2019 Communications Conference for Senior Professionals

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 to Thursday, March 21, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Strategic Communication for Public Higher Ed: Evolving to Meet Our Times
In these tumultuous times, it is crucial for communications professionals to work together to advance their institutions' agendas and to show the value of public higher education. In a constantly evolving political environment, what hot-button topics should we address? What issues are important to our stakeholders, and what are the most effective methods and channels for us to reach them? How do we best communicate the crucial role public higher education plays as a driver of economic development and upward mobility?

About the Conference

Join us for the 2019 Communications Conference for Senior Professionals as we explore these issues and more. This conference is designed especially for senior public relations and marketing professionals at institutions that are members of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. In addition to programming, the conference offers the opportunity to network with your state college and university colleagues from around the country.


The conference will be held at the AASCU office building, 1307 New York Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.

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Fee covers all program sessions, two lunches, a buffet breakfast, a reception and refreshments during breaks. 

AASCU Members:
Early bird registration (before March 1, 2019) - $595
After March 1, 2019 - $650

Early registration (before March 1, 2019) - $695
After March 1, 2019 - $735

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The Hamilton Hotel - Washington, D.C.
1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005 
(202) 682-0111

Room Rates
$299/night (plus tax)
Reserve your rooms online here

Check-in at the hotel is at 4 p.m. and checkout is at noon.

Deadlines - EXTENDED!
Hotel Reservation: February 19, 2019

For more info on hotel reservation, please contact: 
Susannah Rodrigue
Meetings Coordinator
(202) 478-4675

Cancellation & Refund Policytop

Cancellations received in writing by noon, Feb. 28, 2019, will be fully refunded. After Feb. 28, 2019, a $225 cancellation fee will be charged and deducted from all refunds. Cancellations received March 11, 2019, or later forfeit the entire registration fee.



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