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2018 Conference


HEPNet 2018 Conference

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2018 Conference


HEPNet 2018 Conference

Get ready to learn even more and grow your network in 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah from October 16-19, 2018.  See below for details and keep checking this page for updates, especially as we add new sponsors that are really great sources to support youth protection. Be sure to read about the NEW dinner and social and pre-conference youth protection deep-dive!

Request for Workshop Proposals- Submissions are currently being accepted! Submit a proposal electronically

Submissions will be accepted until close of business on June 15, 2018.

Details about workshops:

  • All sessions are one-hour in length.
  • Two-part sessions are welcome.
  • Sessions may be repeated to allow more attendees to benefit from the content.
  • Most sessions will run on October 17th and 18th.

Questions? Contact Rachael Jensen, Programming Committee Chair: rachaeljensen@unomaha.edu

 

 

NEW FOR 2018:

Dinner and a social ($30)

Pre-conference youth protection deep dive (early-bird rates of $100/$150 (member/non-member) and regular rates of $125/$175 (member/non-member)

See more details to the right!

 

 

Interested in hosting the conference in the future? See below for the RFP.

 

 

Get approved now!  Estimated costs:

  • Conference registration: Early-bird (May-July): Members $225, Non-members $325; Regular rates (August-conference): Members $275, Non-members $375
  • Dinner and social (NEW!): Spend your per diem with us! For $30, you can join your conference colleagues for dinner and a social. Tentatively scheduled for Thursday, October 18.
  • Pre-conference workshop (NEW!): On Tuesday, October 16, we will be diving deep on where to start with youth protection- covering the policy life cycle, background checks, training, and much more. This is a must-attend for those new in the field or position.
  • Airfare: Salt Lake City International Airport is a major hub for Delta.  Check prices from your city!
  • Transportation: Transportation from the airport to the hotel can be obtained through public transportation or ground transportation.
  • Hotel: The host hotel will be the University Guest House and Conference Center and room blocks are available for $125 per night by mentioning HEPNet.  If you participate in the pre-conference, you will need to be present by Tuesday morning.  Otherwise the conference kicks off at 4 pm on Tuesday and educational sessions begin Wednesday morning.  Friday will consist of a popular all-group session as well as all-group discussion and networking opportunities, ending by noon.
  • Food: Per diem for Salt Lake City.  Lunch will be provided on Tuesday for the pre-conference group only and Wednesday and Thursday for all attendees. You can purchase a dinner and social ticket for Thursday evening.
 

Get excited to meet this year's sponsors!  You told us what you wanted and we are excited to introduce 2018's sponsors here. Check out the great things they're doing to support youth protection!

Interested in becoming a sponsor?  Contact us at membership@higheredprotection.org so that we can learn more about your sponsorship goals.

 CampDoc.com is the leading electronic health record system for camps, offering free online registration, travel and emergency medical protection, emergency text message alerts, discounted camp medical supplies, and one-way parent emails.  Designed by camp doctors, nurses and directors, our secure, easy-to-use web-based solution manages health forms, allergies, medications and illness/injury tracking, to keep health and safety in the forefront of camp operations.

CampDoc.com is the leading electronic health record system for camps, offering free online registration, travel and emergency medical protection, emergency text message alerts, discounted camp medical supplies, and one-way parent emails.  Designed by camp doctors, nurses and directors, our secure, easy-to-use web-based solution manages health forms, allergies, medications and illness/injury tracking, to keep health and safety in the forefront of camp operations.

 
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Tentative Schedule

Tuesday, October 16

9 am-3 pm: Pre-conference focused on starting a policy/youth protection program

3:15-6 pm: Mentorship program information session and welcome event

Wednesday, October 17

9 am-5 pm: Keynote, educational sessions, all-group sessions

Thursday, October 18

9 am-5 pm: Educational sessions, all-group sessions

Evening: Dinner and a social (only $30!)

Friday, October 19

9-11:30 am: All-group sessions

 

Host a future conference


Host a future hepnet conference

Host a future conference


Host a future hepnet conference

Proposals are due June 15 and a final selection will be made in early August.

Past Conferences


past conferences

Past Conferences


past conferences

Past Conferences

2017 ConferenceAll In: Advancing Youth Protection in Higher Ed | October 17-20, 2017 | Clemson, South Carolina

2016 Conference: Conference on Youth Programs in Higher Education- Policy & Procedure: Two Step Toward Compliance | October 20-22, 2016 | San Antonio, Texas (hosted by Texas A&M)

2015 Conference: Minors on Campus Conference | October 21-23, 2015 | College Station, Texas (hosted by Texas A&M)

2014 Conference: Minors on Campus Conference | October 25, 2014 | College Station, Texas (hosted by Texas A&M)

2014 Meeting/Conference: Baltimore Meeting on Higher Ed Child Protection | May 12-14, 2014 | Baltimore, MD (hosted by Ann Franke)

We held the first in-person meeting in Baltimore on May 13-14, 2014. The University Risk Management and Insurance Association (URMIA) accepted a proposal for a youth protection panel at its mid-Atlantic regional meeting. We gathered as a group of about 20 people for two separate conversations during that conference.