Call for Proposals for the 2019 Annual Meeting


The SACUBO Professional Development Committee invites you to submit a proposal for the SACUBO Annual Meeting to be held April 7-9, 2019 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL. Submission deadline is October 31, 2018.

Annual Meeting

Presenting at the meeting offers an opportunity to share effective strategies and showcase solutions to manage many of the challenges facing higher education today. The meeting typically brings together more than 600 college and university business officers, including CFO's, Vice Presidents of Finance & Administration, AVP's of Finance, Controllers, Comptrollers, Accountants, Budget Directors, AVP's of Facilities, Auxiliary Directors and others.

Submissions with in-depth and practical treatments of topics relevant to higher education are welcome, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Outsourcing strategies
  • Consortia strategies
  • Impact of changing demographics and trends in the marketplace
  • Recruitment strategies
  • Retention strategies
  • Campus safety & security – weather and active shooter
  • Emotional support animals and service animals
  • Measurable employee evaluations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Financial sustainability; mergers vs. closures
  • Other hot topics

Guidelines for Submission

  • Sessions are 50 minutes in length.
  • Accepted proposals will not be assigned a specific date and time until two months prior to the meeting. Presenters should be available to speak on any day of the meeting.
  • Proposals should include at least one presenter from a SACUBO member institution.
  • Speakers will be asked to complete a speaker agreement.
  • The proposal should be a brief one-paragraph summary of the presentation that will be used for the meeting program and should include two to three learning objectives.
  • Business partners should contact Eddie Mills, Sponsorship Coordinator.
  • The deadline for submission is October 31, 2018. Notifications will be made by November 30, 2018.

For more information, contact a member of the Professional Development Committee:

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