WCET 36th Annual Meeting

  • Timezone : America/Los_Angeles
  • Date : October 8, 2024 1:00 PM - October 10, 2024 12:00 PM
  • Location : Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA, 90802
  • Meeting Type : Annual Meeting

The WCET Annual Meeting brings together higher education professionals and practitioners to spark critical conversations, explore the latest advancements in digital learning, and navigate the evolving regulatory landscape. The meeting will be held in person and does not have a virtual component.

The State Authorization Network (SAN) will also host its annual SAN Coordinator Meeting and SAN Member Gathering on October 7, reserved for SAN members.

About the Annual Meeting Program and Audience

The WCET audience represents leaders and practitioners in all aspects of digital learning in higher education who bring incredible insights and experiences. With registration limited to 500 attendees, the WCET meeting is intimate and collegial, thus providing opportunities for meaningful dialogue and insights that you can’t find at other conferences.

Using a variety of formats, the Annual Meeting program reflects WCET’s priorities of community, equity, policy, and practice. Session formats are intended to provide attendees an opportunity to engage with speakers and each other in a meaningful way.

Outline of Events

Monday, October 7 Tuesday, October 8 Wednesday, October 9 Thursday, October 10
Morning – Noon SAN Coordinator Meeting WCET Pre-conference Sessions WCET Annual Meeting WCET Annual Meeting
Noon – Afternoon SAN Coordinator Meeting WCET Annual Meeting WCET Annual Meeting

ASWE Book Club

Evening SAN Coordinator Gathering

WCET Steering Committee Reception

WCET Welcome Reception ASWE Gathering

Networking Dinners

Registration Details

Registration is now open; visit the event website to register and view the program.

2024 Registration Rates

Register by July 12 Register by August 23 After August 23
WCET Member* $795 $870 $945
Speaker $795 $795 $795
Non-Member $995 $1,070 $1,145
Student $300 $325 $350

*Active membership at the time of the Annual Meeting required.

Group pricing: Register 4 attendees from the same organization and receive a 5th registration free! 

Annual Meeting registration includes:

  • Welcome reception on Tuesday.
  • Deluxe full breakfast on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Awards and Networking lunch on Wednesday.
  • Mobile program app.
  • Access to all Annual Meeting sessions.
  • Pre-conference workshops are included for WCET members.


The WCET Annual Meeting host hotel, the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, is located in the heart of downtown Long Beach. This premier waterfront hotel is just a short walk away from the Aquarium of the Pacific, Pike Outlets, and a variety of restaurants.

WCET has reserved a group rate of $219 per night plus tax at the Hyatt Regency. The group rate expires on September 16, 2024. Make your reservation today.

Sponsorship Opportunities

WCET is grateful to our annual sponsors and supporting members for their investment in our events and programs, including the WCET Annual Meeting. If you are interested in sponsoring WCET and the upcoming Annual Meeting, please see our sponsorship page or contact Megan Raymond for more information.

“As chair of the WCET Steering Committee, I encourage you to join our community of higher education professionals at the WCET Annual Meeting in Long Beach this October. Whether your interest lies in preparing your students for the AI age, learning about other institutions’ approaches to credentials (micro or otherwise), or the latest news about U.S. Department of Education activities, WCET has something for you.”

Chantae Recasner, Vice President for Instruction, Seattle Central College

For more information, contact:

Kim Nawrocki

Assistant Director, Events and Programs, WCET



Megan Raymond

Senior Director, Membership and Programs, WCET



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