3rd International Conference on Graduate Coaching Education: Theory, Research, and Practice
June 7-8, 2019
University of Pennsylvania
Time for stabilization or disruption in coaching education?
Exploring established and emerging frontiers
We are pleased to announce GSAEC's Third International Conference, hosted by UPenn on June 7-8, 2019. This conference will explore the question: Time for stabilization or disruption in coaching education? Exploring established and emerging frontiers.
Committed to advancing and supporting worldwide graduate education of new and experienced professional coaches, GSAEC (Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching) is organizing its Third International Conference on Graduate Coaching Education. Designed for coach educators and researchers, the conference promotes sharing of questions, practices and debates around topics related to the development of professional coaches. These include coaching education theories and practices, academic program content and design, instructional goals and methodologies, assessment measures, admission and graduation criteria, etc.
Whether you are looking a graduate-level coaching program, or you are alum, faculty, staff of a graduate-level coaching program and want to connect with old and new colleagues from across the globe, this conference will meet your expectations and more! Join us in the movement that is rapidly shaping the future of coach education.
Download a pdf of the Early Bird Invitation to share with your network.
Dr. Tatiana Bachkirova, Oxford Brookes University
Internationally recognized author, speaker, and educator
"Philosophical Pragmatism As A Helping Hand For Current Challenges In The Education Of Coaches"
Learn more about Dr. Bachkirova and the keynote
Read Dr. Bachkirova's Article in Academy of Management Learning and Education (May 2018)
Learn more about Sponsorship Opportunities
Early Bird Registration (ends 3/31) Fees:
- $250 Members (Individual and Institutional)
- $290 Non-Members
- $25 Students (First 25 Member/Non-Member Student Registrants. Subsequent Early Bird Students $290)
Regular Registration (4/1-5/26) Fees:
- $325 Members
- $365 Non-Members
- $25 Students (Members and non-Members, $325 after the first 25 student registrants)
Conference price includes lunch and dinner on Friday, and snacks morning and afternoon on Friday, and morning on Saturday.
Travel & Accommodations Accommodations
Travel and Accommodation Info
We are grateful to be hosted by the University of Pennsylvania for our conference this year on their beautiful campus, located in the University City area of Philadelphia.
Our conference will be held in the Hill Pavilion, in the school of Veterinary Medicine:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
380 South University Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Call for Contributions*
Learn more about the Call for Contributions
Thank you to all that submitted proposals. Notification of acceptance of proposals will go out on February 25.
Submit, Present, Get Awarded during the Conference!
Timeline at a Glance
February 4, 2019: Deadline to submit proposals
February 25, 2019: Notification of acceptance of proposals
February 25, 2019: Registration opens
March 31, 2019: Early Bird Registration Ends
April 7, 2019: Submission of full contribution
May 26, 2019: Regular Registration Ends
June 7-June 8, 2019: GSAEC Conference
June 8, 2019 (afternoon): GSAEC annual meeting
Conference Chairs: Kent Blumberg and Pauline Fatien Diochon
Host Chair: Charline S. Russo
Program Committee: Kent Blumberg, Natalie Cunningham, Pauline Fatien Diochon, Charline Russo, Melvin Smith
Sponsorship Committee: Terry Maltbia, Jen Renshaw, Amrita Subramanian and Laura Hauser
Communication Committee: Amrita Subramanian, Lynn Hayes and Kent Blumberg
Logistics Committee: Chris Accornero, Lynn Hayes and Jen Renshaw
If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
*The GSAEC conference committee intends to publish the conference papers in a special edition of an appropriate, peer-reviewed journal. International Coaching federation (ICF) as well as HRCI (HR Certification Institute) Continuous Credit Education Units will be applied for. Details available closer to the conference.