2005 Pacific AssessNet Conference

Pacific Conference on Planning, Assessment and Institutional Research

Ala Moana Hotel
Honolulu, Hawaii

June 4-7, 2004

Kelley Planning and Educational Services invites you to participate in the sixth conference of the Kelley International Conference Series, cosponsored by the National Student Clearinghouse, the Consortium for Assessment and Planning Support (CAPS), and the Assessment, Planning and Institutional Research Network (AssessNet).

Strategic and Operational Planning
Development of Assessment Plans and Related Reports
Effective Use of Focus Groups
Planning and Assessment at the Department Level
Utilization of Survey Results
Discipline-specific Assessment
Using Regularly Scheduled Assignments for Assessment
Development of Learning Objectives
Effective Use of Institutional Data
Assessment for Regional and Professional Accreditation
Evaluation of General Education
Integrating Planning, Assessment and Budgeting

The proposal may be on any of the topics listed above or other areas related to planning, assessment or institutional research in higher education. First, the proposal should consist of a title page, which includes the title of the presentation and information on the presenter (name, title, campus and e-mail addresses, phone numbers, etc.). Second, a short presentation summary of two pages or less should be attached. This summary should give a brief description of the presentation, identify the target audience, explain what participants should gain from the session, and describe your room setup/audio visual needs. Third, a brief abstract of the presentation (100 words or less) should be included for the conference program. Proposals are being accepted for 60-minute paper presentations or interactive sessions.

Please send your presentation proposal(s) via e-mail attachment to (aukelley@aol.com) or (aukelley85@yahoo.com). The deadline for submitting a proposal is February 27, 2004.

National Student Clearinghouse
ACCUPLACER, The College Board

The Ala Moana will serve as the conference hotel. The nightly room rate will be $109 + tax for a single or double for the group dates of June 4-8. Subject to availability, this special conference rate will also be honored three (3) nights prior to and three (3) nights after the group dates listed above. A one night's deposit by U.S. check/money order or major credit card information must accompany the reservation request to guarantee the room. Reservations must be made no later that May 4, 2004. Room reservations can be made by calling toll-free (800) 367-6025 (U.S. & Canada), (800) 446-8990 (Neighbor Islands), direct (808) 955-4811/Group Reservations, or by facsimile (808) 944-6839. Reservations may also be made through the Internet at (http://www.alamoanahotel.com). When making your reservation, please indicate that you will be attending the 2004 PacPAIR Conference on June 4-8, 2004. There will be no additional charge for children under 18 years of age when occupying a room with a full paying adult and utilizing existing bedding. Hotel check-in time is 3:00 PM. Check out time is 12:00 noon.

Regular Fee: $275
Presenter's Fee: $250
Team Member Fee: $225 for each member of an institutional team of three (3) or more
Registered AssessNet Participant: $200

NOTE: all fees will increase by $50 if not paid by March 4, 2004.

Your registration fee will entitle you to the conference program and other information, attendance in all plenary and breakout sessions, the opening reception, three continental breakfasts, and three lunches. Please contact Larry Kelley (aukelley@aol.com) or (aukelley85@yahoo.com) for information on conference arrangements, registration, and/or hotel reservations.

Friday, June 4
7pm -9pm: Opening Reception

Saturday, June 5
7am-8am: Continental Breakfast
8am-12:30pm: Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

Sunday, June 6
7am-8am: Continental Breakfast
8am-12:30pm: Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

Monday, June 7
7am-8am: Continental Breakfast
8am-12:30pm: Concurrent Sessions
12:30pm-1:30pm: Closing Lunch

Larry Kelley Educational Services
CAPS/AssessNet Home Page
Conference Registration Form
Conference Hotel
Trip Planner (Rental Cars, etc.)