The Definitive Conference for Adult & Post Traditional Higher Ed Professionals

Join hundreds of higher education marketing, admissions and enrollment management professionals for the can't-miss conference of the year. The 2020 conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel SeaWorld Resort in beautiful Orlando, FL. 

The Conference on Adult Learner Enrollment Management (CALEM) is one of the few higher education conferences that focuses exclusively on the adult learner enrolled in post-traditional online education programs. The conference  features three tracks for higher education professionals focused on the adult/post-traditional student: Marketing, Enrollment Management, and Leadership. 

Experience for yourself why this is the can't-miss conference of the year for many higher education professionals. 

Register Early to take advantage of available discounts and ensure your room reservation - the conference exceeded expectations in 2019 and  sold out our room block. 

This year's theme is Inspiration & Imagination. What better place than Orlando, Florida to imagine new and creative enrollment management solutions for inspiring today's students to take the next step in their academic and professional life?

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CALEM 2020 Conference Host Hotel DoubleTree SeaWorld


Orlando is the perfect setting to engage your curiosity and let your creative juices flow. A city built on stirring the imagination of its guests while re-defining excellent customer service, Orlando is the ideal setting to discuss creative enrollment management solutions to today's biggest higher education challenges.

Situated on the world-famous I-Drive at the entrance of SeaWorld, the DoubleTree Orlando SeaWorld is just minutes away from some of the most imaginative and awe-inspiring theme parks, attractions, and resorts found anywhere in the world. The conference will take advantage of the conference center's indoor and outdoor facilities to provide an immersive conference experience.


CALEM is an interactive and experiential conference. In addition to interactive sessions, round-table discussions and workshop sessions, you will meet and get to know other inspiring higher education professionals through both planned and informal networking meals and social events. Peer-to-peer learning and networking with new and old friends are repeatedly sited as a key reasons why many of our attendees return year after year. Whether you are a returning CALEM veteran or a first-time attendee, you are sure to find a network of smart, engaging, passionate and friendly colleagues. 

New this year - Designated Conference Ambassadors will be dedicated to ensuring that new attendees are welcomed in to the CALEM family. 



You will leave Orlando understanding today's challenges and opportunities, inspired by other peers and leaders, and equipped with strategies, tactics and solutions that you can put into action immediately. Sessions are led by heads of the leading academic departments as well as industry leaders from companies that are shaping the higher education landscape and the world around us. Last year's conference featured speakers from both large and innovative colleges and universities as well as speakers from important marketing and student engagement platforms like Google, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

CALEM 2020 will feature distinct tracks for advising and marketing professionals. Admissions  and advising team members that work directly with prospective and current students will walk away with a new understanding of impactful engagement techniques. Higher Education marketers will return to their colleges and universities with the latest trends, strategies and techniques.