2018 Southwest Regional Conference is sponsored by the Texas Cooperative Education & Internship Association (TxCEIA) and provides career services professionals and faculty from two and four year colleges in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas a forum to discuss topics and issues in cooperative education and internships.

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The Southwest Regional Conference will be held July 26-27, 2018 in Fort Worth, TX!


CONFERENCE AGENDA

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Registration 12:00pm – 12:45pm

Opening Speakers

Topic: DFW Regional Workforce Leadership Council Report

Topic: Workforce Recruitment Program

Career Center Panel

Employer Panel
Networking Reception

President’s Dinner

 

Friday, July 27, 2018

Best Practices Round Table Discussions

Topics:

Interview Styles
Marketable Skills (30x60)
Employer Outreach and Recruitment
Internship Funding
LinkedIn and Networking
Data & Analytics

Legislative & Legal Update


REGISTRATION

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE THROUGH JUNE 30, 2018    

  • Early bird registration fee by credit card OR mail-in check: $225.00


REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE JULY 1 - 15, 2018
                               (open now)

  • Regular conference registration fee by credit card OR mail-in check: $275.00
     

late CONFERENCE REGISTRATION after july 16 and AT THE DOOR

  • Late conference registration - FLAT FEE OF $325, CHECK ONLY.


For late/on-site registration or any questions regarding payment for the event, please contact Jimmie Henslee.  Mail checks to Jimmie Henslee, 972-647-0443, 214-538-0355, P.O. Box 535111, Grand Prairie, Texas 75053.  If you need an invoice, email Jimmie at JJHenslee@aol.com.


CONFERENCE HOTEL

PLEASE NOTE:  JULY 2, 2018 IS THE CUT OFF DATE FOR HOTEL RESERVATIONS.  CALL TODAY
                         TO SECURE YOUR ROOM(S)

Location:  Embassy Suites, 600 Commerce Street, Ft. Worth, TX 76102, 817-332-6900

Hotel Rate: $139.00 per night plus tax (available until June 30, 2018)

Daily hotel parking $15.00, overnight parking $26.00

For Hotel and Conference Registration questions, please email jjhenslee@aol.com


Graduate Student Registration Rate


Graduate students have the opportunity to partake in the conference by paying a discounted rate of $100. To be considered for the graduate student rate, please note the following:

·         Individuals enrolled in degree granting programs of accredited colleges/ universities who have demonstrated interest in the career services, employer relations, and internship & Co-Op coordinator professions and who are not employed full-time in the profession. Student members are eligible to attend conferences and workshops, and serve on committees, but cannot vote or hold office.

·         Membership dues shall be half (1/2) of the full individual membership rate. Student membership is not available to those who would qualify for membership under the Regular membership category. Student membership eligibility ends six months after the completion of the degree, or upon employment in the field, whichever comes first.