CAPPS - Avocacy and Communication Professional Development

California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools

2015 Legislative Policy Conference

March 23-24, 2015
Hyatt Regency Sacramento

 Registration     Conference Program     Hotel Reservations

Sponsorship Opportunities     Exhibitor Spotlight


Registration

Schools
$375 CAPPS Members
$650 Nonmembers

Available discounts:
10% discount for Members who renewed their membership early (before January 1, 2015)
$25 discount on each registration when registering 3 or more attendees at the same time

The School Registration fee includes all conference workshops and sessions, the Welcome Reception on March 23, and breakfast, lunch, and breaks on March 24.

Allied Companies
$675 Exhibit (CAPPS Members only) The Exhibit Hall is sold out. If you are a vendor please register as a Non-Exhibiting Vendor.
$475 Non-Exhibiting Vendor (CAPPS Member)
$650 Non-Exhibiting Vendor (Nonmember)

The Exhibit Registration fee includes two attendee badges, one table-top exhibit space furnished with a 6' skirted table and 2 chairs, and access to the electronic conference registration list. The fee also includes all conference workshops and sessions, the Welcome Reception on March 23, and breakfast, lunch, and breaks on March 24. Please note that exhibit space at our Legislative Policy Conference is limited to 10 vendors.

The Non-Exhibiting Vendor Registration fee includes one attendee badge, access to the electronic conference registration list, all conference workshops and sessions, the Welcome Reception on March 23, and breakfast, lunch, and breaks on March 24.

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorships are open to both schools and allied companies who are members of CAPPS. Details of each sponsorship are listed below.

Become a 2015 Legislative Policy Conference Sponsor by filling out this form.

Welcome Reception on March 23 - $5000
Includes: Company name on Welcome Reception signage; Opportunity to have marketing materials at registration center; Recognition in all conference promotional materials, and in the printed conference program.

Lunch on March 24 - $2000 - SOLD! Thank you Becker Media!
Includes: Company name on lunch signage; opportunity to have marketing materials at registration center; recognition in all conference promotional materials, and in the printed conference program.

Becker Media

Breakfast on March 24 - $1500
Includes: Company name on breakfast signage; recognition in all conference promotional materials, and in the printed conference program.

Morning or Afternoon Break on March 24 - $750
Includes: Company name on break signage; recognition in all conference promotional materials, and in the printed conference program.

Name Badge $500 - SOLD! Thank you van Rijn & Associates!
Includes: Company logo printed on the conference badges, recognition in all conference promotional materials, and in the printed conference program.

van Rijn and Associates


Hyatt Regency Sacramento

The Hyatt Regency Sacramento is located in downtown Sacramento at 1209 L Street. A block of rooms has been set aside for CAPPS conference attendees at the rate of $199 per night for reservations made by March 2, 2015

Reserve online: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/CPPS2015
Rate: $199 - single/double occupancy
Reservation cutoff date: March 2, 2015


Conference Program

Monday, March 23

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Registration Center is open. Exhibitor setup from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
BPPE Update Spring 2015
Presented by Bureau Chief Joanne Wenzel and Bureau staff

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Break with Exhibitors

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
DOE & Congressional Regulatory Update Spring 2015
Presented by
• Stanley A. Freeman, Principal, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville PC
• Ronald L. Holt, Partner, Dunn & Davison LLC
• Jay Vaughan, Partner, Cooley LLP

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Tuesday, March 24

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration center is open.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
President's Welcome @ 9:00 AM
Presented by Dan Levinson, CAPPS Board President

Legislative Keynote @ 9:15 AM
Presented by Assembly Member Rocky Chavez, 76th Assembly District

Incrementalism is In! @ 9:45 AM
Presented by Steve Gunderson, President, APSCU

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Break with Exhibitors

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coping Strategies: Accreditor Panel 2015
Moderated by CAPPS Board President Dan Levinson with panelists:
• Dr. Albert C. Gray, President and CEO, ACICS
• Dr. Leah K. Matthews, Executive Director, DEAC
• Dr. Mary Ellen Petrisko, President, WASC Senior
John Shaheen, Associate Executive Director, ACCET

• Florence Tate, Executive Director, ABHES

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Luncheon Keynote with Exhibitors
Keynote speaker TBA

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Compliance = Success: State Legislative & Regulatory Issues Panel
Presented by
• Matt Back, CAPPS Legislative Advocate and President, Matt Back Government Relations
• Katherine (Kate) Lee Carey, General Counsel, American Career College/West Coast University
• Robert Johnson, Executive Director, CAPPS

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Break with Exhibitors

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
SARA with DEAC
Presented by Dr. Leah K. Matthews, DEAC

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The Fine Print: Legal Update Spring 2015
Presented by
• Keith Zakarin, CAPPS General Counsel and Partner, Chair of the Education Practice, Duane Morris LLP
• Edward Cramp, Managing Partner, Duane Morris LLP

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Special session TBA and Conference Closing

 


Exhibitor Spotlight

Please visit our Allied Members exhibiting at our 2015 Legislative Policy Conference.

DD Consulting

Gragg Advertising

IntegriShield

McGraw-Hill Education

Pearson

Solutions at ECMC

TextAim

TFC Tuition Financing

van Rijn & Associates, CPAs

Wright International Student Services