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June 4-5, Memorial Union - Washburn University, Topeka, KS
Kansas Board of Regents Data Quality and Planning Conference

The 2019 Kansas Board of Regents Data Quality and Planning Conference will be held June 4-5 at the Memorial Union on the campus of Washburn University. This conference, coordinated by the Kansas Board of Regents, focuses on updates and issues related to higher education data submission, usage and planning, including reporting data to IPEDS. In addition to sharing information about data issues impacting higher education in Kansas, the conference is a great opportunity for professional development and networking.

2019 Conference Materials: 

  • Agenda will be available soon
  • Conference presentations and other materials will be available soon

June 4, 2019
7:30 a.m. - Conference Registration and Breakfast

June 5, 2019
7:30 a.m. - Conference Registration, Breakfast and Data Quality Award Presentation

Location:
Memorial Union – Washburn University
1820 SW Jewell Ave
Topeka, Kansas 66621

Registration Fees and Deadlines:
Registration is $50 per participant.

Pre-registration is preferred by conference planners to ensure an ample supply of conference materials, meals and seating; however, on-site registration will be available. On-site registrations must be accompanied by a check, cash, money order or properly signed purchase order.

The registration deadline is May 24. All registration payments are due no later than June 4.

Registration and Payment Information:
In order to register, please complete the online registration form below and submit a copy of your email confirmation with payment or properly signed purchase order to: Kansas Board of Regents, Attn: Julie Anderson, Conference Registrar, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368 or via FAX to (785) 430-4233, Attn: Julie Anderson, or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

When you've completed the below form, be sure to click "Submit" to have your registration processed. You will receive a confirmation email for your records, which will also serve as your invoice.

Register here.

Lodging Information:
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Topeka Capitol Plaza hotel located a little more than a mile from the campus of Washburn University at 1717 SW Topeka Blvd. Reservations must be made by Friday, May 3, to get the conference rate of $94, which is available the nights of June 3 and June 4. To make reservations, use this link:

http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2475674&hotelID=13576

You may also call the hotel directly at (785) 431-7200 and indicate you will be attending the Kansas Board of Regents conference, (group code KBOR19).

Many other hotels can be found in the Topeka area. If you choose to stay at another hotel, we would suggest that you ask for any applicable discounts that might apply such as government rates.

Conference Meals:
A full breakfast buffet will be provided each day. The buffet will feature buttermilk pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs with finely shredded cheese, seasoned breakfast potatoes, assorted mini Danish pastries and muffins as well as a selection of seasonal fresh fruit. Beverages will include coffee, tea, orange juice and fruit-infused water.

Lunch will be provided on Tuesday, June 4, and will feature a taco bar buffet. Attendees will have the opportunity to build their own tacos using seasoned ground beef, shredded chicken, corn tortilla shells, soft flour tortillas, salsa, sour cream, shredded lettuce and shredded cheddar cheese. There will also be rice, refried beans and a crisp tortilla salad (tortilla strips on the side). The meal will be capped off with a brownie for dessert.

In addition to meals, iced tea, coffee, water and soda will be available both days. Snacks will be served throughout the conference. To assist planners in ordering the appropriate amount of food, please indicate your preference for meals when you register.

The conference sessions and breakfast will be held in Washburn University’s Memorial Union. Lunch on Tuesday, June 4, will be held in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, approximately 600 feet from Memorial Union. If you require assistance getting to and from the conference site and/or to the lunch site, please indicate on your registration.

An Equal Employment/Educational Opportunity Agency
“The Kansas Board of Regents does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policy should be directed to the Board of Regents General Counsel, 1000 SW Jackson St., Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368, phone (785) 430-4240 or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Dept. of Education.”