Conference Basics

Date: Friday, Feb 1 - Saturday, Feb 2
Registration opens August 1, 2018

Conference Pricing:

  • Early Bird Registration (Aug 1 - Oct 31) - $169 professionals, $65 students
  • Regular Registration (Nov 1 - Dec 31) - $199 professionals, $75 students
  • Late Registration Jan 1 - Jan 25) - $229 professionals, $85 students

Tentative conference schedule outline

Location: Salishan Spa and Golf Resort

  • Nightly room rate: Single or Double: $125 (Not including taxes or fees. Rate is good two days prior and two days after the conference!)
  • Attendees must contact Salishan Resort directly at 1-800-452-2300 to reserve their room(s) prior to January 3, 2019. Rooms are not guaranteed after January 3rd. To ensure you receive the OWHE nightly room rate, you must identify yourself as part of the OWHE conference

About Salishan:

Rooms at the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort offer balcony views of nearby forests and the on-site golf course. All rooms have fireplaces, an upholstered sitting area and a sofa bed.

Guests at Salishan Spa & Golf Resort, next to Siletz Bay on Oregon’s coast, will find work desks and Internet access in their rooms, as well as a mini refrigerator, and coffee maker.

In addition to golf and tennis, there’s an indoor pool and spa for guests to enjoy. The Shops at Salishan sell locally-crafted jewelry, clothing, art objects and gourmet coffee.

The Salishan Spa & Golf Resort offers a variety of dining options, including The Prime Steakhouse and the more casual Sun Room. The Attic Lounge has weekend live entertainment along with appetizers, sandwiches and pizza. Made-to-order sandwiches can be found at hotel Deli.

Siletz Bay State Airport is one mile from the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort. The hotel is 10 miles from the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse and 21 miles from the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Oregon Undersea Gardens. (Retrieved from:

Connect with Women Leaders

Networking with women leaders in the state of Oregon will enhance your professional experience. We look forward to creating opportunities for women to meet, connect and develop together.

Engage in Professional Development

Participate in opportunities for professional growth through educational programs that are provided by our campus contact network right on your campus, in your region or at a state wide gathering. The focus is on providing you with the leadership skills and mentoring necessary to lead.

Lead Change in Higher Education

Higher education in the state of Oregon provides a dynamic environment where women can impact change. Whether in the community college, 4-year institution, public, or private, we want you to be a part of shaping the future of higher education by empowering and affirming your leadership abilities.