NCCI Annual Conference

About the NCCI Annual Conference

The Network for Change and Continuous Innovation’s (NCCI) Annual Conference features Keynotes, General Sessions, and concurrent sessions designed to educate its attendees. The Conference provides unparalleled opportunities for members and non-members to share insights and solutions regarding continuous improvement, process improvement, strategic planning, Lean, project management, and innovation in higher education. The Annual Conference is held in July of each year, just before the National Association of College and University Business Officers’ (NACUBO) Annual Meeting.

The 2017 Annual Conference was held July 27-29, 2017, in Minneapolis, MN. Check out our photo gallery here!

We are working on details for the 2018 Annual Conference. Check below for details!

Learn how the NCCI Annual Conference can make a difference at your institution

Teresa Hartnett speaks about the benefits of networking at the Annual Conference, implementing best practices, and engaging with academic and administrative change leaders.

Annual Conference Information

The 2018 NCCI Annual Conference will take place July 19-21 at the Hilton Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Click on a tab below for additional information about the Conference.

Conference Hotel

Hilton Long Beach

701 West Ocean Boulevard

Long Beach, California, 90831-3102

+1-562-983-3400

The Conference room rate is $219 per night, plus taxes and fees. The hotel will honor that rate, based on availability, from Thursday, July 17 through Sunday, July 22.

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Registration

Registration will be available in mid-March 2018! Please check back then!

 

Registration Fees

Category

Early Bird
Prior to 4/30

Standard
After 5/01

Member
Non-member
Speaker
Guest (ticket for evening receptions)
Pre-Conference Workshop – Half-day
Pre-Conference Workshop – Off-site and Full-day

 

Registration Cancellation Policy

All cancellations emailed or postmarked prior to July 8 will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations emailed or postmarked after July 8 will forfeit all registration fees. Forfeited fees cannot be applied to future meetings. Substitutions from within the same institution are permitted at no additional cost. All substitutions must be made in writing and accompanied by a completed NCCI Conference Registration Form. Exceptions due to extraordinary circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 Schedule at a Glance

Click here for a pdf version of our 2017 Conference-at-a-Glance!

(2017 Schedule Below)

Thursday, July 27

7:30 am – 5:00 pm Registration
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Full Day Preconference Workshops
8:30 am – Noon Half Day Preconference Workshops
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Half Day Preconference Workshops
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm First-time Attendee Networking Reception
5:15 pm – 6:45 pm Opening Networking Reception
7:00 pm Networking Group Dinners

Friday, July 28

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration
7:30 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 am – 10:00 am Opening Keynote
10:15 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Sessions
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Annual Business Meeting and Awards Lunch
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Networking Reception
6:45 pm Networking Group Dinners

Saturday, July 29

7:30 am – 8:30 am Full Breakfast & Concurrent Sessions
8:45 am – 11:30 am Concurrent Sessions
11:45 am – 1:30 pm Keynote and Closing

 

Conference Program

Thursday, July 19, 2018
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Pre-Conference Full Day Workshops
 8:30 AM -12:00 PM Pre-Conference Half Day Workshops
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Pre-Conference Half Day Workshops
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Local University Site Visit & Presentation
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
4:45 PM – 5:15 PM First-Time Attendee Networking Reception
5:15 PM – 6:45 PM Opening Networking Reception
7:00 PM Networking Group Dinners
Friday, July 20, 2018
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM – 9:00 PM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Keynote
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Concurrent Sessions
11:30 – 12:30 PM Concurrent Sessions
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Annual Business Meeting and Lunch
 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Concurrent Sessions
Communities of Practice: Change Management, LEAN, Shared Services
3:30 – 5:00 PM Concurrent Sessions
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Networking & Awards Reception
6:45 PM Networking Group Dinners
Saturday, July 21, 2018
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM Breakfast
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM Concurrent Sessions
Awards Panel Discussion
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent Sessions
11:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch
12:15 PM-5 Programming is Tentative

 

About Long Beach

 

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Things to do in Minneapolis >>

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HappeningNow

I was able to make excellent and personal connections with participants and I really got a strong sense of community in this group. People went out of their way to help, offer advice, and [help me] make links with others I would benefit from meeting.

NCCI Annual Conference Future Dates and Locations

Be a part of change and innovation in higher education for years to come!

NCCI 2018

July 19 – 21, 2018
Long Beach, California

NCCI 2019

July 11 – 13, 2019
To Be Determined

NCCI 2020

July 9 – 11, 2020
Washington, D.C.


DID YOU KNOW? 

The keynote addresses, preconference workshops concurrent sessions at the NCCI Annual Conference are designed to meet the needs of leaders in higher education at all levels of experience with change.