2018 Pheonix Conference Logo2018 Annual Conference
January 3 - 6
Phoenix, AZ

Building Professional Communities through Collaboration and Communication

Deadline to submit proposals has passed. Proposals are no longer being accepted.

Conference Registration Form and Payment: Posted on the NAKHE Portal at https://nakhe.wildapricot.org/

Conference Headquarters
Hyatt Regency
122 North Second Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone : (602) 252-1234

Hotel Website: https://phoenix.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
Reservations: https://aws.passkey.com/go/NAKHE2018
Room rates: $119-$170
Room block released: Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Transportation and Directions: https://phoenix.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/map-and-directions.html

Download a 2018 Conference Schedule at a Glance (Excel Spreadsheet)

The Administrative Workshop on Wednesday, afternoon 2 pm - 5pm has a part A and a Part B.
All registrants are invited to attend one or both sessions.

  •   Part A – 2 pm - 3:30 pm, Project Leadership in Higher Education
  •   Part B – 3:30 pm - 5 pm, Review and Planning for 2018/2019 Department Head Certification Training (DHCT)
    • Moderators:  Lynda Ransdell and Steve Estes.  
    • This session will focus on the experiences of the first DHCT cohort, with lessons learned informing the second DHCT cohort training.  
    • All NAKHE members, DHCT alumni, and those interested in participating in the DHCT are encouraged to attend.

Want to know what to expect at an annual NAKHE Conference? Download a copy of the 2017 Conference Program!

Conference registration rates are listed below.

Category Register by 11/1/17 Register by 12/1/17 Register After 12/1/17 or On-Site
Professional Member   $290   $315   $365
Professional Non-Member   $395   $425   $475
Emeritus Member   $160   $190   $215
Emeritus Non-Member   $205   $230   $260
Graduate Student Member   $140   $165   $215
Graduate Student Non-Member   $165   $195   $240
Guest Meals   Cost per guest per meal for Reception, Lunch Lecture and/or Business Meeting Breakfast $30

NAKHE Election Results

Dr. Tara Tietjen-Smith was elected President and Dr. Timothy Baghurst was elected Vice President.

Thank you for your participation. Your opinion matters!

Meet Dr. Tara Tietjen-Smith, NAKHE's New President

Meet Dr. Timothy Baghurst NAKHE's New Vice President