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Affinity Group Meetings  ( 1:00pm - 6:00pm )

All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule.  ( 7:30am - 8:00am )

Registration/Information  ( 7:30am - 7:00pm )

Affinity Group Meetings  ( 8:00am - 5:30pm )

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 5:30pm - 7:00pm )

Welcome Reception  ( 5:30pm - 7:00pm )

Breakfast Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A: CIR  ( 7:30am - 8:30am )
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
Robert D. Reid, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

Breakfast Bonus Session: Accreditation Q&A: Initial  ( 7:30am - 8:30am )
Maria Baltar, Senior Director, Accreditation Services, AACSB International
Robert Dixon, Professor of Management Accounting, Durham University Business School, Durham University

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

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 7:30am - 12:30pm )

Registration/Information  ( 7:30am - 5:30pm )

Conference Welcome  ( 8:45am - 9:00am )

Plenary I - Daring Leadership: The Four Pillars of Courage  ( 9:00am - 10:30am )
Brené Brown, Research Professor and Huffington Brené Brown Endowed Chair, University of Houston

Monday Morning Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 10:30am - 11:15am )

(A1) Defining and Measuring Impact  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
Sarah F. Gardial, Dean, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa
Ammr Kurdi, Assistant Professor, Accounting and Accreditation Coordinator, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

(A2) Advancing Diversity & Inclusion: Challenges and Strategies  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
(Session Moderator) Christine L. Clements, Executive Vice President, Chief Membership Officer, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Advocate, AACSB International
Lynn Roseberry, Managing Director, On The Agenda
Alexander Triantis, Dean, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland

(A3) Online Education: Challenges and New Business Models  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
(Session Moderator) Bernd Ebersberger, Professor, Head Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, MCI Management Center Innsbruck
Kate Cruz, Executive Assistant and Project Manager, ansrsource Content U.S. LLC
Yusuf Sidani, Convenor and Professor, Suliman S. Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut

(A4) Innovating Curriculum through Interdisciplinary Collaborations  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
Anthony Bahr, President, WildHorse Resource Development Corporation
Mary Lea McAnally, Director of Innovation and Strategic Planning, and Phillip W. Ljungdahl Chaired Professor of Accounting, Mays Business School, Texas A&M University
Yan Zhao, Deputy Director of Economics Department, School of Business, East China University of Science and Technology

(A5) Pursuing Funded Grant Research  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
(Session Moderator) Todd J. Maurer, Professor and Associate Dean for Research Strategy, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
Roy Green, Dean, UTS Business School, University of Technology Sydney
Valerie Suslow, Vice Dean, Faculty and Research, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

(A6) Exhibitor Session - Ivy Software: Solving the Prereq Dilemma  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
William L. Hamby, Jr., Director, Accreditation, Sorrell College of Business, Troy University
Rob Holt, Creative Director, Ivy Software, Inc.

(A7) Exhibitor Session - Peregrine Academic Services: Let's talk about Assessment Result Response Distractors  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
Olin O. Oedekoven, President and CEO, Peregrine Academic Services, LLC

(A8) Exhibitor Session - Perkins+Will: A Catalyst for Community Engagement and Transformation  ( 11:15am - 12:30pm )
Brent A. Hathaway, Dean, Lee Business School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Jeff Ziebarth, Principal, National Higher Education, Perkins+Will

Beta Gamma Sigma International Honoree Luncheon and Plenary II  ( 12:30pm - 2:00pm )
Aylwin B. Lewis, President and Chief Executive Officer, Potbelly Sandwich Works

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 1:30pm - 5:30pm )

(B1) Documenting Faculty Contributions in Engagement, Innovation, and Impact  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Marielle G. Heijltjes, Executive Director and Associate Dean, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University
Mike Wilkins, Jesse H Jones Professor, Chair of Accounting and Director of Accreditation, School of Business, Trinity University

(B2) Neuroscience and Learning  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Janée N. Burkhalter, Associate Professor of Marketing , Erivan K. Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph's University
Adriane B. Randolph, Executive Director, BrainLab and Associate Professor of Information Systems , Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

(B3) Analytics Curriculum Dilemma and Challenges  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Michelle Cheong, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Professional Education and Associate Professor, Information Systems (Practice), Singapore Management University
Michael Goul, Associate Dean for Research, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

(B4) Business Schools as Hubs of Learning  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Marianne W. Lewis, Dean, Cass Business School, City University London
Balaji Rajagopalan, Dean, College of Business, Northern Illinois University

(B5) Small Size Schools: Strategies for Growth in a Highly Competitive Market  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Sylvia Maxfield, Dean, School of Business, Providence College
Enase Felicia Okonedo, Dean, Lagos Business School

(B6) Exhibitor Session - Cabell's International: Predatory Publishing: Problems and Solutions  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Kathleen Berryman, Senior Projects Manager, Cabell’s International
Lucas Toutloff, Senior Product Manager, Cabell’s International

(B7) Exhibitor Session - GMAC: Increasing Relevance to Candidates through Segmentation  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Shelby Colby, Strategy Analyst , Graduate Management Admission Council®
Betty Su, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Graduate Management Admission Council®

(B8) Exhibitor Session - Peregrine Academic Services: Exploring Your Potential, Preparing Students for the Global Workforce  ( 2:15pm - 3:30pm )
Jennifer Kushell, CEO & Founder, YSN - Your Success Now
Steven Pietsch, Director, B-School Connection, Peregrine Academic Services, LLC

Monday Afternoon Exhibit Hall Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 3:30pm - 4:30pm )

AACSB Officers' Remarks and Annual Business Meeting  ( 4:30pm - 5:30pm )

Monday Evening Reception  ( 5:30pm - 7:00pm )

Breakfast Bonus Session: Leveraging the New AACSB Brand  ( 7:30am - 8:20am )
Sarah Ham, Director, Marketing and Communications , AACSB International
Al Renshaw, Assistant Vice President, Communications, AACSB International

Tuesday Continental Breakfast  ( 7:30am - 8:30am )

Exhibit Hall Open  ( 7:30am - 11:00am )

Registration/Information  ( 7:30am - 1:00pm )

Plenary III - Brace for Impact  ( 8:30am - 10:00am )
Margaret Heffernan, Entrepreneur, Chief Executive and Author

Tuesday Morning Refreshment Break and Networking  ( 10:00am - 10:45am )

(C1) Defining and Measuring Impact (A1 Repeat)  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Sarah F. Gardial, Dean, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa
Amine Nehari Talet, AACSB Coordinator and Associate Professor, Management Information Systems, College of Industrial Management, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

(C2) Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow Through Cross-Sector Affiliations  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
(Session Moderator) Nora Silver, Director, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
Ellen J. Glazerman, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP
Yeda Swirski de Souza, Dean and Professor, Organizational Behavior and Strategy , Escola de Gestão e Negócios, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS

(C3) In the Spotlight: Accelerating Innovation Through Entrepreneurship  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
(Session Moderator) Mike McCracken, Chairman and CEO, McCracken Alliance

(C4) Emerging Faculty Models in Today's Competitive Business Environment: Future Scenarios  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Kathleen J. Barnes, Associate Dean and Professor, Management, Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson University
Sarah Vaughan, Associate Dean, Strategy, Accreditations & Internationalization, Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle

(C5) The Future of the MBA  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Jeffrey Brown, Dean, College of Business, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Latha Ramchand, Dean and Professor, Finance, C.T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston

(C6) Exhibitor Session - Bloomberg for Education: Finance Laboratories 101  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
John Fox, Head of University Sales, Bloomberg for Education

(C7) Exhibitor Session - University of Queensland: A Year on for "Pitching Research"  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Robert Faff, Professor of Finance and Research Director, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland

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