All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule.  

Conference Check-In and Information  ( 11:00am - 6:30pm )

Online Learning Affinity Group Meeting  ( 11:30am - 1:00pm )

Joint meeting: Associate Deans Affinity Group & Women Administrators in Management Education Affinity Group  ( 2:00pm - 4:00pm )

Sunday Afternoon Bonus Session: Associate Deans as Catalysts for Innovation, Engagement, and Impact  ( 4:00pm - 5:30pm )
Daniel Gruber, Associate Dean, Innovation & New Ventures, Carl H. Lindner College of Business, University of Cincinnati
Tim Vorley, Chair, Entrepreneurship and Associate Dean, Impact, Innovation & Engagement, Sheffield University Management School, The University of Sheffield

Welcome Reception  ( 5:30pm - 6:30pm )

Monday Continental Breakfast and Networking  ( 8:00am - 9:00am )

Exhibitor Showcase Open  ( 8:00am - 11:30am )

Conference Check-In and Information  ( 8:00am - 5:00pm )

Plenary I: The Associate Dean's Journey  ( 9:00am - 10:00am )
Amy Hillman, Dean, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Lynne D. Richardson, Vice President, Administration and Finance, College of Business, University of Mary Washington

Monday Morning Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 10:00am - 10:30am )

(A1) Assessing and Developing Students' Critical Thinking and Cultural Agility  ( 10:30am - 11:30am )
Subir Bandyopadhyay, Professor of Marketing, School of Business and Economics, Indiana University Northwest
Paula Caligiuri, Distinguished Professor, International Business and Strategy, D'Amore-McKim School of Business, Northeastern University

(A2) Thinking Differently about Business Education: Innovations in the First and Second-Year Business Curriculum  ( 10:30am - 11:30am )
Anne Magro, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, School of Business, George Mason University
Al Smith, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Affairs, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder

(A3) Building Faculty & Staff Engagement: Challenges and Successes  ( 10:30am - 11:30am )
Maria Anderson, Senior Associate Dean, Finance and Administration, Questrom School of Business, Boston University
Angela Lee, Associate Dean, Chief Innovation Officer, Columbia Business School, Columbia University

Monday Luncheon and Conversations of 8  ( 11:30am - 1:00pm )

(B1) Preparing Students for Professional Success  ( 1:00pm - 2:00pm )
Katie Hillyer, Director, Professional Readiness Program, College of Business Administration, University of Northern Iowa
Neil B. Niman, Associate Dean, Academic Programs, Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire

(B2) Re-envisioning Curriculum in Business Schools  ( 1:00pm - 2:00pm )
Jason Jensen, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, College of Business and Public Administration, University of North Dakota
Subbu Sivaramakrishnan, Associate Dean, Undergraduate and MBA Programs, I. H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, Asper

(B3) Your Business School Brand: Differentiation Strategies in a Crowded Marketplace  ( 1:00pm - 2:00pm )
Michael Jones, Associate Dean, Gary W. Rollins College of Business, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ginger Killian, Associate Dean, MBA Director, Harmon College of Business and Professional Studies, University of Central Missouri

Exhibitor Showcase Open  ( 1:00pm - 4:45pm )

Monday Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 2:00pm - 2:30pm )

(C1) Working Together in Associate Dean Land  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Charles Mason, Associate Dean, College of Business, University of Wyoming
Cheryl Slay Carr, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, Belmont University

(C2) Mission Building and Implementation – A Tale of Two Business Schools  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Ahmed M. Abdel-Meguid, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Administration, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
Julie Beauchamp, Vice-Dean, Programs, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

(C3) Keeping up with a Research Agenda as an Associate Dean  ( 2:30pm - 3:30pm )
Belaid Aouni, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Business and Economics, Qatar University
Ken Brown, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Program in Business, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa
Richard W. Stackman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, School of Management, University of San Francisco

Monday Afternoon Networking Break  ( 3:30pm - 3:45pm )

Monday Afternoon Bonus Session: Loving the Associate Dean Job  ( 3:45pm - 4:45pm )
Kevin David Frick, Vice Dean, Education, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
Paul H. Schwager, Interim Dean, College of Business, East Carolina University

Reception at Arizona State University and Tour of W.P. Carey School of Business  ( 5:00pm - 6:30pm )

Tuesday Continental Breakfast and Networking  ( 7:30am - 9:00am )

Exhibitor Showcase Open  ( 7:30am - 11:00am )

Conference Check-In and Information  ( 7:30am - 1:00pm )

Tuesday Morning Bonus Session: Data Direct Overview and Demo of New Benchmarking Capabilities  ( 8:00am - 9:00am )
R. Colin Nelson, Senior Manager, Business Education Research and Data Services, AACSB International

What's Keeping You Up at Night?  ( 9:15am - 10:15am )
Cathy DuBois, Associate Dean, Administration, College of Business Administration, Kent State University
Sarah Vaughan, Associate Dean, Accreditations, ICN Business School

Tuesday Morning Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 10:15am - 10:45am )

(D1) Using Technology to Make Your Decisions  ( 10:45am - 11:45am )
Anna N. Danielova, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Accreditation, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
Michele Pfund, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

(D2) Stocking the Toolbox: Building Adaptable, Self-Aware Business Professionals  ( 10:45am - 11:45am )
Tamah C Morant, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, Poole College of Management, North Carolina State University
Matt Wells, Director of Career Management, College of Business, Purdue University Northwest

Tuesday Networking Luncheon  ( 11:45am - 1:00pm )

Accreditation Mentor Training  ( 1:00pm - 5:00pm )
Rachel Dixon-Zudar, Manager, Accreditation Services, AACSB International
Mohamed T. Madi, Advisor, Vice Chancellor Office, College of Business and Economics, United Arab Emirates University