Registration & Hotel

Join Us for the 2018 Convention!

Conference Theme: Building Bridges

October 26 - 27, 2018
Hilton Albany, Albany

Rates for Convention Registration

(Use the form below to register)


Early Bird

(ended Sept. 15th)

Online Registration

(closes Oct. 17th)


Friday & Saturday

CEC Member: $230

CEC Member: $280

CEC Member: $310

Non-members: $280

Non-members: $330

Non-members: $370

Student CEC Members:


Student CEC Members:


Student CEC Members: $160

Student non-members


Student non-members


Student non-member



Parent Saturday Only*
Parent Saturday Only*

*Parent price would only grant for parent’s attendance on Saturday and only at the parent strand.

Not a member of CEC? Sign up today! 

Annual membership can be as low as $65 ($52 for students!) and includes access to current research, ways to advance your career, and pathways to build relationships with other like-minded professionals and advocates! 

In addition to more than 60 sessions, registration includes breakfast, the luncheon on Friday, snack breaks, & an evening reception!

Get our popular Group Discount (5 or more) $5%. Contact the conference chairperson for information.

Hotel Information and Rates


Our conference this year will be held at the Downtown Hilton in Albany, N.Y, the largest hotel in downtown, Albany, across from Times Union Center, NY Capitol and government buildings.  The Downtown Hilton Albany offers spacious and comfortable rooms, free WiFi and an airport shuttle, as well as easy AMTRAK access.

Reserve your room at the special conference rate of $149.00 a night!  To make your reservation now, please click below:


Registration Form