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Upcoming events

    • 24 May 2021
    • 9:30 AM (EDT)
    • 27 May 2021
    • 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom links will be sent with completed Registration

    Hindsight is 2020: Surviving, Thriving, and Arriving 

    2021 Annual CDPI (Virtual) Conference

    May 24th - 27th, 2021 

    The annual CDPI conference will bring career services professionals from across the state of Indiana for a week of professional development opportunities. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from 20 different presenters [including professionals from across the state and community partners] about best practices for supporting our students during the pandemic and beyond. The conference will include sessions focused on supporting our own wellness, effective practices for virtual career services, tailoring services to various student groups, employer relations, alumni engagement, and networking and other early career practices.  

    The daily conference structure is below. Click here for a brief overview of the sessions to be offered each day!

    Conference Structure

    Time (EST)



    Monday & Wednesday: CDPI Networking

    Tuesday & Thursday: Wellness Session


    Breakout Session A

    Breakout Session B


    Featured Speaker: Skillful Indiana, Work+Learn Indiana & Ascend Indiana


    Breakout Session A 

    Breakout Session B

    *This time block will be an annual celebration on Thursday, May 27th 

    Virtual conference details: 

    The virtual conference will take place via Zoom and attendees will be able to choose which sessions and how many sessions they want to attend throughout the week. Upon registration, attendees will receive a confirmation email of their registration.  A full program will be released in late April to registrants which will include:

    • Conference session zoom links;

    • Breakout session descriptions; and 

    • Information on how to access session materials and recordings after the conference. 

    Register for the virtual conference today!

    The annual conference is free for current CDPI members.  If you need to renew your membership ($35), please click here for further information.  We ask you do so by May 10th to allow time for membership renewal processing.

    Non-Member Conference Registration 

    Non-members will be charged a fee of $45 at time of registration, and this fee includes conference registration and a one-year CDPI membership for eligible members.  A CDPI board members will email you requesting your details to create your membership instance prior to the conference. 

    Questions about the conference? 

    Contact Karley Clayton, CDPI President-Elect, at president-elect@cdpi.org

    Why do we charge for events?

    CDPI is a non-profit organization that has recurring expenses like maintaining the website you are using right now, book-keepers, and grant opportunities for our members.  We rely on membership dues to keep our organization running!

Past events

16 Apr 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Practice
12 Mar 2021 CDPI Employer Connections: Developing Career Readiness
11 Mar 2021 Statewide Virtual Career Fair
26 Feb 2021 Conference Proposal Writing Workshop
19 Feb 2021 CDPI Employer Connections: A Conversation with Nonprofits
27 Jan 2021 CDPI Employer Connections: Talk to the Recruiter
14 Dec 2020 2020 Student Advocates Conference
03 Dec 2020 Using LEGO® to Build Career Management Skills
26 Oct 2020 CDPI October Town Hall: COVID-19 & The Impact on the Hoosier Career, Internship, and Higher Ed Landscape
15 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Increase your Capacity! Building a Career Peer Program to Meet Service Demands
15 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Integrating Career Readiness in Campus Jobs & Leadership Positions
14 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Engaging Students with Disabilities in Career Development Programming
13 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Neurodiversity: Exploring the Spectrum at IU
12 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Spin Networking
11 May 2020 CDPI Webinar: Building Equity in College and Career Completion and Transition through the College Scholar Success Program
17 May 2019 2019 CDPI Conference
16 May 2019 CDPI Spring 2019 Networking Event, May 16, 2019
16 May 2019 CDPI Spring 2019 Pre-Conference Workshop, May 16, 2019
18 May 2018 2018 CDPI Conference
17 May 2018 CDPI Spring 2018 Networking Event, May 17, 2018
17 May 2018 CDPI Spring 2018 Pre-Conference Workshop, May 17
28 Jul 2017 Plat 99 Networking Mixer
19 May 2017 CDPI Spring Conference 2017, May 19, 2017
18 May 2017 CDPI Spring 2017 Networking Event, May 18, 2017
18 May 2017 CDPI Spring 2017 Pre-Conference Workshop, May 18, 2017
02 Dec 2016 Career Development Professionals of Indiana and Midwest ACE Present: a Regional Roundtable Networking Event
15 Aug 2016 Facebook Live Webinar: Serving the International Student Population, August 15, 2016
24 Jun 2016 Summer 2016 Networking Baseball Game & Picnic
22 Apr 2016 CDPI Spring Conference 2016, April 22, 2016
21 Apr 2016 CDPI Spring 2016 Networking Event, April 21, 2016
21 Apr 2016 CDPI Spring 2016 Pre-Conference Workshop, April 21, 2016
02 Oct 2015 CDPI Fall Conference 2015
01 Oct 2015 CDPI Fall 2015 Networking Event, October 1, 2015
19 Jun 2015 Central Indiana CDPI Summer 2015 Networking Event
17 Apr 2015 CDPI Spring Conference 2015
16 Apr 2015 CDPI and Employers Night at the Ballpark, April 16, 2015
26 Sep 2014 CDPI Fall Conference 2014
07 Aug 2014 Member Summer 2014 Networking Baseball Game & Picnic
07 Aug 2014 Employer Summer 2014 Networking Baseball Game & Picnic
11 Apr 2014 Spring 2014 CDPI Conference
13 Sep 2013 CDPI Fall Conference 2013
12 Sep 2013 CDPI Fall Conference Networking Dinner
01 Mar 2013 Spring 2013 CDPI Conference
28 Feb 2013 EMPLOYERS: Register here for CDPI Networking Event
28 Feb 2013 CDPI MEMBERS: Register for the Pre-Conference Networking Event
28 Feb 2013 Eli Lilly Site Visit
28 Feb 2013 ExactTarget Site Visit
28 Feb 2013 Pacers Sports Career Fair
25 Oct 2012 Fall 2012 CDPI Conference
13 Apr 2012 Spring 2012 CDPI Conference

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