SUNYCDO ANNUAL CONFERENCE
47th Annual Conference
June 14-16, 2023
The SUNY CDO Annual Conference Committee is excited to announce the 47th Annual SUNYCDO Conference, hosted in-person at the Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY.
Want to volunteer for a conference committee? Please email this year's Conference Chair's Jessica Pugliese and Dawn Jones, and they can explain how to get involved.
This year's conference theme will be FutureForward. We will focus on how we, as career centers, can continue to adapt and thrive in an ever changing higher education and workforce environment.
The conference committees are working on the program, entertainment and food right now. Details will be available soon!
Keynote speakers will be announced in early 2023 - stay tuned!
Interested in being a sponsor for the SUNYCDO 2023 Conference? Sponsorship opportunities will be available soon. Please click here to email the conference chair and she'll get back to you! Click here to see LAST YEAR's sponsorship packages (subject to change for 2023).
Every year we have a charity raffle at the conference. Conference participants, including employers, speakers, vendors and sponsors, are encouraged to donate prizes. We'll have more information about this year's charity and how you can donate to the raffle in spring 2023.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR 2023 RAFFLE DONORS
This year's conference theme will be FutureForward. Our focus will be on how we can continue to adapt and thrive in an ever-changing higher education and workforce environment.
Please see conference details below:
The conference will take place at the Crown Plaza - The Desmond Hotel.
If you are staying overnight, room block information is live! To change room block dates, click "Change Search" on the right-hand side.
If you prefer to make your room reservations via phone, please call the hotel directly at 518-869-8100 and use group code "CDO."
Please note: Room reservation cut-off date is May 30, 2023.
KEYNOTES & PROGRAMMING
SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS
We have three exciting keynotes this year!
Marti Konstant, Owner – Konstant Change - Presentation Title: "Career Agility: What's in your Future?"
John Robinson, CEO – Our Ability – Presentation Title: “How Understanding Ableism and Culture Leads to Inclusion”
Dr. Kimberly Yousey-Elsener, Senior Manager of Career Insights, Data and Research – The Career Leadership Collective – Presentation Title: “Transforming Career Practices to Increase ROI and Equitable Career Success”
View our "Keynote Speakers" page for more information.
View our tentative conference-at-a-glance to see how the days will be structured.
Interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor for the SUNYCDO 2023 Conference? Check out our Sponsors & Exhibitors page for more details.
Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are now available.
Every year we have a charity raffle at the conference. Conference participants, including employers, speakers, vendors and sponsors are encouraged to donate prizes. This year's proceeds will be going to: Refugee and Immigrant Support Services Emmaus (RISSE)!
RISSE's focus is on helping capital region community members gain employment that matches their training and skillset.
We'll have more information about this year's non-profit and how you can donate to the raffle in the spring.
2023 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PRICING
$350 (after early bird registration ends)
NON CDO MEMBERS
$450 (Opens March 1)
NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION
WEDNESDAY ONLY (CDO OR NON CDO MEMBERS
THURSDAY ONLY (CDO OR ON CDO MEMBERS)
DINNER ONLY (WEDNESDAY)
DINNER ONLY (THURSDAY)