Conference Info/Rates/Hotel

28th Annual International Leadership Conference - The Science of Leadership

The Chair Academy’s 28th Annual International Leadership Conference will be held March 26-29, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.

The conference goal is to:
• Provide an interactive forum for educational leaders at all levels
• Address administrative and academic needs of higher education/organizational leaders
• Develop the skills required for effective leadership
• Maximize the opportunity for conferees to interact, network and build community

The Chair Academy’s conference is an exceptional opportunity for participants to meet and share ideas, issues, and challenges with colleagues from global higher education organizations. Participants gain practical knowledge, new ideas and tools, as well as current research and trends from world renowned speakers, presenters and concurrent sessions

Empower yourself personally, professionally, and organizationally.

Case for Funding

The Chair Academy's Annual International Leadership Conference is the “must-attend” event for community and technical college leaders! We understand budgets for professional development can be tight, and it might be difficult to get the funding you need to attend conferences and events that equip you with best practices, new skills, relevant strategies and a community of leaders.  All of these resources are valuable and necessary for building leadership you are more effective in your role and with your responsibilities.

Let us help you make a case for funding.

Simply download this word document and customize it for your institution. Then, forward to your supervisor, district leader, or President.

Science of Leadership • March 26-29, 2019 • Atlanta, Georgia

    Conference Onsite Rate: $600.00 USD ($500.00 Lifetime Member)

    • Choice of Conference Skillbilding Workshop (to be determined)
    • Conference Prelude and Summit
    • General Sessions
    • Concurrent Sessions
    • Welcome Reception
    • Breakfast each morning

Conference Onsite Rate is valid through April 13, 2018

Registering now will lock in your registration rate.

Failure to pay registration invoice by March 1, 2019, will forfeit Conference Onsite rate, and the full conference rate will be charged instead.

Conference Registration Rates

(Includes Conference Workshop)

Southern Charm Registration Rate
(April 14 - September 30, 2018 )
$700.00 USD
(Lifetime Member $600.00)

Earlybird Registration Rate
(October 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019)
$800.00 USD (Lifetime Member $700.00)

Regular Conference Registration Rate
(March 1 - March 25, 2018 )
$900.00 USD
(Lifetime Member $800.00)

Conference Single Day Rate
(April 4, 2018 or April 5, 2018 only)
$400.00 USD
(Lifetime Member $300.00 )

*Lifetime members are emailed a discount code to receive the discount
**Presenter discount code will be emailed.

Conference Hotel Information and Room Rates


To receive the conference discounted, hotel rate, accommodations MUST be made by MARCH 11, 2019.  After March 11, 2019 room rates are subject to the hotel's "best rate".

Please do not book any rooms with third party organizations, especially if they contact you.
We ask that you ONLY use the Sheraton reservations website, or the link below, to make your hotel reservations. The Chair Academy is not responsible for reservation issues secured by another company or organization.  

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303, USA

• Phone Reservations:
  Identify yourself as a Chair Academy Conference Attendee
• Web Reservations:

Room Rates (USD - per night plus tax and applicable fees)
• Single/Double: $189.00
• Poolside: $199.00

• Self Parking: $22.00/night 
• Overnight Valet Parking: $32.00/night 
• Standard Internet in guest rooms: FREE, Premium Internet: $14.95/day 
• For a full list of amenities, CLICK HERE.

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Transportation Options

Transport options - Parking Rates - Driving Directions

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Google Driving Directions

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Uber and Lyft are available in Atlanta. Price is variable, depending on volume of business.


Conference Sponsors

Recognizing our Conference Sponsors. Without their contributions we would not be able to bring you the high level speakers, and continue keeping our registration costs at a participant friendly rate.