Student Leadership Conference
*2024 Save The Date*

2024 Structure

The 2024 Student Leadership Conferences will be split into two events this year.

Salem, Oregon

Chemeketa Community College

Date: TBD (Goal: Fri or Sat in mid-April)


Ashland, Oregon

Southern Oregon University

Date: April 26th


Additional details will be provided over the listserv as these dates get closer.

Registration *Full*

We are back in person for the first time in 5 years!


The Oregon TRIO Association is proud to present our Civic Leadership Conference at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR.


Registration for the conference is now open and can be found below.  This event is free to Oregon TRIO programs. Programs will be able to reserve tickets and provide a list of attending students the week before the event.


Participating students will be provided with lunch for the day, a T-Shirt for participating, and will be eligible to win a raffle prize drawn during the lunch.  For a tentative agenda, please see below.


Looking for overnight accommodations?  We will provide hotel rooms in Salem on Friday, April 21st.  Please indicate on the registration form if you are interested in this as an option for your students. OTA will cover these additional costs for participating members. Accommodations will be provided through the Independence Hotel in Salem, OR. Breakfast is included with the say on the morning of the 22nd.

Tentative Conference Agenda
Saturday, April 22, 2023

Optional Pre-Conference Activities
  • 10:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. College Tour
  • 10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Photo Booth
  • 10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Registration Table
Conference Events

11:00 a.m.–11:10 p.m. Welcome

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Breakout Session #1

12:15 p.m.–1:15 p.m. Lunch (provided) & Raffle Drawing

1:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Breakout Session #2

2:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m. Breakout Session #3

3:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Closing

4:00 p.m. Load Buses


Conference Raffle Prizes

  • Dell Inspiron Laptop
  • Beats Headphones
  • PlayStation 5
  • Nintendo Switch
  • AirPods
  • Target Gift Card
  • Nike Gift Card
  • Amazon Gift Card

Registration Form Below

Please complete the form below to register for the OTA Professional Development Conference.


The conference is free for Oregon TRIO Members and participating organizations.  If you are from out of the region, our Executive Director will be in touch regarding costs depending on your submission form.


Programs will register to reserve space for their students.  Please indicate if you are interested in Free overnight accommodations at a local hotel in Salem, and we will work to reserve rooms for your students.  Closer to the event date, OTA will follow-up to gather participant names for the hotel reservations (if necessary). We will work to provide accessibility and dietary restrictive food options for the event.


Attendance will have a cap of 200 students. Tickets are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.


Questions will be addressed here as they come up during registration

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