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2023 NCCI Annual Conference

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12 Jul 2023

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14 Jul 2023


Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Conference Committee is excited to welcome you to the 2023 NCCI Annual Conference in Baltimore, July 12-14!

The NCCI Annual Conference provides opportunities for the NCCI community to share insights and solutions regarding change management, process improvement, strategic planning, Lean, project management, and innovation in higher education.

We are looking for dynamic presenters who can provide our attendees with best practices, tools, resources, and discussions so they feel inspired and equipped to grow and advance higher education.

We can't wait to see what you have to share! Questions? Contact

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

27 Jan 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

13 Mar 2023

This event is in Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-04:00) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone () is .

  • Call for Sessions open until March 1
  • Review of submissions in March
  • Speakers will receive selection notification in April
  • Speaker prep and trainings held in May - June
  • Conference is July 12-14

Eligibility Guidelines

Every presenter at the NCCI Annual Conference must be registered for the event. Speakers are responsible for expenses incurred in conjunction with the conference. Speakers must have availability to present July 12-14. Additionally, all presenters must be one of the following:

  • A professional or student at a NCCI member institution registered for the conference at the member rate.
  • A professional or student at a nonmember higher education institution registered for the conference at the nonmember rate. Nonmembers are encouraged to present with NCCI members whenever possible.
  • An employee of a NCCI sponsor company at the $5,000 level with a co-presenter from a NCCI member institution. If the session does not include a member co-presenter, a sponsorship at a minimum level of $10,000 is required.

Technical Standards
To successfully deliver your content, we will require each presenter to:

  • Participate in a training session in advance of the conference.
  • Provide presentation materials for posting to the NCCI website.
  • Inform NCCI with more than two weeks notice if an unavoidable conflict arises, making every attempt to record or substitute a presenter.
  • Grant NCCI permission to distribute and subsequently utilize all session content without any expectation of rights, remuneration, or interest unless otherwise specified and agreed upon in writing with NCCI.
  • Be publicly listed as a session presenter.

NCCI is committed to providing welcoming, safe, and inclusive learning environments at its conferences and events. During our programs, we want all participants to share ideas, network, and enjoy the company of others, and we recognize that our ability to create this experience depends on the behavior of all in attendance.

Event speakers are expected to conduct themselves according to NCCI's values and the ethical standards of the profession. All members of the NCCI community are to be considerate; refrain from any demeaning, harassing, or discriminatory behavior or speech; and immediately comply with any requests to discontinue objectionable behavior. The following are examples of unacceptable behavior:  

  • Offensive, hostile, or derogatory comments.
  • Disruptive actions unrelated to the intended purpose of the event.
  • Conduct that demonstrates a lack of professionalism or respect for another individual.

We ask that all presenters at the NCCI conference be mindful that our audiences include professionals from all types of campuses and educational institutions, as well as corporate and nonprofit members and partners. Every effort is expected of presenters and speakers to include appropriate language, material, and examples for NCCI's community.