Employer Relations Summit

Be a part of the 7th Annual SoACE Virtual  Employer Relations Summit!
June 23-24, 2021


2021 Employer Relations Summit Call for Programs

Expand & Energize Connections

Deadline: March 31, 2021

The Southern Association of Colleges and Employers is hosting the annual Employer Relations Summit virtually on June 23 - 24. This entire event will focus on employer relations! The Program Committee is looking for current critical topics relevant to Employer Relations. Our mission is to craft a program that addresses topics pertinent to the needs of career services professionals and employer campus recruiters specializing in employer relations and university recruiting, respectively.

Click Here to Submit a Program

What you need to submit:

  • Session Title
  • Session Description (200 word max)
  • Learning Objective (at least 1)
  • Presenter CVs and Bios

SESSION FORMAT
Breakout sessions: These 1 hour sessions should offer an in-depth exploration of the chosen topic and provide participants with relevant tangible takeaways. Breakout sessions will take place on Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24, 2021.


Registration

Registration is now open. 

Register Now

Virtual Summit Registration Fees:

  • SoACE Members: $50.00
  • Non-Members: $75.00

Reminder for lapsed / non-members: The SoACE membership year runs from July 1 - June 30 of every year. We will begin accepting membership renewals for the July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 membership year on April 1st. If you decide to renew now, the membership will be active through June 30, 2021.

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing. Any refund requests received before June 15 (5 PM EST) will receive a full refund.  Any requests received after June 15 at 5 PM EST will receive no refund. Cancellation requests must be received in writing to the SoACE Office: [email protected]


 Schedule at a Glance

(Subject to change)

All Sessions will be recorded and available to attendees after the event

Day 1: Wednesday, June 23
10:00 – 10:15 EST | Conference Welcome
10:15 – 11:15 EST | Keynote
11:30 – 12:30 EST | Breakout Session 1
12:30 – 1:30 EST | Break
1:30 – 2:30 EST | Breakout Session 2
2:45 – 3:15 EST | Expand & Energize Connections - Networking Conversations
3:30 – 5:00 EST | End of Day One Fun (Games)

 Day 2: Thursday, June 24
10:00 – 11:15 EST | Employer Panel
11:30 – 12:30 EST | Breakout Session 3
12:30 – 1:30 EST | Break
1:30 - 2:30 EST | Breakout Session 4
2:45 – 3:15 EST | Employer Industry Spotlights
3:30 - 4:00 EST | Employer Industry Spotlights
4:00 – 4:10 EST | Closing & Thank You

 


2021 Summit Committee

Chair: Beth Mannella, Elon University
Assistant Chair: Matthew Battista, University of Tampa

Employer Engagement:
Natalie Feller, UT - Knoxville
Daisy Gillam, University of North Texas
Allison Hendricks, University of Houston
Candiss Territo, Tarleton State University
Tasha Litton, University of South Alabama

Breakout Sessions:
Rachel Brand, University of Kentucky
Jay Skipworth, UNC Charlotte

Networking / Social Activities:
Charles Howard, Clayton State University
Alicia Low, Oklahoma State University

Communications & Marketing:
Sheri Blight, Kennesaw State University

Exhibit Opportunities:

Coming Soon!

Questions? Contact the SoACE Office by email or phone 1-877-946-1013.