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ACCED-I Educational Forums bring together collegiate conference and events professionals for 1 1/2 days of engaging educational modules and networking opportunities. Attendees will get an in-depth look at various topics important to collegiate conference and events professionals.


Topics, Dates, and Locations Set for 2019-2020 Educational Forums!

Now accepting program proposals! Click here to learn more!


Earlybird Registration

(see specific dates below)
  Registration Rates       
ACCED-I Member $325 $375
Nonmember $375 $425
 Student $275    $325  

*Suppliers to the industry can only attend if sponsoring the Educational Forum.


High Profile Events
Protests, political events, VIPs, speaker and security logistics, developing policies, etc..

September 19-20, 2019 (Region 2)

Emory University

Early bird deadline:  August 16, 2019


Leadership & Management Skills

Training tools to build team, management styles, setting goals & objectives, strategic thinking, etc.

October 3-4, 2019 

St. John's University - (Region 5) 

Early bird deadline:  September 6, 2019


Event Management
AV, signage, set-up, space management, maximize internal relationships, admissions/student engagement events, etc.

November 7-8, 2019 

University of Wisconsin Madison - (Region 3)

Early bird deadline:  October 4, 2019


Staff Development
Student management, interns, internal partners, hiring, training, empowerment, generations, etc.

December 12-13, 2019

American University - (Region 4)

Early bird deadline:  November 8, 2019


Emergency Management 
Cyber security, social media concerns, creating a plan, active shooter, natural disaster, security, etc.

January 23-24, 2020 

University of Utah - (Region 1) 

Early bird deadline:  December 20, 2019


ACCED-I is a CMP Preferred Provider. The program(s) identified with the CMP Preferred Provider logo meet the requirements to receive continuing education (CE) credit for the Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) credential. All qualifying activities also indicate how many CE credits attendees will receive for participating. In order for these records to be accepted by the Events Industry Council (EIC), the email used for your ACCED-I registration MUST match (case sensitive) the email provided to the EIC for your account. The use of the CMP Preferred Provider Pre-Check logo is not an endorsement by the Events Industry Council of the quality of the session. For more information about the CMP credential or CMP Preferred Provider Program, please visit