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July 10-11, Summer Trustee Conference and Governance Leadership Institute

Registration is now open for the 2024 Trustee Conference and closes in just ONE MONTH! Join us July 10-11, 2024 at Hawkeye Community College. Hotel block information is on the Eventbrite registration page (view here).

Interested in seeing photos from the 2023 Kirkwood Trustee Conference? Check them out here!

July 14-18, 2024 Business Horizons

Join ABI at Business Horizons July 14-8, 2024 at Drake University in Des Moines. Registration is open online at If you register by or on May 27th, pay $350 ($50 off). To learn more, go to 

This event allows high school students from across Iowa to team up for 5 days of innovation and exploration. This allows students to gain valuable real-world, resume-worthy experience; build leadership & future-ready skills for any career field; grow a network of new friends & mentors from across Iowa; and live like a college student & earn college credit. 

August 7-9, 2024 Governance Leadership Institute: Fundamentals of Governance

Need a governance refresher? New members on your board? ACCT's governance institute will focus on the fundamentals of effective board governance and is a must-attend for newly elected and appointed trustees, college presidents, and board staff. Topics include Policy Role of the Board, Parliamentary Procedures, as well as focus on Strengthening Effective Governance, the Board/CEO Relationship, and Advocacy 101. Upon leaving the conference, attendees will be equipped to answer questions including, "What are the appropriate steps for handling a motion during a board meeting?"; "What is the proper way to amend a board motion when multiple amendments are proposed simultaneously?"; "What responsibility does the board have in keeping track of accreditation compliance efforts?"; "How do you most effectively advocate for legislative policy on behalf of your college?" and "What falls within your fiduciary responsibilities to your college?" Register today!

December 3-5, 2024 Convention and Tradeshow

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