Higher Education 2013 Conference Season: Spring and Summer Conferences
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  • March 16, 2013

It’s that time of year, conference season.  Here we provide a helpful list of the major higher education conferences taking place this Spring and Summer.

NASPA Annual 2013 Conference
Location: Orlando, FL
Dates: 3/16 to 3/20/2013
Description: NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession.
Website: http://www.naspa.org/conf/default.cfm
SJG will be exhibiting. Visit us in booth 806!

CUPA-HR Western Region Conference
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Dates: 3/17 to 3/19/2013
Description: As the association for HR professionals in higher education, CUPA-HR provides leadership on higher education workplace issues in the U.S. and abroad.
Website: http://www.cupahrregions.org/western/index.asp

ACA – American Counseling Association 2013 Conference
Location: Cincinatti, OH
Dates: 3/20 to 3/24/201
Description: The American Counseling Association 2013 Conference and Expo.
Website: http://www.counseling.org/conference

AAHHE – American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, Inc
Location: San Antonio, TX
Dates: 3/28 to 3/30/2013
Description: AAHHE is a cross-disciplinary, higher education organization primarily focused on the need to develop Latino/a faculty and senior administrators as well as serving as a leading research and advocacy group for Hispanic higher education issues.
Website: http://www.aahhe.org/conference.aspx
SJG’s Ellen Heffernan will be presenting a session here.

AACSB – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Location: Chicago, IL
Dates: 4/7 to 4/9/2013
Description: AACSB International advances quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services.
Website: http://www.aacsb.edu/ICAM2013/register.html

WACUHO – Western Association of College & University Housing Officers
Location: San Jose, CA
Dates: 4/7 to 4/10/2013
Description: WACUHO’s mission is to bring college and university staff members who have responsibility covering any of the various aspects of student residence, food service, developmental programming, administration, conference services, facilities, and related operations into meaningful association.
Website: http://wace2013.wordpress.com/

New England Transfer Association Conference
Location: Portsmouth, NH
Dates: 4/10 to 4/12/2013
Description: The New England Transfer Association Annual 2013 Conference.
Website: http://newenglandtransfer.org/content/annual-conference

CUPA-HR Eastern Region Conference
Location: New York, NY
Dates: 4/14 to 4/16/2013
Description: As the association for HR professionals in higher education, CUPA-HR provides leadership on higher education workplace issues in the U.S. and abroad.
Website: http://www.cupahr.org/eastern2013/index.aspx

AACRAO – American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: 4/14 to 4/17/2013
Description: The mission of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers is to serve and advance higher education by providing leadership in academic and enrollment services.
Website: http://www.aacrao.org/Professional-Development/2013AnnualMeeting.aspx#.UP2c_2fFlKF

NAER – National Association of Executive Recruiters Annual Conference
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Dates: 4/18 to 4/19/2013
Description: NAER’s 2013 Conference theme is:  Next Generation Recruiting Technology. The focus will be on the use of technology and social media in the recruiting process and how it is changing the way we work with clients and candidates.
Website: http://www.naer.org/annual-conference/

WASFAA – Western Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Dates: 4/19 to 4/21/2013
Description: The Western Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Conference 2013.
Website: http://www.wasfaa.org/docs/toc_conferences.html

AACC – American Association of Community Colleges
Location: San Francisco, CA
Dates: 4/20 to 4/23/2013
Description: The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges.
Website: http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/Events/convention2/Pages/default.aspx
SJG will be exhibiting. Visit us in booth 633!

SACAC – Southern Association for College Admission Counseling
Location: Memphis, TN
Dates: 4/20 to 4/23/2013
Description: SACAC works to promote high professional standards in the college admission process by exchanging ideas, sharing common goals and preparing counselors to serve students in the transition from high school to college.
Website: http://www.sacac.org/annual-conference

NAGAP – National Association of Graduate Admission Professionals
Location: Orlando, FL
Dates: 4/24 to 4/27/2013
Description: The Mission of NAGAP is to support, advance, and engage graduate enrollment professionals by promoting integrity, excellence, and collaboration through education and professional development.
Website: http://www.nagap.org/conferences/annual.asp

CUPA-HR Southern Region Conference
Location: Charlotte, NC
Dates: 4/28 to 4/30/2013
Description: The Southern Region of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources is a professional association that serves member institutions and human resource professionals with developmental opportunities and technical assistance for the effective management of human resources.
Website: http://www.cupahrregions.org/southern/

NACAS South – National Association of College Auxiliary Services
Location: Hilton Head, SC
Dates: 5/4 to 5/8/2013
Description: The 2013 NACAS South Annual Conference.
Website: http://www.cvent.com/events/nacas-south-2013-annual-conference/event-summary-950728187bba45a297e6c36fba3e6172.aspx

EASFAA – Eastern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Location: Boston, MA
Dates: 5/7 to 5/10/2013
Description: The 47th Annual EASFAA 2013 Conference.
Website: http://www.easfaa.org/docs/conference/2013/index.html

AFC – Association of Florida Colleges
Location: New Port Richey, FL
Dates: 5/14 to 5/16/2013
Description: AFC’s 46th Annual Student Development Commission Conference.
Website: http://www.afcsdc.org/
SJG’s Mark A. Hall will be presenting a session.

ACE NY Regional Women’s Leadership Forum
Location: New York, NY
Dates: 5/22/2013
Description: The American Council on Education Regional Women’s Leadership Forum – New York.
Website: http://www.acenet.edu/events/Pages/RWLF-NY.aspx

NAFSA 2013 Annual Conference and Expo
Location: St. Louis, MO
Dates: 5/26 to 5/31/2013
Description: The 65th Annual National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) 2013 Conference and Expo.
Website: http://www.nafsa.org/Attend_Events/Annual_Conference/

NCORE – National Conference on Race & Ethnicity
Location: New Orleans, LA
Dates: 5/28 to 6/1/2013
Description: The NCORE conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.
Website: https://ncore.ou.edu/
SJG’s Ellen Heffernan and Heather J. Larabee will be presenting a session.

EACE – Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers
Location: Atlantic City, NJ
Dates: 5/29 to 5/31/2013
Description: EACE 2013 Annual Conference.
Website: http://eace.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=428

NEACAC – New England Association for College Admission Counseling
Location: Beverly, MA
Dates: 5/29 to 5/31/2013
Description: The NEACAC 2013 Annual Meeting and Conference.
Website: http://www.neacac.org/am.cfm

NACE – National Association of College and Employers
Location: Orlando, FL
Dates: 6/4 to 6/7/2013
Description: The NACE 2013 Conference & Expo is a premier learning and networking event for college recruiting.
Website: http://www.naceweb.org/2013-NACE-conference/?referal=events&menuID=485&nodetype=4

The James C. Grimm National Housing Training Institute (NHTI)
Location: Athens, GA
Dates: 6/4 to 6/8/2013
Description: The James C. Grimm National Housing Training Institute provides a thorough professional development experience for less-experienced professionals looking to further their career in housing.
Website: http://www.acuho-i.org/EventsbrPrograms/JamesCGrimmNHTI/tabid/749/Default.aspx
SJG’s Ellen Heffernan will be presenting a session.

NASPA Region I Mid-Level Institute
Location: Newport, RI
Date: 6/6/2013
Description: Region I is pleased to offer mid-level managers the opportunity to engage in conversation with colleagues and senior student affairs officers around the mid-level experience.  “Making the Most of the Middle” is scheduled for four days, one day in each of the months of March through June.  The institute strives to create an environment where mid-level managers explore the challenges and rewards of leading from the middle.
Website: http://www.naspa.org/regions/regioni/midlevel.cfm

NASPA Region II Conference
Location: New York, NY
Dates: 6/9 to 6/11/2013
Description: The 2013 conference will be hosted by John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The conference theme, Building Communities, Transforming Lives, calls out for a sustained effort to bring together the wealth of our collective experiences and collaborate as a profession in our goal to bring change to the lives of those we serve. This year’s conference will focus on the impact we have on our communities, the responsibility we have to bridge communities and the ability we have to transform the lives within those communities.
Website: http://www.naspa.org/regions/regionii/regconference2013.cfm

NACAS East 2013 Regional Conference
Location: Gettysburg, PA
Dates: 6/9 to 6/12/2013
Description: The NACAS East 2013 Regional Conference
Website: http://www.nacas.org/regions/east-region/east-regional-conference.aspx

NASPA Region III 2013 Summer Symposium
Location: Austin, TX
Dates: 6/9 to 6/12/2013
Description: The NASPA Region III 2013 Summer Symposium.
Website: http://www.naspa.org/regions/regioniii/ssym.cfm

ACUHO-I Annual Conference & Exposition
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Dates: 6/15 to 6/18/2013
Description: The 2013 conference will continue to offer many of the traditions that make it one of ACUHO-I’s most popular professional development events. In addition, we will be introducing some new and exciting session formats and programming for this year’s conference.
Website: http://www.acuho-i.org/EventsbrPrograms/2013ACUHOIAnnualbrConferenceExposition/tabid/1088/Default.aspx
SJG will be exhibiting.

MBA Career Services Council Global Conference
Location: Washington, DC
Dates: 6/25 to 6/28/2013
Description: Join us for the largest gathering of MBA career professionals and employers to discuss relevant topics in the global MBA job market. Strengthen your professional development skills with interactive breakout sessions. Learn from the best in the industry with superb keynote speakers. Network with colleagues from across the globe, all in one convenient time and place!
Website: https://www.mbacsc.org/?s=event&id=d24e5e04254d85d95343374d5dddb1a4&mode=form

IACLEA – The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
Location: Louisville, KY
Dates: 6/28 to 7/2/2013
Description: IACLEA’s Annual Conference & Exposition is the premier meeting for campus public safety leaders. The Conference features a variety of educational workshops, General Sessions, an Exhibit area with products and services for the campus public safety community, awards and recognition, and special events. The Conference also provides unparalleled opportunities for campus public safety leaders to network and share best practices and ideas with their colleagues.
Website: http://www.iaclea.org/visitors/events/Conference/2013confindex.cfm

NCDA – National Career Development Association
Location: Boston, MA
Dates: 7/8 to 7/10/2013
Description: The NCDA Global Career Development Conference – “Celebrating 100 Years of Career Development: Creating Hope, Social Justice, and Legacy”. The conference will highlight a series of memorable anniversary events, comprehensive professional development institutes, special tours, featured speakers, and rich learning experiences. Career counselors and specialists will share best practices and ideas, examine new programs and products, and have the opportunity to network with the leaders in the career development field.
Website: http://ncda.org/aws/NCDA/pt/sp/conference_home

AHEAD – Association of Higher Education and Disability
Location: Baltimore, MD
Dates: 7/8 to 7/13/2013
Description: The 2013 AHEAD Conference theme Challenging and Changing Disability Perspectives is designed to challenge you to think outside the box! Explore how the disability climate is changing and how these changes are influencing practices and outcomes in the higher education disability environment. The work we do is constantly changing. The AHEAD conference is your opportunity to seize the moment, learn what is new, and find ways to improve.
Website: http://www.ahead.org/conferences/2013

NACUFS – National Association of College and University Food Services
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Dates: 7/10 to 7/13/2013
Description: Northern Experience: 2013 NACUFS National Conference.
Website: http://www.nacufs.org/professional-development-national-conference

NACUBO 2013 Annual Meeting
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Dates: 7/13 to 7/16/2013
Description: Register for the NACUBO (National Association of College and University Business Officers) 2013 Annual Meeting to enhance your skills and knowledge, learn new ideas, explore solutions and share best practices in a town that knows a thing or two about driving innovation.
Website: http://www.nacuboannualmeeting.org/
SJG’s Mark A. Hall will be presenting a session.

NASFAA National Conference
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Dates: 7/14 to 7/17/2013
Description: The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) National Conference.
Website: http://www.nasfaa.org/events/national/2013_NASFAA_National_Conference.aspx

AABHE Leadership and Mentoring Institute
Location: Birmingham, AL
Dates: 7/14 to 7/21/2013
Description: Presented by The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE). The purpose of the Leadership and Mentoring Institute (LMI) is to support African-Americans who want to acquire information and skills to prepare them for senior administrative and faculty ranks. As in the past, the Institute will have distinct, parallel tracks to accommodate the needs of professionals interested in administration and teaching/research.
Website: http://www.lmiexperience.org/
SJG’s Ellen Heffernan will be presenting a session.

NASPA Stevens Institute
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Dates: 7/17 to 7/21/2013
Description: The Richard F. Stevens Institute for chief student affairs officers (CSAOs) is the premier executive training program for a small and select group of student affairs leaders. The Institute is a retreat with a mission – to enhance and develop articulated CSAO competencies at an advanced level. This Institute is sponsored by the James E. Scott Academy and is for the most senior student affairs officer on a campus, specifically, individuals who report directly to the president or provost who are in charge of the entire student affairs division/department. The 2013 Institute will focus on preparing CSAOs to lead through change and with entrepreneurial skill.
Website: http://www.naspa.org/programs/stevens/default.cfm
SJG’s Ellen Heffernan will be presenting a session.

APPA Annual Conference and Exhibition
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Dates: 8/2 to 8/4/2013
Description: The 2013 APPA Annual Conference and Exhibition. Formerly known as the Association of Physical Plant Administrators, APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities is now the largest international association of educational institutions and their facilities and physical plant departments.
Website: http://www.appa.org

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