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2024 Annual Presidents’ Conference

Call for Proposals

September 30 – October 1, 2024 in Cartersville, Georgia 

Co-Hosted by Georgia Highlands College

Theme: Beyond 2030 in Higher Education: Preparing Leadership Change Agents for the Decade Ahead

Conference Tracks:

  • Futuristic Enrollment and Retention Strategies

  • Future of Work and Innovative Academic/Workforce Programming

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership and Partnerships

  • Creative Revenue Stream Diversification and Expansion

  • Emerging Technologies (e.g., the impact of artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and other emerging technologies on teaching and learning, student services, and/or institutional business practices)

  • Community Network Development (e.g., for education, enrichment, and economic growth)

Proposal Guidelines:

To present a concurrent session, the speaker/s must be a President or Chancellor of a community college, university, or technical college. In certain cases, HEI will invite a presentation by individuals other than a President or Chancellor due to the expertise of the speaker.


The presentation must address one or more of the conference tracks above. All sessions are one hour in duration.

Proposal Submission:

1. For the session you would like to deliver, please submit:

a. Proposed session title – The title may include up to 10 words.

b. Presenter/s name, title, organization, and email address

c. Session description – The description should be between 150 - 200 words.


2. Please email the above to Dr. Joanna Kile at by April 15, 2024.

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