Annual Conference

2024 Annual Conference
A Partnership for Quality: Celebrating 50 Years of Impact

August 25-28, 2024, at the Fairmont Georgetown in Washington, DC

ACCET’s Annual Conference is an opportunity to network with ACCET Commissioners, staff, sponsors, and folks from ACCET member institutions. The conference includes expert presentations, informative breakout sessions and workshops, and more! 

Questions? Contact ACCET at

  • $595 Early Bird rate (until April 30)
  • $645 Regular rate
  • Group Discount: Bring your team and enjoy a $50 reduction for each additional participant when registering more than one attendee from the same institution.

Please complete a separate conference registration form for each attendee. Upon submission, an electronic invoice will be sent to you. 


Book your stay at the Fairmont and enjoy our exclusive $199/night rate. Experience the luxury and comfort of the Fairmont brand and the convenience of staying at the conference venue. Special rates are offered based on room availability at the time of booking.

Call for Speakers & Presenters

We are looking for dynamic speakers for the ACCET Conference breakout sessions. This is the perfect opportunity to share your insights and expertise with our community! Based on the topic and expertise, sessions will be assigned to one of the following tracks:

  • Career Development
  • Continuing Education & Language Training
  • Professional Opportunities & Innovation

Proposals are due by May 15, 2024, and speakers will be selected by June 15, 2024. Selected speakers will receive a $50 discount on their conference registration fee. More details are available on the session proposal application form.

2024 Annual Conference Schedule



Saturday, August 24, 2024

Accreditation Workshop, day 1 (in-person): Optional pre-conference workshop, requires separate registration

Sunday, August 25, 2024

Accreditation Workshop, day 2 (in-person): Optional pre-conference workshop, requires separate registration

Opening activities, afternoon

Conference welcome reception, 6 p.m.

Monday, August 26, 2024

Conference sessions, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Evening reception, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, August 27, 2024

Conference sessions, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

50th Anniversary Gala Dinner, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, August 28, 2024

Conference sessions, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.