2019 ABSAP Conference Agenda

18th Annual ABSAP Conference
July 23 – 26, 2019


Tuesday July 23rd

TimeActivity/Location
2:30-4:30 PMOptional Guided Campus Walking Tour (Stadium & Arena)
Depart from AC Hotel
6:00 - 9:00 PMPre-Conference Reception hosted by the ABSAP Board of Directors.
Kick off this year’s conference experience by joining the group for an informal reception. Say hello to past friends and meet new connections. Enjoy your first evening in Gainesville over light cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Warrington College of Business, Hough Atrium

Wednesday July 24th

TimeActivity/Location
7:30-8:45 AMRegistration
6:30-8:30 AMBreakfast Buffet, AC Hotel
9:00-10:00 AMWelcome & Introductions
10:00-11:00 AMSession 1: Beyond 2020-Strategic Planning
11:00-11:15 AMBreak
11:15-12:15 PMSession 2: Alumni Relations Transitions-Student to Alumni to Still Highly Engaged!
12:15-1:15 PMLunch (breakout tables by role)
1:15-2:15 PMSession 3: Professional Development-Leadership at Every Career Stage
2:15-3:00 PMTours of Warrington
3:00-3:15 PMBreak
3:15-4:45 PMSession 4: Innovative Problem Solving-Experiential Activity
6:00 PMDinner, Shuttle pick-up at the AC Hotel
6:15 PMDinner, Shuttle pick-up at alternate hotel, if needed
6:30-8:30 PMReception & Dinner, Cade Museum
8:30 PMDinner Shuttle departs for hotel(s) with downtown drop off

Thursday July 25th

TimeActivity/Location
6:30-8:45 AMBreakfast Buffet, AC Hotel
9:00-9:45 AMABSAP General Meeting
9:45-10:45 AMSession 5: Career Stage Breakouts
#1 Early Professionals
#2 Mid-Level Professionals
#3 Senior Level Professionals
10:45-11:00 AMBreak
11:00-11:50 AMSession 6: Strategic & Successful Programs
12:00-1:10 PMLunch & ABSAP Awards
1:10-1:20 PMDean John Kraft
1:20-2:20 PMSession 7: The Future of Business Schools-A Collective Vision
2:20-2:45 PMGroup Photo & Break Wear Your School Colors!
2:45-3:45 PMSession 8: How to Better Involve Diverse Alumni Groups
3:45-4:45 PMSession 9: When Faculty Supporting Alumni Engagement Works Well
4:45-5:15 PMSAPY Awards
EveningFree evening to explore Mid-town or Downtown Gainesville

Friday July 26th

TimeActivity/Location
6:30-8:45 AMBreakfast Buffet, AC Hotel
9:00-9:45 AMSession 10: Leveraging Event & Program Communications
9:45-10:30 AMSession 11: World Class Customer Service-Meeting Stakeholders’ Expectations
10:30-11:15 AMSession 12: Online Engagement
11:15-11:30 PMFarewell & Top Takeaways
11:30-12:00 PMLunch To-Go