Detailed Conference Schedule


Sunday, May 7, 2017

12:00 - 5:30 pm

Registration







1:00 - 1:45 pm

Kick-Off

First Timers






2:00 - 3:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions (A)







A.1

Brand or Bust: Skills to Strategically Brand and Market Your Organization

Kelsi Nagle-Rowe

Marketing, Outreach & Recruitment Coordinator

Oregon Health & Science University

Admissions

All Experience

Levels





A.2

Strategic Enrollment Management: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Colm Joyce

Dean of Enrollment and Student Services

University of the Western States


Michele Sandlin

Managing Consultant

AACRAO

General

All Experience Levels





A.3

Roundtable:

Newer Professionals

John Duarte

Director of Enrollment Services

Rogue Community  College


Kimberly Jones

Enrollment Services Manager

Oregon Coast Community College


General

Entry Level Professionals

A.4

The Future of Comprehensive Student Records

Mike Reilly

Executive Director

AACRAO

General

All Experience Levels





A.5

Manage Diplomas, Verifications, Transcripts and All Student Records with a Comprehensive Digital Credentials Platform

Chris Hart

Higher Education Manager, Account Development

Parchment

General

All Experience Levels









3:30 - 4:00 pm

Break







4:00 - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (B)







B.1

Shifting a System: Placement Reform Efforts to Create Equitable and Supported Access

Karen Sanders

Division Dean

Portland Community College


Tammy Billick

Interim Dean of Student Affairs

Portland Community College

General

All Experience Levels





B.2

Cracking the FERPA Code

Sue Eveland

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management/University Registrar

University of Oregon

General

All Experience Levels





B.3

Roads? Where We Are Going We Don’t Need Roads – We Need Easy Reporting Tools


Wendy Ivie

University Registrar

Oregon Tech


Ben Kintner

Scheduling Coordinator and Reporting Lead

Oregon Tech


Anna LaGreca

Senior Business Analyst

Millennium Computer Services

Registrars

All Experience Levels





B.4

25Live Campus Scheduling Walkthrough & New Developments

Andrew Van Dyk

Series25 Account Manager & International Sales Manager

CollegeNET, Inc

General

All Experience Levels


5:00 - 5:15 pm


Break







5:15 - 6:30 pm

Opening Session







6:30 - 8:00 pm

Dinner





Monday, May 8, 2017

7:30 - 9:30 am

Registration







7:30 - 8:15 am

Breakfast







8:30 - 9:15 am

Exhibitor Speed Dating







9:30 - 10:30 am

Concurrent Sessions (C)







C.1

Community Colleges Forum

Amy Sikora

Assistant Director, Enrollment Progress & Technology

Linn-Benton Community College


Keavy Gilbert

Registration
Coordinator

Linn-Benton Community College


General

All Experience Levels





C.2

Private Colleges Forum

John Colgrove

Associate Registrar

Reed College

General

All Experience Levels





C.3

Public Four-Year Colleges Forum

Matt Stillman

University Registrar/Co-Executive Director of Student Enrollment

Southern Oregon University

General

All Experience Levels









10:30 - 10:45 am

Break







10:45 - 11:45 am

Concurrent Sessions (D)







D.1

Allyship 101

Kristin Benson

Registrar

Portland Community College

General

All Experience Levels





D.2

Our Oregon Promise First Year Experience: Learning From Our Mistakes

Roberto Suarez

Oregon Promise Program Manager

Portland Community College

Admissions

All Experience Levels





D.3

How College Scheduler Improved the Student Registration Experience at the University of Oregon

Scott Morrell

Assistant Registrar for Operations

University of Oregon

Registrars

All Experience Levels





D.4

Roundtable:

Ellucian Banner

Amy Clark

University Registrar

Western Oregon University

Registrars

All Experience Levels





D.5

Transcript and Verification Solutions Built for the 21st Century

Conor McKechney

Sales Associate

Credentials Solutions


General

All Experience Levels









12:00 - 1:15 pm

Lunch, AACRAO Update, Awards and Recognition





1:30 - 2:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions (E)







E.1

Ethics and the Profession - When is Doing Right Sometimes the Wrong Thing to Do?


Nora McLaughlin

Registrar

Reed College

General

All Experience Levels





E.2

Take Your Schedule Back to the Future - Tips and Tricks for Academic Schedulers

Mike Jeffries

Assistant Registrar for Operations

University of Oregon

Registrars

All Experience Levels





E.3

Edna is gone, now what? Planning for Staff Absences and Transitions

Katrina Highland

Associate Registrar

Southern Oregon University


Karen Adams

Academic Scheduling Coordinator

Southern Oregon University

General

All Experience Levels





E.4

Roundtable:

All Things DegreeWorks

Danielle Ambrose

University Registrar

Concordia University


Denise Hatch

Information Systems Specialist

Central Oregon Community College

General

All Experience Levels





E.5

Are You Getting Full Value from Your Partnership with the National Student Clearinghouse?

Phil Spitz

Regional Director

National Student Clearinghouse


General

All Experience Levels





2:30 - 2:45 pm

Break







2:45 - 3:45 pm

Concurrent Sessions (F)







F.1

Starting and Running a CRM With Very Little Budget or Staff

Danny Aynes

Director of Enrollment Services

Linn-Benton Community College


General

Experienced Professionals



Dawn Sallee-Justesen

Registrar

Columbia Gorge Community College



F.2

Helping Students Survive Commencement

Rebecca Mathern

University Registrar

Oregon State University

Registrars

All Experience Levels





F.3

The Art of “No”: Denying Requests to Fix the Past Without a Flux Capacitor… and other tales of “No”.

Melissa Frey

Director, Enrollment Services/Registrar

Chemeketa Community College

General

All Experience Levels




Eme Smith

Enrollment Services Specialist

Chemeketa Community College



F.4

Roundtable:

Transfer Topics

Suzanne Snell

Transfer Articulation & Degree Map Coordinator

Portland State University


Michael Sweney

Admissions Coordinator, Transfer & New Partnerships

Portland State University


Registrars

All Experience Levels





F.5

Designing a Catalog: Considerations, Content, and Choices

Bryan Blackwell

Senior Client Consultant

CourseLeaf from Leepfrog Technologies

General

All Experience Levels













4:00 - 5:00 pm

Concurrent Sessions (G)







G.1

What Next? Is a Doctoral Degree and a Future Role as Dean or VP in Your Cards?

Colm Joyce

Dean of Enrollment and Student Services

University of the Western States


Diane Drebin

Vice President of Student Affairs

Blue Mountain Community College


Alicia Moore

Dean of Student and Enrollment Services

Central Oregon Community College

General

All Experience Levels





G.2

What Do You Need to Know? SQL Basics for Anyone

John Colgrove

Associate Registrar

Reed College

General

All Experience Levels






G.3




















G.4




Interstate Passport: Implementation for Registrars and Researchers


















Roundtable:

National Student Clearinghouse Enrollment Verification


Sean Pollack

Academic Policy Specialist

Higher Education Coordinating Commission


Roland Squire

Consultant Specialist

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education


Theresa Bosworth

Director, Enrollment Services/Registrar

Blue Mountain Community College


Mathew Cable

Academic Records Coordinator

Southern Oregon University



Registrars

All Experience Levels


















General

All Experience Levels





G.5

Certified Electronic Diplomas, Paper Diplomas, ediplomas: What are the Differences and Why is Digitally Signing a Document Simply Not Enough?

Elizabeth Kunde

Executive Director Sales

Paradigm, Inc.

Registrars

All Experience Levels





5:00 - 6:00 pm

Free Time







6:00 - 7:00 pm

President’s Reception







7:00 - 10:00 pm

Dinner and Entertainment




Tuesday, May 9, 2017

8:00 - 8:30 am

Coffee and Tea







8:30 - 9:30 am

Concurrent Sessions (H)







H.1

Statewide and Legislative Updates

Lisa Reynolds

Education Specialist

Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, HECC


Sean Pollack

University Academic Policy Specialist

HECC

General

Entry-Level Professionals





H.2

Independent Colleges/Universities Updates

Brent Wilder

Vice President

The Alliance

General

All Experience Levels













9:45 - 11:30 am

Brunch, Annual Business Meeting, and Closing Session





12:30 - 4:00 pm

2017 and 2018 Executive Committee Meeting