AO and IR Community Events

BTN-Find-AO-Resources.pngAIR 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.

Affiliated Organization (AO) Events

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.

2017 Data & Analytics Summit

September 13-15, 2107

Achieving the Dream and SAS will host the third annual Data & Analytics Summit in College Park, Maryland. Gain insight into building institutional capacity to collect, access, analyze, and use data to inform decisions and to leverage technology to support student success. Visit the website to view the agend and register.  

RMAIR 47th Annual Conference

October 4-6, 2017

Please join us for the 47th annual RMAIR Conference in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona.  Our theme is “Discovering an Oasis in the Desert of Data”.  Pre-conference workshops will be held on the 3rd and 4th related to IPEDS, as well as on the 4th including a full day training session on TABLEAU.  More conference information, including the call for proposals, is available at the website.

Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association Conference

October 22-24, 2017

CIRPA-ACPRI is hosting its 26th annual conference in Toronto, Ontario. The CIRPA-ACPRI 2017 Co-Chairs Erin Mills and Henry Decock, are pleased to launch the Call for Proposals and pre-conference workshop(s) to present at this year’s conference. The theme for CIRPA-ACPRI 2017 is Institutional Research and Planning: Redefining the Possibilities. CIRPA-ACPRI welcomes all submissions relevant to the profession of Institutional Research and Planning (IRP). Click here for detailed information. The deadline to submit a proposal(s) is Friday, June 2, 2017. Submit your proposal(s) via email to Pina Marinelli-Henriques.

Pacific Association for Institutional Research (PacAIR) Conference

November 3, 2017

Join us at the annual PacAIR Conference, to be held at the East West Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i. PacAIR is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year by providing a forum that will feature many outstanding presentations and speakers.Conference registration is now open on the PacAIR website.

New England Educational Assessment Network (NEean) Fall Forum 

November 3, 2017

Proposals are now being accepted for the annual NEean Fall Forum, which will be held at The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. You are invited to submit a proposal for a presentation focused on changes in programming, pedagogy​,​​ or advising that ​have been implemented as a result of an effective assessment process. Click here for more information, including submission guidelines. Submit your proposal by midnight Monday, July 24, 2017. Don't miss your chance to be part of the premier one-day education and networking event for ​assessment in New England.

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.

2017 IAIR Annual Forum

November 8-9, 2017

The Illinois Association for Institutional Research will hold its 47th Annual Forum at the NIU Conference Center in Naperville, IL. Themed “Back to Basics”, IAIR Forum welcomes research and presentation proposals focused on the techniques and solutions that enhance the work of institutional researchers. IAIR Forum participants can also register for the 2017 Illinois Education Research Council Symposium which will be held at the same venue after the Forum. Visit the conference website for more information.

CAIR 2017

November 8-10, 2017

The conference will be held at the Hilton Concord Hotel in Concord. Early bird registration is open, and early registrants receive a $50 discount off of the full-conference rate through September 11. All registrants receive access to the Hilton Concord's discounted hotel rate of $159 plus tax per night (while rooms last). The discount code will be provided after registering for the conference.

NEAIR 2017 Conference

November 18-21, 2017

The North East Association for Institutional Research will hold its 44th annual conference at the Westin Jersey City Newport in Jersey City, New Jersey.  We are currently accepting conference proposals in support of our conference theme "IR Leadership: Refining our Roles; Maximizing Our Impact". Plan to join us and engage with IR leaders at every level.  We hope everyone - whether a new analyst or a vice president – will gain key insights and takeaways that help you refine your leadership skills and create impact. For more information, visit the NEAIR conference websiteCall for Proposals closes May 19, 2017. 


 IR Community Events

SCUP Planning Institute 1

Theme: Laying the Groundwork for Strategic Planning. Get the tools and techniques you need to create a solid foundation for strategic planning. You'll leave the workshop armed with the knowledge to ask the tough questions, prioritize, and prepare your department or campus for change. Offered the following dates/locations:

SCUP 2017 North Central Regional Conference

October 9–11, 2017

New this year! We're looking for your story that shares the "how" in planning with no strings or themes attached to this conference being held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Are you challenging traditional methods or perhaps you’ve implemented a small change that’s had ripple effects within your organization? Share it! Think beyond the boundaries, bring forward the challenges and obstacles you’ve overcome or future challenges lying ahead of you. No idea is too BIG or too SMALL. Visit the website for details.

2017 Assessment Institute - Indianapolis

October 22-24, 2017

Please consider submitting a proposal on or before March 10 for the 2017 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis. This is the nation’s oldest and largest event focused exclusively on outcomes assessment in higher education. To submit a proposal, visit the website.

SCUP 2017 Southern Regional Conference

October 22–24, 2017

Help your peers plan across higher education boundaries. Share your stories! We're looking for your story that shares the "how" in integrated planning. How have you created positive change in your institution? What’s next for higher education? We want your proposal for a session on integrated planning to be presented at our 2017 conference being held in New Orleans, Louisiana. No idea is too BIG or too SMALL. Visit the website for details.

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 13. This program is brought to you by the NACUBO, AIR, and the EDUCAUSE Enterprise IT Program.