Connected by UF Conference (CxUF)

CxUF — The award-winning conference at UF, for UF, by UF

Don’t miss your chance to join your peers for a unique experience! The Connected by UF, or CxUF, conference will take place virtually Nov. 15–16. Themed “Investing in our Tomorrow”, CxUF will tap into the best talent that the University of Florida has to offer, bringing together UF administrators, researchers and leaders to provide highly impactful professional development opportunities. CxUF participants will have the unique opportunity to network, explore ways to work more efficiently, and learn about successful and innovative business and leadership strategies from the Gator Business Administrator Services (GBAS), UF Research (MainSpring) and UF Leadership Network (UFLN) communities.

November 15th-16th – CxUF 2023 “Investing in Our Tomorrow”

View the CxUF Agenda

CxUF Bios

Find Your Conference Group (YCG)


What is CxUF? Highlights & A Sneak Peek Ahead!

A Word From 2021 UF Leaders About CxUF

Meet our award-winning conference team

Conference Chairs

  • Gwynn Cadwallader, Conference Committee Chair, Associate Director, Training & Organizational Development –
  • Ronda Mitchell, Conference Committee Co-Chair, Research Training Lead – rmitchell@UFL.EDU
  • Becky Younglove, Conference Committee Co-Chair, Leadership Training Lead –
  • Shannon Powell, Conference Committee Co-Chair, GBAS Training Lead –

Executive Sponsors

  • Melissa Curry, Vice President Human Resources
  • Olga Weider, Assistant Vice President, University Controller
  • Tiffany Schmidt, Assistant Vice President, UF Research
  • Stephanie Gray, Assistant Vice President, UF Research