CWR CONFERENCE 2024

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Registration is now open for October’s 30th Anniversary CWR Conference in Chicago!

We look forward to seeing you in the Windy City for the milestone 2024 conference as we gather to “Navigate the Winds of Change” October 8-11. The annual conference is a unique professional education and networking opportunity tailored specifically to meet the needs of professionals who work on behalf of women religious. Join us:

CWR CONFERENCE 2024
October 8-11

Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites Hotel
1400 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL 60025

Heidi Schlumpf, senior correspondent for the National Catholic Reporter and former NCR vice president and executive editor, will deliver the conference keynote address, “Telling Stories of Change in the Church.” With her 35 years of journalistic experience, Heidi will share the stories shaping the conversations today in the church, our country, and world.

The host hotel for this year’s conference is the Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites Hotel, which is within convenient driving distance of O’Hare International Airport.

Be sure to register by Monday, July 15 to take advantage of early bird savings — we can’t wait to see you in Chicago!

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SCHEDULE
The full conference schedule, including workshop options for professionals from beginners to advanced as well as evening out information, can be found here.

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REGISTRATION
Registration is now open! Save by registering by July 15:

REGISTRATIONTHROUGH JULY 15AFTER JULY 15
Member$600$650
Non-Member$675$725
One Day$125$125

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HOTEL
The distinctive style of the Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites Hotel combines touches of luxury with local Illinois history to provide a unique guest experience. Room reservations can be made online at the conference group rate of $129 per night using the hotel’s dedicated CWR reservations page.

Photo: Renaissance Chicago Glenview Suites Hotel

EVENINGS

  • Conference kicks off with the Welcome Reception presented by the Sisters of Mercy on Tuesday evening, October 8.
  • On Wednesday night, for our evening out, we’ll Bowl It Back to the 90s and throw it back to the rad era of CWR’s birth with a night of cosmic bowling at Wilmette Bowl.
  • Thursday, attendees have a free evening to sample the dining, cultural, and entertainment options available in one of America’s great cities.

Photo: Choose Chicago

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: HEIDI SCHLUMPF
Heidi Schlumpf is the Senior Correspondent for National Catholic Reporter and has more than three decades of experience covering religion, spirituality, social justice, and women’s issues and has also authored or edited three books. Heidi will address vital questions including: What are the stories we are telling during this time of immense change? How are women religious’ stories being told? How can women religious’ voices contribute to these crucial conversations today? MORE

Photo: Heidi Schlumpf

MOBILE APP
Ventla is once again the official mobile app provider for the CWR conference. 2024 conference content will be available on the app soon!


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