CEO Symposium

Fri, Mar 2, 2018 to Mon, Mar 5, 2018
Seascape Resort, Monterey Bay
General Info

The League’s Northern and Southern CEO Conferences has combined into one statewide symposium. The CEO Symposium presents an ideal opportunity for CEOs to meet and discuss the critical issues that face California community colleges and to learn from each other.

CEO Symposium Planning Committee

  • Brian King, Chair, CEOCCC, Los Rios CCD
  • Joe Wyse, Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint CCD
  • Kevin Walthers, Allan Hancock CCD
  • Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh, Grossmont College
  • Gari Browning, Ohlone CCD
  • Jill Stearns, Modesto Junior College
  • Jannett Jackson, Chabot-Las Positas CCD
  • Wei Zhou, Crafton Hills College
Schedule At A Glance

Schedule At-A-Glance

Subject To Change


5:00 p.m.                     Welcome Reception


8:30 a.m.                     Breakfast Sessions or Breakfast-Only Option

9:30 a.m.                     Welcome/Introductions, Chair, CEOCCC Board

10:00 a.m.                  Keynote

11:00 a.m.                  Breakout Sessions

12:00 p.m.                  Lunch

1:00 p.m.                     CEO Conversations

5:30 p.m.                     Reception


8:00 a.m.                     Breakfast Sessions or Breakfast-Only Option

9:00 a.m.                     Conversation with the Chancellor's Office

10:00 a.m.                  Session

10:30 a.m.                  Coffee Break

11:00 a.m.                  CCLC Update

11:30 a.m.                  Lunch

12:00 p.m.                  Business Meeting & Lunch

1:00 p.m.                     Federal Update

2:30 p.m.                     Breakout Session

3:00 p.m.                     Networking Time and Optional Guided Tours

6:00 p.m.                     Reception

7:00 p.m.                     Retiree Dinner


9:00 a.m.                     Closing Breakfast Session



Hotel & Travel Information

A hotel reservation link will be email upon registration! 

One Seascape Resort Drive
Aptos, CA 95003
(800) 929-7727
(831) 688-6800

Room Block & Rates*

Deluxe Suite: $180 
One Bedroom Beach Villa: $230

*plus resort fee of $30

Nine miles south of Santa Cruz on Monterey Bay

San Jose International Airport (SJC): 40 miles
San Francisco International Airport (SFO): 72 miles
Monterey Municipal Airport (MRY): 31 miles

Conference Center
Seascape Resort features more than 35,000 square feet of outdoor event space and 17,000 square feet of meeting space, with 15 conference rooms ranging in size from 500 to 4,000 square feet, all with breathtaking views. Ergonomically designed furniture and state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment.

• Sanderlings Restaurant and Lounge
• Complimentary Parking


Registration Rates

CEO Symposium $500
Registration fee includes all workshops and sessions, receptions, the 2018 Retiree Dinner, and all publications.

Guest Meals – CEO Symposium

  • Saturday Reception  $50
  • Retiree dinner $75                                    

Conference registrations must be paid in full prior to the start of the conference.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing. A  $50 cancellation fee will be assessed to all refunds.  No refunds are available if cancellation is received after February 9, 2018. For cancellations, please contact Karen Graham at