New for 2016

Expanded focus on top issues in Higher Education

Tuesday Impact Sessions

Tuesday afternoon kicks off the 2016 Forum with a series of invited sessions focused on a wide range of emerging and important topics and issues with impact for everyone in higher education fields. These sessions are open to all registered Forum attendees and will include lecture, and panel presentations followed by interactive discussions.

Thursday Mid-Day Plenaries

This year, the Forum features two plenaries on Thursday afternoon from 1-2 p.m. The mid-day plenaries will focus on thought-provoking topics of interest to everyone in higher education. Mid-day plenaries will be the only sessions scheduled at this time.

Students, Data and Decisions

Presenter: Tom Allison, Deputy Policy & Research Director for the Young Invincibles

Using Data to Change the World

Presenters: Courtney Brown, Lumina Foundation; Jennifer Engle, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Elise Miller, Access Group Center for Research & Policy Analysis℠

New Thursday Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall and AIR Networking Hub Open
8:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break and Networking
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break, Networking and Poster Presentations (11:45-12:45) in Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thursday plenaries (2 sessions)
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Dessert Reception and Networking (in Exhibit Hall)
2:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Concurrent Sessions
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Affiliated Organization/Auxiliary Meetings
6:00 p.m. Affiliated Organization Dinner Groups Depart for Restaurants