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2018 Conference Schedule

Main Conference welcome will take place on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 6. Pre-conference activities will be held June 5-6.

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Session Proposal Forms are Now Live!

Coming Together Conference: The 21st annual Coming Together Conference will take place June 5th-6th, 2018.  The theme of the Coming Together Super Conference this year is: Heroes of Inclusion, Access, and Success, Assemble! Featuring sessions related to collaboration, teamwork, or partnership in order to help make college more inclusive.  Please consider submitting a Coming Together Session Proposal on or before January 12, 2018.

The Annual Meeting & Conference: The Annual Meeting & Conference will take place June 6th - 8th, 2018 as the Super Conference for both NEACAC and NYSACAC. A total of 6 session blocks will be available across the 3 days of the conference.  Please consider submitting an Annual Meeting & Conference Session Proposal on or before January 12, 2018. 

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Conference Schedule

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

  • TBD: Registration open
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM: Coming Together Lunch
  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM: Coming Together - Introductions and Activity
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM: Coming Together - Keynote Speaker
  • 2:15 - 3:15 PM: Coming Together - Conference Session 1
  • 3:15 - 4:15 PM: Coming Together - Conference Session 2
  • 3:15 - 4:15 PM: Coming Together - Conference Break
  • 4:00 - 6:00 PM: NYSACAC & NEACAC Executive/Governing Board meetings
  • 4:15 - 5:25 PM: Coming Together - Conference Session 3
  • 6:00 - 7:15 PM: Coming Together Dinner
  • 6:00 - 8:00 PM: Executive/Governing Board and Steering/Planning Committee dinner
  • 8:00 PM: Social

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Registration open
  • 6:30 - 8:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 6:30 - 8:00 AM: Sunrise Fitness: Yoga, Running, Swimming, Tennis
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: PRE-CONFERENCE TRACK: Counselor bus tours
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: PRE-CONFERENCE TRACK: Middle management workshop
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: PRE-CONFERENCE TRACK: Coming Together Day 2
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM: PRE-CONFERENCE TRACK: Executive management workshop
  • 9:00 - 10:00 AM: Coming Together - Conference Session 4
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Coming Together - Conference Action Planning Session
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Coming Together - Conference Closing and Lunch
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM: Lunch for pre-conference participants

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Registration
  • 1:00 - 1:30 PM: Newcomers orientation
  • 1:45 - 3:00 PM: Conference Begins Welcome & keynote speaker
  • 3:15 - 4:15 PM: Conference session I
  • 4:30 - 5:30 PM: Conference session II
  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM: Cocktail & hors d’oeuvres welcome reception in Vendor Area
  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM: Newcomers Reception
  • 5:30 - 6:30 PM: Affiliate Past-Presidents Reception
  • 6:30 - 9:30 PM: Around the World Dinner
  • 9:00 - 10:30 PM: Bingo & Bocce under the lights
  • 10:30 PM - 1:00 AM: Late Night Hospitality

Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM: Registration open
  • 6:30 - 8:00 AM: Breakfast
  • 6:30 - 8:00 AM: Sunrise Fitness: Yoga, Running, Swimming, Tennis
  • 8:00 - 9:00 AM: Conference session III
  • 9:15 - 10:15 AM: Conference session IV
  • 10:30 - 11:45AM: NYSACAC & NEACAC Membership Meeting/Awards Ceremony
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM: CBO College Fair
  • 1:30 - 2:30 PM: College fair
  • 3:00 - 3:30 PM: Board Buses for Excursions
  • 4:00 - 8:00 PM: Hudson River Valley Excursions
  • 8:30 - 10:00 PM: Walkway Over the Hudson
  • 10:30 PM - 1:00 AM: Late Night Hospitality

Friday, June 8, 2018

  • 7:00 - 8:30 AM: Breakfast
  • 8:45 - 9:45 AM: Conference session V
  • 10:00 - 11:00 AM: Conference session VI
  • 11:15 AM - 12:00 Noon: NYSACAC & NEACAC Closing