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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

AAIR 2018 Conference

November 19-21, 2018

The 29th Annual AAIR Forum is set to be held at Rydges Melbourne. The theme for this year’s forum is Reflecting on the Past, Experiencing the Present, Shaping the Future. The Forum program is guaranteed to challenge and excite as specialists share their rich experience, discuss key topics, and strategize in response to an ever-changing higher education sector. Evidence-based strategic planning and continuous quality improvement supported by a solid survey and evaluations framework are on the agenda. All of this is underpinned by business intelligence, analytics, visualization and modelling. To register, please visit the AAIR website. Queries can be directed to Emily Marriott, Forum Manager.

South Carolina Association For Institutional Research Annual Conference

January 28-29, 2019

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown Riverplace in Greenville, SC. Visit the website for additional information about the Call for Proposals, Early Bird Conference Registration, and hotel reservations. For additional information or questions, contact Dr. Donna Foster, SCAIR President-elect.

IR Com​munity Events

2018 Integrating Analytics Forum

November 29-30, 2018

Call for proposals is now open for the 2018 Integrating Analytics Forum. Compelling proposals that offer in-depth and practical ways of using data to make informed decisions at an institution are encouraged. Share your approach, knowledge, and experience in enhancing the quality, reliability, and consistency of data to achieve institutional goals by submitting a proposal to present. Submission deadline is July 9, 2018. Learn more at the NACUBO website.

11th Annual National Conference (NatCon)

January 3-5, 2019

SVA’s National Conference (NatConis the largest annual gathering of student veterans, advocates, thought-leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education in the world. In early January 2019, student veterans, higher education professionals, alumni, and advocates will have the opportunity to learn from more than 2,000 of their peers at the Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Learn more at the SVA NatCon 2019 website.

AALHE Annual Conference

June 10-13, 2019

The Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education will hold its next annual conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Next summer nearly 500 attendees from all over the world will return to the premier meeting of assessment professionals. Conference attendance has continued to exceed expectations and our event has grown rapidly over the last few years. Sponsorships are being accepted now. Learn more at the website.

SCUP 2019 Annual Conference

July 14-16, 2019

The 2019 SCUP annual conference will be held in Seattle, Washington. All sectors across higher ed are creating positive change. How have you solved a problem, improved a process, or planned for the future? SCUP is looking for topics around: student success, change management, communication and engagement, implementation, preparing for the future, planning processes and how tos, managing your resources, using data, and the new funding environment. Call for proposals deadline is December 4. Share your story.