Know Before You Go

Important 2018 Conference Information

 
Materials available via OneDrive
In an effort to go green, PowerPoint presentations and session handouts will placed on a protected website for conference attendees to download. By January 19th each conference participant will receive an email invite from conferencing@valenciacollege.edu with special instructions to download all of the conference materials to your personal device using Microsoft’s OneDrive at your convenience during the conference.

As a courtesy to others, please do not distribute the participant list as it is meant to be a networking resource for conference attendees only.  

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit
To ensure that lawyers receive quality legal education, state bars approve Mandatory Continuing Legal Education providers and activities. The Community College Conference on Legal Issues has been approved for CLE credits in Colorado, Florida and Texas. If you are an attorney seeking CLE credit, please pick up a CLE packet at the registration desk that includes instructions and a CLE credit tracker. To receive credits, you must sign in at the sessions you attend and return your credit tracker to the registration desk at the conclusion of the conference. 

Continuing HR Education Credit – HRCI
Twelve concurrent sessions have been individually approved for 1.25 (general) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification. Please be sure to sign your name on each concurrent sessions sign-in sheet at the conclusion of each workshop.

  • A2. Issues, Risks, and Best Practices for I-9 and E-Verify
  • A5. Service Animals on Campus: Central Piedmont’s Experience Moving from Policy Creation to Practice
  • A6. BIT: Managing Student Mental Health Issues
  • A7. Practical Guidance on Employee Misconduct Investigations
  • A8. Legal Issues and You: What Do you Want From Your Lawyer?
  • A10. The Evolving Landscape of Title IX: Understanding the Impacts of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Interim Guidance
  • B5. Discrimination and Harassment in Employment
  • B8. Litigation Unveiled, Special Issues When Litigating With Students
  • B9. The New Face of Academic Labor: Adjunct Unionization on Your Campus – From Organizing to Negotiations
  • B11. Records Management, Records Retention and Records Storage: Current Legal, Practical and Security-Related Issues
  • B12. Performance Evaluations: Their Impact On Employee Discipline and Legal Risk
  • B15. Breaking Up is Now Harder to Do!

(Subject to change. Please check at conference registration desk for final list.)

Conference Attire
The Rosen Plaza Hotel has an intimate and inviting convention area. Business casual is appropriate for all sessions and you may want to bring a sweater or jacket as meeting rooms can be very cool.  Comfortable shoes are also recommended.  

Meals
The meals provided in your conference registration fee include the Monday evening welcome reception, Tuesday continental breakfast and Tuesday lunch.  These are all offered in a buffet-style format and have been designed to accommodate most attendee dietary requests. Banquet staff will be available during meal functions should you have any questions.  If you are bringing a guest, single function meal tickets and meal ticket packages are available for purchase at the Conference Registration Desk.  There are also a number of on-site restaurants listed in your conference program book for meals on your own.
                      
Driving Directions
There are three Rosen Properties located on International Drive.  The Rosen Plaza Hotel is located at 9700 International Drive, next to the Orange County Convention Center.  (Google Maps Directions)