ACSN2021Virtual

ACSN2021 > VIRTUAL


ACSN's 2021 Annual Conference - originally scheduled for this July in San Diego - has pivoted to an entirely virtual experience. The conference planning team remains dedicated to bringing ACSN members, colleagues, and friends an intentional professional development program mirrored to support the changing times of the past year. Mark your calendar for this virtual experience on Monday, July 26 through Wednesday, July 28, and stay tuned for frequent updates within the coming weeks.  Something to look forward to - July 2022 - when we hope to gather safely
#ACSN2022 in San Diego | Coronado Island! 

Conference Audience >> 

ACSN2021 welcomes alumni career services professionals for a three-day virtual conference event. Attendees will reflect on lasting effects to higher education introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic and share resulting best practices for implementation in alumni career services offices. Attendees include alumni specialists, career advisors, and program and development specialists as well as managers, directors, and senior leaders across institutions.

Conference Pricing & Registration >> 

ACSN wants to make ACSN2021 > Virtual accessible to as many members and alumni career professionals as possible this year. 

ACSN Members Fee: $0 - included with your ACSN membership. Membership must be current and paid/renewed by July 15, 2021
Friends and Non-Members: $149 - includes a complimentary one-year ACSN membership

**ACSN is offering a special gift to the first 100 registrants. To receive this complimentary item, don’t delay and register today!

Register Now >>

Call for Conversation Facilitators | Submit by Friday, May 7 >>

ACSN2021 encourages submissions from professionals and thought leaders in higher education, independent schools, and beyond. Topics should be relevant to the education industry—disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic—highlight current initiatives in your schools, organizations, and programs, offer a well-defined focus, and contribute to the knowledge of the alumni career services community

Learn More and Submit Your Proposal >>

The conference committee encourages dialogue on technology trends, program justifications, effective services, collaborative partnerships (internal and external to your institution), diversity and inclusion initiatives, and more. 

Conference Schedule Overview >> 

Monday, July 26   *all times are ET
12 pm                           New Member Welcome and Networking
1 pm                             ACSN Conference Welcome and Kickoff 
1:30 - 4:00 pm              Keynote Speaker & Programming

Tuesday, July 27
12:00 pm                       Networking and Activities
1:00 pm                         Keynote Speaker
1:30 - 4:00 pm              Conference Breakouts and Programming

Wednesday, July 28
12:00 pm                      Networking Lunch / Coffee
1:00 pm                        Keynote Speaker 
1:30 - 4:00 pm              Conference Breakouts and Programming
4:00 - 5:00 pm              Ending Conference Celebration

Keynote Speakers >>
Coming This Week! Watch us on Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter for our exciting announcements. 

Sponsorship & Inquiries >>

Learn more about sponsorship packages and register herePlease direct any sponsorship inquiries and questions regarding ACSN2021 > Virtual to the ACSN Conference Committee.  Thank you!

ACSN2021 Planning Committee >>

CO-CHAIRS >> ​
Cheryl Bonner | Penn State, Katie Poppe | formerly Ashford University & Jillian Gray | formerly St. Margaret's Episcopal School​

COMMITTEE >>​ 
Jenna Collins | Syracuse University​, Melissa Turk | Carnegie Mellon University, Sarah Whitney Anderson | Vanderbilt University, Allison Mcwilliams | Wake Forest, Amanda Panarese | University of Virginia, Luci Sandel | Northwestern University, Kara Snider | University of California, Santa Cruz, Michael Steelman | William & Mary University, Ellie Geraghty | University of Maryland, Ayo Ogunye | University of Houston


 PAST CONFERENCE RESOURCES >>

Conference attendees from previous conferences can access conference resources here.