2015 Annual Conference

Hosted by Oregon State University

May 6-8, 2015

At the Embassy Suites Portland - Downtown

Why Attend the Conference?

Implementation of work-life strategies have proven to help institutions recruit and retain talented and diverse faculty and staff. Conference sessions will cover strategies for

  • improving employee satisfaction, engagement and commitment
  • improving productivity and reducing absenteeism
  • improving employee health and wellbeing

For more information about the business case for work-life practices read the CUWFA Report on Making the Business Case for Work-Life Policies and Programs at Colleges and Universities (pdf).

Find out more about hotel reservations, transportation and local attractions on our Local Information page.

Conference Registration Fees


Early Bird/Reduced Fee Registration

Ends Friday, March 13, 2015

Full Conference Fee Registration

Ends Friday, April 17, 2015

CUWFA Member $300 $425
HERC/Partner Organization $375 $475
Non-Member $450 $525
Student/Retiree $150 $225
One-Day Rate (May 7 or May 8) $225 $275

For non-CUWFA members please note that with a $150.00 individual CUWFA membership rate and accompanying reduced early registration fees of $300.00, your $450.00 investment is equal to the $450.00 cost of one non-member conference registration fee alone! Plus, membership provides access to CUWFA’s international opportunities for work/life networking, research and policy resources for best practice models in higher education, the Quarterly Review of Work/Life Policy and Practice newsletter and robust topical exchanges for a full calendar year, to complement your 2015 conference experiences.  Consider joining now!

Conference Registration will open November 17, 2014

For questions, please contact Robynn Pease at robynn.pease@oregonstate.edu or Tel. 541-737-4815.