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


Wondering about your registration options? Right now, our Early Bird ticket is available and include access to attend the general conference taking place on Wednesday and Thursday, June 17-18, however you will soon have the option to join us for additional training sessions that same week. Details on our 2020 training and workshops will be available soon and you’ll be able to go back and add those on to your registration for an additional cost at that time. Trainings will take place on Tuesday, June 16 (~8am-4pm) and a variety of workshops will be held on Friday, June 19. See below for additional pricing and event details!

Additional Details

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.

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While we are working on the detailed agenda, below is a general outline for each day so you can plan your travel accordingly.

Tuesday: Daylong, product-specific Certifications (optional), Opening Reception ~5:30pm
Wednesday & Thursday: General Session conference days, Wednesday evening reception, main conference concludes Thursday by 5pm.
Friday: Product specific Workshops, conclude by 1pm (optional)

Hotel Block
Book your room today at the newly renovated Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Our block of rooms are available for a discounted rate of $169/night, plus taxes, until May 15, depending on availability. Limited rooms are available, so book early.

Breakfast, lunch, refreshments and beverages are included both main days of the conference, June 17-18. 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 15, 2020 will receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after May 15, 2020. 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 12, 2020. 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.


"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