All Full and Student registrations will include a ticket to the Welcome Reception on Sunday, the Continental Breakfast on Tuesday, and Capstone Luncheon on Wednesday! One-Day Registrations include one of these meal functions, and Family/Guest Registrations & Expo registrations include a ticket to the Tuesday Continental Breakfast.
If you have a complimentary, KON Conclave, Leadership Academy, or other type of registration, please refer to the information provided to you by AAFCS or KON for included tickets.
PLEASE NOTE: Ticket sales will close on May 31st. NO TICKET REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED AFTER THAT POINT, AND NO TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ON-SITE. Tickets will not be sold, exchanged, or refunded on-site*, as AAFCS must guarantee food included with events prior to the opening of the conference. If you are a speaker at a meal, you MUST purchase a ticket. If you believe that your ticket will be sponsored by the meal function's hosts, please contact them and ensure that they are purchasing your ticket.
*Attendees may sell tickets on their own to other attendees on-site--please do not depend upon this option.
Welcome Reception, 4:30pm-6:00pm, Included with all Full, AAFCS Student, KON Conclave, and Monday-Only registrations. Additional tickets, $45
Join AAFCS and IFHE to kick off the AAFCS Annual Conference with a light reception and a chance to get to know your fellow attendees! More information coming soon.
Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education National Teacher of the Year Luncheon, $45
(National Teachers of the Year, Merit Finalists, and Affiliate Teachers of the Year receive one complimentary ticket)
Join the Community of Elementary, Secondary, and Adult Education as they honor the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, Merit Finalist(s), and Affiliate Teachers of the Year. 2018 National Teacher of the Year Jenny Lee Watson, CFCS, will be the guest speaker.
Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron Luncheon, $45
This luncheon will feature a presentation by the recipient of the Coordinating Council of Honor Societies Undergraduate Research Paper Award. Updates and awards of the two college honor societies will also be highlighted.
AAFCS Gratitude Reception: Honoring 50 Years of Membership, $27, (One complimentary ticket included with each First-Time 50-Year Member registration)
Making a lasting commitment to one's profession via sustained membership gives in many ways. For the individual, it fosters relationships and builds a peer network with a shared career passion. To the association, it gives a solid base of supporters who sustain the work that helps professionals and students strengthen their skills as they navigate their chosen profession. Join us as we honor our members and learn from those who have achieved 50 years of AAFCS membership as of June 2019. Dessert will be served.
National Coalition for Black Development in Family & Consumer Sciences Banquet, $65
Join the National Coalition for Black Development in Family & Consumer Sciences to honor the accomplishments of Coalition members as well as to recognize the contributions of the Coalition to the mission of family and consumer sciences. Semi-formal attire recommended.
Expo Extravaganza Light Continental Breakfast (Included in Full, AAFCS Student, KON Conclave, Tuesday-Only, Family/Guest, and Expo-Only registrations—no tickets may be purchased.)
Join us in the Expo for this included light continental breakfast, see what exhibitors have to offer, and enjoy the Showcase Your Work event and other activities!
“The Immigrant Crisis in the United States: How Can We Respond?” Sponsored by the Community of Global Perspectives, $45
What can family and consumer sciences professionals do with their students/clients and in their communities to advance the mission of family and consumer sciences on behalf of immigrants and refugees? A panel (including representatives from area agencies) will discuss strategies that family and consumer professionals can use to identify and collaborate with community organizations to address the critical issues facing families of immigrants and refugees in the United States.
"Keeping Family and Consumer Sciences Alive and Active in Your Community," Sponsored by the Communities of Business & Entrepreneurship, Partners in Home and Community, and Non-Traditional Careers, $45
We will address careers, trends, and innovations in family and consumer sciences that keeps our field active and alive, moving our communities forward to support the needs of the area and its people.
Kappa Omicron Nu Chapter Awards Luncheon (KON Conclave attendees only--included with registration)
More information coming soon!
Awards Dinner: Celebrating the STARS of AAFCS, $70 (Two tickets included for each DSA awardee being honored; one ticket included for all other AAFCS award recipients; one ticket included for all First-Time 50-Year Members.)
Step out in style for a very special evening, where we celebrate some of the brightest STARS in AAFCS and family and consumer sciences! Following an elegant dinner, learn more about our outstanding 2019 Distinguished Service Awardees, Leaders, New Achievers, and Fellowship and Scholarship recipients. Semi-formal attire recommended.
Capstone Luncheon, Included in Full, AAFCS Student, KON Conclave Professional, and Wednesday-Only registrations, $45 for additional tickets.
Join us for the culminating event of the Annual Conference! The torch will be passed to our new board of directors and we’ll hear from a keynote speaker.