Conference

Plan to join us for the ILACADA Annual Conference at UIS on September 21st, 2018

The call for proposals for ILACADA’s Annual Conference is now open! The theme for this year’s conference is “Lights Camera Action: Award-Worthy Advising.”  Submissions on any and all topics are welcome, but topics focused on the conference theme are preferred. Here are a few suggestions from the conference committee:

Lights –Theoretical, aspiring, foundation, environment

Camera –Process, documentation, assessment

Action –implementation, manner which you go about it

Who Should Submit a Proposal:

We encourage novice as well as experienced presenters to submit a proposal. Advisors, administrators, faculty, counselors, career development specialists, researchers, and graduate students are all welcome to submit proposals. If you have advanced techniques or proven practices to share that address higher education’s academic advising needs, please consider submitting a proposal.

For more information on creating a presentation proposal and the evaluation criteria used by the reviewers, please click here to view the NACADA tutorial guide.

Session Formats:

Presentation: One-hour session that can include lecture, demonstrations, and/or participant discussion about topics relevant to the field of academic advising.

Panel Discussion: One-hour panel session where speakers address a specific advising topic each from their own perspective. Panel sessions are highly interactive with panelists representing multiple points of view from different institutions. Time is allowed for audience input and questions.

Important Deadlines:

  • July 1, 2018 – Proposal submissions due
  • Week of July 23rd – All potential presenters will be notified of their proposal status
  • June 1st– Conference registration opens

Questions and Submission:

For questions regarding your proposal, please email Craig McFarland dmcfa4@uis.edu