The NACUBO Annual Meeting brings together more than 1,500 college and university business officers and offers an opportunity for you to showcase solutions, initiate provocative discussions, and share effective strategies to manage the many challenges facing campus administrators.
The theme for 2013 is "Driving Innovation." Potential program tracks are listed below, followed by examples for each.
Advancing with Technology
- Data security; technology strategic planning; emerging technologies
- Ethics; change management; strategic human resource issues (i.e., succession planning, funding retiree health care); board relationships; multi-generational workplace; work-life balance
Doing the Numbers
- Accounting: governance; internal controls; financial reporting; managerial accounting; relevant activities of the FASB, GASB and AICPA
- Tax: bonds compliance; deferred compensation; treatment of fringe benefits; tax considerations of international programs; college and university compliance efforts
- Institutionalizing sustainability; operational issues including energy conservation, food/dining, grounds, transportation, etc.; community engagement; smart growth
Financing the Enterprise
- Endowment management; debt financing and structuring; liquidity and cash management
Fostering Organizational Effectiveness
- Models for operational efficiency; shared services
Planning and Budgeting
- Integration techniques; Responsibility Center Management; facilities planning; resource allocation innovations; performance measurement, balanced scorecard, dashboards, and decision support
Preparing for the Future
- New approaches to collaboration; upcoming trends; future-oriented projects; campus, classroom and student of the future
- Risk assessment and management including ERM, emergency preparedness; business continuity
Running the Campus
- Facilities management; auxiliaries; human resource issues and benefits management; town-gown relationships
Serving the Student
- Enrollment management; retention strategies; student aid; tuition discounting; financial services; customer service and communications; building community
Programming will occur on Sunday, July 14, 2013 through Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Eight to ten educational sessions will run concurrently in two to three time slots per day.