AO and IR Community Events


AIR welcomes brief conference/event announcements of interest to the IR and assessment communities. Send your conference/event announcements to and include a link to your website for more information, such as call for proposals or registration, as well as a contact name and email address (conference/event announcements should be less than 75 words). Conference/event announcements remain on the eAIR website until the event date has passed.

Affiliated Organization (AO) Events

SCAIR 2017 Annual Conference  

January 30-31, 2017

The SCAIR Annual Conference, themed Pathway to IR Success: Leadership, Commitment, and Innovation, will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel in downtown Charleston, SC. Visit the conference website for more information.

2017 FAIR Conference

February 16-17, 2017

The conference will be held at the Mission Inn Resort & Club; Howey-in-the-Hills, FL. Visit the website for more information.

Achieving the Dream (ATD) 2017

February 21-24, 2017

Join numerous thought leaders, policy makers, investors, and practitioners in San Francisco. Hear how the nation’s top community college leaders are tackling the challenges of increasing student success, data analysis, program evaluation, and decision making. Choose from nearly one hundred concurrent sessions, general sessions and workshops. Meet informally with colleagues and speakers in receptions and other special events. See more on the ATD website.

39th Annual TAIR Conference

February 26 - March 1, 2017

The conference, themed Turning IR into Mission Control, will be held at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake. Visit the TAIR conference website for further details.

ALAIR Conference

March 9-10, 2017

The conference will be held at Auburn University at Montgomery. Consider attending and contributing your work, whether in the form of a paper, workshare, or a special tip/trick you have learned. The success of these conferences depends on you and your willingness to participate. Please consider submitting a proposal for presentation. See more details at the conference website.

NCAIR 2017 Conference

March 13-15, 2017

Themed The IR Frontier: Pushing Boundaries, the 2017 NCAIR annual conference will be held at the 21c Museum Hotel, a unique venue located in the heart of downtown Durham and occupying the historic Hill Building. Visit the conference website for more information.

INAIR Annual Conference

March 23-24, 2017

The 31st Annual Conference of the Indiana Association for Institutional Research (INAIR) will be held at the Sheraton City Centre in Indianapolis. Further details will be forthcoming.

MAIR Annual Conference

March 29-31, 2017

The Mississippi Association for Institutional Research conference will hold its annual meeting in the city of Jackson, Mississippi, at the Cabot Lodge – Millsaps. The conference provides valuable opportunities for institutional research professionals to enhance their knowledge and to share their own experiences and practices. For more information, visit the conference website. Questions about the conference can be directed to Eric Atchison, MAIR Vice President at 601-432-6288 or

RP Group Conference 2017

A​pril 20-21, 2017

The conference, themed, Building Pathways to Success, will be held at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California. Take part in the hands-on conference of your peers and by your peers, expanding your research and planning toolkit to help you support your institution's capacity for evidence-based decision-making and inquiry. Visit the conference website for details.

NJAIR Conference 2017

May 5, 2017

The 23rd Annual Conference will be held at Georgian Court University. Further details will be forthcoming.  

2017 AIRPO Conference

June 7-9, 2017

The 2017 AIRPO Conference will be held at the Desmond Hotel in Albany. Further details will be forthcoming.

39th EAIR Forum 2017

September 3-6, 2017

Themed, “Under pressure? Higher education institutions coping with multiple challenges,” the 39th EAIR Forum will be held at the University of Porto in Porto, Portugal. Visit the conference website for more information.

SEAAIR 17th Annual Conference

September 6-8, 2017

The conference, themed ASEAN Higher Education at the Crossroad: Challenges, Changes, Capacities, and Capabilities, will be held at PSB Academy in Singapore. From networking with peers to presentation sessions by leading experts in the field, the annual conference is the must attend event for academics, educators, researchers and practitioners in higher education. For more information about this conference, visit the website.

SAIR 2017 Conference

October 7-10, 2017

The SAIR 2017 Conference will be held at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas. Further details will be forthcoming.  

National Symposium on Student Retention (NSSR) 2017

November 6-9, 2017

Colleagues from diverse positions, fields and institutions will gather at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Destin, FL to focus on current retention and graduation issues and solutions in higher education. For more information, visit the CSRDE conference website.

IR Community Events

HEDS Consortium

June 18-21, 2017

The Higher Education Data Sharing (HEDS) Consortium invites proposals for its 2017 Annual Conference to be held June 18–21, in Cincinnati, Ohio. We encourage people at all points in their careers who are engaged in institutional research, assessment, or institutional effectiveness, or in other ways using data to improve their institution’s effectiveness, to submit a proposal. HEDS membership is not required to submit a proposal or attend the conference. Details are available at the HEDS website.

SCUP’s 52nd Annual Conference

July 8-12, 2017

Call for Proposals is now open for the SCUP 52nd Annual Conference. The conference, to be held at Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, D.C., is themed "We Strengthen and Transform Higher Education." SCUP invites proposals addressing topics such as how you are using data to inform your institutional decisions. For details and more topic ideas, please visit the conference website. The proposal submission deadline is October 1, 2016.