Virtual Conference Schedule

  • All times are Central Time
  • Recorded conference is available on-demand from October 1 through December 31

Thursday, October 1, 2020

  • Conference Welcome and Site Orientation
  • Advisory Board Welcome
  • Plenary—Brad Williams—Pathways: Hope, Help, and the Way Forward
  • Plenary—Courtney Plotts—Cracking the Code: Essential Elements of Highly Effective Leadership
  • 3:00–4:00 pm (live via zoom) Special Interest Group Mingle
  • Meet and mingle with conference attendees to discuss critical issues facing higher education leadership. This meeting format is moderated Zoom breakout rooms.

    • COVID-19 Pandemic Leadership & Crisis Management
    • COVID-19 Pandemic Leadership & Face-to-face Faculty
    • COVID-19 Pandemic Leadership & Online/Hybrid Faculty
    • Faculty Development and/or Managing for Tenure/Promotion
    • Leading Innovation: Overcoming “We Have Always Done It This Way”
    • Managing Conflict
    • Newly Appointed Chairs
    • Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, October 2, 2020

  • 11:00 am-12:00 pm Networking Event (live via Meetaway)
    • Meet other conference attendees in a 1-1 virtual format called Meetaway
    • Create a profile and indicate special areas of interest or what you’d like to talk about
    • Review profiles in advance to choose your meetings
    • You’ll have 5 short meetings in the hour–long event
    • Register for the conference and receive information about how to attend this free event

    Meetaways are online events that intelligently match attendees for a series of 1-on-1 video calls. After each conversation, you’ll automatically rotate to the next one. You just log in to the event and Meetaway handles the rest.
    Please join the event on a laptop or desktop with Chrome or Firefox. Meetaway does not support mobile devices because the screen movements are often distracting. Having everyone on a laptop or desktop results in a better overall experience for all.

  • 2:00–3:00 pm (live) Advisory Board Panel Discussion

Thursday, October 1—Thursday, December 31, 2020

  • On-demand access to plenary and concurrent sessions
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