2013 IlliAAC Conference Information


IlliAAC is proud to host the 5th annual IlliAAC Advising Conference which is scheduled for Friday, December 13, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the NCSA Building. At this one-day event, academic professionals from around campus will come together and share ideas, talk about trends, and develop professionally. This year’s theme is: Keep Calm and Advise On

Conference Location:
National Center for Supercomputing Applications
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1205 W. Clark St., MC-257
Urbana, IL 61801

The following topics will be presented at the conference for descriptions click HERE:
· Making the Most of Appreciative Advising
· Asking Better Questions
· IT’S TRUE! You Don’t Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: Professional Etiquette at Work
· Who is Your Favorite Superhero…and Other Strategies to Help Your Students Identify Career Interests
· Managing Distressed and Distressing Students
· Learn To Use Or Refresh Your Social Media Skills
· Peer Advising During Peak Periods-Letting Students Do What They Know Best
· Study Abroad Guide for Academic Advisors
· Incorporating Career Advising into Your Program by Partnering with Alumni
· So you want to be a teacher? Demystifying teacher education and licensure
*The keynote speaker this year is from NACADA

Registration: http://go.illinois.edu/2013IlliAACconference
The cost of the conference is $10 for current IlliAAC members, and $20 for new members (includes $10 one-year membership dues). The fee covers breakfast and lunch and all conference materials. Payments should be sent to Aaron Surratt and may be made by cash, check (written to “IlliAAC”), or JV (more information on payment on the registration form).
Please register by December 6th.

2013 Schedule:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.- Participant check-in, light continental breakfast- NCSA Lobby/Atrium and welcoming remarks- NCSA 1122
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.- Keynote- NCSA 1122
  • 9:40 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.- Program Session I- NCSA 1122, 1040
  • 10:35 a.m.—11:20 a.m. – Program Session II- NCSA 1122, 1040
  • 11:30 a.m.—12:15 p.m. – Program Session III- NCSA 1122, 1040
  • 12:15 p.m.—1:15 p.m.- Lunch- Atrium
  • 1:15 p.m.—2:00 p.m. – Program Session IV- NCSA 1122, 1040
  • 2:10 p.m. — 2:55p.m.- Program Session V- NCSA 1122, 1040
  • 3:00 p.m. — 3:30p.m. – Announcements, Wrap Up & Giveaways Must be present to win!- NCSA 1122

If you have any questions about IlliAAC or the Annual Advising Conference, please contact:

Melissa Newell
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Academic Advisor
(217) 300-5003 menewell@illinois.edu


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