2023 SACUBO Annual Meeting Schedule-at-a-Glance 

This schedule is subject to change. 

Sunday, April 23

10:00 am - 5:00 pm General Registration Open
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Sunday Session I

Sunday Session 1Capital Strategies to Implement Campus Climate and Carbon Goals

1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Sunday Sessions II

Sunday Session 2A: Unique Challenges of Budgeting and Planning in Large, Complex and Distributed Institutions

Sunday Session 2B: Energy As A Service - Case Study

1:50 pm - 2:10 pm  Break
2:10 pm - 3:00 pm 

Sunday Sessions III

Sunday Session 3A: Strategy Update on Asset / Liability Impacts and Short Term Liquidity Management in an Uncertain Rate Environment

 Sunday Session 3B: Financial Strategies for Prevailing in Today's Changing Higher Education Environment

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday Sessions IV

Sunday Session 4A: Developing Strategic Internal Partnerships; How Treasury Can Increase Overall Institutional Effectiveness

Sunday Session 4B: CFO Confidential and Cocktails: What You’ve Always Wanted To Ask Your Dining Outsourcing Partner About Financial Levers

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm 

FASB/GASB Sessions

FASB: A&A Update for Private Institutions

GASB: Are You Keeping Up With the GASB?

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm First Time Attendee Reception
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Opening Reception - Tampa Bay History Center

Monday, April 24

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Welcome
General Session #1
Distinguished Service Award
10:10 am - 11:00 am

Concurrent Sessions I

Session 1A: ESG - Impacts in Higher Education

Session 1B: Business Continuity Planning

Session 1C: Best Practices: Transitioning from a Single to a Multistate Work Environment

Session 1D:  Best Practices: Achieving a University-wide Conflict of Interest Program

Session 1E: How Florida Atlantic University Transformed Course Materials Access, Efficiency, and Affordability

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Break in the Exhibit Hall

11:30 am - 12:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions II

Session 2A: Round Table - Small Institutions

Session 2B: Round Table - Community Colleges

Session 2C: Round Table - Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions

Session 2D: Round Table - Research Universities

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch 
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions III

Session 3A: Space Governance and Planning 

Session 3B: Best Practices: Moneyball - The Art of Class Schedule Optimization 

Session 3C: Best Practices: Connecting the Dots: Improving Financial Aid Planning and the Financial Impacts

Session 3D: Cybersecurity Threat Landscape: Securing Today's Critical Infrastructure

Session 3E: Beyond Borrowing: How University Finance Teams Can Leverage the Expertise of Their Financial Advisors

2:20 pm - 3:50 pm  Ice Cream Social in the Exhibit Hall
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Concurrent Sessions IV  

Session 4A: Why Outsourcing Should Really Be a Partnership

Session 4B: GLBA Compliance and Trending Security Issues in Higher Education 

Session 4C: Best Practices: Compliance-based Fiscal Training with Micro-credentials 

Session 4D: Holistic Budget Transformation at Georgia Tech

Session 4E: Physical Security on Campus

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm Happy Hour in the Exhibit Hall - Sponsored by PFM
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm After Hour Reception - Sponsored by Aramark

Tuesday, April 25 

7:00 am - 4:00 pm Registration Open
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am Welcome
General Session #2
Best Practice Awards
10:10 am - 11:00 am

Concurrent Sessions V

Session 5A: Leveraging Technology to Improve Financial Processes and Promote Transparency

Session 5B: Delivering Curated Hospitality Experiences and Best-in-Class Student Employment Opportunities with a Consumer-Focused Mindset

Session 5C: Ethics in a Changing World

Session 5D: Most Strategic Ways to Accelerate Your Career in Higher Education 

Session 5E: Everything You Wanted to Know About SACSCOC, But We’re Afraid to Ask

11:00 am - 11:30 am Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:30 am - 12:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions VI:

Session 6A: My Team is Remote - Now What Do I Do?

Session 6B: REPEAT: Ethics in a Changing World

Session 6C: Cost and Revenue Analytics - Determining the Right Model for You

Session 6D: Optimizing the Procurement Organization: Lessons Learned and Opportunities

Session 6E: Washington Update

12:20 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions VII:

Session 7A: Secure 2.0 - What to Expect

Session 7B: Investment Management 101 for Small Endowments

Session 7C: Tapping into the Potential of Disconnected Data for Long-Range Planning and Budgeting 

Session 7D: OUCH: That Stereotype Hurts - Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World*

*Separate registration is required for this session. Only 50 spots available. RSVP today.

Session 7E: How to Align New Academic Programs with Enrollment Needs

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm Dessert in the Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm - 4:20 pm

Concurrent Sessions VIII:

Session 8A: Managing Athletics in Turbulent Times

Session 8B: Hiring an Outsourced Chief Investment Officer

Session 8C: How to Implement GASB-96 & Maintain Compliance

Session 8D: Preparing for the Digital Transformation

Session 8E: Current Views on Debt Financing - The Rating Agency Perspective 

4:20 pm - 5:20 pm Closing Reception