Strategic Enrollment Management Conference


AACRAO Executive Symposium
Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26

Separate registration is required to attend Symposium events.
Sponsored by Hobsons

Saturday, October 25
Executive Symposium Reception
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 26
Continental Breakfast for Executive Symposium Registrants
7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Executive Symposium Program
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 26


Continental Breakfast for Preconference Workshop Registrants
7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.

Preconference Workshops

Additional Fee

  • (S1) Full-Day
    8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.
  • (S2) Half-Day
         8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Lunch on Your Own
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Preconference Workshops
Additional Fee

  •  (S3) Half-Day
          12:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m.


(S4) Opening Plenary
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
"DIY U: The Education Revolution"
Presenter: Anya Kamenetz, Educational Futurist and Senior Writer for Fast Company Magazine

Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
All registrants invited
Sponsored by Hobsons


Monday, October 27

(M1) Continental Breakfast and Plenary Presentation
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
"When Top Down Meets Bottom Up"

Presenter: Barbara Sawrey, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Undergraduate Education, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Refreshment Break
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        

(M2) Best Practice Sessions
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Lunch on Your Own
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

(M3) Best Practice Sessions
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

(M4) Best Practice Sessions
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 28

(T1) Continental Breakfast and Plenary Presentation
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 
"Closing the Latino Male Achievement Gap: A National Imperative"
Presenter: Victor Saenz, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Administration, University of Texas at Austin

(T2) Best Practice Sessions
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

(T3) Best Practice Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

(T4) Luncheon and Plenary Presentation
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Presenter: Jamienne S. Studley, Deputy Under Secretary, US Department of Education

(T5) Best Practice Sessions

2:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Refreshment Break
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Small Group Discussions by Institutional Type
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Review of Institutional SEM Plans by AACRAO Consulting
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.  
For more information, e-mail consulting@aacrao.org by October 15

Reception for Institutional Teams (By invitation)
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored by College Scheduler, LLC

Wednesday, October 29

(W1) Best Practice Sessions
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

(W2) Best Practice Sessions
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

(W3) Closing Plenary Panel
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
"Current Realities and Future Possibilities for SEM Practice"
Presenter: Don Hossler, Director of the Center for Postsecondary Research & Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University Bloomington 
Presenter: Jerome Lucido, Professor of Research, Executive Director of the USC Center for Enrollment Research, Policy, and Practice, and Special Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California
Presenter: Monique Snowden,Vice President for Academic and Enrollment Services, Fielding Graduate University
Moderator: Tom Green, AACRAO Associate Executive Director, Consulting and SEM

Lunch on Your Own

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Seminar for New SEM Professionals
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Seminar for Experienced SEM Professionals
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Note: Two-part Registrar 101/FERPA workshop is being held October 27 and 28 in Los Angeles. Although held at the same hotel, this is a separate events from the SEM Conference. View the registrar workshop page for information and fees.