Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Where can I register for this event?

Answer: You can register using EventBrite’s web application. Watch this How to Register (video) to learn more.

Question: Where can I find a list of this year’s keynote speakers, presentations, workshops and their descriptions?

Answer: The 2020 Conference schedule is currently under construction and a list of presentation & workshop titles, descriptions and outcomes is … Coming soon!

Question: Can I buy a ticket to just one of the two days for this conference?

Answer: Sorry, no discounts or half price tickets are available. The event fee covers conference costs for both days, 40+ workshops and presentations, a personalized online event schedule mobile application that you can print out your own schedule, a conference jacket, continental breakfasts, beverages, and lunch for each day!

Question: Where can I park and how much will it cost?

Answer: Parking is free and a Tacoma Community College (TCC) campus map will be available in Sched and can also be viewed online or downloaded here.

NOTE: TCC will be enjoying Spring Break at the time of our two day conference, which means campus parking will plentiful for this event. 

Question: I hear there will be a conference fleece jacket (1 per attendee) and that I need to provide my size preference. Where do I do that?

Answer: The conference committee is ordering fleece jackets with the INSPIRE! 2020 conference logo. While sizes are not guaranteed, the committee needs your size preferences in order to provide a variety of sizes for attendees to choose from.  Please indicate your preferred fleece jacket size when you register.

Question: Will there be WiFi?

Answer: Yes! Login information will be provided during the event.

Question: Is my registration/ticket transferable?

Answer: Yes, if you find you cannot attend, please email our Eventbrite administrator, Sarah Griffith at, with a subject line of “WACC 2020 Ticket Transfer” to let us know who you’re transferring your registration/ticket to; their full name, their college affiliation, their college role and their best email.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Tickets transferred and/or purchased after March 18th are not guaranteed special dietary requests because the caterer needs a headcount and special requests 2 weeks prior to the event.

Question: What is your refund policy?

Answer: Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date.

Question: Where do I submit my dietary request?

Answer:  Please indicate your food allergies and/or other dietary restrictions when you register and we will do our very best to meet your needs.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Event tickets purchased (or transferred to another person) after March 18th are not guaranteed special food requests because our caterer requires a cut-off date to fulfill our event order.

Question: Which nearby hotels are recommended and is there a conference code to get a discount for blocked off rooms?

Answer: Please consider the following hotel options. Rooms fill very quickly so please make your reservation as soon as possible. … More hotel info coming soon!

Courtyard by Marriott Book by Feb. 24th

Holiday Inn Book by ***

La Quinta Inn Book by March 6th

Question: Whom may I contact for questions I don’t want to share publicly in a post below?

Answer: Email our WACC 2020 chairperson,

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