Conferences

Here you will find a list of past WRHC host sites, future conference dates and sites,  conference programs since 2007, and conference budgets since 2017.

Would your institution like to host in the future? Consult our By-Laws for information about host responsibilities and then click here to submit an initial application.

2023 WRHC Conference (University of Montana)

“Confluence” is the theme for the 2023 Western Regional Honors Conference, hosted by the University of Montana’s Davidson Honors College in Missoula, and scheduled for March 30-April 1, 2023. American vlogger, science communicator, entrepreneur, author, internet producer, and musician, Hank Green is our confirmed keynote speaker. The conference will include an educational and enjoyable line up of student and faculty presentations with proposals due in January 2023, along with some unique Montana honors traditions. Stay tuned for a conference website and proposal submissions links, and for information about travel and hotel accommodations. We look forward to you joining us “on the river of ideas.”

Conference website is here: https://www.umt.edu/honors-college/wrhc-umt/

Proposal submissions open! Apply by January 23, 2023 here: https://www.umt.edu/honors-college/wrhc-umt/submit-a-proposal.php

For more information contact:

Tim Nichols, Dean
Davidson Honors College
University of Montana
406-243-2531
Timothy.nichols@umontana.edu

2024 WRHC Conference (California State University, Long Beach)

2025 WRHC Conference (Metro State University Denver)

2026 WRHC Conference (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

Past Conference Programs, Budgets, and Statistics

2022 WRHC Conference (University of New Mexico)

The 2022 Western Regional Honors Conference will be organized by the University of New Mexico Honors College (Albuquerque, NM) April 8-10, 2022. Students, staff, and faculty may propose presentations here. Proposals are due December 3, 2021. A room block has been reserved at the historic Hotel Andaluz. For more information, please visit our conference website at wrhc.unm.edu. Contact wrhc2022@unm.edu with questions.

2021 WRHC Virtual Conference:
(Southern Utah University, April 10, 2021)

The 2021 Western Regional Honors Conference will be a one-day virtual event hosted by the Southern Utah University Honors Program. Please visit the conference website for logistical information and to submit a proposal. Proposals are due by Monday, February 22, 2021. Have a question about WRHC 2021? Contact the organizers at wrhc2021@suu.edu.

2021 (Southern Utah University)
Virtual Conference
2019
(Montana State University)
Program
Budget and Statistics
2018
(Chapman University)
Program
Budget and Statistics
2017 (Southern Oregon University)2017 Final Conference Budget2016 (University of California, Riverside)2015 (University of Nevada, Reno)
2014 (Metropolitan State University of Denver)2013 (Northern Arizona University)2012 (University of New Mexico)2011 (University of Utah)
2010 (University of Wyoming)2009 (Washington State University)2008 (Northern Arizona University)2007 (Cal State Fullerton)