The Chair Academy

Worldwide Leadership Development For College and University Leaders

Conference Schedule

Below is a tentative schedule of events for the 26th Annual International Conference. The times are subject to change. The conference program, available for digital download in February, will provide participants with a comprehensive list of events, sessions, and information.

This schedule is tentative, and is subject to change.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - Pre-Conference Skill-Building Workshops/Opening Events
  8:00am - 5:00pm Conference Information Booth Hours
  8:30am - 9:00am Morning Coffee and Juice Service for Participants
  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
  4:00pm - 4:30pm Presenters Meeting
  4:00pm - 6:00pm Welcome Reception
     
  7:00am - 5:00pm Conference Information Booth Hours
Strengths Cafe' (Location to be determined)
  7:00am - 8:00am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:00am - 10:00am Opening General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Ken Steele
Paul A. Elsner International Leadership Awards Presentation
  10:00am - 10:15am First Time Conference Attendee Meeting
  10:00am - 10:30am AM Break
  10:30am - 12:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 1
  12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
  10:30am - 3:00pm International Advisory and Practitioners Board Meeting (by invitation)
  1:30pm - 3:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 2
  3:00pm - 3:30pm PM Break
  3:30pm - 5:30pm Second General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Jane Jenkins Herlong
Gary Filan Excellence in Leadership Awards
  7:30am - 5:00pm Conference Information Booth Hours
Strengths Cafe'
  7:30am - 8:30am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:30am - 10:00am Third General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Meg Wheatley
Exemplary Leadership Awards
  10:00am - 10:30am AM Break
  10:30am - 12:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 3
  12:00pm - 1:15pm Editorial Board Meeting/Luncheon (by invitation)
  12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch (on your own)
  1:30pm - 3:00pm Concurrent/Roundtable Session 4
  3:00pm - 3:30pm PM Break
  3:30pm - 5:00pm Closing General Session
Featured Keynote Speaker: Pat Williams
  7:30am - 8:30am Hot Breakfast for Participants (Provided)
  8:30am - 10:00am