Extension Annual Conference

OSU Extension Annual Conference Graphic, December 5-7, 2022

OSU Extension Annual Conference 2022 

Our Annual Conference will be in-person at the Greater Columbus Convention Center (Downtown Columbus) on Monday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The conference theme is Facing the Future Together! The request for a proposal survey will be available in early September. Registration costs and hotel accommodations information will also be available in October. 

The conference registration site is now closed!  

The DEADLINE TO REGISTER was MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 at 1PM. If you have any questions, contact ShaLise Simmons (simmons.761).

CONFERENCE AGENDA - updated 11-01-22 

BREAKOUT SESSION AND POSTER DESCRIPTIONS DOCUMENT - UPDATED 11-07-22


WORKDAY AUTHORIZATION JOB AID

Please see the document attached for more instructions on submitting your spend authorization! In addition, a pre-travel policy exception has been approved by CFAES leadership to allow employees that live or work more than 20 miles from the conference site to stay overnight if requested (as opposed to the standard 45-mile policy). Please indicate in the business purpose of your travel spend authorization that you request an exception to the 45-mile overnight limit. 


THE HOTEL BLOCK IS NOW OPEN!

The conference is approaching soon! We have room blocks at the Downtown Columbus Hilton and a limited number of rooms at the Hyatt Regency. Both hotels connect to the Columbus Convention Center. Doubles and King room styles are available at both hotels.

Downtown Hilton Hotel: 

  • The cost is $169 + tax per night. 
  • Reservations at the Hilton must be made by Monday, November 21, 2022. 

Hyatt Regency Hotel: 

  • The cost is $149 + tax per night. 
  • Reservations at the Hyatt must be made by Monday, November 21, 2022.

BIOMETRIC SCREENINGS APPOINTMENTS ARE FULL! 


PROPOSAL SUBMISSION UPDATE

Huge thank you to those who submitted a proposal for the conference! We received 75 submissions, which is fantastic! The Proposal Review Committee met the week of October 24 to make the final selections. If you submitted, you should have been notified last week (November 2nd). If you have any questions in the meantime, email Debby Lewis (lewis.205@osu.edu)


Profile Photo of John Noltner (side profile)

 

Keynote Speaker is John Noltner with the piece of my mind project

As described on John's site, A Peace of My Mind is a multimedia arts project, created by award-winning photographer John Noltner that uses portraits and personal stories to bridge divides and encourage dialogue around important issues. Through exhibits, workshops, lectures, on-site studios, and distance learning, A Peace of My Mind leads transformative experiences that help a polarized world rediscover the common humanity that connects us.

For more information, please visit https://apomm.net/about

Event Questions? Contact ShaLise Simmons (simmons.761@osu.edu).