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September 17–19, 2018 | Columbia, SC

Event Venue

Conference Venue

The Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center will host the 2018 conference. It is located at 1101 Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

Parking information and driving directions are available.

Conference Registration

Early registration fees (on or before August 12, 2018)

Registration fees after August 12, 2018

You can register here.

CISA is pleased to once again offer travel support to a limited number of applicants for the 2018 CCRC. The application process for support will open in June. Please check back for updates. If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Farris at or (803) 777-6875.

Conference Schedule

The 2018 CCRC schedule will closely resemble the 2016 schedule. You can view the 2016 agenda for information about daily start and end times to help you plan.


There are many hotels within walking distance of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. View a list of nearby hotels.

CISA has also secured room blocks with two of these hotels. Space is limited. Make your reservations now!

CISA is also working to secure a block of rooms at the federal government per diem rate. If you are required to book at this rate, please contact Kerry Guiseppe ( to be added to our reservation list for this room block. We will notify you as soon as we are able to confirm rate availability. Space is limited to the first twenty people.

Things to Do in Columbia

Columbia has a lot to offer for conference attendees during their down time. Check out the Experience Columbia SC website to learn more about local restaurants, shopping, and attractions.

Columbia Weather

Check local weather conditions.