18th Annual Conference

Bedford, PA 
Omni Bedford Springs Resort


Conference Program Proposals being ACCEPTED NOW 

The PennACE Conference Program Committee invites members and other professionals to share their expertise and experience at the 18th Annual PennACE Conference. Program proposals can cover topics relevant to the field such as services to students, alumni, faculty and staff, career counseling and coaching, employer services, office management, internships/co-ops, volunteerism and more.

This year’s theme for the conference is “Diversifying Career Development.” Listed below are suggested proposal topics to consider related to the theme: 

• Serving Underrepresented Populations through Career Development or Employment Programs
• Creative or Innovative Educational Programs
• Strategies to Diversify Our Campus and/or Employer Partnerships
• Leveraging the Relevance of Career Centers in Today’s World of Higher Education
• Supporting Inclusion through Leadership Roles

 The committee is excited to review all program proposals for the upcoming conference. Please submit your proposal using the link below. Priority will be given to submissions received by Monday, January 27, 2020.

Conference Registration

General conference questions may be addressed to Lesli Talley, Conference Chair at [email protected] or at 412.365.1593

Conference registration questions may be addressed to Krissie Doppelheuer, Registration Chair at [email protected] or at 724.938.4267


2020 Conference Hotel Accommodations

2020 Conference Sponsorship/Exhibitor/Advertising Packages

2020 Apply for a graduate student conference scholarship

Past conference details/info

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Future PennACE Conference Dates and Locations
2021: May 18-20 -- Toftrees Golf Resort, State College, PA