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Community Engagement Conference


2018 Extension Annual Conference and Community Engagement Conference

Building on the success of the Extension Annual Conference and the university’s Engagement Forum, the conference will bring together faculty, staff, students and community partners to focus on professional development and networking, while exploring new potential engagement partnerships. The theme of this year’s conference is Partnering to Advance Health and Wellness. To learn more, visit engage.osu.edu/conference


Extension Annual Conference - Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43212

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Cost:
There is no cost to attend this day.
Agenda: Please see the attached agenda. Includes an overview of designEXT, professional association meetings, the Keith L. Smith Innovation in Extension Lecture, and all Extension awards.
Registration: Visit engage.osu.edu/conference – click the “Register now” button in top right corner

  • On registration page 2, please be sure to answer the required question: “Do you plan to attend ONLY January 23 (Extension-only day)?”

  • This question will allow me to process a change order so you are not charged if ONLY attending January 23.

  • Add your PR# to registration so we can accurately match your registration to an approved payment.

  • On registration page 3, please be sure to select any/all sessions you plan to attend (all three days) so we have accurate counts.

Included: Parking (Jan 23 only), morning beverages, lunch, and an early evening reception are included (no full breakfast or dinner – Jan 23 only).
Payment: Please see the attached eRequest information for further details. If you are attending this day only, no eRequest is needed. If you are attending any part of the Community Engagement Conference (Jan 24-25), you will need an eRequest. If you are staying overnight to attend any of the three days, you will also need an approved T#.

 
2018 Community Engagement Conference - Ohio Union, 1739 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210

Wednesday January 24 and Thursday, 25, 2018
Cost:
$85-$105, depending on time of registration. At this time, it is “regular registration,” charging $95 until January 12. Registration will be available January 13 through on-site for $105.
Agenda: Visit engage.osu.edu/conference – this site includes the agenda, speaker information and more.
Registration: Visit engage.osu.edu/conference – click the “Register now” button in top right corner.
Included: all-day beverages, light breakfast (i.e. oatmeal, fruit), and lunch; Jan 24 includes an evening reception after the Provost’s Discovery Themes Lecture by Donna Shalala. Please note, parking is NOT included for either of these two days.
Payment: Please see the attached eRequest information for further details. If you are attending this day only, no eRequest is needed. If you are attending any part of the Community Engagement Conference (Jan 24-25), you will need an eRequest.

*If you are staying overnight to attend any of the three days, you will also need an approved T#


For those staying overnight, we have established room blocks at hotels in close proximity to the conference locations. Please see below for the various properties, booking information and their offered rates:

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus - Downtown, 501 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215
    • $129.00 per night
    • Call 614-559-2000 and reference CODE: CEC to receive the block rate
  • Courtyard by Marriott Columbus OSU - 3100 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Columbus/University Area - 3160 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
  • Hilton Garden Inn Columbus-University Area - 3232 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43202
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Columbus OSU - 1421 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43212
    • $119.00 per night
    • Click here to book online
    • Or - call 877-901-6628 and request the "2018 Community Engagement Conference" group block

 

Questions, comments or concerns?

Jared Morrison (morrison.332@osu.edu) or Ben Lewis (lewis.485@osu.edu)


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