Upcoming Program

Details on our 52nd OP in Orlando

General Conference Information

Conference Dates: June 9-13, 2018

Conference Hotel

The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL  34746
Rate: $239

Housing

Book your rooms at The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, host hotel for the 52nd annual Orientation Program & Career Forum. Note: The Consortium will make arrangements for first-year students.

The Consortium has established a group block with discounted room rates for our attendees. The discounted rate expires on Friday, May 18. Rooms are subject to availability.

The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL  34746

Reservation Website

Reservation Policy:

  • You will only be able to reserve a maximum of ten (10) rooms online per the Gaylord Palms reservation website.
  • If you will be reserving more than ten (10) rooms, please contact Teresa Marriott, Group Housing Coordinator, at Teresa.Marriott@gaylordhotels.com for assistance with your sub-block request at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.
    • Sub-block groups must submit the full attendee names and deposit by May 11, 2018 or the reserved rooms will be turned over to the hotel.

Agenda for 2018 OP

Click to see the full program (subject to change)

Location of the Career Forum & Private Interviews

The Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center
6000 Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL  34746

Who Should Attend?

  • New students who have accepted an offer of admission, with or without a fellowship, to attend one of The Consortium’s member schools
  • Currently enrolled Consortium students
  • Consortium alumni
  • Representatives from the 19 Consortium member schools
  • Representatives of Consortium corporate partners

Conference Registration

General Attendee Registration Link. This includes university representatives, second-year students and alumni.

Corporate partners are not allowed to register with the above link and must work through Cathy Weisbrod to register for OP 2018.

Students are not allowed to register with the above link. Students will receive a registration link in early Spring. 

About Our Host City, Orlando

Visit the Visit Orlando  site for  a list of cultural and entertainment activities, historical information, fun facts, shopping and restaurant information.

Consortium OP Contact Information

Conference logistics or general inquiries:
Abbey Martinez
Senior Director, Conferences & Events
636-681-5443
martineza@cgsm.org

Corporate sponsorship opportunities:
Angel McKay
Manager, Corporate Development
636-681-5455
mckaya@cgsm.org