Sunday, April 26
​3:30–4:55 p.m.
5:00–5:50 p.m.
​State Funds Advisory Council Meeting
New State Executives Orientation
Conference Begins
​6:00–8:00 p.m. ​Opening Reception

Monday, April 27
​8:00–9:00 a.m.

9:15–10:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
10:45–11:45 a.m.

12:10–1:15 p.m.

1:30–2:30 p.m.

2:45–3:45 p.m.

4:00–4:45 p.m.

5:30–5:45 p.m.
​6:00–7:00 p.m.
7:00–8:45 p.m.
​Breakfast Program: Call to Action—A New Era for
   Independent Higher Education (Paul Conn)
Leadership Topic I: Building a More Effective
   Communications Strategy (Susan Hart)
Spouses and Partners Program
Leadership Topic II: The New Normal—The Truth
   about Corporate Philanthropy Today (Rand Park)
Luncheon Roundtables: Making the Case—New
   Research on the Value of Small and Mid-Sized
   Independent Institutions
Leadership Topic III: Perspectives for the New Era—
   Lessons from a Lifetime in College Advancement
   (Paul Chewning)
“Screams to Dreams”: Sharing Major Successes and
   What Keeps You up at Night
Leadership Topic IV: Developing New Perspectives
   on Mission and Strategies (Andrea Simon)
Depart for Awards Dinner
Tour Country Music Hall of Fame
Reception and Annual Awards Dinner

Tuesday, April 28
​7:30–8:00 a.m.
8:00–9:00 a.m.

9:15 a.m.–Noon

Noon–1:15 p.m.

Unveiling a New Member Service for CIC State
   FundsProfessional Endowment and Investment
   Management (Roger Estrada)
Reflections on the Value of State Funds
   (Kenneth Garren)
Leadership Topic V: Envisioning and Planning for
   the Future Using Blue Ocean Strategy
   (Andrea Simon)

Luncheon Roundtable Discussion: Among Friends
   and Colleagues—Sharing Perspectives on the
   Road Ahead

Conference Concludes