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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 100 words). Conference/event announcements remain on the eAIR website until the event date has passed.

Affilia​ted Organization (AO) Events

INAIR Conference

March 21-23, 2018

The 32nd Annual INAIR Conference will be held at the Omni Severin Hotel in downtown Indianapolis. Access the call for proposals. We invite participants to present research and discuss ideas on IR in general, methods for improving the quality and utility of data, and best practices in sharing all different data types with institutional decision makers. Also, presentations that are collaborative in nature are encouraged, particularly within or among institutions, and that focus on sharing different approaches to a similar problem or project. Registration and hotel details can be found on our website.

NEEAN Spring Dialogues in the Disciplines

March 23, 2018 (9AM-3PM)

The New England Educational Assessment Network (NEEAN) invites you to the 12th Annual Spring Dialogues in the Disciplines: Developing Successful Assessment Plans to Effectively Measure Learning. The one-day workshop will be held at Goodwin College in East Hartford, Connecticut. Registration is now open. Faculty from across academic disciplines will have the opportunity to develop or refine program-level assessment plans and timelines for implementation. Feel free to send a team of individuals - ideally two or more faculty from a given discipline along with an assessment leader on campus. Please bring along your assessment plan if you have one in place. 

MAIR Annual Conference

April 4-6, 2018

The Mississippi Association for Institutional Research conference will hold its annual meeting in the city of Tupelo, Mississippi, at the BancorpSouth Conference Center. 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 Carley Dear, MAIR Vice President at 601-857-3357 or

NCAIR 2018 and the Great Smoky Mountains

April 15-18, 2017

The 2018 NCAIR annual conference is going where no NCAIR conference has gone before…Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort. Located at the edge of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort will provide us with a state-of-the-art conference center, beautiful rooms, excellent catering, gorgeous scenery, and many opportunities for work and play.

GAIRPAQ Annual Conference 2018

April 25, 2018 (7AM-4PM)

Come to Middle Georgia State University in Macon, Georgia for the 2018 GAIRPAQ annual conference, themed “Taking Action on Data.” Proposals are now being accepted. Visit the conference web page for more details.  


 IR Com​munity Events

Enterprise IT Summit

March 5-7, 2018

The 2018 Enterprise IT Summit, Using Information to Drive Meaningful Change, will consider practical applications of analytics to higher ed administrative challenges. The event, to be held in Orlando, Florida, will bring together senior-level professionals in the areas of information technology, business affairs, and institutional research, and provide the opportunity to learn about institutional analytics successes and best practices. You'll come away with concrete, practical ideas for use in your organization's analytics initiatives. Registration opens November 20. This program is brought to you by the NACUBO, AIR, and the EDUCAUSE Enterprise IT Program. Visit the Summit website for more information.

Augustana University Forum

March 14, 2018

The Regional Higher Ed IT Leader Forum will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, at Augustana University in the new Froiland Science Complex. The one-day event includes presentations, discussions, tours, and small group breakout sessions. There is no cost for this event which includes a picnic lunch provided by AVI Systems Inc., however, registration is required. Sessions include: John O'Brien, President of EDUCAUSE, Harley Rinerson, Regional Cybersecurity Advisor, Department of Homeland Security, breakout and birds of a feather discussions, and more. Suggestions for specific birds of a feather discussions can be made on the registration form. Detailed agenda, maps, and lodging information can be found on the event web page.

SCUP 2018 Annual Conference

July 14-17, 2018

Make an Impact! Join higher ed leaders from across the campus and across the nation to learn how your institution can align resource across departments, work toward a common goal, and build new relationships. Call for proposal deadline: Oct 1. See you in Nashville! #SCUP2018​​​​​​​​​​