Saturday, April 23, 2011

A Call for Proposals for Enrollment Management Conference on West Coast

Call for Proposals

AACRAO 21st Annual Strategic Enrollment Management Conference
The Origin and Future of SEM

October 30 – November 2, 2011 (Sunday – Wednesday)
Sheraton San Diego Hotel
San Diego, California

Proposals are now being accepted for AACRAO’s 21st Annual Strategic Enrollment Management Conference (SEM XXI). This year’s conference, scheduled October 30 – November 2 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel, will continue our tradition as the premier meeting of SEM professionals, with new topics and additional features enhancing the program. We invite you to share your ideas and experiences by making a presentation at the SEM Conference.

We will again this year continue to offer special tracks for SEM practitioners at two–year institutions and in Canada. We encourage session proposals from these two areas. In addition, we invite proposals for presentations that showcase leading practices in the areas of:

Creating effective enrollment management plans
Leading campus strategic planning efforts
Improving student access and success
Integrating academic & student affairs
Delivering exemplary student service
Implementing leading–edge technologies
Building effective academic partnerships
Utilizing financial aid more effectively
Models for effective transfer programs
Developing enrollment projections
Determining price elasticity and financial models
Implementing data–driven decision making
Using SEM as a budget tool
Measuring return on investment (ROI) on enrollment initiatives
Submit your session proposal online today!

Submission Deadline: May 2, 2011

Proposals will be evaluated on clarity, quality, and representation among institutional types and thematic areas. Presenters may register for the conference at a discounted registration rate. Notifications of proposal status will be sent by June 1.

Corporate Presentations: Individuals employed by organizations offering goods and services to higher education institutions may not serve as presenters in sessions, except through the Corporate Presentation category. For information on corporate presentations and fees, contact AACRAO’s Marketing Department at (202) 293–9161 ext. 6102, or via e–mail at

Program Questions?
For questions on proposals and program content, please contact William Serrata, SEM Conference Director, at

Other: For all other questions related to the conference, please contact Melissa Ficek, Associate Director, Meetings, at or (202) 293–9161.

American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 520 | Washington, D.C. 20036 | Tel. 202.293.9161 | Fax. 202.872.8857 |
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