Opening Day


Tuesday Impact Sessions

1–4:30 p.m. (included with AIR Forum registration)

Tuesday afternoon kicks off the 2020 AIR Forum with a series of curated Impact Sessions focused on a wide range of emerging and important topics and issues with impact for everyone in higher education. These sessions are open to all registered AIR Forum attendees and are included in your regular AIR Forum registration. Impact Sessions include lecture and panel presentations and interactive discussions.

Impact Session Topic Areas

Check back regularly for additional topic areas, session descriptions, times, and more.

  • IPEDS Update
  • Future-Proofing Your IR Office
  • Efficiency, Creativity, and Collaboration: Emerging Strategies for Innovative IR Teams
  • The Changing Landscape of Enrollment Trends
  • Illuminating Voices: Our Responsibility to Humanize Data
  • Ethics in Action: The Ideal and the Everyday
  • The Free College Debate

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Welcome Reception

4:45 p.m.

After the Impact Sessions, join us for an Opening Day Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall, 4:45–6:45 p.m. Network with colleagues, meet new friends, and talk with our exhibitors and sponsors as you enjoy a sponsor booth crawl with food & beverages. 

Dinner Groups Meet-Up

6:45 p.m.

After the reception in the Exhibit Hall, join a dinner group to continue your networking. Dinner groups are available on the app and will meet-up in the Exhibit Hall immediately following the reception and will walk together to the chosen restaurant. Guests pay by separate check at the restaurant. 

Additional Tuesday Education Offerings 

Pre-conference education offerings are available on Tuesday, May 26 and require an additional registration fee. Seating is limited.  


Pre-/Post-Conference Education