2017 Annual Meeting / CSGS Conference

Annapolis, Maryland

March 2-5, 2017

Join us for the 2017 Conference of Southern Graduate Schools at the Loews Annapolis Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland, from March 2 - 5, 2017

Early Bird rate at $400 per person for 1 - 2 people from an institution
Early Bird discount of $350 per person for 3 or more from one institution
Regular rate
at $475 per person for 1 - 2 people from an institution
Regular rate discount of $425 per person for 3 or more from one institution

Conference Registration

Corporate Sponsor Registration

Exhibitor Registration

Member Institution Sponsorship

A preliminary program outline is below.  Look for our conference flyer in the mail
(and online here) later in the fall.

Thursday, March 2, 2017
2:00 - 7:00pm
  Registration in the Atrium
5:30 - 7:00pm
  Joint Welcoming Reception of CSGS and CHBGS
7:00pm
  [Optional] Group Networking Dinners
Organized by CSGS Executive Committee
     
Friday, March 3, 2017
7:00 - 5:00pm
  Registration: Loews Atrium
7:30 - 8:30am
  ETS Breakfast - Loews Ballroom
8:45 - 9:00am
  Presidential Welcome and Address - Amy T. McCandless
9:00 - 10:00am
  Plenary 1: The View from CGS: The Pearls and Perils of Graduate Education
10:00 - 10:15am
  Refreshments & Networking Break - Loews Atrium
10:15 - 11:15am
  Concurrent 1: The Pearls and Perils
  A. PFF/PFL Professional Development
  B. Grad/Staff Mentoring of Graduate Students
  C. Strategic Planning
11:30am- 12:45pm
  Lunch - Legal Issues
12:45 - 1:15pm
  Exhibitors Fair/Networking Break
1:15 - 2:15pm
  Plenary 2: Cultivating Diverse Communities: The Role of Internal and External Resources
2:30 - 3:30pm
  Concurrent 2: Cultivating Diverse Opportunities
  A. Next Generation: Humanities
  B. Social & Behavioral Sciences
  C. STEM
3:30 - 3:45pm
  Refreshment/Networking Break
3:45 - 5:00pm
  Plenary 3: Assessment & Reaccreditation Perils - Compliance Issues, Q&A
5:30 -7:00pm
  Poster Session & Networking Reception
at the Governor Calvert House
7:00pm
  Dinner on Your Own
     
Saturday, March 4, 2017
7:00 - 12:00pm
  Registration - Loews Atrium
7:30 - 8:30am
  Breakfast / Bill Carr New Deans & Associate Deans Breakfast
8:30 - 9:30am
  Plenary 4: Advances in Graduate Education Technology
9:35 - 10:35am
  Concurrent 3: Applications of Graduate Education Technology
  A. Recruitment & Admissions (CRM) CollegeNET– TargetX, & Slate
  B. International & Distance Education Partnerships
  C. Matriculation - DegreeWorks
10:45 - 11:00am
  Refreshment & Networking Break - Loews Atrium
11:00am - 12:00pm
  Equipping Graduate Students for Success -
Dr. Fatimah Williams Castro
12:00 - 12:30pm
  Exhibitors Fair/Networking Break
12:30 - 2:30pm
  Lunch Award Ceremony followed by Business Meeting -
Amy T. McCandless
2:45 - 4:00pm
  3MT® heat 1 and 2, concurrent
4:00 - 4:15pm
  Refreshment &Networking Break
4:15 - 5:30pm
  3MT® heat 3 and 4, concurrent
6:00
  3MT® Mixer/ Dinner on Your Own
     
Sunday, March 5, 2017
8:30 - 9:15am
  Breakfast in Atrium/Executive Committee Breakfast/State Meetings
9:30 - 10:45am
  3MT® Thesis Final Heat - Ballroom
10:45 - 11:00am
  President-Elect Remarks - Ernest L. Brothers
11:00am
  Presentation of 3MT® Awards - Amy T. McCandless
Raffle for Next Year's Registration
12:00pm
  Meeting Adjourns


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Last update: 5/26/2016