The conference schedule and descriptions are in draft form and changes may occur until a final schedule is available a few weeks before the conference.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

  • 8:30 am-11:30 am Executive Board Meeting (Iowa)
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm Conference Registration & Check-in (Hotel Foyer)
  • 11:00 am-3:00 pm Vendor Set-up (Hotel Foyer)
  • 12:30 pm-2:30 pm Issues and Trends in Wisconsin
    • Wisconsin Technical College System (Wisconsin 1)
    • Wisconsin Independent Colleges and Universities (Wisconsin 2)
    • University of Wisconsin System (Minnesota A&B)
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm UW System
    • Admissions Breakout Session (Minnesota A)
    • Registrar Breakout Session (Iowa)
  • 2:30 pm-2:45 pm Refreshment Break (Hotel Foyer)
  • 2:45 pm-4:00 pm Welcome and Opening Session (Ballroom)
  • 4:00 pm-4:45 pm New Member Social (Iowa)
  • 4:00 pm-5:30 pm Vendor Social (Hotel Foyer)
  • 5:30 pm Dinner (on your own)

Thursday, November 2, 2017

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast (Ballroom)
  • 7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Registration and Check In (Hotel Foyer)
  • 8:00 am – 850 am – Concurrent Sessions TH.1
    • TH 1.1 Scheduling Best Practices – Can we Predict our New Student Course Demand? (Wisconsin 1)
    • TH 1.2 Undocumented Students 101 (Wisconsin 2)
    • TH 1.3 Working With LGBTQ+ Students From Admissions To Graduation (Wisconsin 3)
    • TH 1.4 Recruiting Strategies for Promise Programs (Iowa)
    • TH 1.5 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly; Supervision Tips for New Leaders Building Their Rock Star Team (Minnesota A)
  • 9:05 am – 9:55 am – Concurrent Sessions TH.2
    • TH 2.1 Search, Hire, Train…Repeat (Wisconsin 1)
    • TH 2.2 FERPA! Come and get it! (Wisconsin 2)
    • TH 2.3 Putting Students First: Engaging and Retaining Students by Putting Their Needs at Center Stage (Wisconsin 3)
    • TH 2.4 International Students on the F-1 Student Visa (Iowa)
    • TH 2.5 Summer Orientation Panel Discussion (Minnesota A)
    • TH 2.6 UW Journey: Explore UW Campuses & Find Your Fit (Minnesota B)
  • 9:55am – 10:15am –Refreshment Break (Hotel Foyer)
  • 10:15am – 10:45am – Vendor Sessions – 30 Minutes
    • VS 1.1 Leepfrong (Wisconsin 1)
    • VS 1.2 Credentials (Wisconsin 2)
    • VS 1.3 Celcat (Wisconsin 3)
  • 11:00 am – 11:50 am – Concurrent Sessions TH.3
    • TH 3.1 Does Color Matter: What Does Diversity and Inclusion Look Like on Your Campus? (Wisconsin 1)
    • TH 3.2 DACA Students: What do you do when an officer shows up at your institution looking for undocumented students? (Wisconsin 2)
    • TH 3.3 Implementing a Predictive Analytics Advising Tool (Wisconsin 3)
    • TH 3.4 Developing pathways for the accelerated learner (Iowa)
    • TH 3.5 Leveraging Technology Amidst Staff Reductions (Minnesota A)
    • TH 3.6 LOL! Put my phone where!? (Minnesota B)
  • 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm – Business Lunch (Ballroom)
  • 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm – Concurrent Sessions TH.4
    • TH 4.1 Mental Health 101: What’s Happening on Today’s College Campuses (Wisconsin 1)
    • TH 4.2 Emerging Markets for International Recruitment (Wisconsin 2)
    • TH 4.3 Bridging the Divide: Finding Ways to Help Student Vets Feel at Home (Wisconsin 3)
    • TH 4.4 We are a Team of Experts: Building a Culture of Customer Service in Student Success (Iowa)
    • TH 4.5 No Course for a Degree Requirement? No Problem! (Well….. maybe a problem) (Minnesota A)
    • TH 4.6 Recruit to Retain: Integrating Recruitment with Student Success (Minnesota B)
  • 2:50 pm – 3:10 pm – Refreshment Break (Hotel Foyer)
  • 3:10pm – 3:40pm – Vendor Sessions – 30 Minutes
    • VS 2.1 Full Measure Education (Wisconsin 1)
    • VS 2.2 Paradigm (Wisconsin 2)
    • VS 2.3 Digicopy (Wisconsin 3)
  • 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm – Standing Committee Meetings
    • TH A Access, Diversity, and Equity Committee 2017-18 (Wisconsin 1)
    • TH B Admissions and Enrollment Management 2017-18 (Wisconsin 2)
    • TH C External Relations 2017-18 (Wisconsin 3)
    • TH D Information Technology and Research 2017-18 (Iowa)
    • TH E Professional Development 2017-18 (Minnesota A)
    • TH F Records, Registration and Academic Services 2017-18 (Minnesota B)
    • TH G Elkhart Lake, Local Arrangement Committee 2017-18 (Minnesota A)
  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Dinner/Banquet (Ballroom)
  • 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm – Entertainment (Ballroom)

 Friday, November 3, 2017

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Breakfast (Ballroom)
  • 8:00 am – 8:45 am – Concurrent Sessions FR.1
    • FR 1.1 User Group Round Table – Banner (Wisconsin 1)
    • FR 1.2 User Group Roundtable – Jenzabar (Wisconsin 2)
    • FR 1.3 User Group Roundtable – PeopleSoft (Wisconsin 3)
    • FR 1.4 TES (Iowa)
    • FR 1.5 Branding, Social Media, and Analytics (Minnesota A)
  • 9:00 am – 9:45 am – Concurrent Sessions FR.2
    • FR 2.1 Inclusive Negligence: Helping Educators Address Racial Inequality at UWL (Wisconsin 1)
    • FR 2.2 Innovation, Creativity, and Opportunity in Tough Times (Wisconsin 2)
    • FR 2.3 The Method Behind the Dual Enrollment Madness (Wisconsin 3)
    • FR 2.4 Records Best Practices: Preferred Name (Iowa)
    • FR 2.5 Bridging the Gap: Performance Evaluations and Difficult Conversations (Minnesota A)
  • 9:45 am – 10:00 am – Refreshment Break (Hotel Foyer)
  • 10:00 am – 10:45am – Group Session – Outcomes and Competencies: One Coin, One Side (Ballroom)
  • 11:00 am – Noon – Closing Session (Ballroom)