2023 California Higher Education Collaborative Conference

New Opportunities - Common Challenges

November 28 - December 1, 2023

Leveraging value, innovative approaches, effective communication, and resiliency are just some of the topics being presented at the 2023 California Higher Education Collaborative (CHEC) Conference being held November 28 - December 1, 2023. This conference, with a theme of New Opportunities – Common Challenges, convenes administrative leaders and professionals from the three segments of California public higher education, to encourage the exchange of ideas and practices, which can improve administrative performance, service, and outcomes. 

Higher Education Employees Register HERE

Session Themes

Culture & Engagement    *    Current Topics    *    Procurement    *    Sustainability

Keynote Address

Harnessing the Promise (and Minimizing the Risk) of AI in Higher Education

Keynote presented by Dr. Camille Crittenden, in conversation with Tom Andriola

Dr. Camille Crittenden

Tom Andriola

This year we have an exciting program ready with three pre-conference workshops, two Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt trainings, 24 breakout sessions, an amazing awards presentation honoring the Focus on Efficiency winners and the 2023 Leader of Change, and a final day with a post-conference workshop and a UC Sustainability Staff Retreat. Please note that some of the workshops and meetings are by invitation only.

Tuesday, November 28

Workshops (9:00am-5:00pm) 

LSS Yellow Belt (9:00am-4:00pm)

Wednesday, November 29

Conference Day 1 (9:00am-5:00pm)

Awards Reception (5:15pm-8:00pm)

Thursday, November 30

Conference Day 2 (9:00am-2:30pm)

Sponsor Raffles (1:30pm-2:30pm)

Friday, December 1

Workshops (9:00am-4:00pm) 

LSS Yellow Belt (9:00am-4:00pm)

Pre-Conference Workshops (November 28)
     $195    Culture Happens – Engage and Navigate with Impact
     $295   Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training
(option 1)
     $195    Trends in California Higher Education Procurement Workshop
(procurement staff only)
     $195    Sustainability Officers Workshop (sustainability staff only)

Conference Rate (November 29-30)
     $395    2-Day Full Conference (includes full conference and welcome reception)

Post-Conference Workshops (December 1)
     $295   Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training (option 2)
     $195    University of California Sustainability Staff Retreat (invitation only)
     $195    Zero Waste Campus Council, Meet Up, Waste Down Live Workshop

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