2018 COABE ConferencePreconferences


2018 COABE Conference Accepted Preconferences

The confirmed list of accepted preconference presentations for the 2018 COABE National Conference that will be held in Phoenix, Arizona on March 25-28, 2018 at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix are now available.


  • $150, includes lunch
  • 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (Lunch 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.)


  • $75, 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.   
  • Lunch $35 (Lunch included with purchase of 2 Half-Day Sessions)


  • $75, 12:30 p.m.– 3:30 p.m.    
  • Lunch $35 (Lunch included with purchase of 2 Half-Day Sessions)

Preconferences are not included in your general conference registration and require an additional registration fee and the selection of one of the preconferences offered. Preconference registration and selection is an option included in the annual conference registration process. (Please note: You are not required to register for the general conference to attend a preconference.)

What will be provided

  • Conference provides data projectors and screens in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi connection

What you should plan on bringing

  • Please bring your own computer and any special adapters or plugs (RGB adapters, Apple computer adapters, or external speakers)
  • Furnishing handouts in the quantity needed for sessions (prepare at least 45 handouts for concurrent and roundtable sessions)

What you will be responsible for

  • Must register for the conference and pay the registration fee
  • All costs related to transportation, room, and board
  • Arrangements and costs of audio/visual equipment beyond what the conference provides.
  • Security of any personal equipment used in a presentation

Register by December 31, 2017. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the presenter's workshop. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email presenter@coabe.org.  Please check out our website frequently for updates on the conference here!