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AIR welcomes brief conference/event announcements of interest to the IR and assessment communities. Send your conference/event announcements to and include a link to your website for more information, such as call for proposals or registration, as well as a contact name and email address (conference/event announcements should be less than 100 words). Conference/event announcements remain on the eAIR website until the event date has passed.

Affilia​ted Organization (AO) Events

South Carolina Association For Institutional Research Annual Conference

January 28-29, 2019

The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Downtown Riverplace in Greenville, SC. Visit the website for additional information about the Call for Proposals, Early Bird Conference Registration, and hotel reservations. For additional information or questions, contact Dr. Donna Foster, SCAIR President-elect.

FAIR Annual Conference 2019

February 3-5, 2019

The Florida AIR (FAIR) Annual Conference is being held in Cocoa Beach, Florida. The Keynote Speaker is Karen Webber, recent recipient of AIR's Sidney Suslow Scholar Award, who edited "Building Capacity in Institutional Research and Decision Support in HIgher Education." Registration is available through the FAIR website. Membership fees are waived for out-of-state attendees. Call for Proposals closes at 11:59 pm on Thursday, 1/3/2019. Reservation links for discounted rate: Courtyard by MarriottHampton Inn (Back up hotel). ($175/night both hotels, parking and WIFI are free). 

NCAIR 2019 Conference

March 24–27, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 NCAIR conference to be held at the Blockade Runner Beach Resort in Wrightsville Beach. Proposals are now being accepted - submit your session proposal(s) by January 11. Visit the NCAIR website for more information.

GAIRPAQ 2019 Conference

April 1-2, 2019

Georgia Association for Institutional Research, Planning, Assessment, and Quality will hold its 2019 conference, GAIRPAQ 2019 Annual Conference: Leveraging Analytics for Strategic Improvement, at Georgia Piedmont Technical College - DeKalb Campus Conference Center in Clarkston, Georgia. In partnership with AIR, we will offer an IPEDS Best Practices Training on Day 1 as a pre-conference workshop. Please check the GAIRPAQ website for conference updates. See you in Atlanta! 

EAIR 41st Annual Forum  

August 24-25, 2019

EAIR is delighted to invite you to submit a proposal for the 41st Annual EAIR Forum 2019, to be hosted by the Leiden University, the Netherlands. The theme of the 2019 EAIR Leiden Forum is “Responsibility of Higher Educations Systems: What? Why? How?” The deadline for proposal submission is February 18, 2019. More information can be found on the EAIR website.


IR Com​munity Events

11th Annual National Conference (NatCon)

January 3-5, 2019

SVA’s National Conference (NatCon) is the largest annual gathering of student veterans, advocates, thought-leaders, stakeholders, and supporters in higher education in the world. In early January 2019, student veterans, higher education professionals, alumni, and advocates will have the opportunity to learn from more than 2,000 of their peers at the Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Learn more at the SVA NatCon 2019 website.

Bibliometrics and Research Impact Community (BRIC) 

May 15-16, 2019

The 2019 BRIC Program Committee invites proposals for the upcoming Bibliometrics and Research Impact Community (BRIC) at Laval University Library in historic Quebec City. Whether this is your first time attending, or you have attended before, this 2-day community of practice explores Canada’s diverse research impact ecosystem, and supports meaningful connections with colleagues doing similar work across the country. The 2019 event brings together the diverse community that forms the BRI world: the information providers and the information requestors. Submit a proposal by sending your session title/description/type, to by January 31, 2019.

AALHE Annual Conference

June 10-13, 2019

The Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education will hold its next annual conference in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Next summer nearly 500 attendees from all over the world will return to the premier meeting of assessment professionals. Conference attendance has continued to exceed expectations and our event has grown rapidly over the last few years. Sponsorships are being accepted now. Learn more at the website.

SCUP 2019 Annual Conference

July 14-16, 2019

The 2019 SCUP annual conference will be held in Seattle, Washington. All sectors across higher ed are creating positive change. How have you solved a problem, improved a process, or planned for the future? SCUP is looking for topics around: student success, change management, communication and engagement, implementation, preparing for the future, planning processes and how tos, managing your resources, using data, and the new funding environment. Call for proposals deadline is December 4. Share your story.