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Annual Conference and GWI

Annual Conference and GWI 2018

Sunday, March 11 – Tuesday, March 13
Hilton Polaris – Columbus, Ohio

 

Registration is live!

CLICK HERE to view the conference registration booklet.

Members: $175 Full Conference / $100 Monday Only
Non-members: $225 Full Conference / $150 Monday Only
Rates increase by $50 after March 5th

HOTEL RESERVATION WEB PAGE

$127.00 per night available through February 17.
Group Name:
Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling
Group Code:
OHACAC


Schedule of Events

2018 Annual Conference Schedule – (pdf)

Sunday, March 11 

11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open

11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Silent Auction Open

11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Exhibitor Area Open

12:00 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.  GWI Welcome & Keynote

12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.  GWI Session Block I

1:30 p.m. –  2:15 p.m.  GWI Session Block II

2:30 p.m. ­– 3:15 p.m.  GWI Learning Community

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  GWI Fireside Chat

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  First Timers Welcome

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Mix & Mingle

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.   Annual Conference & GWI Buffet Dinner

OACAC President’s Welcoming Remarks

Presentation of Warren Scholarships

Association Awards & Election Results

8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Presidents Reception

Monday, March 12      Local Counselors Day

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  High School Counselors Hospitality Room Open

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  Registration Open

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Buffet Breakfast

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Past Presidents’ Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Silent Auction

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.  NACAC Speaker

Keynote Speaker:

Sherri Geller

Board Director and Co-Director of College Counseling at Gann Academy

Learn more about Sherri Geller

9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Exhibits Open

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.  Session Block I featuring Student Panel powered by GWI/IAS

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Session Block II featuring TED talks

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Session Block III featuring TED talks

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.  Lunch & OACAC Business Meeting

Keynote Speaker:

Rob Franek

Editor-in-Chief, Princeton Review

Learn more about Rob Franek

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.  Session Block IV & GWI Power Panel

2:45 p.m. –3:15 p.m.  Dessert Reception

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Educational Session Block V & GWI Roundtable Discussion

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Mix & Mingle

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Dinner on your own – Polaris

8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.  Conference Social

Tuesday, March 13

7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.  Buffet Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.  Session Block VII

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Session Block VIII featuring TED talks 

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.  Session Block IX & GWI Roundtable Discussion

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Lunch & Keynote

Closing Keynote Speaker:

Scott Jaschik,

Editor and Founding Member of Inside Higher Education

Learn more about Scott Jaschik

2:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Special Interest Group Meetings


2018 GWI & ANNUAL CONFERENCE COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS

Cincinnati Youth Collaborative

School Supplies – [pencils, markers, folders, notebook paper, binders, notebooks, pens, and book bags]

Hurricane Victim Relief

Travel toiletries from your hotel rooms – same as last year!

Cash or check donations can be made at the conference or mailed to OACAC. Our goal is to collect $2,000 by the end of  Annual Conference. Donations can also be made from the website via PayPal (an account is not needed).

Donations will go to agencies assisting with Hurricane Victim Relief

Toiletries can be dropped off at Annual Conference in bins provided by the IAS Committee

 


Partner with OACAC and sponsor at this year’s conference!

Exciting benefits are available such as an educational session slot, a TED talk, a program ad and more when you partner with OACAC!

The deadline to commit to become a sponsor is January 19, 2018.