2017 Annual Conference

The AAUP’s Annual Conference on the State of Higher Education includes panel presentations, plenary speakers, lobbying, and the annual business meetings of the AAUP. The 2017 conference will focus on the rights and freedoms of students; see our call for proposals for more information.

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Conference Schedule Highlights

Wednesday, June 14

Capitol Hill Day Orientation (AAUP members only)

Thursday, June 15

Higher Education Conference Sessions: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Capitol Hill Day Lobbying: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (AAUP members only)
Capitol Hill Day Reception: 4–5:30 p.m. (AAUP members only)
AAUP-CBC Reception, Annual Meeting, and Dinner (ticket required): 4:30–8:30 p.m. (for members and field staff from AAUP-CBC chapters only and their guests)

Friday, June 16

AAUP-CBC Voting: 7:30–8:30 a.m. (members and field staff from AAUP-CBC chapters only)
Assembly of State Conferences Business Meeting: 9:30 a.m. –12:00 p.m.
Higher Education Conference Sessions: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Plenary Luncheon and Presentation (ticket required): 12–1:30 p.m. (more info)
AAUP Council Session I: 2–6:30 p.m.
State Lobbying Networking Meeting: 4–5:30 p.m (AAUP members only)
Cash Bar and Networking Reception: 6–7:30 p.m.
Film Screening and Panel Discussion for A Time to Stir: 7–9 p.m. (Panelists: Paul Cronin, Ellen Schrecker, Juan Gonzalez, Henry Reichman)

Saturday, June 17

103rd Annual Meeting: 9–11:45 a.m. and 1:45–4 p.m.
Plenary Luncheon and Presentation (ticket required): 12–1:30 p.m.
Cash Bar Reception: 5–6:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 18

AAUP Council Breakfast and Session II: 7:45 a.m.–2 p.m.

Friday Luncheon Plenary Speaker

Ibram X. Kendi, assistant professor of African American history at the University of Florida and winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Nonfiction for Stamped from the Beginning: A Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Registration Rates and Deadlines

Early-Bird Rates. Deadline midnight EDT April 15.

AAUP Members $375
Nonmembers* $500
Students $200

Register here.

Regular Rates. Deadline midnight EDT June 5.

AAUP Members $425
Nonmembers* $550
Students $200

Onsite Registration. Opens at noon on June 14.

AAUP Members $500
Nonmembers* $600
Students $250

*Nonmembers who join the AAUP by June 5, 2017, will have the additional $100 registration fee refunded at the conclusion of the conference when membership confirmation is received.

Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20036
Date & Time: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:45pm to Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 1:45pm
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