Logistics & FAQs

Important Dates for the 2019 Exchange

July 10, 2018
Presentation and facilitation applications open
Sept 26, 2018
Presentation and facilitation application deadline
Oct 15 – Nov 1, 2018
Pre-Sale Registration ($699 for general attendees, $475 for student attendees*)
Nov 2 – Dec 20, 2018
Early Bird Registration ($749 for general attendees)
Dec 15, 2018
Last day to get a full ticket refund
Dec 21 – Feb 15, 2019
General Registration ($849 for general attendees)
Jan 15, 2019
Last day 50% ticket refund
Feb 16 – Feb 23, 2019
Late Registration ($999 for general attendees)

*Limited number of student tickets available. Once sold out, the student ticket price is $699.

Conference Location

The 2019 Exchange will take place for the first two days at Paradise Point Resort, 1404 Vacation Road San Diego, CA 92109. on a private island on Mission Bay, San Diego, California. The final day will take place and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus in La Jolla, California. We will provide transportation to and from Paradise Point Resort to UCSD. 

Conference Accommodations

Ashoka U will have a room block at  Paradise Point Resort, 1404 Vacation Road San Diego, CA 92109. 

More information on how you can make your reservation soon!


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I present at the Exchange?

The presentation application process for the 2019 Exchange will open this Summer, more information on this soon!


How do I register for the Exchange?

The registration process will open this on the fall. More information coming soon!


What does registration include?

Your Exchange registration includes:

  • Three action-packed days of content about social innovation education, including workshops, site visits, and other local activities

  • Three plenary sessions

  • Access to presentations after the Exchange

  • Face-to-face time with the leaders in the field

  • Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks

  • Exclusive access the list of 700+ attendees and contact information

  • Platform to connect with other attendees (available before the conference)



How can I share information about my program with the entire Exchange community?

You can purchase an advertisement in the Exchange program to spread your message to the masses. Limited number available on a first come, first serve basis. All ads will be printed in color. Please contact lgoles@ashoka.org for more details.


What is the refund policy?

Ashoka U will provide a full refund until December 15, 2018. A 50% refund will be offered from December 16, 2018 to January 15, 2019. 


Who should I contact if I have questions?

Contact Luciana Goles, Exchange Manager, at lgoles@ashoka.org.