Meeting Dates and Location
December 2-5, 2015
Annual Meeting participants will explore important issues in graduate education. Enjoy a unique forum to meet leaders in your field and exchange ideas and information. Graduate deans; associate and assistant deans; faculty and staff from colleges and universities; association, federal and state agency, and other education-related administrators; graduate students, and others interested in graduate education are welcome.
Pre-meeting workshops and the CGS opening dinner and reception kick off the meeting on December 2. The meeting continues December 3-5, with plenary sessions, concurrent sessions, annual awards ceremony, and the LaPidus Luncheon lecture. Exhibits also will be available to meeting attendees, December 3-4.
The theme of this year's meeting is "Partnering for Innovation." Building partnerships with a range of individuals and organizations is a key leadership strategy for innovation in graduate education. Inspiring plenary and concurrent sessions will highlight strategies that work for developing productive collaborations and networks both within your university and with external partners.
As the national advocate for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource for policymakers and others on issues concerning graduate education, research, and scholarship. Based in Washington, DC, the organization provides its members with regular updates and analyses of legislative and regulatory proposals and policies that affect graduate education.
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