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Membership and Accreditation Information Session  ( 8:30am - 11:30pm )

All conference sessions and times are subject to change - check back regularly for the latest schedule.  ( 9:00am )

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

Registration and Information  ( 12:00pm - 6:00pm )

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

Bonus Session: AACSB Accreditation Standards Update  ( 4:00pm - 5:00pm )
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

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

Bonus Session: Accounting Accreditation Task Force Update  ( 7:30am - 8:20am )
Stephanie Mattox Bryant, Dean and David D. Glass Distinguished Leadership Chair , College of Business Administration, Missouri State University
Robert D. Reid, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

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

Exhibitor Showcase  ( 7:30am - 11:45am )

Registration and Information  ( 7:30am - 5:00pm )

Plenary I: The Changing Landscape of Higher Education  ( 8:30am - 10:00am )

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

(A1) Initial Accreditation: Critical Issues, Facts and Fiction  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Jacob Chacko, Dean, School of Business, Clayton State University
Igwe E. Udeh, Dean, College of Business and Public Administration, Southern University at New Orleans

(A2) iSER: Tips and Tricks  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Matthew L. O'Connor, Dean and Professor, Finance, School of Business and Engineering, Quinnipiac University
Yugang Yu, Executive Dean, School of Management, University of Science and Technology of China

(A3) Aligning Faculty Qualifications Criteria with Mission, Programs, and Impact (also offered as C3)  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Betty Jo Licata, Dean, The Warren P. Williamson, Jr. College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University
Jerry Tomberlin, Interim Provost and Vice President, Academic, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

(A4) Blended/Online: Accreditation Issues  ( 10:30am - 11:45am )
Amy Hillman, Dean, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Theodore E. Zorn, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean, College of Business, Massey University

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

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

(B1) The End of the Beginning: Navigating the Eligibility Application Process  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Denise M. Rotondo, Dean, School of Business, State University of New York at Geneseo
Yeda Swirski de Souza, Dean and Professor, Organizational Behavior and Strategy , Escola de Gestão e Negócios, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS

(B2) Connecting Mission, Engagement and Impact  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Patricia Bradshaw, Dean, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University
Shohreh A. Kaynama, Dean, College of Business and Economics, Towson University

(B3) Managing Multiple Accreditations in Practice  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Christine Be, Director, Office of Accreditation and Assessment, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University
Ahmed Hassanein, Assistant Professor, AUC School of Business, School of Business, The American University in Cairo

(B4) Beyond Predatory Journals  ( 1:15pm - 2:30pm )
Kathleen Berryman, Senior Projects Manager, Cabell’s International
Jane P. Wayland, Stephen Harrow Smith Dean of Business, College of Business, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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

(C1) Tips for a Successful PRT Visit  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Jorge Haddock, Dean and Professor, College of Management, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ellen Harshman, Dean Emerita, Director of Bicentennial Planning, John Cook School of Business, Saint Louis University

(C2) Positioning a Business School for Success: How to Structure Your Story  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Debra J. Ringold, Dean, Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University
Sarah Vaughan, Associate Dean, Strategy, Accreditations & Internationalization, Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle

(C3) Aligning Faculty Qualifications Criteria with Mission, Programs and Impact (Standard 15) (A3 REPEAT)  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Betty Jo Licata, Dean, The Warren P. Williamson, Jr. College of Business Administration, Youngstown State University
Jerry Tomberlin, Interim Provost and Vice President, Academic, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

(C4) AACSB Small School Challenges and Opportunities  ( 3:00pm - 4:15pm )
Lynne D. Richardson, Dean, College of Business, University of Mary Washington
Debra Salvucci, Dean, Stonehill College

Bonus Session: There is More Flexibility in the 2013 Accreditation Standards Than You Think  ( 4:30pm - 5:30pm )
Neil S. Braun, Dean, Lubin School of Business, Pace University
Robert D. Reid, Executive Vice President and Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International
Joyce A. Strawser, Dean, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University

Bonus Session: Leveraging DataDirect for Strategic Planning  ( 7:30am - 8:30am )
Joshua D. Barillas, Manager, Data Analysis, AACSB International
Ginger Breon, Assistant Dean, Administration and Chief Information Officer, Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University

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

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

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

Plenary II: Teaching for the Jobs of the Future  ( 8:45am - 10:15am )
Max S Carrier, National Partner-in-Charge, eAudIT, KPMG Global Delivery Center and Audit Data & Analytics, KPMG LLP (US)
Ellen J. Glazerman, Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP
Michael Peters, Chair and Alvin A. Clay Professor of Accounting, Villanova School of Business, Villanova University

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

(D1) A Practical Approach for the Determination of Accreditation Scope  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Maria Baltar, Senior Director, Accreditation Services, AACSB International
Mostafa H. Sarhan, Dean and Professor, Accounting, College of Business Administration, Savannah State University

(D2) How to get the most out of what you're already doing: Tips, tricks and faculty-charming tactics to optimize your AoL effort  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Christos Pitelis, Head and Professor, Strategy and Sustainable Competitiveness, Brunel Business School, Brunel University London
Anne G. Zahradnik, Assistant Professor, School of Management, Marist College

(D3) LinkedIn: How to Use it to Keep Track of Alumni?  ( 10:45am - 12:00pm )
Richard Mackessy, Marketing Solutions, LinkedIn

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

Accreditation Volunteer Training  ( 1:00pm - 5:00pm )