2019 Call for Session Proposals

2019 Annual Conference Call for Education Session Proposals Open!

NAACO is now accepting proposals for the 2019 Annual Conference. Submission deadline: Friday, July 13, 2018. Notification: on or about September 15, 2018. Click here to submit.

Below are some suggested topics from the 2018 conference. If you have any experience in these areas or any other topic of interest please submit.

  • Getting graduates from the gathering room to the graduation floor
  • Honorary degrees
  • Planning documents for events
  • Communication schedules
  • Technology and communications protocol
  • Academic attire policies
  • Risk management policy
  • Stage design, floral, etc
  • Creating event manual
  • Emergency planning
  • Data management
  • Fiscal management
  • Accessibility
  • Stories from graduations gone wrong
  • How to go paperless - awesome apps
  • Commencement in large stadiums
  • Commencement celebration besides the ceremony
  • Communications with senior leadership and platform party participants
  • Timeline of script and distribution
  • HDR processes and timelines