2018 HESS Member Institutions Conference - Registration is OPEN NOW!

JUNE 14 & 15, 2018  |  Bellarmine University  |  Louisville, Kentucky

Register today!  The 2018 HESS Consortium Member Institutions Conference will be at beautiful Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY on June 14 & 15, 2018!

This year's schedule will be expanded to two full days of software demonstrations, cohort and executive discussions as well as presentations from member institutions and our HESS solutions partners.  The conference will feature sessions all-day on both Thursday and Friday on topics ranging from best-practices from our member institutions to implementation reports to hands-on solutions presentations from our ERP and LMS solutions partners.

We continue our unique concurrent format for solutions demonstration sessions from our solutions providers, giving you and your staff a deeper look at the functionality and usability of ERP and LMS software.  We will also be adding presentations from our consulting partners as well as presentations by some of our members on implementation projects on their campuses.

This year's HESS Conference promises to be one of the most useful and practical conferences for you and your staff leaders to experience solutions available and talk with other private, non-profit college and university colleagues.  Register now for the early registration and we will see you all at Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.  Scroll down to see our preliminary schedule.

This year, the 2018 HESS Consortium Conference will feature the following:

  • Two full days of seminars, meetings and demonstration sessions for your campus staff, all focused on IT operations in private, non-profit institutions

  • Report on HESS member institutions, their software planning, opinions and ratings from the 2018 HESS Report (due for member-only release at conference date)

  • Executive meetings with our major ERP and LMS providers including executives from Campus Management, Ellucian, Jenzabar, Oracle, Unit4 and Workday

  • HESS Cohort Group meetings with your solution providers' executive leadership

  • Meet representatives from the Consortium's new partners - E&I Cooperative Services, CDW-G, our new LMS contract awardee(s) and our consulting partners Strata Information Group (SIG), OA Solutions and Ferrelli!

  • The HESS Consortium's "software demonstration day" from our software partners, enabling conference attendees to see the functionality of a variety of different solutions in one day

  • AND special sessions to review and discuss the new HESS/ E&I joint cooperative contract agreements with our ERP and LMS awardees (to be announced before the conference)


Authorize.net Secure Conference Registration for June 14 & 15, 2018

Please make sure to ask for the Bellarmine University Conference Rate when booking your hotel room(s).

Holiday Inn Express
Louisville Airport Expo Center
(2 miles)

1921 Bishop Lane
Louisville, KY 40218
Bellarmine Rate $99/night + tax

La Quinta Inn & Suites Louisville
(3 miles)

4125 Preston Highway
Louisville, KY 40213
Bellarmine rate $89/night +tax

Candlewood Suites (3 miles)
1367 Gardiner Lane

Louisville, KY 40213
Bellarmine Rate $109/night +tax

Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport
(4 miles)

830 Phillips Lane
Louisville, KY 40209
Bellarmine rate $109/night + tax

The Brown Hotel (3.7 miles)
335 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202

Bellarmine Rate $169/night + tax



(subject to change)


Attending Software, Hardware and Consulting Partners
(The HESS Consortium offers no sponsorship opportunities)