Slate Summit

Exclusive to the Slate community, this dynamic in-person event is led by members of the Slate community featuring opening keynote, Slate-centric sessions, affinity group break-outs, Preferred Partners showcase, entertainment, networking, and an epic dance party.

View the full Slate Summit 2024 schedule

Slate Summit 2024 has reached maximum capacity!

This marks our first sold-out event since our humble beginnings at the Shubert Theater in 2013, where we welcomed 300 attendees. Thanks to your overwhelming support and enthusiasm, we are now 15 times larger, hitting this incredible milestone for our 10th Summit. While there is no waitlist for this event, new slots may become available if there are cancellations, so feel free to check back in Home Slate. For those who are unable to join us this year, we look forward to welcoming you at Slate Summit 2025!

Summit 2024 - Logistics

Chicago, Illinois

  • When: June 19 - 21, 2024

  • Where: Chicago’s Navy Pier

  • Hotel accommodations are available here.

  • Travel to Chicago:

    • There are two major Chicago airports:

      • O’Hare International Airport (ORD) - 18 miles from Navy Pier

      • Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) - 13 miles from Navy Pier

  • Travel to Navy Pier:

    • For driving and parking information and public transportation, please click here. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • We are expecting 4,000 attendees representing nearly all Slate institutions, and to facilitate participation, registration rates are heavily subsidized. We will not be offering any discounted rates.

  • The sessions on Wednesday are free to anyone who registers for the Slate Summit.

  • Please email with your new request.

  • As stated on our registration site, all Slate Summit registrations are non-refundable.

  • The Slate Summit will begin at 8:00 am on Thursday, June 20 and will end at approximately 1:00 pm on Friday, June 21.

  • (1.) Have the new individual who will be the replacement attending Slate Summit complete the registration form

    (2.) When it comes to the payment type, check “invoice by corporate check”

    (3.) Send an email to and please include the name of the original Summit registrant as well as the replacement registrant.

  • No, your Summit registration is only valid at the institution for which it was purchased.

  • Each person must register using their Slate log-in credentials.

  • Please send an email to or call (312) 527-7300 / (800) 355-8093.

  • If you have additional questions, which are not covered in the above sections please send an email to