2023 Annual Conference

After two years of virtual meetings, NCAIR is holding an in-person conference!!!

When:  April 2-4, 2023.
Where:  Downtown Asheville, NC, at the Renaissance!

At a Glance:

Sunday Afternoon – Workshops (SAS, R, Python, etc.)
Sunday Evening – Birds of a feather and networking on the 12th floor of the Renaissance
Monday Morning/Afternoon – Breakfast, general and breakout sessions, networking, snacks
Monday Evening – Networking and birds of a feather meetings
Tuesday Morning – Breakout sessions and business meeting; conference ends at noon  

  • Industry-specific best practices
  • Participatory workshops
  • Networking opportunities
  • Vendor consultation opportunities 
  • A great opportunity to make new friends and build relationships.  

When you attend, you will have the opportunity to meet with staff from every public university in North Carolina along with numerous public and private colleges and universities.  This year, NCAIR is making a focused effort to increase our reach in the community college sector.  As a result, we hope to glean even more analytics and accreditation best practices from a wide range of sectors.  This is the one conference where every higher ed IR/IE office, and their IT and other colleagues who support them, convene in one place for the sole purpose of networking, teaching, and learning. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. More detail and contact information is available on that page, as well as a form for indicating interest.

Call for Proposals!
megaphoneProposals are welcome from anyone with an interest in Institutional Research/Institutional Effectiveness. For more information and contacts, please see the summary below. To begin a proposal, use this submission form.

NCAIR members, please consider joining the Proposals Committee.

Summary of Presentation Proposals being Sought

  • Any topic related to Institutional Research or Effectiveness
  • There are three general conference topics/tracks: Assessment & Accreditation, Data & Analytics, and Management & Communication
  • NCAIR membership is not required to submit a proposal. Registering for the conference to present an accepted proposal is required, which includes annual membership dues
  • Proposals from students are especially encouraged
  • Consider one of four formats for your proposal, each 50 minutes in length except where noted:
    • Pre-conference workshop   (Note: four hour time slot)
    • Standard presentation
    • Panel presentation
    • Facilitated roundtable
  • Click here to begin a proposal submission, and provide presenter info, format, topic, title, two to three learning outcomes, intended audience practitioner level (beginner, intermediate, advanced), and a succinct abstract
  • The NCAIR Proposal Committee will review proposals and notify you by March 1, 2023 via email. Proposals will be selected based on quality, significance and relevance to IR and conference topic areas
  • Computers, projectors and screens are expected to be provided at the conference. Bring a backup of your materials on a USB drive, and a clicker if desired
  • Proposal questions? Contact Beverly King (kingb14@ecu.edu) or Bill Hall (cwhall@campbell.edu)
  • General conference questions? Contact Andrew Walker (aewalke3@ncsu.edu)