All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule  ( 7:00am )

Membership and Accreditation Information Session  ( 8:00am - 11:00am )

Conference Check-In and Information  ( 10:30am - 6:00pm )

Technology in Business Schools Roundtable Affinity Group Meeting  ( 11:00am - 12:00pm )

Accreditation Booth  ( 11:00am - 4:00pm )

Associate Deans Affinity Group Meeting  ( 12:00pm - 2:00pm )

Meet with Your AACSB Accreditation Manager  ( 1:00pm - 6:00pm )

Small Schools Network Affinity Group Meeting  ( 2:00pm - 4:00pm )

Bonus Session: Business and Accounting Standards Changes for 2018: What You Need to Know Now  ( 4:00pm - 5:00pm )
Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Yvonne L. Hinson, Senior Director, Academic in Residence, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Welcome Reception  ( 5:00pm - 6:00pm )

Monday Continental Breakfast and Networking  ( 7:00am - 8:30am )

Exhibitor Showcase Open  ( 7:00am - 11:45am )

Conference Check-In and Information  ( 7:00am - 5:30pm )

Bonus Session: Unveiling of the Plan for the Business Accreditation Task Force: “Reimagining Business Accreditation”  ( 7:30am - 8:30am )
Nancy A. Bagranoff, Dean and Professor, Accounting, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond
Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

Meet with Your AACSB Accreditation Manager  ( 8:00am - 5:30pm )

Welcome & Plenary I: Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time  ( 8:45am - 10:00am )
Brigid Schulte, Director of the Better Life Lab and The Good Life Initiative at New America, and author of the NY Times bestseller, Overwhelmed

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

(A1) A Guide to the Standards (Without Being Prescriptive)  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Nancy A. Bagranoff, Dean and Professor, Accounting, Robins School of Business, University of Richmond
Chris Wert, Dean, Accreditation and Quality, Ecole de Management Leonard de Vinci

(A2) Aligning Mission and Vision: Distinctiveness, Expected Outcomes, and Continuous Improvement  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Gunther Friedl, Dean, TUM School of Management, Technische Universität München
Kenneth B. Kahn, Senior Associate Dean, School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University

(A3) Visit in 1 Year or Less? Things you Need to Know to Prepare  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Rick M. Hess, Associate Director, Accreditation and Assessment, School of Business, George Mason University
Xiaojun Qian, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

(A4) iSER Need to Know Tips  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Ross James, Dean, School of Business and Economics, University of Canterbury, Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha
David Sollars, Dean, Washburn School of Business, Washburn University

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

Exhibitor Showcase Open  ( 1:00pm - 5:30pm )

(B1) Findings/Trends at the Continuous Improvement Review Committee (CIRC) Level  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
McRae C. Banks, Margaret & Harrell Hill Distinguished Professor and Dean, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Betty Jo Licata, Dean, The Warren P. Williamson, Jr. College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University

(B2) Increasing Impact ‘Literacy’  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
David G. Martin, Dean, Ancell School of Business, Western Connecticut State University
Jane Mulatz, Director, Strategy and Accreditation, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University

(B3) Make the Most of Your Accreditation Journey  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Kathleen Hess, Associate Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
Kenji Yokoyama, Vice-President , Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

(B4) Strategic Planning of Your Institution’s Financial Resources  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Sherif H. Kamel, Dean, School of Business, The American University in Cairo
Taylor Randall, Dean, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

Monday Afternoon Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 2:30pm - 3:00pm )

(C1) Identifying and Fixing the Bottlenecks in Your Accreditation Process  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Michael Bedell, Dean, College of Business and Management, Northeastern Illinois University
Lance A. Nail, Thomas and Evelyn Page Dean, Fowler College of Business, San Diego State University

(C2) Curriculum Innovation: Content and Process  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Suk-Gwon Chang, Dean , School of Business, Hanyang University
Keith Rollag, Dean and Professor, Management, F.W. Olin Graduate School, Babson College

(C3) Research Excellence and the Dilemmas of Social Impact  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Marina Dabić, Full Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb
Jerry Davis, Associate Dean, Business & Impact, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, The University of Michigan

(C4) Managing Data Effectively  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Kathleen J. Barnes, Dean, Bertolon School of Business, Salem State University
Isabelle J. Fagnot, Director of Quality, Accreditations & Rankings, Audencia Business School

Bonus Session: Are the Tables Troubling You?  ( 4:30pm - 5:30pm )
Maria Baltar, Senior Director, Accreditation Services, AACSB International
Joyce A. Strawser, Dean, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University

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 )

Bonus Session: Sneak Peek of the new myAccreditation System  ( 7:45am - 8:45am )
Brenda Knebel, Manager, Data Solutions, AACSB International
Suzanne Mintz, Senior Director, Accreditation Services, AACSB International

Meet with Your AACSB Accreditation Manager  ( 8:00am - 12:00pm )

Plenary II: FinTech and Business School - What it is and why it matters  ( 9:00am - 10:15am )
John L. Jacobs, Founder and CEO, Q3 Advisors, LLC and Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, The McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University

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

(D1) International Partnerships and Collaborative Agreements: Opportunities and Challenges  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Ken Eastman, Dean, Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University
Denise Gorsline, Interim Dean, College of Business and Innovation, Minnesota State University Moorhead

(D2) Reimagining AoL  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Stacy Bibelhauser, Assistant Professor, Accounting, Gordon Ford College of Business, Western Kentucky University
Carolina Davila, Director, International Office, School of Management, Universidad de los Andes

(D3) Integrating Ethics and Sustainability in Business Education: Lessons from the US and Latin American Contexts  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
María Helena Jaén, Chair Distinguished Professor, School of Management, Universidad de los Andes
Sanjay Sharma, Dean, School of Business Administration, University of Vermont

Tuesday Networking Luncheon  ( 12:00pm - 1:00pm )

Accreditation Volunteer Training  ( 1:00pm - 5:00pm )
Stephanie M. Bryant, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Joyce A. Strawser, Dean, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University