An Important Message Regarding the NCBAA Northeast Region 2020 Spring Conference

We regret to inform you that due to the growing threat of exposure to COVID-19 we have cancelled our upcoming Northeast Region Spring Conference at Capital Community College, in Hartford, CT.

We have been closely monitoring news reports and guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as well as information provided by other expert sources. Our primary concern has been, and will always remain, the health and safety of our members, board and conference attendees.

We are by no means alone: a number of major higher education events, including SXSW.EDU, the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, and, the annual meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE), and the AACC 100th Annual Convention, have been cancelled, recast as virtual meetings, or deferred. An increasing number of institutions also have cancelled classes or transitioned to on-line instruction. This is an unprecedented health emergency which we must all take very seriously and act to protect the health of our community.

Please see below for answers to questions you may have regarding refunds for pre-paid registration and participation. We will continue to provide necessary updates and truly appreciate your understanding and support.


NCBAA Northeast Region Board


What should I do about my registration if I was planning to attend the Spring Conference?

All conference registrations will be automatically canceled. You will receive an email confirmation, to your registration email, confirming the cancellation.

If you’ve paid for your registration, you will be refunded the full amount. Please allow 3 to 5 business days for refunds to be reflected on your credit card statement.

Please contact our team at [email protected] if you have questions.

Lodging and travel

I booked my lodging at the conference hotel. What should I do about my lodging?

All hotel rooms booked through the conference rate at the Residence Inn by Marriott Downtown Hartford have been canceled. Any lodging secured at another hotel or outside the conference rate are not impacted. Please contact those entities directly regarding cancellations

I have already made my travel arrangements. What do I do?

Please refer to your carrier’s policies regarding any cancellation fees associated with your flight or train ticket.

Conference program

My proposal was accepted for the 2020 conference. Does this mean that my session will automatically be placed on the agenda for the 2021 program?

The Northeast Region is grateful to each of our presenters and speakers for sharing their thoughts and expertise. If your 2020 approved presentation aligns with the 2021 focus areas, we encourage you to resubmit your proposal for consideration.