Friday, September 21, 2018
The RP Group


Registration for the 2018 Strengthening Student Success Conference is now sold out.  Post-conference workshop registration is still open.

The conference waitlist is now full. For questions about the waitlist or conference registration, please contact Laura Triana.




Main conference participants from RP Group member* institutions


Main conference participant non-member institutions


Main conference presenter rate


Presenter Registration

Presenter registration is now closed.  If you will be presenting at a conference session and haven't registered for the conference, please contact Lila Tavelli.

Post-Conference Workshop Registration

Each year, our post-conference workshops are held on the final day of the event. There is a separate registration fee for attending a post-conference workshop, and you can register to attend a post-conference workshop only or in addition to the main conference. Sessions last four hours and participants choose one workshop. Register for a post-conference workshop

Group Registrations

For those registering groups/teams, all registrations must include an individual’s name and contact information. Placeholder registrations will not be allowed (e.g. registrant name listed as “Participant 1”) and will be deleted with an email notification sent to the email address of the person who made the registration.

Registration Transfers

Registration transfers are allowed and may be made by the registrant (or the person who originally made the registration) directly in our registration system at any time without an additional fee. You may also contact Laura Triana at MeetingWise, LLC ( to help you with a transfer.


We want to encourage student participant in the conference and will waive the registration fees for California Community College students who wish to attend the conference, in particular if they are presenting as part of a session. If you have a student who is interested in attending, please contact Lila Tavelli at the RP Group.

* The RP Group Member registration rates are available to participants attending from California Community College institutions (college or district office) that are current RP Group members. To confirm the membership status of your institution, please see the current list of 2016-17 RP Group Institutional Members.

If your institution was not a member in 2017-18, you can sign up as 2018-19 member now so that your institution will receive the conference member registration rate.

2018-19 dues payments must be received by 8/31/18 to qualify for the conference member registration rate.

Payment may be in the form of credit card or check.

To secure your spot, payments are due by July 31, 2018 for all registrations made by June 30, 2018. For registrations made between July 1 and July 31, payments are due by August 15, 2018. For registrations made between August 1 and September 7, 2018, payments are due within 15 days of the date of registration. Those who register after September 7, 2018 have the option of paying by credit card at the time of registration or can bring check payment with them to the conference.

Please note that if we do not receive your payment by the deadlines listed above, we will cancel your registration and release your spot. Registrants are responsible for working with their institutions to provide a check payment prior to the conference. If we have not received your check by the dates of the conference, we will take a credit card number onsite to guarantee payment.

Credit Card Payment

Payment may be made by credit card directly in our registration at the time of registration or at a later date. If you would like to pay by credit card at a later date, you will need to select "Pay by Check" and then go back into your registration (using the link in your confirmation email) to switch to a credit card payment when you are ready to pay.

Check Payment

Checks should be made out to "The RP Group," and mailed to: 

The RP Group
c/o MeetingWise LLC
1590 Rosecrans Ave, Suite D411
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

* Please include your registration ID# or name on the check *

The following cancellation policy applies to all registrations:

All cancellations must be made in writing via email to Laura Triana.

Cancellation requests received by September 5, 2018 will be refunded in full, minus a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after September 5, 2018. If you selected "Pay by Check" and your check has not been received by your cancellation date, you will be billed for the cancellation fee (for cancellations made by September 5) or for the full amount of your registration (for cancellations made after September 5). Note: The administrative fee includes transaction fees assessed by our online registration provider

If you have registration or payment questions, please contact our conference planning team, MeetingWise, LLC at MeetingWise, LLC and someone will get back to you within 48 business hours.