Academic Innovation Summer Conference

Faculty and Staff Summer Conference 2024

Exploring the Future of Work
May 29th - May 31st, 2024

Happening from Wednesday, May 29, 2024, through Friday, May 31, 2024, the Academic Innovation Summer Conference is a dynamic and forward-thinking event focused on "Exploring the Future of Work." It brings together faculty and staff from both Cal Poly Pomona and external universities to delve into critical topics surrounding the intersection of education and the evolving workforce. Participants can expect insightful keynote presentations, engaging panel discussions, and interactive workshops led by renowned experts in the fields of education and workforce development, providing a platform to share innovative strategies and foster collaborative networks for a more resilient and adaptive future.

Faculty and Staff Summer Conference 2023


Conference Tracks
Mentorship and Community Wealth

Career Readiness in the Curriculum

Digital Badging

Career Readiness through Campus Student Employment


Keynote Speakers

Jeremy Podany

Founder & CEO, The Career Leadership Collective

Dr. Olukemi Sawyerr

Associate Vice President, Office of Academic Innovation - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Mathew Brink

Chief Content & Programs Officer, National Association of Colleges and Employers

Registration Now Open!

Conference Registration

The Faculty and Staff Summer Conference will be held on Wednesday, May 29 - Friday, May 31 at Building 162: College of Business Administration in Room 1001. This event is FREE to all Cal Poly Pomona faculty and staff with the included promo code. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided all 3-days.


$225 General Admission

Deadline to register May 21, 2024 by 5pm

General Registration

 $175 Early Bird Admission

Ends May 13, 2024 at 5pm

Early Bird Registration

* Note a small processing fee when registering for event.

* The Office of Academic Innovation and the NSF CPP INVEST grant will cover the registration costs for all Cal Poly Pomona faculty and staff.


Cal Poly Pomona Faculty and Staff Free Admission

Please fill out the form below to recieve your CPP Promo Code for the event. For more information please refer to our FAQ page or contact the Office of Academic Innovation at

Cal Poly Pomona Promo Code

Acquire knowledge from cross-disciplinary academic experts.
Earn a Cal Poly Pomona Digital Badge for your professional growth!
Connect and collaborate with diverse attendees in academia from across Southern California.

Conference Schedule

This conference will focus on the following tracks:

  • Career Readiness through Campus Student Employment
  • Career Readiness in the Curriculum

For comprehensive details on the timing and locations of the sessions, as well as information about distinguished speakers, we invite you to explore our conference schedule page.

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Conference Schedule
Conference Venue

Conference Venue

The venue for this year's Faculty and Staff Summer conference will be Building 162: College of Business Administration Complex Auditorium! The closest visitor parking to the venue will be lots F1 and F3. A map of the parking lots can be found here. 

Parking passes can be purchased at parking dispensers. A daily permit Monday - Friday is $8.00 each day. Dispensers will accept credit/debit cards. A map of the parking dispensers can be found here

For more information on parking and accomodations please visit our FAQ page or contact us at

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Conference Dates: 
May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st
Building 162: College of Business Administration
Continental Breakfast and Lunch provided all three days!
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