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Higher Education Leadership Foundation
heleaders.org

Charlotte, NC | May 31 – June 2, 2022

ideation,
innovation,
& collaboration:

The Future of HBCUs | #iic2022

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Featured Partners

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Lumina Foundation
ECMC Foundation
Salesforce

#IIC Charlotte 2022

The TRANSFORMATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS FUND will award a $25K Grant at IIC Charlotte 2022!

Historically Black Colleges and Universities

“HBCUs are hubs of thought leadership and produce the best and the brightest Black leaders.”

Dr. Michael Lomax

President and CEO of UNCF

The purpose of HELF

“...we intend to play a vital role in this mission by encouraging leaders to “lift as they climb” in order to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive as national models of achievement.”

Dr. Elfred Anthony Pinkard

President at Wilberforce University

Our Value

“HELF is guided by a set of core values which undergird the work of the Foundation and affirms our commitment to aspiring leaders and historically black colleges and universities.”

Dr. Melva Williams

Vice Chancellor at Southern University Shreveport

What's the purpose?

We’re inviting dreamers, critical thinkers, and thought leaders in the public and private sector, to grapple with the imminent question…

What does sustainability and self-agency look like for all HBCUs?

Pre-register for 2022

What to Expect.

Man thinking and listening
Ideation

Ideation spaces for scholars, practitioners, private industry leaders and administrators can marry dreams to revolutionize the HBCU educational context.

Three professionals at a conference table
Collaborative Connections

Intentionally designed sessions centered around innovative solutions with scholars, practitioners, private industry leaders, and administrators from across the network of HBCUs.

Group of educators working on a presentation
Personal Recalibration

Interactive seminars designed to reinvigorate professionals by encouraging a focus on socio-emotional wellness.

Institute Schedule

Ideation Events.

Presidents | CEOs | Leaders

Thought Partners
and Plenary Leaders.

Register for #iic2022

Institute Tickets.

Registration
$875 per attendee
  • Conference materials
  • Access to all educational tracks, keynotes, meal functions, and events each day
  • Networking opportunities to learn from others and improve your knowledge and skills about your field
  • Lodging is not included in the ticket price. Refer to the hotel section for lodging information.
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Institutional Package
$800 per attendee
  • Reduced rate for institutions of higher learning
  • Conference materials
  • Access to all educational tracks, keynotes, meal functions, and events each day
  • Networking opportunities to learn from others and improve your knowledge and skills about your field
  • Only for 3+ attendees from the same institution
  • Lodging is not included in the ticket price. Refer to the hotel section for lodging information.
Purchase
Event Sponsors

Our Partners.

The Host Location

The Charlotte Convention Center

Charlotte, NC
COVID-19 Guidelines

Host Location
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202

Ph: (704) 339-6000

Preferred Airport
Charlotte Douglas International (CLT)

The Host Hotel

Hilton Charlotte Uptown

Charlotte, NC

Guest rooms and suites feature a chic sophisticated design with revolutionary guest room technology. Guest room amenities include Hilton’s Serenity bed, WiFi access, convenient bedside power, and USB connections, mini-refrigerator and complimentary access to the 50,000 sq ft Childress Klein YMCA.

Rooms at the Hilton Uptown Charlotte are unfortunately sold-out.

Have a Question?

Feel free to reach out to us directly. Our team will address your concern as quickly as possible.

You can also contact us via email or phone:

Herman J. Felton, Jr., J.D. Ph.D.
(904) 703-2738
herman@heleaders.org

Hours

Monday–Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm EST

Saturday and Sunday
Closed

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