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October 20-22, 2022

Pre-conference: October 20, 2022

Cupbearers to Kings:

Empowering Students to be Future Shapers

Welcome to the 2022 CBFA Annual Conference page.  Below is information about the conference

as well links to additional conference-related pages, including the registration page. 

For questions about the conference, please contact David Houghton at or Kelley Chlouber at

Registration closed.

Deadline to Receive Refund for Cancelation: October 1


Pre-Conference Events

How to Clarify What Matters, Develop Strategy and Lead Effectively

October 20, 2022

2:00 pm- 5:00 pm

In this pre-conference session led by Dr. Nathan Mellor, CBFA members will identify the "ultimate concern" for staying engaged through challenging times, will explore the key components of good strategy, and will review key concepts for designing a plan for leading an managing change.

For more information about Dr. Mellor, click here.

Hotel Information*

Hampton Inn

4851 N. Kickapoo Avenue

Shawnee, OK

Conference rate of $114/ night for 1-3 days and $104/night for 4-night stay.  For reservations, call (405) 275-1540 or click here.

Holiday Inn Express

4909 N. Union Avenue

Shawnee, OK

For rates and reservations, call (405) 275-9990 or click here.

Hotel rate code for Holiday Inn is OBU.

*There will not be shuttle service between the airport and hotels nor will there be service between the hotels and OBU.

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 20 

Noon-8:00 pm        Registration

2:00-5:00 pm         Pre-Conference

5:00-6:00 pm         New Member Meet and Greet

6:00-7:00 pm         Dinner

7:00-7:30 pm         Worship

7:30-8:15 pm         Keynote Speaker

                             Jeremie Kubicek, CEO GiANT

Friday, October 21

                          Breakfast at hotels

7:00 am-5:00 pm  Registration 

8:00-8:45 am        Announcements, Devotion, Worship

9:00 am               Depart for OKC Tours

10:00-noon           Tours (click here for more info)

1:00-1:45 pm         Lunch 

2:15-2:45 pm        Concurrent Session 1

3:00-3:45 pm        Concurrent Session2

4:00-4:45 pm        Discipline-Specific Meetings

5:30-6:15 pm        Dinner

6:15-7:00 pm        Keynote Speaker

                             Wes Lane, Salt & Light Leadership 

7:00-8:00 pm        Women of CBFA Gathering  


Saturday, October 2

                          Breakfast at hotels

7:30 am-5:00 pm  Registration

8:00-8:30 am       Announcement and Worship

8:45-9:15 am       Concurrent Session 3

9:30-10:00 am     Concurrent Session 4

10:15-11:00 am     Concurrent Session 5

11:15-noon           Concurrent Session 6

12:15-1:30 pm      Lunch and CBFA Business Meeting

1:30-2:30 pm       Poster Session/Dessert Reception

7:00-9:00 pm      Closing Banquet and Awards


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