KAAN 2019 at Washburn University
#KAAN 2019 Registration is NOW OPEN!
Non Nobis Solum: KAAN 2019 Annual State Conference
September 6, 2019
Each fall, KAAN hosts a statewide conference focused on collegiate academic advisors and the topics important to them. This engaging event provides an opportunity for members to convene in one location to collaborate, learn, and share information with others in the profession of academic advising. It’s also super fun!
- June 14: call for proposals closes.
- July 17: online registration opens.
- August 30: last day to register for this year’s conference.
Pre-conference Event September 5 at Blind Tiger
KAAN invites all attendees to a pre-conference event on Thursday, September 5!
Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres will be served, but feel free to order dinner, too (at your own cost). Meet up at 6:00 p.m. in the lobby of Capitol Plaza Hotel and join a caravan of vehicles to Blind Tiger at 417 SW 37th St., Topeka, Kansas, 66611.
KAAN 2019 Conference Program
A hot breakfast and lunch will be provided with every KAAN 2019 registration. Please indicate any food allergies or dietary issues/preferences during online registration. KAAN will do its best to provide an appropriate meal. For any questions, please contact Kaydee Emperley at 785-670-1937 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking lot open for attendees to start arriving
Registration and breakfast
Opening remarks and annual meeting
Breakout session I
Breakout session II
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Keynote address: Dr. Alan Bearman, Washburn University
Breakout session III
Awards and closing
#KAAN2019 Breakout Sessions:
Showing them the ropes: New combinations for a GREAT orientation program
Withdrawal Intervention: An Interdepartmental Collaboration
DIY Advisor Certification – Building Your Own Core Competency Advisor Training
Fostering Global Citizenship
Thank you for being a friend: The art of building and maintaining relationships
Students Serving Students: A Peer Educator Program
Working with First-Generation College Students
Job Satisfaction: How to Make Work More Rewarding
When Tragedy Strikes: Working With Students through Rough Times
More coming soon!
Capital Plaza Hotel
1717 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612
Room rate for KAAN 2019 is $89/night for a double room. Book rooms online or by phone using the code “WUCB”.
Registration & Payments
Each individual attending the conference should complete the online registration. An option is available for submitting payment by credit card or sending payment later by mail.
If the attendee’s office or department is submitting payment on their behalf, the attendee should provide their email confirmation to their office. Registration is not complete until the attendee receives confirmation that payment has been received.
Please send checks payable to “KAAN” to the following address, and please include a copy of the attendee’s email confirmation:
Maria Lucas, KAAN Treasurer
1845 Fairmount St, Wallace Hall 108
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS 67260
Steering Committee Positions
At this year’s annual conference the following positions are up for election:
- Vice-Chair (3-year commitment)
- Secretary (2-year commitment)
- Membership Coordinator (2-year commitment)
- Communications Coordinator (1-year commitment)
KAAN professional development awards provide current KAAN members the opportunity to seek funding to grow and expand as professionals. Review the guidelines regarding submitting an application for, and receiving, a professional development award.