2019 CASE VIII Conference

February 13-15, 2019 | Hyatt Regency Vancouver | Vancouver, BC Canada

NORTHERN LIGHTS: Life is Short. Learn Fast. This is the espresso of conferences. Concentrated. Strong. Stimulating. Condensed formats. Interactive sessions. Relevant topics. Stellar speakers. Great networking. Compressed to give you the perfect jolt to your year. And in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, too. Give it a shot.

Submit a Proposal

From panels and case studies to facilitated group discussions and deep dive sessions, we invite you to share your experiences and knowledge at the 2019 CASE VIII Conference. Visit the Call for Proposals page for more information.

Showcase Your Work

Each year, CASE recognizes best practices in advancement and outstanding people who contribute to the growth and understanding of the advancement profession. Enter your best work or nominate someone who makes a difference.

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers power CASE. We are looking for session attendants, photographers, social media ambassadors, hospitality and event ambassadors and more! To inquire about volunteer opportunities, email us at case8conf@gmail.com.

The 2019 CASE VIII Conference will bring together hundreds of advancement professionals working in communications, alumni relations, government relations, fundraising and advancement services from throughout the district for three days of insightful keynotes, high level education and networking, all held in the Hyatt Regency Vancouver situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver, British Columbia. Visit www.case8.org for more information on CASE District VIII.

PROGRAM

CASE VIII conferences bring a unique focus on advancement-specific issues including development, alumni engagement, communications and advancement services. The call for proposals details the content tracks of the 2019 CASE VIII Conference, which are the following:

  • Fundraising and Philanthropy
  • Alumni and Engagement
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Information and Analysis

The conference schedule is still under development. The schedule shown below is still subject to change and will be updated as sessions and speakers are confirmed.

Deep Dive Session

180 min

Opening Luncheon and CASE VIII AGM (Speaker: Dr. Martha C. Piper, President & Vice-Chancellor Emerita, UBC)

Dr. Martha Cook Piper, O.C., O.B.C., Ph.D., was the Interim President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of British Columbia from 2015-16. She also served as the 11th President of the University of British Columbia from 1997 to 2006.

75 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Keynote Session

60 min

Expo Happy Hour

90 min

Breakfast

60 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

2019 CASE VIII Awards Presentation Luncheon

75 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Keynote Session (Speaker: Sarah Beaulieu, Founder, The Uncomfortable Conversation)

60 min

Northern Lights After Dark (a social networking evening)

This will be held on the 34th floor of the Hyatt Regency Vancouver which offers incredible views of downtown Vancouver, the North Shore mountains, and the Pacific Ocean.

34th floor, Hyatt Regency Vancouver

CASE Café and Exhibitor Meetings

90 min

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

60 min

Closing Brunch (Speaker: Tiffany Dufu, Author of Drop the Ball)

Tiffany Dufu is a catalyst-at-large in the world of women’s leadership and the author of Drop the Ball, a memoir and manifesto that shows women how to cultivate the single skill they really need in order to thrive: the ability to let go.

90 min

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS (as of September 2018)

Dr. Martha C. Piper
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Dr. Martha C. Piper

Sarah Beaulieu
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Sarah Beaulieu

Tiffany Dufu
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Tiffany Dufu

AWARDS

CASE District VIII celebrates exemplary achievement in the field of advancement by member institutions. The program’s goals are to:

  • Recognize excellence in the fields of advancement
  • Encourage the education, professional growth, and development of members
  • Serve members as a community building undertaking

These goals are attained through the Professional Achievement and Juried Awards, which recognize the best accomplishments of advancement professionals and education leaders on behalf of their institutions. These accomplishments exemplify standards by which we compare our work, and educate and inspire ourselves to greater success. For more information, visit www.case8.org/awards.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Register now and join your colleagues from throughout the district at the 2019 CASE VIII Conference for three days of insightful keynotes, high level education and networking.

We also encourage you to book your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver to benefit from the conference rate. The “corporate or group code” field will be prepopulated when you book using the link provided.

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$575 USD

PRE-REGISTRATION RATE

Available before December 3, 2018.

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$650 USD

EARLY BIRD RATE

Available before January 16, 2019.

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$700 USD

REGULAR RATE

Effective January 16, 2019.

SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

You are invited to be a part of an exceptional marketing opportunity at this premier annual gathering of advancement professionals from institutions representing western Canada and the American Pacific Northwest. Without the generous support of both cash and in-kind goods and services from our sponsors and institutional partners from across the country it would be virtually impossible for the conference to exist.

View the sponsorship prospectus for available opportunities.

VENUE

Located in the heart of downtown, Hyatt Regency Vancouver has easy access to exciting attractions, like the unique shops of Robson Street, historic Gastown, and scenic Stanley Park. 

Place your hotel reservation online or by calling 1-888-421-1442 and reference 2019 CASE VIII Conference when booking. The “conference or group code” field will be prepopulated when you book using the link provided.

Tourism Vancouver can help you plan your trip to Vancouver, British Columbia.

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard St.
Vancouver, BC
Tel: +1-604-683-1234

Map & Directions
Copyright 2019 CASE District VIII. Photos courtesy of Tourism Vancouver.