, 2019
Registration for exhibitors Late June, 2019
Session notifications Late July, 2019
Early bird registration opens Early August, 2019
Conference grants announced Early August, 2019
Early bird registration ends Early September, 2019
Workshops begin October 29, 2019
Conference opening: Afternoon of October 29, 2019
Conference closing: Afternoon of October 31, 2019
View a list of Contacts

General Conference Information

Mary Struzska-Tyamayev, Conference Chair
[email protected]

Session Proposals

Mary Struzska-Tyamayev, Conference Chair
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Molly Hampton, Conference Chair Designate
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Ilene Tillman
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Carrie Field
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Pre-Conference Workshops

Susannah Marcucci
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Exhibitors and Sponsors

Emily Nagle
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Ruth Donaghey
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Information about Region XI awards can be found on the Awards webpage. Updated dates and submission link are forthcoming.