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Welcome to ACE's 97th Annual Meeting

Network with Colleagues

ACE’s Annual Meeting is the country’s premier higher education event, bringing together nearly 2,000 higher education leaders to network with one another and hear from thought leaders and newsmakers discussing the most pressing issues of the day.

Look Back and Plan Ahead

Plan now to join us in Washington, DC, in an academic year in which we commemorate and reflect on the 50th anniversaries of the Civil Rights Act, the Higher Education Act, and the Voting Rights Act. Meeting attendees will have opportunities to reflect on the promise of these initiatives when they were first created, assess the current status of these missions, and look ahead to new challenges and accomplishments.

Sponsor, Advertise, or Exhibit

ACE’s Annual Meeting provides many opportunities to connect you to decision makers. From sponsoring to advertising to exhibiting, we can help you meet your marketing goals. Find out how!

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the ACE Fellows Program

Join us as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ACE Fellows Program, the nation’s premier higher education leadership development program, which has prepared more than 1,800 leaders to serve American colleges and universities.

Confirmed Speakers

Michael Beschloss, award-winning historian, NBC News Presidential Historian, and contributor to PBS's The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

Paul Krugman, Nobel Memorial Prize-winning economist, columnist for The New York Times, and professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University


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