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PACRAO 2019 - ‘Inspire and Be Inspired’ - Scottsdale, AZ

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Sunday, October 27th:

Pre-conference workshop : 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
First Time Attendee Orientation: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Opening Reception with Exhibitors: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Opening Plenary: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Monday, October 28th:

Breakfast with the Exhibitors: 7:30 am - 8:30 am
AACRAO Greetings - Keynote Speaker: 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Concurrent Sessions - A: 10:15 am - 11:15 am
A.1: Daring Leaders, Courageous Cultures
A.2: Building Supplemental Internal Resources for International Student Evaluations 
A.3: Rethinking Campus Communications to Increase Student Engagement
A.4: Passing the Torch: How Mentoring Student Employees Leads to Success
A.5: Introduction to AACRAO's new Women's Caucus
A.6: What's the Story, Morning Glory?
A.7: Exhibitor
A.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - B: 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
B.1: #squadgoals
B.2: TBD
B.3: Wisdom from the Journey: Stories on Creating a Virtual Team 
B.4: Negotiation: An Art, An Act, A Practice, Dare We Call it a Science – 
What Isn't Negotiation?
B.5: Moving Up but Staying Put: Changing Roles within the Same Office
B.6: PAC-12 Roundtable Discussion
B.7: Exhibitor
B.8: Exhibitor
Diversity Luncheon: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions - C: 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
C.1: Be Inspired (instead of too tired)!
C.2: Policy Review and Communication
C.3: Inspiration from Desperation: Connect through Cross Training 
C.4: The EDX Chronicles: Case Studies on Electronic Data Exchange
C.5: Talk Like TED
C.6: LGBT+ Issues in Higher Ed
C.7: Exhibitor
C.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - D: 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
D.1: Ed Talks
Reception with Exhibitors: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 29th:

Breakfast with Exhibitors, 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Concurrent Sessions - E: 8:00 am - 9:15 am
E.1: PowerPoint Bootcamp
E.2: Simplified Leadership: The Foundation
E.3: FERPA and Social Media
E.4: Joining a New University at Ground Zero
E.5: Comprehensive Learner Records Update
E.6: Shifting the Metaphor: A Dialogue on Leadership and Service 
E.7: Exhibitor
E.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - F: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
F.1: Creating Better Engagement through Employee Resource Groups: 
Lessons Learned from Phoenix Women Rising
F.2: Care Personally, Challenge Directly: Radical Candor 
F.3: Cultivating and Curating Academic Policy
F.4: Basic Accessibility (Word)
F.5: Improving the Search Committee Experience
F.6: PACRAO's new website: learn new features, provide feedback, 
help shape the future!
F.7: Exhibitor
F.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - G: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
G.1: Leading with Emotional Intelligence
G.2: Success Professional Research and Personal Perspectives
G.3: Late Career Staffers: Thoughts on Contributing as Retirement Starts to 
G.4: Your To Do List is Rigged!
G.5: Transgender and Non-Binary Experiences in Higher Education
G.6: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, the USD Commencement Stories
G.7: Exhibitor
G.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - H: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
H.1: Reach for the sky! Transferology and Innovation for Transfer Students
H.2: Public Speaking to Inspire a Shared Vision
H.3: Why, of COURSE we can do it! - A Women's Leadership Panel
H.4: Advanced Accessibility (PDF)
H.5: Composing Diplomatic and Collaborative Emails
H.6: The Inconvenient Indian: A curious account of native people in North America
H.7: Exhibitor
H.8: Exhibitor
Concurrent Sessions - I: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
I.1: Are the Right People in the Room? Collaborating Across Formal and 
Informal Structures
I.2: The Stone, Paper, and Technological Age Evolution of an Athletic 
Certification Process: A Case Study
I.3: Electronic Transcript Exchange: EDI, XML, PDF – 
Contrast and Compare
I.4: Journey Management: Promoting Student Success by Improving 
the User Experience
I.5: Self Care for Busy Higher Education Professionals
I.6: Book Club: How to Be Successful without Hurting Men's Feelings: 
Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women
I.7: Exhibitor
I.8: Exhibitor
Gala & Dinner: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Wednesday, October 30th: 

Concurrent Sessions - J: 8:00 am - 9:15 am
J.1: PACRAO Leadership Development Institute: Inspired and Improving
J.2: Using BIG Data to Fuel Professional Collaboration and Student Success
J.3: Navigating FERPA Breaches: Tales from the Road and Tips for Success
Brunch, Plenary Speaker & Business Meeting: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm