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Alice Conway's Profile



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Alice Conway, CSEP, is the Director of the Event Management Program and a full time instructor in the Hospitality Department at Stratford University in Falls Church, Virginia, where she also produces all the major university events.   Ms Conway received both her Bachelorís and Masterís Degrees in Music Education from The University of Rochesterís Eastman School of Music and a Masters in Business Administration from Stratford University. She has also completed all but the dissertation for a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University, and is taking courses towards an International Masters Degree in Hospitality Management from Stratford University.

She is one of an elite group of event professionals internationally to hold the Certified Special Events Professional designation from the International Special Events Society (ISES), and one of a handful of event professionals to reach Emeritus status.

She is the founder and past president of The Greater Washington Chapter of ISES, the largest in the world, and has served for years either on the Board of Directors or the Advisory Board.  She is the former president of ISEF, the educational foundation of ISES, and has served on the International Board of Directors of ISES, and was a founding member of the Search Foundation, also serving on Searchís international board.

She has taught and lectured at universities internationally including those in Spain,  Canada, DeLaSalle in the Philippines, as well as The University of San Diego, The University of Southern Oregon, Temple University, James Madison University and The University of Arizona. She has mentored students all over the world, many of whom have also attained successful careers and achieved CSEP status.

She is a harpist and performs nationally for all types of events and consults with event companies internationally.,