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Upcoming Conference Opportunities: 



Annual Meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities 

“The AAC&U 2017 Annual Meeting will respond to the urgent need—expressed by educators from campuses across the country—for more effective approaches to restoring public trust in higher education and improving public understanding of how liberal education and inclusive excellence are valuable “public” and “private” goods.  Rebuilding the public’s trust in higher and liberal education requires educators and leaders from across sectors to paint a more compelling and vivid picture of how colleges and universities are improving student learning and reinventing liberal education to serve today’s students and to solve today’s challenges.”

Dates: January 25-28, 2017

Location: San Francisco, California

Registration Deadline: Opened September 15, 2016 (no current close date listed)




Conference of Higher Education Pedagogy 

“The 9th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy is focused on higher education teaching excellence and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The conference showcases the best pedagogical practice and research in higher education today. Sessions address disciplinary and interdisciplinary instructional strategies, outcomes, and research. Ultimately, the conference is an opportunity to demonstrate effective instructional practice and disseminate the latest research aimed at improving the quality of higher education.”

Date: February 15-17, 2017

Location: Blacksburg, Virginia

Registration Deadline: TBD




The William & Mary Active Citizens Conference 2017

"The 2016 Active Citizens Conference theme is What If? Join students, faculty, and community leaders coming together to learn about the best practices for impacting community and mobilizing social change.”

Date: February 20, 2016

Location: Williamsburg, VA

Proposal Submission: Ends January 22, 2016

Registration Deadline: February 10, 2016




Campus Compact Conference, Moving Us Forward: Equity through Community

"ERCC2017@NYU conference is asking participants to renew our commitment to equity as a core emphasis of our practice while exploring the extent to which community engagement activities contribute to equity in our local and global communities.”

Dates: March 15-16, 2017

Location: New York University, New York City

Registration Deadline: Early Bird registration available through February 24th, 2017




Dare to Dream 28th Annual National Service-Learning Conference 

“When you attend Dare to Dream, you’ll be joining more than one thousand students, educators, and government leaders from across the country and around the globe. This event will provide the tools, resources, ideas, and support you need to return home and make positive changes in your schools, communities, and across the globe.”

Dates: March 22-24, 2017

Location: Anaheim, CA

Registration Deadline: Early bird registration ends December 16, 2016



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American College Personnel Association (ACPA) 2017 Convention 

"Our vision is all-encompassing.  Within it, we see the potential of the students we serve, the work that we do, our peers and colleagues, higher education as a whole, ACPA, and the world.  The belief in potential motivates us to do our work, to engage in deep learning, to continue intentional dialogue around substantial issues in the field.”

Dates: March 26-29, 2017

Location: Columbus, Ohio

Registration Deadline: Early Registration ends December 9th




Campus Compact Washington 2017 Continuums of Service Conference

“The 2017 Continuums of Service Conference will empower students, faculty, administrators, and community partners to embrace a commitment to advance civic and community engagement for a just, equitable, and sustainable future. The Request for Proposals will be released August 1, 2016 along with the opening of nominations for the Western Region Engagement Awards. All submissions will be entered through the conference website.”

Dates: April 6-8, 2017

Location: Denver, Colorado

Registration Deadline: October 14th