65th Anniversary BMI Alumni Experience

Join us August 3–August 5, 2022

 

Registration Schedule-at-a-Glance Accommodations
Scholarships CPE Credits Event Policies

 

Register Today!**

**This event is reserved for BMI Alumni who have completed all four tracks of BMI prior to January 1, 2022. If you have not completed all four tracks, please return to the 2022 BMI home page to register for your next track. 

BMI is returning to the UC Santa Barbara Campus in 2022. We hope you will return too for the 65th Anniversary BMI Alumni Experience, August 3-5, 2022.

Day 1, Wednesday, August 3 begins at 2:00 pm with a Welcome Back session, followed by joining the All-Track BMIers for a General Session and Fiesta Night on the Ocean Lawn. You will be included in the T-Shirt exchange!

Day 2, Thursday, August 4 is day full of courses, peer learning and connecting conversation opportunities. The full schedule of courses and other activities will be posted to the website in mid-April. The intense classroom day gives way to a cool evening on The Club Patio (UCSB Faculty Club).

Day 3, Friday, August 5 begins at 8:30 am and concludes at 11:00 am for a morning of two courses and reflections on the BMI Alumni Experience.

Registration is $495 which includes all the program and materials, dinner on Wednesday & Thursday, and lunch at the dining commons on Wednesday.

Participants have the option of campus housing or hotel accommodations in the vicinity of UCSB. Campus housing is at the seaside complex, Manzanita Village. Pricing varies according to double or single occupancy and the number of nights reserved ($360-$680) and it will open for reservations in early April. Added to the housing options in 2022 are the two- bedroom San Joaquin Apartments, perfect for you and a BMI colleague or for bringing family for brief Santa Barbara vacation. For arrival Wednesday, August 3 through departure Friday, August 5, the rate is $370 per apartment with Friday night available upon request.

Hotel accommodations are also available at area hotels.


Registration

Register Today!
Registration Rates* Member
On or Before
May 27, 2022
Member
After May 27, 2022
Non-Member
2022 BMI Alumni Event Full Attendee $495 $595 $695
*Registration includes two dinners and one lunch in addition to all classroom content, CPE tracking, and access to materials. 


Event Terms, Conditions, and Policies
 

Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations requests received on or before Friday, July 1, 2022, will be issued a refund less a $75 processing fee. No refunds will be given thereafter except in the event of extenuating circumstances. Requests for registration cancellation must be submitted in writing via email to [email protected]

Code of Conduct: 

WACUBO events are community events intended for education, networking, and collaboration. We value the participation of everyone and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout all events hosted in the WACUBO space. To make clear what is expected, all attendees, speakers, Business Partners, organizers, and volunteers at any event, in-person or virtual, are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. In registering for and/or participating in this event, you consent to comply with the following Code of Conduct. 

Examples of encouraged behavior that contributes to a positive environment include:

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language
  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences
  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism
  • Focusing on what is best for everyone at the event
  • Showing empathy towards other participants

We do not tolerate the following:

  • Spam (verbally or in chats), including saying or re-posting the same word/content repeatedly in order to disrupt the conversation
  • Harassment, bullying, and intimidation
  • Harassment and bullying are defined as:
    • Negative comments about race/ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, physical appearance, citizenship, or other protected categories
    • Intimidation or threats, including sharing images or text especially to threaten
    • Unwelcome sexual attention, including sharing images or text especially to sexually harass
    • Threatening or other endangerment of minors or any persons
    • Any activity meant to convey or cultivate hostility
    • Ad hominem insults or other attacks
    • Encouraging the above behavior

COVID-19 Code of Conduct

WACUBO has established this COVID-19 Code of Conduct to serve as a guideline for the conduct of anyone attending or participating in the WACUBO 2022 BMI, as well as the consequences for not adhering to the protocols. We expect you to follow this code so that you and other participants can enjoy the WACUBO 2022 BMI with respect for the rights of others. Violating any portion of the Code of Conduct may result in removal from event activities without refund or warning and exclusion from attending future events.


Conditions and requirements related to COVID-19 may change prior to BMI. If changed, we will send new information with with check box requests.

You must agree to the following policies when you register for the WACUBO 2022 BMI. Please review them before registering. 

Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Related to COVID-19

I understand, agree and hereby consent that my failure or disregard to follow all protocols in effect and required by WACUBO, CDC and  the venue provider during my attendance at WACUBO is hereby sufficient grounds to be excluded from attending the event by WACUBO or an event authority, and I hereby consent in advance to leave and exit the event, without protest or refund, upon request by WACUBO or an event authority due to my refusal to follow said protocols.

Vaccination / Testing Requirements

I understand that I, and any registrants from my institution, will need to show proof of vaccination or/negative COVID test taken within 48 hours upon arrival to attend BMI.

Mask Requirements

I understand that I will have to wear a face mask at all WACUBO BMI Events at all times when you are not actively eating and drinking.

Assumption of Risk

I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19 for myself in order to attend the WACUBO 2022 BMI and enter into the conference premises. The event is of such value to me that I accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting, and/or spreading COVID-19 in order to attend in person. 

Waiver, Release, and Indemnification

As a condition of my participation at WACUBO 2022 BMI, I, do hereby expressly waive any rights against and release and hold harmless WACUBO and any of its officers, employees, affiliates, contractors, agents, heirs, legal successors, and assigns (collectively “WACUBO”) from and against any and all claims, suits, demands, losses, damages, expenses, or liability of whatever kind or nature (collectively “liability”), under any theory of law or equity, that may arise during or as a result of my presence at the premises, including but not limited to any such liability related to or arising out of illness, injury, or death associated with infection of COVID-19 or complications, symptoms, or other effects resulting from contracting COVID-19. I shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless WACUBO and all other Releasees against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including attorney fees, fees and the costs of enforcing any right to indemnification under this Agreement, and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers, arising out or resulting from any claim of a third party related to the Activities.   I UNDERSTAND, AND IT IS MY EXPRESS INTENT, THAT THIS RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY RELEASES WACUBO FROM SUCH LIABILITY EVEN IF SUCH LIABILITY RESULTS FROM OR IS CAUSED BY THE SOLE OR CONTRIBUTORY OR ACTIVE OR PASSIVE NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHER LEGAL FAULT OF WACUBO OR ANY THIRD PARTY. I ALSO UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WACUBO DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR OBLIGATION TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL OR OTHER ASSISTANCE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MEDICAL, HEALTH, OR DISABLITY ASSISTANCE IN THE EVENT OF INJURY OR ILLNESS. IN THE EVENT THAT I OR MY FAMILY MEMBER IS INJURED, BECOMES ILL, OR SUFFERS COMPLICATIONS DUE TO COVID-19, ALLEGEDLY AS A RESULT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN AN WACUBO EVENT, I AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS WACUBO IN THE SAME MANNER AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS SET FORTH ABOVE.


Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, August 3
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM Welcome to BMI & Opening Session
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM General Session for all Tracks & Alumni
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM Reception - Dinner & T-Shirt Exchange @ the UCSB Ocean Lawn with All Tracks
Thursday, August 4
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Classroom Sessions / Electives / Peer Learning Groups / Connecting Conversations
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Classroom Sessions / Electives / Peer Learning Groups / Connecting Conversations
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Business Break
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Reception - Dinner on Faculty Club Patio
Friday, August 5
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Alumni Classroom Sessions / Peer Learning Groups / Alumni Farewell

Accommodations

Hotel accommodations are available at area hotels.  WACUBO has arranged for room blocks at two hotels close to campus, but not walking distance.  Participants staying off campus are responsible for their own method of getting to and from campus for classes and evening events.  All rates are subject to taxes and you should inquire if any other fees apply, such as cancellation fees.  Please advise the following hotels that you are with WACUBO-BMI when making the reservation.

Best Western Plus South Coast Inn

5620 Calle Real
Goleta, CA
805/967-3200
Rates will be available upon calling


The Leta Hotel

5650 Calle Real
Goleta, CA
805/964-6241
Rates will be available upon calling 


The Club & Guest House

UC Santa Barbara Campus
Located between the University Center & Manzanita Village
Goleta, CA
(805) 893-7781
$199 Saturday-Friday nights
Reservation will be open in mid-April 2022


UCSB Campus Housing at Manzanita Village and San Joaquin Apartments

Book Your Reservation Today! 

Residing on campus provides unmatched convenience with private or shared accommodations. Manzanita Village Residence Hall will be available to BMI attendees on a first come, first served basis, so early reservations are recommended. Campus housing rates vary according to double or single occupancy and the number of nights reserved ($370-$690).

This year, we also have the options of the San Joaquin Apartments, August 3-5, 2022. These are two bedroom apartments, perfect for colleagues traveling together or for bringing family for a brief Santa Barbara vacation. For Wednesday, August 3 arrival through Friday, August 5 departure, the rate is $370 per apartment with Friday night available upon request.


Contact

General questions about BMI, contact Pam at [email protected], (626) 449-4356

Online registration questions or issues for BMI, contact the WACUBO Office at [email protected] or (206) 209-5267


CPE Credits - Group Live

The Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.