Associate Deans Conference

November 6–8, 2017 │ New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Consider this conference as an off-campus retreat—an opportunity to reflect on the key purpose of your position.

All around the world, others just like you are trying to balance their responsibilities to be successful in their position. Whether you're an associate, assistant or vice dean, a department chair in charge of program management and curriculum, or responsible for internal business school operations, this event is designed to meet your needs.

Join us at AACSB International’s Associate Deans Conference and hear from speakers and school administrators worldwide on how to thrive while handling the unique challenges of your position. Find out how you can most effectively work with your dean, faculty, staff, and other business stakeholders to help drive the achievement of your school's mission and strategic goals.

 Who Should Attend

Aspiring, new, or experienced Associate, Assistant and Vice Deans with responsibility for internal business school operations, program director, department chairs, faculty, curriculum, and business school teams.

"I have attended four Associate Deans conferences and each one is better than the last. This is by far the best conference AACSB offers!"

—Kiran Karande, Associate Dean, Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University

The AACSB Associate Deans Conference is a valuable opportunity for likeminded colleagues to meet, be inspired, learn from, and support one another. We all have an emphasis on improving the quality of business education and the learning experience of our students and the international networking and learning opportunities of this conference help to support and foster that ambition."

—Ken Brown, Associate Dean, University of Iowa

Conference Chair

Terry Maness
Dean, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University

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*Promotion is open to all Associate Deans Conference attendees who register by October 13, 2017. Prize drawing will be held on October 16, 2017. All paid registrants for the conference are eligible and will be automatically entered into the drawing. Winner will be notified by October 17, 2017 and can select men’s or women’s style and shirt size. The shirt will be available for pick up at the registration desk during the conference.