The NACCE Annual Conference unites community college presidents, educators, administrators, and center directors focused on igniting entrepreneurship on their campuses and in their communities. This year, our lineup of mainstage topics ranges from healing social unrest to innovation and inclusion in the classroom to policy change, giving you a great opportunity to hear from some of the top minds in the industry.
Here are just a few of our featured NACCE Champions you’ll hear from:
Dr. Michael Baston, President, SUNY/Rockland Community College (NY)
Michael is the 7th President of Rockland Community College. A national leader who helps develop comprehensive supports that foster college completion, Dr. Baston’s work has been featured on MSNBC, and in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Atlantic, The Community College Times, and Black Enterprise Magazine.
Dr. Sharon Pierce, President, Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MN)
Sharon is leading the efforts at Minneapolis College to provide transformative student experiences. Sharon, who began serving as president in July 2016, embodies the institution’s Mission, Vision and Values.
Dr. Gary Michelson, Founder, Michelson IP | Michelson 20MM Foundation
Gary is among the most prolific inventors in the history of medicine, and the sole named inventor of more than 950 patents. He has been inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame and the National Academy of Inventors. He is the founder and co-chair of the Michelson Medical Research Foundation, the Michelson Found Animals Foundation, the Michelson 20MM Foundation, and the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property.
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Register for the 2021 NACCE annual conference today to secure your in-person or virtual spot! Both ticket options feature great benefits and curated breakout sessions with track themes:
- Entrepreneurship 101: Cross Disciplinary Teaching & Leadership Best Practices
- Workforce Development & Non-Credit Programming
- Academic Programs
- President + Team Workshop - NACCE Playbook (in-person only)
- And more!
We encourage you to bring your team! For group or bulk discounts, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All of the main stage sessions will be streamed live for the virtual attendees but the breakouts and networking sessions will be different. We believe this customized approach will provide the best experience for registrants.
We will be following CDC guidelines, as well as local recommendations.
The conference hotel is operating at full capacity, but we are envisioning around 250 attendees in-person and the rest online. Read more about the hotel's event safety protocols here