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CLT ConnectED

Charlotte Student Affairs Symposium

CLT ConnectEd is a one-day symposium where Higher Education and Student Affairs professionals meet to share, inspire and network. We’re proud to host some of the most influential voices in the field.

This year’s schedule will kick-off the inaugural symposium with exceptional keynote speakers, educational sessions and a networking happy hour. Registration is scheduled to go live Monday, November 7, 2022.

Date: December 14, 2022
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Gardner-Webb University, Tucker Student Center

Keynote Speakers and Conference Details

Check back for the conference schedule and additional conference details!

Call for Programs

The Call for Programs is now open!

Let’s Connect! We are now accepting program proposal submissions for CLT ConnectED. We strongly encourage higher education professionals and graduate students of all levels to share their experiences and expertise! 

We will be evaluating proposals based on the following criteria:

  • Qualified presenters with expertise in relevant subject matter. 
  • Engaging program format that involves the audience and stimulates discussion.
  • Strong foundation, clearly stated outcomes, and appropriately documented research and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated adherence to symposium outcomes and practical application of content. 

Each session will be 50 minutes long. Presenters should ensure at least 10 minutes for Q&A or discussion.

Proposals must be submitted by 11:59pm on Friday, November 18, 2022  Presenters will be notified of their program status by Monday, November 28, 2022.

Please submit program proposals to:

Alen Doty
Director of Student Life, Engagement & Leadership
South Piedmont Community College
[email protected]


Transportation & Campus Location



We hope you’re able to attend. If you have questions about the registration process, our schedule or general information, don’t hesitate to reach out to the Conference Committee Contact below:

Lesley Villarose
Gardner-Webb University
Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students
Interim Title IX Coordinator and ADA Coordinator
(704) 406-4373 (office)
[email protected]