Registration Deadline · Jul 22 2011

The initial conference registration deadline is October 15, 2011. Registrations after October 15 will incur an additional $50  service fee per registration and attendees will not receive any promotional conference materials (tshirt, etc.).

Registration fees paid for the original date of November 1-3, 2011 can be cancelled by the participant before October 15, 2011. Those participants need to notify the conference by phone before October 15 2011. There will be no refunds issued for registrations after October 15, 2011.

Vendors may cancel their booth registration for a refund (less a $400 cancellation fee) on or before October 15, 2011. There will be no refunds issued for booth registrations after October 15, 2011.

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Vendor Booth Registration Now Online! · Jul 19 2011


Vendor Booth Registration is now available online. Each 10' x 10' booth registration is $1,500 and includes two conference registrations; one, six foot, draped table; a 20-amp electrical drop, two chairs; and a waste basket. If a dedicated circuit is required, please contact Vendors can purchase more than one booth for additional space. Additional conference registrations may also be purchased.

Click here to create an account and register for your vendor booth online.

Additional Sponsorship Opportunities

Additional sponsorship opportunities such as breakfast, lunch, or break sponsorships, are also available. If you are interested in additional sponsorships, please do not complete this form; instead, contact

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Deadline Extended for Call for Session Proposals · Jul 14 2011

The deadline for call for session proposals has been exteneded to Wednesday, August 10. Get your ideas prepared and post yours soon!

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UNC Cause is pleased to announce our 2011 Keynote Speaker · Jul 13 2011

Chelsea Cooley Altman is Miss USA 2005. Hailing from North Carolina, she is the first woman from her state to take this national title. For a year, Chelsea traveled the country as a National Spokesperson for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research and Awareness raising over 22.8 million dollars for her platform. As Miss USA, Chelsea resided in New York City working for Donald Trump. She now lives in North Carolina and is the President of the image consulting firm, StandOut Productions, Inc.

Chelsea has been dubbed as one of the most in-demand young speakers of her generation as she travels throughout the United States sharing her experiences and insight on the topics of breast and ovarian cancer, youth leadership, domestic violence, self-esteem & Wilmington's Red Dress Project.

In the past 5 years, StandOut’s clients...

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Cause 4 Cause

Our theme for this year's conference is Cause 4 Cause. We have chosen this as a way to give back to a worthwhile cause. After some discussion, we decided to give to the Robyn Render scholarship fund. In her tenure as the UNC-GA CIO, Robyn focused on professional development for IT managers and administrators with emphasis on leadership and career enhancement. She was a strong advocate for the UNC Cause conference.

Click here for more information and to donate online.