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Schedule at a Glance

The ACE Annual Meeting begins on Saturday, March 10 with social events at 5:00 p.m. and ends on Tuesday, March 13 with the Closing Plenary concluding at 11:00 a.m. Events are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted.

SATURDAY, MARCH 10 SUNDAY, MARCH 11 MONDAY, MARCH 12 TUESDAY, MARCH 13

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
ACE Board of Directors Breakfast and Registration
Invitation Only

8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
ACE Board of Directors Meetings
Invitation only

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Pre-Conference) Master Classes
Designed for campus senior executives, pre-registration required

  • Strategic Allies: Presidents and Board Chairs Navigating Complex Issues
    Presidents and board chairs unpack their approaches to navigating complex issues with internal and external stakeholders

  • Accelerating Completion: What Presidents and Provosts Need to Know about Digital Learning
    Interactive session designed to provide critical information, effective resources, and tested strategies to guide the adoption high quality digital courseware

  • Learning from Conflict: Campus Climate Lessons from the University of Missouri
    Practice oriented, interactive session focused on understanding your institution’s campus climate strengths and vulnerabilities and your institution’s capacities to avert, manage, and learn from campus conflict

  • Harnessing the Analytics Revolution
    Engage directly with presidents about opportunities and challenges of building smarter campuses and operating as a data-enabled executive

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Receptions

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
ACE Women’s Leadership Dinner
Ticket purchase required

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SUNDAY, MARCH 11

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open

7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Presidents, Chancellors, and Rectors
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Chief Academic Officers
Exclusively for chief academic officers and provosts

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
ACE Breakfast Roundtable

8:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Presidents/Chancellors/Rectors Caucus Session
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Morning Concurrent Sessions

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
ACE Networking Lounge Open

11:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Focus Zones

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon in the Exhibit Hall

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Joint Presidents, Chancellors, Rectors and Chief Academic Officer Luncheon
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Afternoon Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Presidents/Chancellors/Rectors Caucus Session
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

5:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Robert H. Atwell Plenary

6:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
ACE Connects Opening Reception

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MONDAY, MARCH 12

7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Registration Open

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Plenary

9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Focus Zones

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Break in the Exhibit Hall

9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
ACE Networking Lounge Open

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Plenary

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Ice Cream Social in the Exhibit Hall

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions

5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Receptions

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TUESDAY, MARCH 13

7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Registration Open

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
ACE Networking Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Morning Coffee Break

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Closing Plenary

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