Conference Schedule

(subject to change)

Monday, February 12

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 pm - ABACC Board of Director's Meeting

Tuesday, February 13

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am - Registration & Breakfast (Business Office 360 participants only)
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Business Office 360 - Part 1
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch (Business Office 360 participants only)
  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Dinner & Networking (Business Office 360 participants only)

Wednesday, February 14

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 pm - Registration & Breakfast
  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm - Business Office 360 - Part 2
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch - (Business Office 360 participants only)
  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm - Exhibitor Set-up
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Registration
  • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - First Timer's Reception (invitation only)
  • 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Exhibit Hall Sneak-Peak
  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Welcome / Valentine's Dinner & Opening Event (all attendees; bring your Valentine!)

Thursday, February 15

  • 8:00 am - 9:30 pm - Registration
  • 8:00 am - 9:30 pm - Breakfast / Exhibit Hall
  • 9:30 pm - 10:45 am - General Session with keynote speaker Dr. Jairy Hunter
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • Audit / Accounting / Tax Update
    • Business Officer's Audit of Enrollment
    • Leadership Essentials for Challenging Times
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch / Annual Meeting of the Membership
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Exhibit Hall Open
  • 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • What Is In Store for In-Seat vs Online Education
    • Tuition Discounting
    • Title IV Funding
  • 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm - Story Telling Sessions (choose one)
    • Story Telling: Innovations in Higher Education
    • Story Telling: Navigating a Successful Presidential Transition
    • Story Telling: Collaboration & Strategic Partnerships
    • Story Telling: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Quick Review Session
  • 6:30 pm - Vendor Networking Dinners (sign up on your registration form)

Friday, February 16

  • 7:30 am - 9:00 am - Breakfast / Exhibit Hall
  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am - Praise & Worship / Devotions
  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • Audit / Accounting / Tax Update (repeat)
    • Responding to Challenges Facing Faith-Based Institutions
    • Are You Worthy of the Gift?
  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm - Exhibits / Prize Drawings
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Exhibitor Spotlights
  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm - Lunch & Knowledge Exchange (choose one)
    • Larger Institutions (senior officers only)
    • Smaller Institutions (senior officers only)
    • Non-Senior Officers
  • 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • Legal Update
    • The Quality Ethic: A Challenge to Higher Education Leadership
    • Are You a Risk Taker or Avoider? How Risk Tolerance Affects Risk Financing Programs
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • Legal Update (repeat)
    • The Road to Recovery
    • Title IV in the New Administration
  • 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm - Breakout Sessions (choose one)
    • The Path the Better Execution...Rising Above the Whirlwind
    • Sustainability in Light of Changing Demographics
    • The New Financial Statement Model
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Dinner &  Quick Review Session
  • 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - After Glow
  • 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm - ABACC Board of Director's Meeting

Saturday, February 17

  • Vendor Events (sign up on your registration form)