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The University of Tennessee is excited to host the 2018 ACAOPU conference and summit.

Event Information


Conference: June 11–13
Summit: June 13–15


The Tennessean will serve as our host hotel. Click here to receive the ACAOPU room rate of $169 per night plus tax. The parking rate is $20 per day. The deadline for room reservations is April 26.

Extend your stay with a special offer from Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort. See details below.

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Conference Schedule

Sunday, June 10

Market Square Experience

Monday, June 11

Breakfast: The Tennessean Hotel

9:30–11:30 a.m.
Optional Campus Tour

10 a.m.–Noon
Pre-Conference Executive Committee Meeting

1–5 p.m.
Opening Session and Meeting

5:30–8:30 p.m.
Reception, Dinner, and Vol Navy Presentation on Volunteer Princess Cruises

Tuesday, June 12

Breakfast: The Tennessean Hotel

8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Meetings and Lunch

4:30–5:15 p.m.
Tour of Neyland Stadium

5:30–6:30 p.m.
T-shirt exchange and reception in Sunsphere

Wednesday, June 13

Breakfast: The Tennessean Hotel

8:30 a.m.–Noon

Boxed Lunches To-Go

Summit Schedule

(to come)

Around Knoxville

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort
Extend your stay in Tennessee with a 20 percent discount at DreamMore Resort in Pigeon Forge.

Friday, June 8-Monday, June 11
$194 per night + taxes

Friday, June 15-Sunday, June 17
$212 per night + taxes

Guests of the DreamMore Resort enjoy an array of Theme Park privileges:

  • Complimentary shuttle service to Dollywood Parks with exclusive resort guests only entrance
  • Front of the line privileges at many of the award-winning rides, shows, and attractions
  • Time Saver Pass for each group member ($35 value per person)
  • Complimentary package delivery from Dollywood to your room

To make a reservation, call 1-800-DOLLYWOOD and mention the UT ACAOPU Conference.

Limited rooms available at this discounted rate. 

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