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Schedule at a Glance

ACE2019 registration is now open!

The ACE2019 begins on Saturday, March 9 with social events at 5:00 p.m. and ends on Tuesday, March 12 with the Closing Plenary concluding at 11:30 a.m. Events are open to all attendees unless otherwise noted.

SATURDAY, MARCH 9 SUNDAY, MARCH 10 MONDAY, MARCH 11 TUESDAY, MARCH 12

SATURDAY, MARCH 9

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

10:15 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Council of Fellows Weekend (COF Weekend)
Open to all ACE Fellows (current cohort and program alumni)

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
ACE Women’s Network State Chairs’ Leadership Conference
Exclusive to representatives of an ACE Women’s Network state network

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Pre-Conference) Master Classes
Exclusively for senior leaders. Engaging, interactive scholar expert classes focused on leadership skill development and pressing higher education issues (four hours)

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 10

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

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast for Presidents, Chancellors, and Rectors
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

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

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ACE Women’s Network State Chairs’ Leadership Conference

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall) Open

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
ACE Networking Breakfast in the Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall)

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
ACE Networking Lounge Open

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Presidents/Chancellors/Rectors Caucus Session
Exclusively for presidents, chancellors, and rectors

9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Focus Zones
Sponsored sessions from corporate and non-profit service and solution providers highlighting thought leadership (30 minutes)

9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions
Panel sessions led by senior leaders and issue experts on higher education topics (75 minutes)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Refreshments in the Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall Open)

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sunday Luncheon Plenary

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Afternoon Coffee Break in the Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall)

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

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

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

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
ACE Connects Opening Reception in the Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall)
Networking Lounge and Exhibit Hall Open

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MONDAY, MARCH 11

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

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast Plenary
Food will be served from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Focus Zones

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Mid-Morning Energizer in the Solutions Hub (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 Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall)

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Solutions Hub (Exhibit Hall) Open

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

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Receptions

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TUESDAY, MARCH 12

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

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
ACE Networking Breakfast

8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Concurrent Sessions

10:00 a.m. – 10:15  a.m.
Morning Coffee Break

10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Closing Plenary

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