Our Purpose

Who are we?

Conference and Event Services is a department of Tufts University which was set up over 35 years ago to be responsible for coordinating personalized service for conferences, workshops, academic programs, summer activities, and others who choose Tufts to host their events. Our department also organizes and runs special events for the university, for example, Parents & Family Weekend and Commencement. 

As a renowned international leader in education and research, Tufts University, with its unique combination of research and liberal arts, attracts students, faculty, and staff who thrive in an environment of curiosity, creativity, and engagement. The Tufts University academic setting naturally inspires learning while providing a high-quality event management service that can accommodate the budgetary constraints of any organization. Program development, budgetary guidance, and registration management are just a few of the services provided by the Tufts Conference and Event Services team.

Let us know how we can best serve you so that we can make your event a success!


Our Staff

Adam Cotton - Director

Lison Zapach - Associate Director

Jeff Hughes

Stephen Stivers


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