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For Our Future Conference 2023



March 26 - 28
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
Lake Charles, LA

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Accommodations

Conference Rooms at Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino.
Room Rate is $147 per night
Room block ends February 28th.

Schedule Overview

Sunday, March 26
5 p.m. Pre-Conference Welcome Reception

Monday, March 27
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Conference Programming Day 1

Tuesday, March 28
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Conference Programming Day 2

Tracks

ENGAGE: Serve the student holistically

Student Health, Power Based Violence, Free Expression, Mental Health, International Students, Study Abroad, Issues of Poverty, Student Organizations, Student Services, Campus Culture, Adult Learners

INSTRUCT: Fulfill our purpose through teaching and research

Scholarship and Research, Academic Freedom, Faculty Development, Pedagogical Technique, Research Practices, Online and Hybrid Delivery, Mentorship, Persistence, Core Competencies

INNOVATE: Operate through a lens of stewardship and strategic growth

Removing Barriers, Financial Practices, Institutional Research, Technology, Marketing and Communication, Campus Infrastructure, Public-Private Partnerships, Enrollment Management, Admissions, Auxiliary Services, Athletics, Leadership Development

Priority Themes

The priority themes below will be highlighted throughout the conference and will be considered when reviewing session proposals. Priority themes will be indicated within conference sessions to allow attendees to curate their conference experiences.

  • Core Competencies
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Modernization and technology

Sponsorship Opportunities

The For Our Future Conference could not be possible without our sponsors who show their support for innovative programming at our schools. We are offering a wide range of opportunities to increase a company’s visibility and promote products to front line users. Through the University of Louisiana System Foundation, sponsors and exhibitors help us keep our commitment to invest in our faculty, staff, and students who are the future of Louisiana.

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