2024 Mid-Year Meeting | San Diego, CA

February 16-17, 2024 

Embracing Innovation. Empowering Professionals.

Welcome to the Beta Alpha Psi Mid-Year Meeting at the University of San Diego, Knauss School of Business, hosted by the dynamic Zeta Kappa chapter here at the University of San Diego and the Chi chapter at Oklahoma State University. As you gather in this picturesque coastal city, nestled in the heart of San Diego, you'll experience not only the excellence of the university but also the unique blend of academic innovation and beachside charm that San Diego has to offer. Get ready for a meeting that combines the academic prowess of USD with the vibrant energy of one of America's finest cities.

Host Chapters

University of San Diego, Zeta Kappa
Oklahoma State University, Chi

Host Chapter Sponsor

Swag Sponsor

Coffee Break Sponsors

The Best Practices Competition sponsored by Deloitte is an excellent way to display and develop your professional skills. The deadline to submit these abstracts was Sunday, December 3, 2023, 11:59 PM ET.

For chapters who wish to present in Chapter Operations, please complete the Chapter Operations Abstract Form. The due date for submissions is Friday, January 12, 2024 by 11:59PM ET.

Chapter Operations Topics

  1. Attracting Candidates & Associate Candidate Programs
  2. Supporting the Pipeline: Reaching out to High School and Community Colleges
  3. Engaging Professional Development Activities for Member Retention
  4. Fun and Impactful Service Activities
  5. Chapter Reporting Success

Registration Fees

Meeting locations are expected to sell out, so please register early.

RateRegistration Type
$140 Early Bird Registration Rate until January 17, 2024
$175 Regular Registration Rate until February 2, 2024
$200 Late Registration Rate after February 2, 2024 / Onsite Registration Rate

Cancellation policy

To request a refund, please contact the Executive Office. Requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. 

All times are local.

1:00pm-1:30pmOpening Session
1:30pm-2:15pmPlenary Keynote
2:15pm-2:30pmRefreshment Break
2:30pm-3:30pmLeadership Activity
2:30pm-3:30pmFaculty Advisor Roundtable
3:30pm-3:40pmTransition between sessions
3:40pm-4:40pmProfessional Sessions/and or Alumni Session
4:45pm-5:45pmProfessional Sessions/and or Alumni Session

7:30am-8:30amAttendee Breakfast
7:30am-8:30amBreakfast for Faculty Advisors, Chapter Presidents, Chapter Advocates, Board Members and BAP Professional Partners
8:30am-10:30amBest Practices (3 rooms)
10:30am-11:00amBeverage Break
11:00am-12:00pmChapter Operations (3-4 rooms available)
12:00pm-1:30pmAttendee Lunch
1:30pm-1:45pmClosing Session
1:45pmConference Adjourns

Meeting Location

University of San Diego, Knauss School of Business
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Hotel Location

The Dana on Mission Bay
1710 W. Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109


Double/King Standard- $184 (+10.5% per room + $15/daily resort fee)

Reservations Phone: 866-544-2115

To make reservations online, please click here.
Hotel Cutoff Date: January 25, 2024

*To receive the group rate, please indicate that you are part of the 2024 Beta Alpha Psi Mid-year Meeting.


Self-parking: One vehicle included in resort fee; additional vehicles $25/day


To the hotel from San Diego International Airport is 7 miles, approximately 15 minutes. Estimated cab/Uber fare is $25-35.

The meeting space is approximately 3 miles from the hotel. Transportation will be offered, details to follow.

Learn more about the Professional Partners who will be attending this meeting here

ProfessionalPartner Firm/Organization
Edwin Gonzalez, Co-LiasonAICPA-CIMA
Alex Miller, Co-LiasonEFWA
Sarah BleekerXero
Kelly CureSkillfully
Jerilyn DresslerYour Part-Time Controller, LLC (YPTC)
Edwin Gonzalez, Co-LiasonAICPA-CIMA
Matt KesslerRSM US LLP
Dalton LewisYour Part-Time Controller, LLC (YPTC)
Rheanna MartinoEY
Isaac ObandoCalifornia Department of Tax and Fee Administration
Desiree RiveraThe Institute of Internal Auditors
Blane RuschakThe PhD Project

Stay Tuned for Keynote Speaker Announcement

We're thrilled to bring you inspiring keynote speakers for our upcoming mid-year meeting in San Diego. Keep an eye out for the official announcement, and in the meantime, secure your spot by registering today to ensure you don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity.

Warmth for All with the 
YMCA of San Diego County: 
Mid-Year Meeting Donation Campaign

Join us in making a difference at the Beta Alpha Psi 2024 Mid-Year Meeting in San Diego. We're excited to announce a special volunteer service activity in partnership with the YMCA of San Diego County, and we need your help to bring warmth and comfort to those in need.

At this year's meeting, we are rallying together to collect essential items that will make a real impact to the local community. We kindly ask you to bring NEW quality items, such as socks for men, women, and children, cozy blankets, as well as hats and gloves.

Your small gesture can make a huge difference in the lives of others. By donating these much-needed items, you will contribute to the well-being of those served by the YMCA of San Diego County, an organization committed to fostering a better, more inclusive community.

Let's come together to bring hope and comfort to those who need it most. Thank you for your support, and we look forward to seeing you in San Diego!

Essential San Diego Attractions

  • Balboa Park is a massive urban park known for its beautiful gardens, museums, theaters, and the San Diego Zoo. It's a great place to explore art, culture, and outdoor activities.
  • San Diego Zoo  is one of the most famous zoos in the world, housing a wide variety of animals in naturalistic habitats. It's a must-visit for animal lovers.
  • Sea World San Diego is a marine park where you can see aquatic animals, enjoy thrilling rides, and attend entertaining shows featuring dolphins, sea lions, and more.
  • USS Midway Museum Explore the aircraft carrier USS Midway, which has been turned into a museum. Visitors can tour the ship and learn about its history and its role in various conflicts.
  • La Jolla Cove is a picturesque beach area known for its clear waters, rocky shoreline, and marine life. It's an excellent spot for snorkeling, scuba diving, or just relaxing on the beach.
  • Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Step back in time and explore the birthplace of California. Old Town San Diego is a historic district with preserved buildings, shops, restaurants, and museums.
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve This natural reserve offers stunning coastal hiking trails with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and unique Torrey Pine trees.
  • San Diego Botanic Garden Enjoy a peaceful stroll through this beautiful garden featuring a wide variety of plants from around the world, including themed gardens and wildlife habitats.
  • Cabrillo National Monument commemorates the landing of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the first European to set foot on the West Coast. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of San Diego and explore tide pools.
  • San Diego Beaches San Diego is known for its beautiful beaches. Some popular ones include Mission Beach, Pacific Beach, Coronado Beach, and Ocean Beach, offering opportunities for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing.
  • Other Top Attractions in San Diego

COVID 19 ASSUMPTION OF RISK - I acknowledge that COVID-19 continues to be extremely contagious, typically spreading mainly through close contact from person to person, and that people who are infected, but do not show symptoms, can also spread the virus to others. I also understand that my participation in any in-person event or activity, including those sponsored by Beta Alpha Psi, may expose me to and increase my risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. By attending an in-person event or conference sponsored, organized, hosted or offered by Beta Alpha Psi, I hereby choose to accept the risk of contracting COVID-19, and I acknowledge that I am aware of the risks and hazards for myself and my guests and accept the risk of being exposed to, contracting or spreading COVID-19 in order to attend.

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Hear what our Professional Partners think about BAP!

The CAIA Association is committed to providing alternative investment educational opportunities to the next generation of financial service and business professionals. Beta Alpha Psi members are top of class students who understand the importance of ongoing professional development. The partnership between CAIA and Beta Alpha Psi is a natural fit.

Millissa Allen
CAIA Association