The Chair Academy

Worldwide Leadership Development For College and University Leaders

Conference Schedule

Below is a tentative schedule of events for the 27th Annual International Conference. The times are subject to change. The conference program, available for digital download in March, will provide participants with a comprehensive list of events, sessions, and information.

This schedule is tentative, and is subject to change.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - Pre-Conference Skill-Building Workshops/Opening Events
  8:00am - 5:00pm Conference Information Booth Hours
  8:30am - 9:00am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  9:00am - 10:30am Pre-Conference Skill-Building Workshops
  10:30am - 11:00am AM Break
  11:00am - 12:30pm Pre-Conference Skill-Building Workshops (cont'd)
  12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
  1:30pm - 3:00pm Pre-Conference Skill-Building Workshops (cont'd)
  3:00pm - 3:30pm PM Break
  3:00pm - 3:15pm First Timers Meeting/Presenters Meeting
  3:30pm - 5:00pm Conference Prelude - Featuring Jeffrey Buller
     
  7:00am - 4:30pm Conference Information Booth Hours
Strengths Cafe' (Location to be determined)
  7:00am - 8:15am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:15am - 10:15am Opening General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Mark Sanborn
Keynote Q/A
  10:15am - 10:45am AM Break
  10:45am - 12:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 1
  10:45am - 3:00pm International Advisory and Practitioners Board Meeting (by invitation)
  12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
  1:30pm - 2:45pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 2
  2:45pm - 3:15pm PM Break
  3:15pm - 4:30pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 3
  4:30pm - 6:00pm Welcome Reception
  7:00am - 4:30pm Conference Information Booth Hours
Strengths Cafe'
  7:00am - 8:15am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:15am - 10:15am Second General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Barbara Trautlein
Exemplary Leadership Awards
  10:15am - 10:45am AM Break
  10:45am - 12:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 4
  12:00pm - 1:15pm Editorial Board Meeting/Luncheon (by invitation)
  12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
  1:30pm - 2:45pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 5
  2:45pm - 3:15pm PM Break
  3:15pm - 5:00pm Third General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: To Be Determined
  7:30am - 8:30am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:30am - 10:00am Closing Conference Session and Networking Summit