2018 Administrators Conference

October 25-27, 2018 | Quebec City (Quebec) Canada

Conference Partner:


École d’architecture – Université Laval – Québec

Conference Co-chairs:


Myriam Blais, École d’architecture – Université Laval – Québec
Sharon Matthews, Wentworth Institute of Technology – Boston



Following is a conference schedule-at-a-glance and is subject to change. Please check back for the most up-to-date schedule and information.

 Thursday, October 25th

9:00am Optional Tours
10:00am New Programs Workshop 
1:00pm Accreditation Workshop 
4:30pm Partnerships: Student/Faculty Exchange Programs
    Jeffrey Johnson, University of Kentucky  
  International Students: Recruitment 
Bruce Lindsey, Washington University in St. Louis 
  Education Session 
    Francis E. Lyn, Florida Atlantic University 
6:30pm Opening Keynote: Anupama Kundoo 

 Friday, October 26th 

9:00am Research & Scholarship Session 
    Hazem Rashed-Ali, University of Texas At San Antonio 
  Partnerships: International Internships 
    Anne Bordeleau, University of Waterloo 
  International Fundraising 
11:00am Around the World: Research Metrics 
    Christoph Lindner, University of Oregon 
  Partnerships: Indigenization (a CCUSA invitation)
  NCARB Session 
    Harry M. Falconer, NCARB 
12:30pm ACSA Lunch 
2:00pm Partnerships: Research Collaborations 
    Geraldine Forbes Isais, University of New Mexico 
  Study Abroad: Latin America 
  International Students: Student Success in North America 
    Ila Berman, University of Virginia 
4:00pm Around the World: ACSA Sibling Organizations 
    Marilys R. Nepomechie, Florida International University 
  Study Abroad: South and Southeast Asia
    Gretchen Wilkins, Cranbrook Academy of Art 
  Partnerships: Dual Degrees 
    Christopher Jarrett, University of North Carolina at Charlotte 
6:00pm Keynote: Anna Heringer 

 Saturday, October 27th

9:00am Study Abroad: Africa 
    André Casault, Université Laval 
  Around the World: International Accreditation 
    Sharon Matthews, Wentworth Institute of Technology 
  Partnerships: North American Cross-Border Collaborations
    Rafael Longoria, University of Houston 
11:00am Study Abroad: Dos & Don'ts 
    Michelangelo Sabatino, Illinois Institute of Technology 
  Around the World: Global ACSA 
    Barbara Klinkhammer, Thomas Jefferson University 
  NAAB Session 
    Helene Combs Dreiling, NAAB 
12:30pm Closing Wrap-up 
2:00pm Optional Tours