Annual Conference & Annual General Meeting of ACHEA - 2014

Creating a Sustainable Lens for Higher Education: The New Urgency
The Roy Marshall Teaching Complex, UWI Campus, Cave Hill, Barbados
July 10th – 12th, 2014

Call for Papers | Registration Form | DRAFT Program | Additional Accommodation
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The Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators (ACHEA) will be hosting its 13th Annual ACHEA conference from July 10-12, 2014.

Conference Theme:

Creating a Sustainable Lens for Higher Education: The New Urgency

The Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators (ACHEA) invites papers from interested professionals covering areas relating to higher education administration. Papers may address any aspect of the discipline, and submissions are invited but not limited to the following topics:

Work Life Balance: Happiness in the workplace; Maintaining Productivity

Equity & Equality in Tertiary Education: Gender, Sustaining growth in Challenging

Times: Funding Institutions, Supersession/succession: How fair is this?

Quality Assurance: A journey Not a Destination: The Role of the Higher Education Administrator in Quality Programming and Practices, Accreditation: An external Benchmark, Continuous Enhancement: An Internal Pulse

Accountability: A Catalyst for Continuous Change in Higher Education Administration; The Role of Administrators in a Changing Higher Education Landscape; Meeting the Needs of Students in a Diverse Higher Education Environment; Towards the Internationalization of Higher Education; Transforming Education Sub-systems: Lateral Structures – Vertical Engagements; The Role of Technology in Higher Education; Managing Safety, Health & Industrial Relations in Higher Education

Conference Fees

Early Registration: ACHEA members US $380, Non-members US $430, ACHEA members (group of 5 or more) US $350. 
Late Registration: ACHEA members US $400, Non-members US $450, ACHEA members (group of 5 or more) US 370. 
One Day Attendance: US $130 per day / Non-members US $150 per day.
Late Registration: US $180 per day / Non-members US $200 per day

The conference fee covers participation in conference, exhibition area, conference material, gala dinner and cultural experience.

Hotel room rates
Option #1: Room and Taxes Only
US $180.00 (single/ Double Occupancy)

Option #2: Room, Breakfast & Taxes
US $205.00 (Single Occupancy)
US $230.00 (Double Occupancy)

The afore-mentioned room only nightly rate is quoted in US Dollars and is inclusive of Government imposed Room VAT of 7.5% which is subject to change in accordance with Government regulations.

For an extra person in each room, in the instance of triple occupancy, there is a charge of US $35.00 tax inclusive per person per night, on a room only basis. Children under 12 years accompanied by an adult stay free of charge. Applicable meal plan rates would apply for additional persons and children over 4 years based on final confirmed rate.
Hotel room rates cover, accommodation, general hotel entertainment and use of hotel facilities.

Booking for accommodation:

The official conference hotel is the ACCRA Beach Hotel & Spa in Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados. For hotel reservations please log on to the website: www.accrabeachhotel.com or through reservations department 246-435-8920 Ext 5401 or 1 800 744 8920. Please be sure to enter or state the SPECIAL GROUP CODE 272805.

Or you may contact Dr. Monica Masino through the conference secretariat at 1-246-417-4718 or via email acheabarbadoschapter@gmail.com

Deadline for early booking is JUNE 10, 2014. Rooms cannot be guaranteed after that date. Please book early.

Payments can be made by Credit Cards, Wire Transfers, Bank Drafts and Company Cheques.

Click here for accommodation information at the UWI Keith Hunte Hall

Transportation

Transportation for overseas attendees’ will be provided for airport and hotel transfers for July 9 and July 13, 2014. The secretariat should be informed of arrivals and departures outside these dates. Consideration can only be given for the July 9-13 period only.

WIRES-INCOMING INSTRUCTIONS- BARBADOS BRANCHES

US DOLLARS
PAY TO: JP Morgan Chase
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY. 10081
U.S.A.
ABA# 021000021
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Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators- A/C # 09415-0030270-157-1

CANADIAN DOLLARS
PAY TO: Royal Bank of Canada
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West Toronto
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Association of Caribbean Higher Education Administrators- A/C # 09415-0030270-157-1

STERLING
PAY TO: Royal Bank of Canada
71 QUEEN Victoria Street
London, EC4V 4DE
United Kingdom
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