2016 Annual Conference

Hosted by Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky (UK)

Save the Dates: May 11-13, 2016
Location: Lexington, KY

Registration Now Open!

Local Information

Conference Hotel: Hilton Lexington Downtown (make a reservation)
Special conference rate:  $122.00 per night (including 2 nights before and 3 nights after the conference) 

Listed in National Geographic Traveler's "50 Best Places of a Lifetime," Kentucky's famed Bluegrass Region is not to be missed.   Lexington, located at the heart of this region, is home to legendary horses and world-famous Bourbons. The city also has a vibrant nightlife and is home to more than 100 locally owned restaurants, many of which are within a short walking distance from the meeting hotel. We know you’ll love Lexington, where you’ll enjoy a Southern experience with a sophisticated flair! 

See the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information.

Call for Proposals

Harnessing an Unbridled Spirit: Supporting Workplaces, Families and Lives that Thrive

Deadline for submission: January 15, 2016
Download details for submitting a proposal.alt

Conference Registration Fees


Early-Bird Conference Fee Registration

Ends March 25, 2016

CUWFA Member $300
HERC/Partner Organization $375
Non-Member $450
Student/Retiree $150
One-Day Rate (May 12 or May 13) $225
Sponsor $300

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 2016 conference experiences.  Consider joining now!