12:00-1:00pm

4:00-6:16pm

5:30-8:30pm

3:30-4:30pm

Conference Registration

MABDA Board of Officers Meeting

Dinner Reception

Sunday, October 3, 2021

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Executice Boardroom

TBD

Monday, October 4, 2021

8:00-10:00am

8:00-8:30am

8:30-8:45am

8:45-10:15am

10:45-12:00pm

Continental Breakfast

Refreshment Break

Welcom Remarks:

Dan Connolly, Dean, Drake University and 

Venky Venkatachalam, Dean, University of South Dakota

10:15-10:45am

Conference Registration

Keynote Speaker:

Dr. Bridget Burns, Executive Director, University Innovation Alliance

Innovation in Higher Education for the "New Normal" World

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Dr. Stephanie Bryant, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Accreditation Officer, AACSB International

AACSB 2020 Standards and Updates

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12:00-1:15pm

Refreshment Break

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Reception

3:00-4:30pm

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Panel Discussion: 

Best practices for serving on a Peer Review Team and hosting a Peer Review Team

Table Topics:

Venky Venkatachalam, Dean, University of South Dakota and 

Anne Balazs, Dean, University of Toledo

Post Pandemic Thinking: New Academic Programs, New Student Engagement STrategies, New Financial Models, New Worksplace Culture

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2:30-3:00pm

1:30-2:30pm

5:00-6:00pm

Luncheon:

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Recognitions
  • Innovation in Business Education Awards:

          Anne Balazs, Dean, University of Toledo and

          Melissa Gruys, Dean, Purdue University of Fort Wayne

  • Presentation by First Place Award Winner

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Evening

Dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

8:00-8:30am

Continental Breakfast

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2021 MidAmerican Business Deans Association
 Conference ~ October 3-5, 2021

Agenda

Conference Theme: "New Normal" Opportunities for Business Schools:

What's New? What's Next?

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8:30-10:00am

Mr. Tim Westerbeck, President, Eduvantis

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10:00-10:15am

10:15-11:00am

Refreshment Break

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MABDA Annual Business Meeting

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11:00am

Adjourn