Presentations and Events

RecenT Events 2018

AIR was represented at these events:

  • July 9, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present an educational session, Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Quality Survey Instrument (1:30pm to 2:20pm)

  • July 9, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present a Women in Research Poster Series, Strengthening the Data-Informed Decision Culture: The Relationship between Institutional Research and Residence Life (5:45pm – 6:15pm)

  • July 10, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present an educational session, Tips on How to Write an Effective Summary Report (1:30pm to 2:20pm)

NASPA Assessment and Persistence Conference | Baltimore, MD

  • June 13, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present a poster session, Do’s and Don’ts of Writing a Quality Survey Instrument (5:30pm to 6:30pm)

  • June 14, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present a pre-conference workshop, Conducting a Quality Survey Research Project (9am to 12pm)

  • June 15, Darlena Jones, AIR, will present an extended session, Data, Analytics, and Student Success: Perspectives from IR, IT, and Student Affairs (9:30am to 11:30am)​

RP Conference | Long Beach, CA 

  • April 11 Adam Karp and Chris Olson, American River College; KC Greaney, Santa Rosa Junior College; and Leah Ewing Ross, AIR will present Data-Informed Decision Cultures: Foundations for Transformation (5:25-6:15 PM PT)

10th Annual AHSIE Best Practices Conference | Chicago, IL​

  • March 25 Gina Johnson, AIR, presented Data Institute, a Featured Topic Institute​, with Jeannie Kim-Han, Riverside City College; Mayra Padilla, Contra Costa College; Archie Cubarrubia, Miami Dade College; and Michael Le, Humboldt State University​. (UIC Forum D-E, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM)

  • March 27 Gina Johnson, AIR, presented The Role of Data in Organizational Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Conversations with Michael Le, Humboldt State University. (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, UIC Forum E​)

Leadership in Enhancing Postsecondary Data Policy and Analytics to Improve Student Outcomes | Washington DC 

  • March 13, noon to 5 p.m. AIR, IHEP, and ACE host the national data policy summit. This invitation-only event brought together senior college and university leaders, IR and information technology professionals, and data policy experts to share ideas, develop strategies, and promote policies that improve student outcomes through thoughtful use of high-quality data. AIR staff included Gina Johnson and Christine Keller.

ASPPH Annual Meeting | Arlington, VA

  • March 7 Leah Ewing Ross, AIR, facilitated pre-conference workshop Igniting PHIRE: Building Capacity for Public Health Institutional Research and Effectiveness, which included presentation by Yelizaveta Kalashnikova-Luby, Johns Hopkins University; Liza Krassner, University of California, Irvine; Molly O'Keefe, University of North Carolina; and Daniel Regnier, Walden University.

NASPA | Philadelphia, PA

  • March 5 D. Christopher Brooks, EDUCAUSE; Darlena Jones, AIR; Amelia Parnell, NASPA; and Alexis Wesaw, NASPA; will present Data, Analytics, and Student Success: Perspectives from IR, IT, and Student Affairs (11:15 AM-12:05 PM EST, 119 B - Convention Center)

  • March 5​-6 Visit Darlena Jones at the AIR booth (#456) in the Exhibit Hall. 

Achieving the Dream​ | Nashville, TN

  • February 20-23 Visit Elaine Cappellino and Gina Johnson at the AIR booth. 

TAIR | Corpus Christi, TX

  • February 12 Gina Johnson will present Strategic Planning for an IR Office (3:30-4:15 pm CST, Aransas Room)

  • February 13 Gina Johnson and Jason Simon, University of North Texas, will present Future-Proofing Institutional Research (10:30-11:15 am CST, Copano Room)

  • February 13 Glenn James and Gina Johnson will facilitate an AIR Listening Session (1:30-2:15 pm CST, Laguna Madre Room)

​​​​​Past events 2017

AIR was represented at these events:

NEAIR | Jersey City, NJ

  • November 19 - 21 Visit the AIR booth in the Exhibit Hall 

  • November 20 Gina Johnson will present Institutional Researchers as Educators with Braden Hosch, Raldy Laguilles, Elizabeth Clune-Kneuer, and Lindsey Dever (11:25AM-12:10PM EST, Liberty III)

  • November 20 Gina Johnson will present the poster session: Practical Application of the Duties & Functions of IR (3:30PM-4:15PM EST)

  • November 21 Gina Johnson will present Leading Through Committee - The IR Role with Claire Goverts, Braden Hosch, and Lindsey Dever (8:55AM-9:40AM EST, America)

APLU Annual Meeting​ | Washington, DC

  • November 13 Christine Keller will present on Collaboration Between Business Offices and IR with Tiffany Mfume and Sidney Evans, Morgan State U and Matt Hamill, NACUBO​​

Evaluation 2017​
 | Washington, DC

  • November 11 Darlena Jones​ will present A&E Professionals in Higher Education: Who we are and where we are on campus, what we do and why, and how we encourage stakeholders to utilize our findings with Melissa D Barnett, Anne Marshall, and Alexander Wagner (8:00AM-9:00AM, Madison A)

CAIR | Concord, CA

  • November 10 Leah Ewing Ross will present Data-Informed Decision Cultures with Kristina Powers, KC Greaney, Mike Tamada (11:15AM-12:00PM)

PNAIRP | Tacoma, WA
  • November 9 Christine Keller will present the Keynote Address Listen to the Data! The Role of IR in A Data-Informed Decision Culture (9:00AM-10:30AM; 1 ST FLOOR VENICE 1)

  • November 9 Christine Keller will present Data-Informed Decision Cultures with William O’Shea, Director, Office of Institutional Research, Pacific University; and Russell Cannon, Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, University of Washington-Bothell  ( 11:45AM-12:30PM​; ​1 ST FLOOR VENICE 3; SESSON #B1​)

  • November 10 Christine Keller will hold an AIR Listening Session with Ellen Peters, President of AIR Board of Directors, Director of Institutional Research - University of Puget Sound (9:00AM-9:45AM; 1 ST FLOOR - VENICE 3; SESSION #F1)

MidAIR | Kansas City, MO

  • November 9 Gina Johnson will present on IR and Military Connected Student Success with Sara Appel, Rachel Boon, David Johnson, and Jeremy Kintzel (11:15AM-12:00PM Central; Crystal Ballroom)

  • November 9 Gina Johnson & Timothy Chow wil present an AIR Listening Session (1:45PM-2:30PM; New School Insights Room)

  • November 9 Gina Johnson will present Practical Application of the Duties & Functions of Institutional Research with Natalie Alleman Byers, Kathy Schmidtke Felts, and Megan Vogt-Kostner (3:45PM-4:30PM Central; Crystal Ballroom)

SHEEO Community ​of Practice – Improving Access to State Data Systems​ | Boulder, Colorado

  • November 7​ Gina Johnson will present Effective Use of State Data Systems for Institutional Users with Bamby Fields, Interim Director, Institutional Research, Eastern Washington University; Bill Schneider, Associate Vice President, Research, Policy, a​nd Accountability, North Carolina Community College System;  and Dani Sutliff, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, South Georgia State College (2:45PM - 3:45PM)​

AIRUM | Bloomington, MN

  • November 2 Kara Larkan-Skinner and Ron Huesman will host an AIR Listening Session (2:30-3:20 Central)​

  • November 1  Gina Johnson will present Enabling the Data-Driven Leader: A Collaborate IT/IR Model with Jonathan Gagliardi and Tim Chester (11:30AM-12:00PM ET, Meeting Room 204A - 200 Level​)​

CIRPA | Toronto, ON

  • October 23 Gina Johnson will present A Consideration of the Applicability of AIR’s Duties & Functions of Institutional Research in Canadian Institutions with Mike Krywy, Tony Olmsted, and Blair Jackson (10:30AM-12:00PM EDT, Churchill Ballroom)

  • October 24 Christine Keller will present the Keynote Address (1:00PM-2:00PM EDT, Churchill Ballroom)

 SAIR | Fort Worth, TX

  • October 9 Gina Johnson will present Practical Application of the Duties & Functions of Institutional Research with Eric Atchison (10:45AM-11:30AM, Elm Fork I)

  • October 9 Gina Johnson and Christine Ross will present an AIR Listening Session at the Table Topic Luncheon (11:45AM-12:45PM, Rio Grande)

  • October 9 Gina Johnson, Sara Gravitt, Sandi Bramblett, and Linda Sullivan will present Institutional Researchers as Trainers, Coaches, and Educators (1:00PM-1:45PM, West Fork I)   

  • October 9 Leah Ewing Ross and Jason Lewis will present Data-Informed Decision Cultures (2:00PM-2:45PM, West Fork I)

RMAIR | Scottsdale, AZ

  • October 4 An AIR Listening Session will be presented by Gina Johnson (5:00PM-5:45M, Kiva I/II)

  • October 5 Practical Application of the Duties & Functions of Institutional Research will be presented by Gina Johnson, Dawn Kenney, Tim Stanley, and Mike Furno (2:00PM-2:50PM, Paloma 1)

ATD Data & Analytics | College Park, MD

  • September 15 The plenary address - Building Stronger Collaboration Between IR and IT: What Got Us Here Won’t Get Us There will be presented by Christine Keller and John O'Brien (11:30AM-12:15PM)

TENNAIR | Murfreesboro, TN

  • August 8 The keynote address Listen to the Data: Creating a Data-Informed Decision Culture will be presented by Christine Keller (1:30PM-2:45PM)