VACE Conference - Call for Programs 

This year's theme is Year of the Pivot -- we are sharing and celebrating the perseverance and ingenuity of employers and career professionals throughout the Commonwealth!

Proposals must be completed no later than January 31, 2021. Program proposals will be reviewed and decisions will be made by the week of February 1, 2021.

Submit Your Program Proposal


Our goal is to offer conference attendees which include: employers, colleges, vendors, newcomers, directors, and students, a comprehensive variety of topical, current, innovative, and relevant sessions from which to choose. VACE Member surveys have indicated topics of interest to be:

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Resiliency
  • Self care for students, partners, and/or self
  • Best practices for budgeting in a COVID economy
  • Best practices in recruiting
  • Best practices in employer engagement
  • Best practices for engaging and motivating students in events and with social media
  • Best practices for virtual programming
  • Managing the job search process in a COVID job market
  • Current issues employers are facing and how colleges can meet needs
  • Non-traditional students: counseling, employers, hiring
  • Leadership training
  • Advancing within one's profession during a pandemic
  • Planning for a post-COVID job market

If you have any questions or would like to serve on the Programs Committee, please contact the Conference Co-Chairs at [email protected]