Update

In light of the mounting disruptions caused by COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Engage 2020. We have confirmed dates for next year, and look forward to hosting you June 15-18, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. For your convenience, we have provided some commonly asked questions below that you may find helpful during this time.

We want to be sure you have the information you need to attend. Don’t see your question covered below? Email engage@watermarkinsights.com and we’ll help you get the answer.

2020 Registration Policies
If you were registered for Watermark Engage 2020, you have until Friday, May 1, 2020 to notify engage@watermarkinsights.com if you’d like your registration rolled over (guaranteeing a spot and same rate) to Engage 2021, or would like a refund. If you do not notify us by that date, your registration will automatically be applied to the 2021 conference. 

Agenda
While we anxiously await building the 2021 agenda, below is a general outline for each day so you can plan your travel accordingly. View sample certification and workshop details here.

Tuesday, June 15: Daylong, product-specific Certifications (optional), Opening Reception ~5:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday, June 16 & 17: General Session conference days, main conference concludes Thursday by 5pm, Opening Reception (offsite) 7-10pm. all included with registration.
Friday, June 18: Product specific Workshops, conclude by 1pm (optional)

Hotel Block
Our room block at the newly renovated Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel will be available for booking soon. Rooms will be available for a discounted rate of $169/night, plus taxes, until May 14, depending on availability. Limited rooms are available, so book early.

Meals
Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and beverages are included both main days of the conference, June 16-17. Heavy appetizers and refreshments will also be provided at Tuesday and Wednesday’s evening events.

Payment Options
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and check payments.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations received on or before Friday, May 14, 2021 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after May 14, 2021. Cancellations must be made in writing via email to engage@watermarkinsights.com. Any hotel room and/or airfare cancellation must be made directly with the individual hotel or airline and is subject to its refund/cancellation policies.

Substitution Policy
Substitution of registrants is permitted as long as both individuals are from the same institution AND the request is received prior to Friday, June 11, 2021. Contact engage@watermarkinsights.com to request a substitution.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images and Video Policy
Watermark reserves the right to use photographs and videos taken during Watermark Engage for marketing purposes including, but not limited to, social media, our websites, and in print and/or email marketing campaigns. By registering for Watermark Engage, you authorize Watermark to use your likeness without additional permission for these purposes. Please contact engage@watermarkinsights.com, if you do not wish to be included.

 

Why Engage?

Engage is THE place to gain insight and inspiration from thought leaders in higher education and beyond as well as your university peers across the country and globe. At Engage, you’ll experience invaluable sessions and keynotes, discuss the challenges and opportunities you face on campus, and return with the ideas, tools, and strategies you need to improve—from practical system knowledge to best practices.

At Engage, you will:

  • Network with your peers in one of the largest user communities in higher education
  • Learn from thought leaders in higher education and beyond
  • Discover the solutions your peers have found to challenges like yours
  • Gain recommendations and action items to meet your institution’s most important goals
  • Participate in hands-on training to enhance your use of specific solutions
  • Be the first to hear what’s ahead for Watermark

Who should attend?

Whether you’re there to learn, network, share or all of the above, Engage 2020 is specifically designed to help attendees understand the power of educational intelligence to improve student and institutional outcomes. You’ll hear rich content about:

  • Outcomes assessment
  • ePortfolios for learning or professional growth
  • Student/candidate placement management
  • Course evaluations and institutional surveys
  • Curriculum and catalog management
  • Faculty reviews and activity reporting, including Promotion & Tenure
  • Accreditation management
  • Integrating, analyzing, sharing, and using data to inform improvements at your program or institution

"Engage is a chance to get a real sense of Watermark's vision and focus. I appreciated putting faces with names & understanding what makes Watermark tick. All of the Watermark employees that I had the chance to interact with were incredibly friendly and helpful. "

JT Brown, Notre Dame de Namur University