"A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines."
– Frank Lloyd Wright
Volume 74 | Issue 3
May 2006

Atlanta 2007: "A Common Bond"

After a great conference this year in Kansas City, we’re already working on the Association’s 87th annual conference, to be held March 25–28, 2007, in Atlanta.

The next conference is all about “A Common Bond,” and the Conference Program Team is collecting ideas and suggestions for keynote addresses, off-site learning opportunities, and social activities to reflect that theme. Team members also will use the feedback gathered through the Kansas City conference evaluation to ensure we are meeting your needs and making the conference even stronger.

Additionally, we encourage you to submit an educational session proposal. We are looking for sessions and presenters that will share knowledge, research, and experiences. You will know whether your session has been accepted by the end of August, so that you have plenty of time to craft your presentation.

To maximize the educational experience for all ACUI members, we are seeking a balance of programs that reflects our commitment toward enhancing our knowledge base within each of our four Education Council areas: administration, finance, and management; auxiliary services; campus life and program management; and facilities and operations. We also are looking for sessions that address one or more of our profession’s core competencies: communication, facilities management, fiscal management, human resource development, intercultural proficiency, leadership, marketing, management, planning, student learning, and technology. In addition, we want to provide a broad range of topics to meet the various professional levels of conference attendees. With this in mind, we will be offering a newcomers track, a mid-level managers track, and a senior-level managers track. We invite you to also consider submitting a program that would fit into one of these three tracks.

For more information about Atlanta or ACUI’s core competencies and to submit your proposal, visit www.atl.acui.org. Proposals must be submitted no later than May 17.