Annual Conference

Annual Conference

Each fall the Association hosts an annual conference for members to exchange ideas, connect with peers, and attend presentations on topics related to pre-college students and program development. The Association advisory board also hosts an annual business meeting at the conference.

2022 Annual Conference

Join pre-college colleagues from across the country at the 2022 Association for Pre-College Program Directors Annual Conference at Syracuse University from October 24-25, 2022. Attendance at the annual conference is limited to two members per institution.

Call for Proposals

We are pleased to announce the CALL FOR PROPOSALS for the 2022 Association for Pre-College Program Directors Annual Conference.


This year we are accepting proposals for the following session types:

  • Workshop

  • Research

  • Exploratory

  • Roundtable discussion

  • Panel

  • Poster


Sessions will be grouped into the following tracks: marketing and recruitment, program development, and health and safety.


We ask that proposals be submitted by August 19, 2022 and we will contact individuals by September 2, 2022 regarding the status of their proposal.

Annual Conference History

  • October 24-25, 2022: Syracuse University

  • October 18-19, 2021: Hosted virtually by Advisory Board

  • October 26-27, 2020: Worcester Polytechnic University (virtual)

  • October 21-22, 2019: New York University and School of the New York Times

  • September 24-25, 2018: University of Mississippi

  • September 25-26, 2017: Notre Dame University

  • October 7, 2016: Emory University

  • September 25, 2015: University of Toronto

  • October 24, 2014: Columbia University and Barnard College

  • September 27, 2013: Stanford University

  • September 28, 2012: University of Chicago

  • September 23, 2011: Boston University and Harvard University

  • October 1, 2010: Washington University in St. Louis

  • October 2, 2009: Cornell University

  • October 3, 2008: George Washington University

  • October 5, 2007: University of California at Los Angeles